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France offers Iraq Christians asylum

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 22:59
France says it is ready to offer asylum to Iraqi Christians forced to flee by Islamic State militants holding the Iraqi city of Mosul.
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Gecko sex satellite back in touch

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 22:47
Fears recede over the fate of a Russian space satellite carrying gecko lizards as part of a sex experiment, after ground control restores contact.
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Rain, hail and lightning cause chaos

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 22:47
Lightning strikes, hail, torrential rain and flash flooding cause homes to be evacuated and bring road and rail transport to a standstill.
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Liberia shuts borders to curb Ebola

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 22:40
Most border crossings in Liberia are closed and communities hit by an Ebola outbreak face quarantine to stop the virus spreading.
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AUDIO: 'People resisting Ebola treatment'

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 22:16
Ebola is spreading in Sierra Leone because people are "actively resisting" medical treatment, a virologist has claimed.
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Man City & Italy racism claims probed

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 22:03
Fifa looks into claims a Manchester City player was racially abused in Croatia, and that an Italian official made racist comments.
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AH5017 'black boxes' now in France

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:53
Two data recorders from a plane that crashed in Mali last week, killing all 118 aboard, arrive in France as it begins three days of mourning.
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Nigerian state bans cars during Eid

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:42
Vehicles in Nigeria's north-eastern Borno state are banned for three days during Eid festivities because of fears of a Boko Haram attack.
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Uneasy calm in Gaza after UN call

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:40
Sporadic fighting in Gaza punctuates the relative calm that has followed a UN call overnight for an immediate ceasefire as a Muslim festival begins.
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Koala survives speedy ride under car

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 20:17
A koala has had an extraordinary escape clinging to the bottom of a car on a busy Australian highway.
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Russia offers $110,000 Tor bounty

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 20:15
Russia offers 3.9m roubles ($110,000; £65,000) in a contest for ways to crack the identities of users of the Tor network.
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Day in pictures: 28 July 2014

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 19:34
The best news photos from around the world in the past 24 hours
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Burma Top Gear breached Ofcom rules

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 19:00
Top Gear's Burma special in which Jeremy Clarkson used a racial term broke broadcasting guidelines, Ofcom rules.
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Wonder Woman unveiled at Comic Con

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 18:40
The first picture of actress Gal Gadot in costume as Wonder Woman is unveiled to coincide with this year's Comic Con.
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VIDEO: Anger over deadly protest in Ethiopia

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 18:18
BBC News gains rare access to Ambo in Ethiopia where deadly protests took place.
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Toronto to open with The Judge

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 17:56
The Judge, starring Robert Downey Jr and Robert Duvall, is announced as the opening film of the 2014 Toronto Film Festival.
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Philippine ambush leaves many dead

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 17:55
Gunmen said to be from the Abu Sayyaf militant group attack two vehicles in the southern Philippines, killing at least 18 people.
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Pietersen signs for Melbourne Stars

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 17:40
Former England captain Kevin Pietersen agrees a two-year deal to play Twenty20 cricket for the Melbourne Stars.
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VIDEO: Ferry students 'swept off feet'

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 17:22
Students who survived South Korea's ferry disaster have described how they were told to "stay in their places" as the ship began to sink, reports Lucy Williamson from the trial of the Sewol's crew.
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Johansson beats Johnson at US cinemas

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 16:33
Scarlett Johansson's action thriller Lucy comes out on top in a box office tussle with Hercules, the latest vehicle for former wrestler Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
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