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Russia 'violated airspace' - Turkey

BBC World News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 03:42
Turkey's foreign ministry says it has summoned the Russian ambassador after a Russian plane violated its airspace near the Syrian border.
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German police 'should shoot at migrants'

BBC World News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 03:40
German police should "if necessary" shoot at migrants seeking to enter the country illegally, the leader of a right-wing populist party says.
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Four dead in 50-car Slovenia crash

BBC World News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 03:03
More than 50 cars are involved in a huge pile-up in western Slovenia, with at least four people killed, local media reports say.
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Zika pregnancy cases double in Colombia

BBC World News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:29
The number of pregnant women in Colombia infected with the Zika virus - linked to birth defects - doubles in a week to nearly 2,000, officials say.
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UK extradition of Ukrainian man begins

BBC World News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:04
Extradition proceedings begin against a Ukrainian man suspected of murder and accused of playing a leading role in a criminal operation to smuggle people to the UK.
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Swedish masked gang 'targeted migrants'

BBC World News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 00:42
Up to 100 masked men, dressed in black, gathered in central Stockholm to attack people from immigrant backgrounds, reports say.
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Dozens dead as migrant boat capsizes

BBC World News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 23:50
At least 39 migrants, including several children, have drowned after their boat capsized while crossing from Turkey to the Greek islands, officials say.
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VIDEO: UN troops in CAR child abuse allegations

BBC World News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 23:50
The UN reveals the nationalities of peacekeepers accused of sexually abusing children in the Central African Republic.
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US warship sails near disputed island

BBC World News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 22:49
The US sails a warship close to a disputed island in the South China Sea, in what China calls a violation of its laws.
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Kerber stuns Williams to win title

BBC World News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 19:49
Germany's Angelique Kerber beats world number one Serena Williams to win her first Grand Slam at the Australian Open.
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Bowie leaves $100m fortune to family

BBC World News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 19:41
David Bowie left an estate valued at about $100m, according to his will, and also requested that his ashes be scattered in Bali.
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Trapped miners filmed phone messages

BBC World News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 19:08
Chinese miners trapped underground for 36 days filmed emotional messages on a mobile phone before being brought to the surface by rescuers.
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Lift-off for space laser network

BBC World News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 18:53
Europe begins the roll out of a space data superhighway, which will allow faster delivery of satellite images of unfolding natural disasters.
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'Another 16 die' in starving Syria town

BBC World News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 18:48
Another 16 people have starved to death in Madaya since UN aid convoys reached the town earlier this month, Medecins Sans Frontieres says.
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VIDEO: 'Tie it all down': Australia prepares for cyclone

BBC World News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 18:43
Residents and mining companies in the north-west coastal region of Western Australia prepare for the approach of a powerful storm.
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Syria opposition to join Geneva talks

BBC World News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 17:58
The main Syrian opposition group says it will join peace talks that have opened in Geneva, after earlier uncertainty about its participation.
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Clinton emails declared 'top secret'

BBC World News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 16:02
Twenty-two emails sent through Hillary Clinton's unsecured home server while she was secretary of state contained government secrets, US officials say.
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VIDEO: Vienna protests over 'right-wing' ball

BBC World News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 13:50
Protests have taken place in Vienna over an annual ball that traditionally draws right-wing figures.
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Malaysia fund 'may be missing $4bn'

BBC World News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 13:17
About $4bn (£2.8bn) may have been stolen from 1MBD investment fund owned by the Malaysian state, a Swiss prosecutor says.
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VIDEO: Olympics 'will be safe' despite Zika outbreak

BBC World News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 13:11
The International Olympic Committee has assured national sports teams ahead of this years Rio de Janeiro Olympics that the city will be safe despite the current Zika outbreak in Brazil.
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