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Japan PM boosts women in cabinet

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 22:00
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe brings five women into the cabinet as he reshuffles his ministers amid falling poll ratings.
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Ryder Cup vice-captains selected

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:56
Captain Paul McGinley names Padraig Harrington, Jose Maria Olazabal and Miguel Angel Jimenez as European vice-captains.
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Lesotho PM returns after fleeing

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:41
Lesotho's prime minister returns home after fleeing the mountain kingdom to neighbouring South Africa on Saturday, alleging there had been a coup.
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Turkish policeman jailed for killing

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:19
A Turkish policeman who killed a protester during last summer's demonstrations in the capital, Ankara, is sentenced to seven years and nine months in jail.
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Electronics giants fined for cartel

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:18
Philips, Samsung and Infineon are fined 138m euros by the European Commission for fixing prices of chips used in smartphones.
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Ashya's mother 'cried and prayed'

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 20:56
The mother of Ashya King tells the BBC in an exclusive interview how she prayed in prison she would be reunited with her child.
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VIDEO: Beheading 'will not intimidate US'

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 20:51
President Barack Obama has vowed the US will not be intimidated, after Islamic State militants released a video showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.
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Fukushima workers sue over pay

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 20:35
A group of workers decommissioning the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant sue its operator Tepco over unpaid hazard pay.
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VIDEO: Nude photo hack angers celebrities

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 20:21
Celebrities such as Jessie J and Dan Stevens gave their reaction to the celebrity photo leak that was revealed earlier this week. Around 20 celebrities are thought to have had intimate photographs stolen from the Apple iCloud.
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UK recovery 'stronger than thought'

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 19:56
The Office for National Statistics revises up its estimates for the UK's GDP during and after the recession.
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Somalia offers Islamists amnesty

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 19:53
Somalia's government offers an amnesty to fighters of Islamist group al-Shabab, amid uncertainty over whether its leader survived a US air strike.
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Trierweiler 'took pills' over split

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 19:44
France's former first lady, Valerie Trierweiler, reveals she swallowed sleeping pills, in her account of her break-up with President Hollande.
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Day in pictures: 3 September 2014

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 19:29
Images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours
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What next for Hong Kong activists?

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 19:23
What next for Hong Kong activists?
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VIDEO: Justin Bieber charged with assault

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 19:20
Justin Bieber has been arrested and charged with assault and dangerous driving following an incident in Ontario, Canada.
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VIDEO: Imran Khan: BBC interview

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 19:13
Imran Khan, who heads the opposition Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf party, has spoken to the BBC about the protests in Islamabad.
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British Ebola patient 'discharged'

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 19:07
The first British person to contract Ebola during the outbreak in West Africa has made a full recovery.
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Home Depot probes possible hack

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 18:56
Home Depot says it is investigating "unusual activity" following a report that suggested its credit and debit card records had been hacked.
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Fire hits African Big Brother house

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 18:48
The launch of the new series of Africa's Big Brother is delayed by a "devastating" blaze at its purpose-built studios in Johannesburg.
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Pakistan army 'kills 910 militants'

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 18:43
Pakistan's military says it has killed at least 910 suspected militants since launching an offensive in the tribal area of North Waziristan.
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