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Four killed in China school stabbing

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 14:24
A man with a knife kills four school children in China's southern Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, state media report.
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VIDEO: US policeman arrested over shooting

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 13:32
A South Carolina state trooper is sacked and arrested after shooting an unarmed black man whom he had just pulled over for not wearing a seatbelt.
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VIDEO: Cyprus ship migrants 'won't leave'

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 13:29
Almost 350 people, said to be Syrian refugees, are refusing to disembark from a cruise ship that rescued them from a small boat stranded off Cyprus.
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Apple effect weighs on Asian markets

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 13:28
Asian markets are trading lower on Friday after a slide in Apple's shares overnight dragged down Wall Street.
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VIDEO: How to keep a troupe of horses happy

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 13:17
Ashleigh Nghiem reports on how the performing horses of the Cavalia circus are looked after.
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India and China 'to withdraw troops'

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:38
India and China agree to pull back troops after a two-week stand-off near the de facto border, India's foreign minister says.
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VIDEO: France launches cigarette crackdown

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:37
The French government has unveiled controversial new measures to cut the number of smokers, including introducing plain cigarette packaging.
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Indonesia scraps local leader polls

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:24
Indonesia's parliament scraps direct elections for regional governors and mayors in a move widely seen as a blow for President-elect Joko Widodo.
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UK faces 'five more years of cuts'

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:12
The outgoing head of the civil service predicts another five years of UK government spending cuts - and says making them will be "even harder".
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US allows use of drones for filming

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:46
The US grants permission to six television and movie companies to allow for the use of drones to shoot film scenes.
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First Russian woman in ISS mission

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:30
Russia has sent a woman into space for the first time in 17 years as part of a joint US-Russian mission to the International Space Station (ISS).
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VIDEO: Life inside an Iraqi refugee camp

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:26
Yolande Knell reports on life inside one of Iraq's largest refugee camps, Baharka, in Erbil.
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Sarkozy launches political comeback

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:14
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy re-launches his political career with a rally near the northern city of Lille.
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'Fifty dead' in Xinjiang violence

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:31
Chinese state media say 50 people are now known to have died in violence in Xinjiang on Sunday, in what police called a "serious terrorist attack".
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VIDEO: Sarkozy re-launches political career

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:06
France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy re-launches his political career with a campaign rally outside Lille.
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World Cup fever boosts Nike profit

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:03
The US sportswear firm Nike sees a 23% jump in quarterly profit thanks in part to football fever from this year's World Cup.
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China uncovers $10bn fake trades

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:27
China uncovers $10bn worth of fake trades among companies as part of a nationwide crackdown.
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Obama expands Pacific marine reserve

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:20
US President Barack Obama expands a marine reserve in the Pacific, creating the largest network of oceanic protected areas in the world.
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Paraguay tourist boat capsizes

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:09
Navy divers are searching for 11 people missing after a boat carrying Brazilian tourists capsized on the River Paraguay.
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Quiz of the week's news

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 07:41
Where did a politician wear these shoes?
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