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Japanese shares plunge over global woes

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 16:11
Japan's markets trade sharply lower on Friday amid concerns over the global economy and a stronger yen against the dollar.
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UK prisoners 'paying to escape Peru'

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 14:45
A British prisoner who was jailed in Peru for drug smuggling says five other women have used an illegal route to get back into the UK while on parole.
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'Paternity leave' MP quits over affair

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 13:03
A Japanese MP who sparked a national discussion on paternity leave resigns after admitting to having an affair as his wife was due to give birth.
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Clinton and Sanders clash over Obama

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:52
Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clash over their support for the president in their first debate since the New Hampshire primary.
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Kimunji emoji take on Kimoji emoji

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:20
Kim Kardashian's chart-topping Kimoji web icons are facing new competition from a set of emojis mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
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NY officer convicted in stairwell death

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 09:46
A New York City police officer has been convicted of manslaughter for fatally shooting an unarmed black man in a darkened stairwell.
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Mexico prison riot leaves 49 dead

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 09:33
A battle between rival groups at a prison near Monterrey in northern Mexico leaves 49 people dead and 12 injured, state officials say.
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E Make Brain! Emojis for Africa

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 09:28
The app which captures African English pidgin
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Is it right to take eggs from crocs?

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 09:19
Is it ever OK to harvest wild crocodile eggs?
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Mexicans hope papal visit brings change

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 08:57
Could the Pope's visit lift despair over violence and corruption?
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#StationManKneelstoParents: The kowtow of one Chinese son

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 08:55
Is kowtowing to parents going too far?
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Wall writings on Apollo 11 revealed

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 08:20
Uncovering the markings on Apollo 11
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South Sudan president reappoints rival

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 08:18
South Sudan President Salva Kiir reappoints rival Riek Machar to the government as part of a peace deal aimed at ending the country's civil conflict.
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Dublin reporters warned lives 'at risk'

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 08:16
Police in the Irish Republic tell a number of journalists that their safety is at risk from organised criminals.
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VIDEO: Spearing giants in 'ocean's Jurassic Park'

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 07:55
Spear-fishing expert Colin Chester explains the appeal of fishing off Ascension Island.
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VIDEO: Do Cubans care about religious visit?

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 07:52
Will Grant asked Cubans what they made about the upcoming historic meeting between Russian Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis
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VIDEO: Why Pope and Patriarch meeting matters

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 07:48
As the leaders of the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches meet for the first time in 1,000 years, Sarah Rainsford assesses what it means to followers of both in Moscow.
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Opposition thrown out of Zuma speech

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 07:07
Opposition MPs are thrown out of South Africa's parliament for heckling President Jacob Zuma during his state of the nation address.
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VIDEO: Children tell of having to watch beheadings

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 06:51
More evidence has come to light of the way Iraqi and Syrian children are being targeted by so-called Islamic State.
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Anxiety hits US and European markets

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 05:26
The FTSE 100 has fallen 2.4%, with US and European markets also posting sharp declines amid continued anxiety about the state of the global economy.
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