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BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 09:04
How did a runner-up get revenge on a beauty queen?
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Congress due for historic Pope visit

BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 08:38
Pope Francis is due to become the first pontiff in history to make an address before the US Congress, lawmakers in Washington announce.
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Mexican police rescue workers

BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 08:14
Mexican authorities free a group of workers from a South Korean-run textile factory in Jalisco state, who were being "physically abused".
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VIDEO: Musical tribute to Peshawar victims

BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 08:11
Pakistan's most popular singer-actor, Ali Zafar, is releasing a new song to pay tribute to the victims and survivors of the Peshawar school massacre.
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PwC promoted tax avoidance, say MPs

BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 08:11
Accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is accused of promoting tax avoidance "on an industrial scale", in a report by a committee of MPs.
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The stuff paradox

BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 08:05
The people trying to give away all their stuff
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Six Nations - all you need to know

BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 07:24
BBC Sport looks at where the key clashes will be and who could make a name for themselves in the 2015 Six Nations.
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Twitter earnings beat expectations

BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 06:56
Twitter reports a net loss of $125m (£82m) in the fourth-quarter, beating investor expectations, but says it added just four million users during the past three months.
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Force India block Marussia comeback

BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 06:50
Marussia's request to use last year's car in 2015 is rejected after Force India vote against them.
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Nigeria to press ahead with election

BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 06:48
Nigeria's influential council of state decides to press ahead with presidential elections on 14 February, rejecting calls for a postponement.
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RadioShack files for bankruptcy

BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 06:40
US electronics retailer RadioShack files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, after losing 90% of its market value as customers turn to online shopping.
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Jordan 'bombs IS' after pilot death

BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 06:18
Jordan says it has carried out its first air strikes on Islamic State since the group released a video showing the killing of a captured Jordanian pilot.
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Ghana 3-0 Equatorial Guinea

BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 06:18
Crowd trouble forces a 30-minute interruption of Ghana's Africa Cup of Nations semi-final victory over Equatorial Guinea.
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VIDEO: Is it fair to shame 'molesters' online?

BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:42
Is it fair to show alleged molesters online before any legal action?
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VIDEO: Bringing art to the masses in Uganda

BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:30
An electrical goods store in Kampala has become an unlikely contemporary art space for a group of young artists in Uganda who are looking for new ways to get their work noticed
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New Ukraine peace push launched

BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:30
The French and German leaders make an unscheduled visit to Ukraine to discuss a new peace plan with President Petro Poroshenko,
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Brian Williams sorry for Iraq story

BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:30
Brian Williams, one of America's top news anchors, apologises after admitting that accounts he gave about coming under fire in Iraq were not true.
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VIDEO: The great US clutter divide

BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:24
While some Americans struggle with too many possessions, others have too few.
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Can India's tough ex-policewoman take Delhi?

BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:12
The no-nonsense ex-policewoman vying to control Delhi
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Petrobras corruption probe widens

BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 04:17
Police question the treasurer of Brazil's governing Workers' Party over a corruption scandal involving state oil giant Petrobras.
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