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Family 'offloaded' to fly minister

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 15:25
Indian minister Kiren Rijiju is criticised after reports that a family of three, including a child, were offloaded to accommodate him on a flight.
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Mystery US amnesia woman identified

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 15:17
A woman found in the US with no memory of who she was, but who was thought to be Australian, is identified by her family as American Ashley Menatta.
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Free schools not Kenya's answer

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 15:00
Why Kenya's school sums are not adding up
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Police criticised for abuse inquiries

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 14:45
Police in England and Wales failed to carry out effective investigations into allegations of child abuse and neglect, a report says.
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Albarn predicts Alice controversy

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 13:51
Singer Damon Albarn predicts his Alice in Wonderland-inspired musical Wonder.land, which opens in Manchester later, will be "a little controversial".
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Sampson 'so proud of England heroes'

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 13:49
England boss Mark Sampson says his side deserve to head home as heroes after suffering a semi-final defeat by Japan.
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VIDEO: Replica 18th Century ship due in US

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 13:12
The French frigate Hermione is a replica of a ship that sailed to the US in the 18th Century and is recreating that journey.
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VIDEO: Wild animal ban affects Mexican circus

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 13:06
A new law banning the use of wild animals in Mexican circuses comes into effect, meaning many animals must be found new homes.
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TransAsia pilot shut 'wrong engine'

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 12:41
Data from Taiwan's aviation regulator shows a pilot flying a crashed TransAsia plane switched off the working engine after the other lost power.
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Boat-leap dolphin breaks woman's legs

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:55
A dolphin jumps into a boat off the coast of southern California, hitting a woman and breaking both of her ankles.
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From Gazza to Bassett: 25 years of tears

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:23
After Laura Bassett's own goal knocks England out of the World Cup, memories of Paul Gascoigne's tears come flooding back.
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VIDEO: Greece Yes and No 'both bad options'

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:03
Kostas Miras works in a cafe on Aegina, an island 55km (34 miles) from Athens, and believes neither option in the upcoming referendum is good.
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New S Korea Mers case after pause

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 10:36
South Korea reports a new case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome after a four-day break in infections, bringing the infection total to 183.
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Japan shares up on weaker yen

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 10:21
Shares in Japan opened up on Thursday - despite ongoing concern over Greece - as investors welcomed a weaker yen against the dollar and after US markets ended higher on positive payroll data.
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Egypt vows to pursue IS in Sinai

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 09:58
Egypt says its army will continue its offensive in the Sinai Peninsula until it is cleared of Islamic State militants, after clashes killed more than 100 people.
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VIDEO: Egypt battles jihadists in Sinai

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 09:42
Dozens are killed in heavy fighting between Egyptian security forces and jihadists linked to Islamic State in the Sinai Peninsula.
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Japan 2-1 England

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 09:34
England suffer semi-final heartbreak in the Women's World Cup as an injury-time own goal sends Japan through to the final.
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VIDEO: Motorbikes aid Ramadan fast-breakers

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 09:25
This year for Muslims in Indonesia there's a new enterprise: mobilising motorcycle taxis for food delivery is giving people more options to break their fast.
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OAS inquiry into Dominican migration

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 08:40
The Dominican Republic says it will cooperate with an OAS inquiry into its migration policies after thousands of Haitians leave in recent weeks.
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HIV risk for Sydney patients

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 08:14
At least 11,000 patients may have been exposed to HIV and Hepatitis at Sydney dental clinics over the past decade.
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