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Germany approves new minimum wage

BBC World News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 20:29
The German parliament approves the country's first minimum wage, set at a level of 8.50 euros per hour.
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Myanmar curfew as clashes continue

BBC World News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 20:28
Myanmar's second city, Mandalay, is put under curfew after reports of the deaths of two men - one Muslim and the other Buddhist - in clashes.
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Day in pictures: 3 July 2014

BBC World News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 20:17
A selection of images from around the world
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Greek strike threatens power cuts

BBC World News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 19:54
Many parts of Greece are facing power cuts, as electricity workers stage rolling strikes in protest at a government privatisation programme.
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Tighter security for flights to US

BBC World News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 19:47
Security is being tightened at airports with direct flights into the US - including some in the UK - in response to US warnings of a "credible threat".
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Colombians get time off to see match

BBC World News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 19:45
Government workers in Colombia are given Friday afternoon off to watch the national squad play Brazil in the World Cup quarter-finals.
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South Sudan: Heading for man-made famine

BBC World News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 19:32
Man-made famine looming in South Sudan
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Drake drops out of Wireless Festival

BBC World News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 19:16
Canadian musician Drake announces that he won't be headlining Wireless Festival this weekend because of ill health.
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Samsung ready to scrap plasma TVs

BBC World News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 19:07
Samsung is to stop producing plasma televisions (PDP TVs) by 30 November.
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Iraq denies Saudi border withdrawal

BBC World News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 18:49
Iraqi officials deny troops have withdrawn from the Saudi border, amid reports that 30,000 Saudi reinforcements have been deployed there.
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Final round of Iran nuclear talks

BBC World News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 18:30
The final round of nuclear talks between Iran and six major powers begins in Vienna ahead of a deadline for a deal later this month.
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Final round of Iran nuclear talks

BBC World News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 18:30
The final round of nuclear talks between Iran and six major powers begins in Vienna ahead of a deadline for a deal later this month.
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UK stars reign over US album chart

BBC World News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 18:07
Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith are at numbers one and two on the US album chart - the first time two UK solo acts have taken the top two spots since 1993.
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Al-Shabab assassinates Somali MP

BBC World News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 18:01
Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabab kills a prominent MP and his bodyguard in a drive-by shooting in the capital, Mogadishu.
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Al-Shabab assassinates Somali MP

BBC World News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 18:01
Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabab kills a prominent MP and his bodyguard in a drive-by shooting in the capital, Mogadishu.
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Shakira scores World Cup hat-trick

BBC World News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 17:41
Colombian pop star Shakira will perform at her third consecutive World Cup closing ceremony, it is announced.
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FGM failure is a 'national scandal'

BBC World News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 17:32
The failure to tackle female genital mutilation (FGM) is a "national scandal" with as many as 170,000 victims in the UK, MPs say.
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Indians tweet 'Who is Maria Sharapova?'

BBC World News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 17:26
How Sharapova managed to stun a billion Indians
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Indians tweet 'Who is Maria Sharapova?'

BBC World News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 17:26
How Sharapova managed to stun a billion Indians
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VIDEO: Politician sobs and wails at briefing

BBC World News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 16:44
A Japanese politician Ryutaro Nonomura who wailed and sobbed when quizzed by journalists about expenses has yet to prove that he spent public funds legitimately.
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