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Dance company funding investigated

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 14:16
Funding of National Dance Company Wales is investigated by a financial watchdog amid concerns about the way the organisation is run.
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Prabowo challenges Indonesia vote

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 14:15
The losing candidate of the Indonesian presidential election, Prabowo Subianto, launches his court challenge against the result, claiming electoral fraud
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India cartoonist Pran dies of cancer

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:50
Pran, one of India's best-known cartoonists and creator of the famous comic series Chacha Chaudhary, dies from cancer.
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China earthquake toll nears 600

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:35
Almost 600 people are now known to have died in the Yunnan earthquake, officials say, as residents are evacuated from barrier lakes.
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Apple and Samsung drop non-US cases

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:08
Smartphone and tablet rivals Apple and Samsung agree to withdraw all legal cases against each other outside the United States.
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MH370 sea search contractor named

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:18
A Dutch firm has been chosen to carry out the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australia announces.
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US firms to invest $14bn in Africa

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:38
US President Barack Obama reveals that US companies are planning $14bn of investment in Africa at the inaugural US-Africa Leaders' Summit.
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VIDEO: Uighur photographer's hopes for China

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:35
Uighur photographer Kurbanjan Samat tells the BBC about his mission to bridge the gap between the Chinese and the Uighurs.
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WW1: Civilian memories from the Somme

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:14
The Somme villagers who rebuilt their homes
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Boko Haram crisis: Nigeria's female bombers strike

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:44
The new suicide squads striking northern Nigeria
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The secret ghostwriters of Hip Hop

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:36
The Hip Hop artists who rap ghostwritten rhymes
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The men who saved JFK's life

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:36
A man who rescued JFK in the Pacific in WW2 dies aged 93
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US general killed by Afghan soldier

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:31
A US general is killed and 15 others are injured when an Afghan soldier opens fire at a military academy near Kabul, officials say.
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VIDEO: Injuries in Times Square bus crash

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:20
Fourteen people were injured, three of them seriously, in a traffic accident involving two double-decker tour buses in Times Square in New York.
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Kerry: US investment helping Africa

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 07:57
US investment in Africa is fighting extremism, bringing stability and improving Africans' lives, US Secretary of State John Kerry tells the BBC.
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Daily aspirin 'cuts cancer deaths'

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 07:50
An analysis suggests taking a small dose of aspirin every day can prevent deaths from bowel, stomach and oesophageal cancers.
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France to speed up arms for Lebanon

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 07:50
France says it will speed up a delivery of weapons to Lebanon, as clashes between the army and Syrian rebels continue despite a temporary truce.
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Wiki wars: Wikipedia's inner battles

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 07:48
Wikipedia editors' epic battles over Star Trek and a cute polar bear
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VIDEO: 'I built the world's first jet airliner'

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 07:16
In 1949 the de Havilland Comet was built, heralding a new age in commercial air travel.
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VIDEO: Caring for the graves of the homeless

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 07:09
"Captain Mikey Irishman" has been homeless in Denmark for seven years. He has made it his task to tend the homeless grave in Copenhagen cemetery.
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