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Thailand's economy avoids recession

BBC World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:21
Thailand's economy grows 0.9% in the second quarter to avoid a technical recession after months of political turmoil affected business.
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Protecting fair skin with China's 'face-kini'

BBC World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:45
From China's beaches to global high fashion?
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Chugai hits record on takeover talk

BBC World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:42
Shares of Japan's Chugai Pharmaceutical rise to a record on reports Swiss drug giant Roche is looking to take control of the company.
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OCBC to raise $2.7bn in rights issue

BBC World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:41
Southeast Asia's second-largest lender, OCBC, plans to raise $2.7bn (£1.6bn) in a rights issue to help fund its purchase of Hong Kong's Wing Hang Bank.
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VIDEO: Thirteen rescued after boat sinking

BBC World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:33
Thirteen more foreign tourists and Indonesian crew have been rescued after a boat sank off the coast of eastern Indonesia.
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Protest at Israel interfaith wedding

BBC World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:05
Four far-right Jewish protesters are arrested at the Tel Aviv wedding of an Arab Muslim man and Jewish-born woman, reports say.
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Former Chile army commander dies

BBC World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:51
Ricardo Izurieta, who succeeded General Pinochet as Chilean army chief in 1988, during the country's transition towards democracy. dies, aged 71.
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How to hack the net-connected home

BBC World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 07:35
Why the internet of things will be a security disaster
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How safe is eating meat?

BBC World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 07:28
Doctor puts a high-meat diet to the test
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UK oil forecasts 'too pessimistic'

BBC World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 07:28
Future North Sea oil and gas revenues could be six times higher than an economic watchdog has forecast, a report claims.
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Why Paris doesn't want a Scottish Yes

BBC World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 07:12
Why the French government is cool on Scottish independence
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Unnecessary remands 'waste millions'

BBC World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 07:03
Courts in England and Wales wasted almost £250m last year by remanding people in custody unnecessarily, the Howard League for Penal Reform says.
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River turtle mothers 'talk' to young

BBC World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 07:02
Amazon river turtles communicate with their hatchlings and with one another using vocalisations, recordings reveal.
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VIDEO: Mong La: The land where anything goes

BBC World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 07:02
Myanmar's hidden corner where anything goes
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Most pierced man denied entry to UAE

BBC World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 06:53
The world's most pierced man, Rolf Buchholz, has been denied entry into Dubai where he was due to make an appearance at a hotel nightclub.
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Kurds 'break IS hold on Mosul dam'

BBC World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 05:48
Kurdish forces in northern Iraq are largely in control of the Mosul dam previously held by Islamic State militants, Kurdish officials say.
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VIDEO: Refugee boy 'abandoned in desert'

BBC World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 05:43
The BBC's Paul Wood has travelled through northern Syria and northern Iraq and has met with civilians who have had their lives destroyed by the crisis in the region.
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VIDEO: Criticism grows over Missouri unrest

BBC World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 05:38
US police fired smoke bombs and tear gas at a crowd which defied an overnight curfew in Ferguson, where a black teenager was shot dead by police last week.
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Confusion as Ebola patients vanish

BBC World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 05:30
There are conflicting reports over the fate of 17 suspected Ebola patients who disappeared after a quarantine centre in the Liberian capital Monrovia was looted.
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Brazilians attend Campos funeral

BBC World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 05:03
More than 100,000 people in Recife pay their last respects to the late presidential candidate, Eduardo Campos, who died in a plane crash on Wednesday.
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