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French soldiers hurt in knife attack

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 01:21
Three French soldiers on an anti-terror patrol have been attacked by a man wielding a knife outside a Jewish community centre in Nice.
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MPs say yes to three-person babies

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 01:21
MPs have voted overwhelmingly in favour of the creation of babies with DNA from two women and one man, in an historic move.
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Lee to publish Mockingbird 'sequel'

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 01:13
An unpublished novel by Harper Lee is finally to see the light of day, 60 years after the US author put it aside to write To Kill a Mockingbird.
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DSK trial hears of sex parties

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 01:09
A former prostitute takes the stand at the pimping trial of former IMF head Dominic Strauss-Kahn, describing "classy" lunchtime sex parties.
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Chad troops join Nigeria battle

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 01:05
Chadian troops backed by air strikes enter north-eastern Nigeria to join the battle against Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
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VIDEO: Riding ocean waves four storeys high

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 01:03
In 1975, Jeff Clark became the first person to surf the massive Mavericks wave in northern California.
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West Bank paper 'sorry for cartoon'

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 01:00
An official Palestinian newspaper apologises to its readers for publishing a drawing that is alleged to have depicted the Prophet Muhammad.
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Canada foreign minister resigns

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 00:58
Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird has resigned as Canada's top diplomat.
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S&P pays $1.4bn in sub-prime case

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 00:55
Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) agrees to pay $1.38bn settlement to US regulators over allegations it knowingly inflated its ratings of risky mortgage investments.
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Italy president vows to fight mafia

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 00:40
The new Italian president promises to fight corruption and organised crime in his first speech to parliament since being sworn into office.
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IMF gives Kenya $700m insurance loan

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 00:30
The International Monetary Fund agrees to lend $700m (£460m) to Kenya, which the government had asked for as a precautionary measure.
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Charges over German student killing

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 00:23
German prosecutors bring manslaughter charges against a man for the death of student Tugce Albayrak, whose killing shocked the nation.
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McLaren make testing breakthrough

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 00:22
McLaren finally make a breakthrough on the third day of testing and manage to put mileage on their new car and Honda engine.
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Russia lets 'spy mother' leave jail

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 00:04
A mother of seven held in Russia over alleged spying for Ukraine will be released, her lawyer says, after a petition went to President Putin.
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New Ukraine clashes 'catastrophic'

BBC World News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 00:03
Up to 16 civilians are killed in the space of 24 hours in eastern Ukraine, as the UN warns that the renewed fighting is "catastrophic" for civilians.
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Salvadorean priest 'a martyr' - Pope

BBC World News - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 23:44
Pope Francis approves martyrdom status for murdered Salvadorean Archbishop Oscar Romero, paving the way for beatification.
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Redknapp resigns as QPR manager

BBC World News - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 23:34
Harry Redknapp quits as boss of Premier League strugglers QPR, saying upcoming knee replacement surgery will stop him doing his job.
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VIDEO: S Korea murders spark bullying debate

BBC World News - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 23:22
Debate over military culture has been reignited in South Korea after a soldier was been sentenced to death for killing five of his colleagues.
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EU tax probe widened to Belgium

BBC World News - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 23:13
The European Commission has widened its corporate tax probe to include Belgium's rules on so-called "excess profit".
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Court rejects Balkan genocide claims

BBC World News - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 22:57
The top UN court rejects claims by Serbia and Croatia of genocide against each other during the war which saw the break-up of Yugoslavia.
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