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VIDEO: Frustration as Israel flights suspended

BBC World News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:23
Several airlines have suspended flights to Israel after a rocket from Gaza landed near Ben Gurion airport, in Tel Aviv
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Rival to challenge Indonesia result

BBC World News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:20
The losing candidate in Indonesia's presidential election, Prabowo Subianto, will challenge the result in court, his spokesman says.
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China detains five over meat scandal

BBC World News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:02
China detains five people as part of its probe into a firm that allegedly supplied out of date meat to fast food chains, including McDonald's and KFC.
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Airline route assessments criticised

BBC World News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 16:50
Safety assessments for risky air routes are "not good enough", the British Airline Pilots Association says.
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Abbas backs Hamas Gaza truce demands

BBC World News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 16:44
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas backs calls by Hamas for an end to the economic blockade of the Gaza Strip as a condition for a ceasefire.
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Billy Joel to receive Gershwin prize

BBC World News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 16:25
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Billy Joel is to receive the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the US Library of Congress announces.
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VIDEO: Time-lapse shows Costa on move

BBC World News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 16:24
Time-lapse footage shows the wrecked Italian cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, being towed on its final journey to the port of Genoa for scrapping.
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UK licensing arms exports to Russia

BBC World News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 16:07
Licences to export arms worth millions of pounds to Russia remain in place despite fears Moscow is arming rebels in Ukraine, MPs have said.
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Van Gaal criticises tour schedule

BBC World News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 15:57
Manchester United's extensive tour of the USA is "not positive for preparation", says the club's manager Louis van Gaal.
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School head held over India 'rape'

BBC World News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 14:56
Police in the Indian city of Bangalore arrest a school head for failing to protect children under his care after a six-year-old girl is allegedly raped.
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Quarantine over China plague death

BBC World News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 14:47
Part of a city in north-west China is sealed off and dozens of people placed in quarantine after a man died of bubonic plague, state media say.
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Lib Dem MP criticised for Gaza tweet

BBC World News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 14:44
Lib Dem MP David Ward is accused of making "vile comments" on social media about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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Row over 'bonkers' EU energy plan

BBC World News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:28
EU commissioners meet today to agree an energy savings target for 2030 amid serious disagreement about how ambitious it should be.
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VIDEO: Madrid fans' joy at Rodriguez signing

BBC World News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:52
Real Madrid have signed World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from French league club Monaco.
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Electronic Arts earnings surge 51%

BBC World News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 09:31
US video game publisher Electronic Arts reports a 51% jump in profit for the April-to-June quarter, boosted by strong sales of titles like Titanfall and FIFA 2014.
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In pictures: Life in denuded India villages

BBC World News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:20
Life in Indian villages denuded by deforestation
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VIDEO: Norway: 20-hour Ramadan fast ‘tough’

BBC World News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:16
In Norway, where the days can be 20 hours long in the summer, fasting during Ramadan is a particular challenge.
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Will MH17 air disaster damage Putin?

BBC World News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:16
Risks for Russia's Putin from MH17 disaster
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VIDEO: The Commonwealth Games in 60 seconds

BBC World News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:12
As the Commonwealth Games kick off in Glasgow, the BBC explains the background to the action - in 60 seconds.
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The deaths uniting women across the world

BBC World News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:10
The deaths that unite women across the world
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