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BBC World News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 14:55
Toure hints at departure, Lloris to assess future, Torres in Gerrard tribute, Spurs plan clear-out, plus more.
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Nepal bus crash kills 17 Indians

BBC World News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 14:50
Seventeen Indian tourists die and 30 others are injured after a bus veers off a mountain road and crashes in a river.
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Samuels rebuke for England's Stokes

BBC World News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 14:42
West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels mocks England all-rounder Ben Stokes and his attempts at sledging in the second Test.
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NZ PM apologises for hair-pulling

BBC World News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 12:18
New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key apologises to a waitress at an Auckland cafe after she accuses him of pulling her hair.
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US firms 'fail' conflict mineral test

BBC World News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 12:05
A report by Amnesty International and Global Witness alleges that nearly 80% of US firms are failing to adequately check their supply chains for conflict minerals.
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Japan court rejects reactor halt bid

BBC World News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 12:04
A local court in Japan rejects an attempt by local residents to halt the restart of two reactors at the Sendai nuclear plant.
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Iran urges aid effort for Yemen

BBC World News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:39
Iran's foreign minister calls for "urgent humanitarian assistance" in Yemen after a Saudi-led coalition ended air strikes against Houthi rebels.
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Exports help Japan to trade surplus

BBC World News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 09:41
Japan records its first trade surplus in three years due to the effects of the weaker yen and lower oil prices.
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NY buses must show 'killing Jews' ad

BBC World News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 09:39
A judge rules that New York City's buses must display a controversial advert that refers to Muslims killing Jews.
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Climate change: Paris 'last chance'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 09:20
Climate scientists are calling on world leaders to sign up to an eight-point plan of action at landmark talks in Paris.
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Petrobras’s oil bonanza: Blessing or curse?

BBC World News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:40
Has a Brazilian success story been derailed by a corruption scandal?
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VIDEO: Artists fight for Puerto Rico's soul

BBC World News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:33
A cultural fight against gentrification in Puerto Rico
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In pictures: Nigeria's frog kebabs

BBC World News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:06
Tastier than fish? Some Nigerians are not convinced
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VIDEO: Downey Jr on enduring appeal of Marvel

BBC World News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 07:44
Robert Downey Jr tells the BBC about the latest film from the Marvel franchise, The Avengers: Age of Ultron
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Flawless diamond sells for $22.1m

BBC World News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 07:33
A flawless 100-carat diamond sells for $22.1m (£14.8m) at Sotheby's auction house in New York.
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Armenian tragedy still raw in Turkey 100 years on

BBC World News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 07:31
Darkest moment still haunts Turkey 100 years on
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Shapps denies Wikipedia claims

BBC World News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 07:25
Conservative party chairman Grant Shapps denies claims he changed Wikipedia entries about himself and other politicians.
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VIDEO: Polish farmers fight food rules

BBC World News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 07:13
Farmers in Poland say they are struggling to make a living because of strict food hygiene rules.
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The Armenian rugs that tell two stories

BBC World News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 07:03
The rugs that tell two stories, one bitter, one sweet
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US drug chief Leonhart to step down

BBC World News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 06:40
US Drug Enforcement Administration director Michele Leonhart is to step down after allegations that agents attended sex parties in Colombia funded by drug cartels.
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