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Sony in $3.6bn fund raising plan

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 15:22
Shares in struggling Japanese electronics giant Sony fall more than 8% after it announces plans to raise $3.6bn through a sale of shares and bonds.
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'IS car-bomb' strikes Yemen funeral

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 15:04
The Islamic State (IS) militant group say its Yemeni affiliate carried out a car-bombing at a funeral attended by Shia Houthi rebels in Sanaa, with many casualties.
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Mexico missing students inquiry delay

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 15:02
Investigators say they have been waiting for three months to interview Mexican soldiers over the disappearance last year of 43 students.
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VIDEO: Snail farm gathers pace in Africa

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 14:33
Giant African snails are being bred in the only snail farm in East Africa.
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VIDEO: Greece debt crisis in 90 seconds

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 13:58
The BBC's Ben Bland with a guide to the key numbers and issues in the Greek debt crisis.
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VIDEO: Does Ireland hold lessons for Greece?

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 13:34
Ireland came close to a Greek-style financial crisis after suffering economic problems in the eurozone - so how does it compare to Greece?
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Afghan fighters 'linked to Syria IS'

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 12:18
Afghan fighters allied with Islamic State are in contact with the group's Syrian headquarters, a senior US commander says.
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Rebel leader held over India attack

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 11:54
India says it has arrested a rebel leader in connection with the killings of 20 of its soldiers in an ambush on a troop convoy in north-east India.
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VIDEO: Wildfires hit Washington state

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 11:40
A series of major wildfires have been burning across thousands of acres of Washington state, over 120 miles (190km) east of Seattle.
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VIDEO: Iran negotiations in 90 seconds

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 11:38
International negotiations on Iran's nuclear programme are due to finish, but it is thought they could continue into July.
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China 'to set out climate pledges'

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 11:24
China is set to reveal how much it will cut carbon emissions by beyond 2020, says Premier Li Keqiang during a visit to Europe.
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VIDEO: First US fast food chain in Myanmar

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 09:59
KFC has opened in Myanmar. It is the country's first American fast food chain.
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Chile 2-1 Peru

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 09:28
Eduardo Vargas scores twice as hosts Chile beat 10-man Peru to move into their first Copa America final since 1987.
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Puerto Rico 'can't pay $72bn debt'

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 08:54
Puerto Rico's governor says the US territory cannot pay its $72bn (£45bn) debt and is close to defaulting ahead of emergency talks with legislators.
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The Brazilian who wants China to go west

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 08:27
The Brazilian selling Chinese phones at home
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How one country came together after a terror attack

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 08:07
How Kuwaitis came together after terror attack
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VIDEO: Iran sanctions explained... with toys

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 07:42
Efforts to reach a deal on Iran's nuclear programme will go beyond the previously agreed deadline of 30 June.
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Insurer attacked for Facebook tie-up

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 07:33
A health insurer is criticised for advising members to use a Facebook-owned activity tracker without making the social network's involvement more clear.
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Indiana Joneses run hi-tech race against Islamic State

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 07:22
The kit recording the world's threatened cultural treasures
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Why do African presidents love titles?

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 07:18
Why do African presidents insist on calling themselves doctors?
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