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Joni Mitchell 'not in coma'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 16:26
Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is "alert and... has her full senses" and is "not in a coma", a statement on her official website declares.
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VIDEO: Countdown to the richest fight ever

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 16:13
BBC Sport's Alex South reports from Las Vegas as Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao were greeted by thousands of fans.
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Burundi's President Nkurunziza in profile

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 16:10
Burundi's footballing, born-again, farming president
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Hong Kong police hunt kidnap gang

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 15:47
Hong Kong police launch a city-wide hunt for six men accused of taking a woman hostage and fleeing with HK$28m ($3.6m; £2.3m) in ransom.
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Mertens' condition deteriorates

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 15:32
The condition of Belgian defender Gregory Mertens worsens after collapsing on the pitch with a heart-related illness.
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Mayweather taunts Pacquiao over money

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 15:09
Floyd Mayweather says Manny Pacquiao will not earn as much as he should from their fight in Las Vegas on Saturday.
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VIDEO: Drones help aid relief in Nepal

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 15:02
Unmanned aerial vehicles are being used to help aid relief in Nepal.
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Pacquiao 'excited & 100% confident'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 14:11
Manny Pacquiao is "100% confident" of beating Floyd Mayweather in their super-fight in Las Vegas on Saturday.
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Obama looks to 'conclusion' of TPP

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 13:42
US President Barack Obama says the US and Japan are working towards a "swift and successful conclusion" to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
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VIDEO: Waterloo archaeologists search 'killing zone'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 13:12
As Europe prepares to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, one corner of the battlefield is being excavated.
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Austrian city faces hidden Nazi horrors

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 12:23
Austrian city confronts Nazi camp past
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Baltimore police enforce curfew

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 11:57
Police fired gas to enforce a curfew on the streets of Baltimore, a night after violence and arson rocked the city.
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Walmart to open 115 stores in China

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 11:16
The world's biggest retailer, Walmart, says it plans to open 115 new stores in China by 2017, but will close some under-performing outlets.
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VIDEO: Gas canisters fired by Baltimore police

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 11:15
Police are trying to enforce a curfew on the streets of Baltimore, a night after violence rocked the city.
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Do executions risk Australia ties?

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 10:19
Will the Bali Nine case risk Australia-Indonesia ties?
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The death that changed Nascar

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:55
The fatal crash that changed motor racing
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Global '100-year gap' in education standards

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:30
The stark divide in education between rich and poor countries
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Wynn hit as betting in Macau falls

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:06
Shares of Wynn Resorts fell as much as 10% in after hours trading after the US casino giant said its earnings were hurt by its business in Macau.
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Venezuela cuts hours to save energy

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 08:33
Venezuela announces a nationwide electricity rationing plan that includes cutting the working day for public sector employees.
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Top US court divided on gay marriage

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 07:57
The US Supreme Court hears arguments in a historic case that could legalise same-sex marriage across a country bitterly divided on the issue.
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