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PNG to shut Australia detention camp

BBC World News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 16:14
Papua New Guinea says it will shut a detention camp used by Australia for asylum seekers, after a court rules it unconstitutional.
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Spider bites Australian man on penis

BBC World News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 16:11
An Australian man took himself to hospital after a venomous redback spider bit him on the penis in a portable toilet.
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VIDEO: Rescued circus lions to fly to South Africa

BBC World News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 13:18
More than 30 lions which have been rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia are to be flown to a sanctuary in South Africa.
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VIDEO: Eight-year-old memorises the Koran

BBC World News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 13:09
An eight-year-old girl from Luton has amassed thousands of Facebook followers after memorising the entire Koran in Arabic.
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Female burial protest at India festival

BBC World News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:13
A Hindu religious leader has staged a "burial" protest at India's Kumbh Mela festival after her all-woman group was prevented from bathing in holy waters.
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Obesity 'explosion' in Chinese youth

BBC World News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:09
Levels of obesity in China's rural youth have rapidly increased, a study warns, because of socioeconomic changes.
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Venezuela imposes two-day week

BBC World News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:45
Venezuela public sector employees are told to work only Monday and Tuesday until the country overcomes a worsening energy crisis.
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N Korea to stage rare party congress

BBC World News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 09:48
North Korea announces it will hold a Workers Party congress next month, the first for the ruling party in nearly 40 years.
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Apple sees first drop in iPhone sales

BBC World News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 08:55
Apple reports its first decline in quarterly sales since 2003, as sales of iPhones fall.
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Twitter shares plunge on weak earnings

BBC World News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 08:28
Twitter's latest earnings results have disappointed investors, coming in below expectations as the firm struggles with weak growth in users and advertising.
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VIDEO: Where only film stars win elections

BBC World News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:58
Film stars enjoy legendary status in movie-mad India, and in one state that has led to five-decades of political success for actors and actresses. BBC Pop Up travels to Tamil Nadu to find out how.
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VIDEO: The world's worst nuclear disaster

BBC World News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:26
The aftermath of the Chernobyl explosion
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VIDEO: Is big data the key to Olympic success?

BBC World News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:22
Marcus Thompson speaks to Olympic and Paralympic rowers and trainers to see how Team GB is preparing for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
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How Austria's Chechen community is fighting radicalisation

BBC World News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:20
How to tackle the lure of jihad in Austria
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Trump and Clinton hope for big wins

BBC World News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:14
Polls in five US states are about to close, with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump poised to tighten their grip on the presidential nomination.
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Anger, fear and 'Afrophobia' in Zambia

BBC World News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:07
Anger, fear and "Afrophobia" stalk Zambia
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Why I stopped mispronouncing my own name

BBC World News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:01
Why I stopped mispronouncing my own name
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100 days to go: What you need to know

BBC World News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:01
What you need to know with 100 days to go
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VIDEO: Thailand faced with worst drought

BBC World News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 06:45
People in Thailand are struggling to make ends meet as the country faces its worst drought in decades
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VIDEO: Clashes at Lesbos migrant camp

BBC World News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 06:05
Migrants have clashed with police at the Moria detention camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.
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