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Hong Kong journalists attacked

BBC World News - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 00:38
Masked men armed with metal bars attack and injure two newspaper executives on the street in Hong Kong, sparking fresh concern about press freedom.
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Coulson 'urged silence on hacking'

BBC World News - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 23:52
The former royal editor of the News of the World tells the Old Bailey editor Andy Coulson promised to give him his job back if he "kept silent" about phone hacking.
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Madeleine police seek sex attacker

BBC World News - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 23:42
Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann are seeking an intruder who sexually assaulted five girls in Portugal between 2004 and 2006.
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Pro-Russians seize Crimea naval base

BBC World News - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 23:34
Pro-Moscow activists take over Ukraine's key Crimean naval base in Sevastopol, a day after Crimea signed a treaty to become part of Russia.
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Sri Lanka frees rights activists

BBC World News - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 23:29
Sri Lankan authorities release two prominent human rights activists who were detained on Sunday under anti-terrorism laws.
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Pistorius 'on stumps when shooting'

BBC World News - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 23:25
A key police ballistics expert tells the Oscar Pistorius trial the South African athlete was not wearing his prosthetic legs when he fired his gun.
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Toyota in deal over US safety probe

BBC World News - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 23:12
Japanese carmaker Toyota agrees a $1.2bn settlement with US regulators after a four-year inquiry into its reporting of safety issues.
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Protesters block Canada rail line

BBC World News - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 23:05
A rail line between Toronto and Ottawa is suspended after First Nations members protesting a lack of action on murders of women block the tracks.
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French rogue trader to go to jail

BBC World News - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 23:04
French rogue trader Jerome Kerviel, who caused huge losses at bank Societe Generale, loses his appeal against jail but his fine is to be reviewed.
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Families dragged from plane briefing

BBC World News - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 22:45
There are chaotic scenes in Malaysia as Chinese relatives of missing flight MH370 passengers are forcibly prevented from speaking to journalists.
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Egyptian officers killed in gunfight

BBC World News - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 22:17
Two Egyptian army officers and five jihadist militants have been killed in a gunfight that erupted during a raid north of Cairo, officials say.
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VIDEO: Pro-Russia crowd storm Crimea naval HQ

BBC World News - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 22:16
Several hundred armed pro-Russian protesters have stormed the Ukrainian navy base in the Crimean port of Sevastopol a day after Russia moved to annex Crimea.
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VIDEO: Pistorius 'on stumps' when he fired

BBC World News - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 22:04
A key police ballistics experts says Oscar Pistorius was not wearing his prosthetics legs when he opened fire on his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
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VIDEO: Aerials show Zuma's expanding home

BBC World News - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 21:55
South Africa's top corruption fighter has said President Jacob Zuma has "benefited unduly" from using state money to improve his rural residence.
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Lewis Carroll letter sold at auction

BBC World News - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 21:49
A letter from Alice in Wonderland author Lewis Carroll, in which he complains about the downside of fame, sells for £11,825 at auction.
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Ferrari performance 'not acceptable'

BBC World News - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 21:44
Ferrari's poor display in the Australian GP was unacceptable, according to technical director James Allison.
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Murray splits with coach Lendl

BBC World News - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 21:19
British number one Andy Murray and his coach Ivan Lendl agree to end their two-year partnership.
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New £1 coin to curb counterfeits

BBC World News - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 21:06
A new £1 coin, modelled on the old threepenny bit, is to be introduced in 2017 to combat counterfeiting.
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Khaleda Zia faces Bangladesh trial

BBC World News - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 21:04
Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia and other leading opposition members are to go on trial next month on corruption charges.
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