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New Ebola cases in first 2015 rise

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 06:14
New cases of Ebola have gone up for first time this year in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, the WHO says, as it releases its latest weekly figures.
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Pentagon 'boss' keen to arm Ukraine

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 06:10
The White House's pick for defence secretary says he is "inclined" to send weapons to Ukraine to fight against Russian-backed rebels.
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Greece wants 'viable' EU debt deal

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 06:03
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras says he wants a "viable" deal on repaying the country's debt, after meetings with creditors in the EU.
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Gulf crisis 'could last 10-15 years'

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 06:01
The crisis in the Gulf provoked by Islamic State is probably the worst since WWII and could endure for another 10 to 15 years, says Sir John Jenkins, who has just stood down as Britain’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia.
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US stocks end mixed on Greek news

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 05:55
US markets end Wednesday mixed, as investors fret over news that the European Central Bank withdrew a waiver allowing banks to use Greek debt as collateral.
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GM shares rise after surprise profit

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 05:39
Shares in North American car giant General Motors rise more than 5% after it announces fourth-quarter net income of $1.1bn.
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DR Congo 1-3 Ivory Coast

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 05:27
Ivory Coast make it into their third Africa Cup of Nations final in nine years after proving too strong for DR Congo.
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Boko Haram 'kill 70 in Cameroon'

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 05:20
Boko Haram militants have reportedly killed at least 70 people in an attack on a Cameroonian town near the Nigerian border.
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Petrobras CEO and executives resign

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 04:58
The head of Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras and five senior executives resign amid the fallout from a corruption scandal.
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9/11 plotter accuses Saudi royals

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 04:47
Convicted al-Qaeda plotter Zacarias Moussaoui has claimed members of the Saudi royal family helped fund the 9/11 attacks.
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Van Gaal charged by FA over comments

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 04:26
Louis van Gaal is charged by the FA over comments he made after Manchester United's FA Cup tie at Cambridge.
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Millennium Stadium roof to stay open

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 04:08
The Six Nations opener between Wales and England at the Millennium Stadium will be played under an open roof.
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Rotherham council faces takeover

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:56
Government commissioners are lined up to intervene at Rotherham Council after a report exposes its "culture of denial" over the town's child abuse scandal.
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French comic condemns Paris attacks

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:34
Controversial French comedian Dieudonne M'bala M'bala condemns the Paris attack in a trial in which he faces charges of condoning terrorism.
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VIDEO: Jihadists executed amid Jordan anger

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:27
Jordan has executed two convicts, including a female jihadist, following the killing of pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh by Islamic State militants.
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Greek Golden Dawn leaders face trial

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:19
The leader of Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party, Nikos Michaloliakos, and more than 70 party members are to go on trial, court officials say.
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Top suspect 'likely dead' in Philippines

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 02:58
The FBI says that one of its "most wanted terrorists" is likely to have been killed in a police raid in the Philippines.
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VIDEO: National game park or family home?

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 02:45
Zimbabweans in Mashonaland Central Province say they are being forced off their land by the government to make way for a game park.
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Ancient climate 'backs predictions'

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 02:00
Records of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere millions of years ago support current predictions on the likely future course of climate change, say scientists.
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Taiwan plane in deadly river crash

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 01:52
A Taiwanese passenger plane carrying mostly Chinese tourists crashes into a river shortly after take-off, killing at least 31 people.
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