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DNA tests 'link' Spanish bullfighters

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 23:13
A DNA test proves that two celebrated Spanish bullfighters known as 'El Cordobes' are father and son, a court hears.
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China passes controversial NGO laws

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 22:21
China passes new regulations for non-governmental organisations (NGOs), state media say, amid criticism it is further cracking down on civil society.
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VIDEO: Boy, two, accidentally shoots mother

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 22:09
A two-year-old boy has accidentally shot and killed his mother in the US city of Milwaukee, as Andy Moore reports.
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Man jailed for failing to decrypt data

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:47
A man is held in prison for seven months after failing to decrypt two hard drives that investigators suspect contain indecent images of children.
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MSF-backed Syria hospital bombed

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:01
At least 14 patients and three doctors die in an air strike on a hospital in the Syrian city of Aleppo, the charity Medecins Sans Frontieres says.
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Papa Wemba's body arrives home in Congo

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 20:41
Hundreds of mourners welcome the body of Papa Wemba, one Africa's best known singers, back to the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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The film sending shockwaves through Pakistan

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 20:15
The film sending shockwaves through Pakistan
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Nigeria crackdown on cattle raiders

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 19:59
Nigeria's president orders the security forces to crack down on cattle raiders accused of killing hundreds of people this year.
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Cologne drives reform of sex attack laws

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 19:21
German MPs debate new laws to give women more protection from sexual violence, after the New Year's Eve assaults in Cologne caused outrage.
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Computer viruses infect nuclear plant

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 19:05
A German nuclear power plant has been found to be infected by several different computer viruses.
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UN chief condemns EU migrant curbs

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:17
UN chief Ban Ki-moon criticises "restrictive" EU migrant policies in a speech to Austrian MPs, a day after they approved fresh curbs.
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Sam Mendes to head Venice film jury

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:10
James Bond director Sam Mendes will head the jury at this year's Venice International Film Festival.
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VW to pay chiefs £49m despite losses

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:06
Twelve current and former Volkswagen managers will be paid about $71m for 2015 despite record losses.
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'Second NK mid-range missile test fails'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:53
North Korea fires a second test mid-range ballistic missile which crashed a few seconds after launch, say South Korean military officials.
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Torture trial over Mexico choking case

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:51
Five Mexican security officials face torture charges after a video emerged showing them choking a woman by placing a plastic bag over her head.
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Lego admits 'mistake' in Ai Weiwei row

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:35
Lego's decision to reject Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's request for a bulk order of its bricks last year was a "mistake", the toy company admits.
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Japan holds rates in surprise move

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:46
Japanese shares fell and the yen surged after the Bank of Japan decided against any extra monetary easing.
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Trump lists 'America First' foreign plan

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:45
Donald Trump gives details of his foreign policy in a speech, a day after sweeping to a win in five US Republican primaries.
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Sanders begins campaign lay-offs

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:19
The campaign of US Democrat Bernie Sanders starts laying off staff members, after a series of losses to Hillary Clinton in key states.
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Playstation sales boost Sony profits

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:15
Japan's Sony reports full-year profits of $1.4bn as Playstation sales help to turn around the company's fortunes.
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