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Sherwood 'planning for next season'

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 18:52
Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood expects to be in charge of the club next season and wants full control of transfer dealings.
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Kenya court allows ICC extradition

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 18:47
Kenya's high court rules that journalist Walter Barasa, wanted by the International Criminal Court for bribing witnesses, can be extradited to The Hague.
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VIDEO: Tyre repairmen 'dropping nails'

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 18:43
Community volunteers are using home-made magnets to clear Jakarta's roads of nails thought to have been deliberately scattered by criminal gangs trying to drum up work for tyre repair businesses.
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Tolkien's Beowulf to be published

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 18:19
A translation of the Old English poem Beowulf by author JRR Tolkien is to be published for the first time, nearly nine decades after it was completed.
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Venezuelan opposition mayor detained

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 18:05
San Cristobal Mayor Daniel Ceballos is arrested on charges of inciting violence in the Venezuelan city from which anti-government protests spread.
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'Nine killed' in Turkey train crash

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 17:31
At least nine people are killed and five injured after a passenger train crashes into a minibus carrying people to work in Turkey, local media say.
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Ten policemen die in Afghan attack

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 17:29
At least 18 people killed as gun battles follow a car bomb attack by Taliban fighters on a city in eastern Afghanistan ahead of elections.
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Fifa steps up World Cup investigation

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 17:28
Fifa's chief investigator is to interview Fifa officials who voted to award the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar.
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Hitachi to move rail business to UK

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 17:09
Japanese electronics firm Hitachi - the manufacturer of the first bullet trains - announces it will move its global rail business from Japan to the United Kingdom.
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Indian author Khushwant Singh dies

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 17:09
Indian novelist and journalist Khushwant Singh, who wrote Train to Pakistan, has died aged 99, his family says.
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Billy Crystal to make TV comeback

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 16:33
Comedian Billy Crystal will star in TV show The Comedians, more than 30 years after he last appeared in a series on the small screen.
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New Zealand economy grows by 2.7%

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 16:20
New Zealand's economy grew 2.7% last year official figures show, making it one of the fastest growing nations in the developed world.
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US Fed hints at rate rise in 2015

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 13:53
The US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen hints that interest rates in the US could start to rise in early 2015.
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Flappy Bird to return, says creator

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 13:14
Addictive mobile game Flappy Bird will return to Apple's app store, confirms creator Dong Nguyen, but without setting a specific date.
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Advani says no to Gujarat poll seat

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 13:03
Veteran Indian politician LK Advani rejects his party's proposal to contest the general election from Gujarat, plunging the BJP into a crisis ahead of the polls.
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VIDEO: Syria rebels 'free prison inmates'

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 11:36
Rebel fighters have taken control of a jail outside the city of Daraa near the border with Jordan, according to Syrian activists.
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Colombia's president replaces mayor

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 10:43
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos confirms the removal of Bogota mayor Gustavo Petro, despite international protests.
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Tencent shares drop on earnings miss

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 10:35
Shares in China internet giant Tencent drop more than 4% in early trading before recovering after the firm reports slowing growth in its messaging app, WeChat.
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VIDEO: Droughts worldwide: From US to Kenya

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 09:56
Four BBC correspondents explain the lack of water in their areas.
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How India is building Asia's largest secure forest network

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 09:33
How India is building Asia's largest forest network
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