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VIDEO: Painting the town... orange?

BBC World News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 02:12
It is fruit warfare in Ivrea as townsfolk throw one juicy party
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Armed checkpoints after weigh-in murder

BBC World News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 01:23
Armed police in the Republic of Ireland are manning checkpoints in a bid to prevent retaliation for the murder of a man at a boxing weigh-in in Dublin.
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Hopes fade for Taiwan quake missing

BBC World News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 00:52
Dozens of people are thought to be trapped in a ruined Taiwan apartment complex toppled by an earthquake, but hopes of finding more survivors are diminishing.
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UN emergency talks after N Korea rocket

BBC World News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 00:47
The UN Security Council is holding an emergency meeting to discuss its response to North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket.
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Four killed in Burundi grenade attack

BBC World News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 00:19
Four people, including a boy, are killed in Burundi in a grenade attack on a bar in the capital Bujumbura, officials say.
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Algeria recognises Berber language

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 23:24
Algerian MPs pass a package of reforms that reinstate a limit on presidential terms and give the Berber language official status for the first time.
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German arm of Maple Bank shut down

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 23:15
The German arm of Canada's Maple Bank is closed by German authorities over concerns about its financial position.
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VIDEO: Frozen 'car park' unexpectedly melts

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 22:19
A frozen lake being used as a car park at the annual Winter Fest event in Wisconsin, US, melts leaving vehicles submerged in the water.
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Spain breaks up 'IS jihadist cell'

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 22:03
Spanish police say they have arrested seven people with suspected links to so-called Islamic State (IS) and other jihadist groups.
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VIDEO: London bus blown up for film stunt

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 21:26
A double-decker bus explodes on a central London bridge as part of a stunt for an upcoming movie.
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Sangin 'on verge of falling to Taliban'

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 21:13
The key Afghanistan district of Sangin in Helmand is once again on the verge of falling to the Taliban, an Afghan commander tells the BBC.
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Hot Licks singer Hicks dies at 74

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 21:07
Singer-songwriter Dan Hicks, best-known as the lead musician with the acoustic band Hicks and His Hot Licks, dies at the age of 74.
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Pakistan's Yasir given doping ban

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 20:50
Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah is given a three-month ban after admitting to a doping offence.
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Revenant director wins top award

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 19:30
Alejandro Inarritu wins the top prize at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) awards for his film The Revenant, boosting his hopes for the Oscars.
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VIDEO: Tin cans 'reinforced quake building'

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 18:56
Rescuers in Taiwan are working to find more than 100 people still missing more than 24 hours after the island was hit by a powerful earthquake.
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China's currency reserves plunge

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 18:53
China's efforts to prop up its currency result in a $99.5bn plunge in its foreign currency reserves in January.
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North Korea fires long-range rocket

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 18:42
North Korea fires a long-range rocket in defiance of international warnings, saying it successfully placed a satellite in orbit.
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Why some African governments are clamping down on churches

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 17:31
Should Africa's charismatic churches be regulated?
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VIDEO: Man pulled from Taiwan quake rubble

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 16:17
Rescuers in Taiwan are working round the clock to try to find more than 130 people missing more than 24 hours after the island was hit by a powerful earthquake.
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Rubio assailed by Republican rivals

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 14:59
Senator Marco Rubio is on the receiving end from several Republican rivals seeking the party's presidential nomination, in a fractious TV debate.
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