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Zimbabwe team arrive in Pakistan

BBC World News - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 00:21
Zimbabwe's national cricket team is in Pakistan, the first Test-playing nation to visit the country since a deadly 2009 militant attack.
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Burundi leader in no revenge pledge

BBC World News - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 00:13
Burundi's government will not take revenge against those involved in last week's failed coup, the president's office says.
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'I want to be best of my generation'

BBC World News - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 00:00
World number one Rory McIlroy tells BBC Sport his ambition is to remain at the top and how he is learning from Tiger Woods.
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VIDEO: Aerial view of Asian boat migrant route

BBC World News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 23:08
Ian Pannell takes a flight over the Andaman sea, where thousands of people are stranded on boats in waters between Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia.
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Antelopes dying out in Kazakhstan

BBC World News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 23:05
Saiga antelopes are dying out in Kazakhstan, with more than 10,000 dying in one week recently because of infection.
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VIDEO: Inside an Asian boat migrants' camp

BBC World News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 22:54
Martin Patience visits an Indonesian camp for migrants and meets Bangladeshi men hoping to reach Malaysia and Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar.
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UK inflation rate turns negative

BBC World News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 22:51
UK consumer price inflation turned negative in April for the first time since 1960, falling to -0.1%, helped by falling transport and food prices.
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Taliban blast kills four in Kabul

BBC World News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 22:36
The Taliban claims responsibility for an explosion in the government quarter of Afghanistan's capital Kabul that killed at least four people.
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Man 'with 17 girlfriends' arrested

BBC World News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 22:24
A Chinese man who was caught cheating on 17 girlfriends at once is arrested for fraud.
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Thai general election to be delayed

BBC World News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 22:12
A general election in Thailand is to be delayed following a decision by the military government to hold a referendum on a new constitution.
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'True face of Shakespeare' revealed

BBC World News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 21:59
A 400-year-old botany book contains what could be the only known portrait of William Shakespeare made in his lifetime, according to an academic expert.
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Turkey TV contestant shot in head

BBC World News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 21:33
A 19-year-old Turkish woman taking part in a talent show on national TV is shot in the head while at home in south-east Turkey, media say.
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Disney Pixar reveal diversity push

BBC World News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 21:03
Disney / Pixar chief John Lasseter says telling more animated stories about female and ethnic characters is "very important" to them.
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Iran sets trial date for US reporter

BBC World News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 20:57
The trial of Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, detained in Iran for almost 10 months on espionage charges, will begin next week.
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Prince Charles meets Gerry Adams

BBC World News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 20:56
Prince Charles meets Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams in a major conciliatory step in the Northern Ireland peace process
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'Child rapist' Bob Hewitt gets bail

BBC World News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 20:47
Former tennis star Bob Hewitt is granted bail by a South African court, a day after receiving a six-year prison sentence for raping underage girls.
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Portuguese police beat football fan

BBC World News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 20:36
Portuguese prosecutors are investigating a police officer who beat a man in front of his young children outside Benfica's football stadium.
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Cannes 'bans' women in flat shoes

BBC World News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 20:34
The Cannes Film Festival comes under fire after reports that women were turned away from a red carpet screening for wearing flat shoes instead of high heels.
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Gillespie needs England 'persuasion'

BBC World News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 20:16
Jason Gillespie says he would take "persuading" to leave Yorkshire for the England coach's job, but says he is "humbled".
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Walmart first-quarter profits fall

BBC World News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 20:15
The biggest US retailer, Walmart, reports a 7% fall in first-quarter net income to $3.34bn (£2.16bn).
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