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Spain government talks deadlocked

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:49
Spain's Socialist party rejects a request from the anti-austerity Podemos party for exclusive talks, leaving negotiations over a new government at a deadlock.
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Active Zika found in saliva and urine

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:32
Active Zika virus has been detected in the saliva and urine of patients, Brazilian scientists say.
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Massive crane collapses in New York

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:25
A large construction crane has collapsed in lower Manhattan in New York City, killing one person and injuring at least two others.
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Pope set for historic Patriarch meeting

BBC World News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 23:20
Pope Francis is to hold a historic first meeting with Patriarch Kirill, the head of Russian Orthodox Church, in Cuba.
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Russia 'undermining' Syria peace talks

BBC World News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:30
Nato accuses Russia of undermining attempts to find a political solution to the Syrian conflict by carrying out strikes on opposition groups.
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Row over mid-flight Bollywood 'concert'

BBC World News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 21:14
An Indian airline suspends five crew members who let Bollywood star Sonu Nigam sing over its public address system - sparking a row on social media.
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Sex attacks at Cologne Carnival

BBC World News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 20:57
Police say 22 incidents of sexual assault occurred on the first night of the Carnival street party, with thousands packing the streets amid tight security.
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Assange should walk free, UN panel says

BBC World News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 20:39
A UN panel says Wikileaks' Julian Assange should be allowed to walk free and compensated for his "deprivation of liberty" - a finding the UK will contest.
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Tens of thousands flee Aleppo fighting

BBC World News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 20:35
About 70,000 Syrian refugees are moving to Turkey's border as they flee fighting near Aleppo, Ankara says, while activists put the number at 40,000.
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Fast-talking MEPs lost in translation

BBC World News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 20:20
A top EU official tells MEPs to speak slower and in their mother tongue to help struggling interpreters.
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LeBlanc 'amazed' by Top Gear reaction

BBC World News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:55
Former Friends star Matt LeBlanc says he "can’t believe the response" to news he will co-host the new series of Top Gear, when the BBC show returns in May.
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Silent discos banned over noise

BBC World News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:46
Authorities say the silent events are not necessarily silent.
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Police suspended after Dhaka death

BBC World News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:30
Five police officers are suspended in Bangladesh after the death of a tea vendor during a suspected extortion attempt.
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NZ minister hit by sex toy in protest

BBC World News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:07
New Zealand's economic development minister Steven Joyce is hit by a flying sex toy at a Waitangi Day event in a protest over the TPP trade deal.
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Zimbabwe declares drought disaster

BBC World News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:54
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has declared a state of disaster in most rural parts of the country severely hit by a drought.
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Polish president approves surveillance law

BBC World News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:38
Polish police are given greater surveillance powers under the latest controversial law to be passed in the country.
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Actor declared dead after stage stunt

BBC World News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:28
An Italian actor left in a coma, after a hanging scene went wrong in a live theatrical production, is declared brain dead.
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Uproar over changes in French spelling

BBC World News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 17:59
Controversy has emerged in France over new spellings for more than 2,000 French words.
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Clinton and Sanders clash one-on-one

BBC World News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 17:24
Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clash sharply over Wall Street and foreign policy in their first head-to-head TV debate.
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VIDEO: 'More trouble predicted' for Ethiopia drought

BBC World News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 15:45
Ethiopia is suffering its worst drought in decades with failed crops, livestock at risk and more than 10 million people needing emergency aid.
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