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S Korea missile plan 'threatens China'

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 22:56
China's foreign minister says a planned US missile defence system to protect South Korea from the North could also be used to target China.
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VIDEO: Pope and patriarch in historic meeting

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 22:49
The Pope will hold an historic meeting with Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox church on Friday.
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Seven things to know about Einstein

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 22:42
Surprising things about the man synonymous with genius
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The blind boy who learned to see with sound

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 22:18
The blind boy who learned to find his way around using echoes
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Building collapses in Istanbul

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 21:53
A five-storey building collapses in the centre of the Turkish city of Istanbul, but it is unclear if there are any casualties.
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EU gives Greece deadline on borders

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 21:27
The European Union gives Greece three months to fix border controls in a move that could allow other Schengen states to maintain internal controls.
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Rwanda seeks to expel Burundi refugees

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 21:00
Rwanda says it plans to relocate Burundian refugees to other host countries, days after being accused of attempts to destabilise its neighbour.
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Syria aid could start in 24 hours - UN

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 20:57
The UN hopes to start delivering aid to some besieged areas in Syria shortly, after world powers agree to push for a halt to hostilities in a week's time.
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Pakistan district bans Valentine's Day

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 20:42
A district in Pakistan bans Valentine's Day celebrations, calling it un-Islamic and ordering police to stop shops from selling Valentine's cards.
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Facebook loses in French nudity case

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 20:31
The Paris appeal court rules that Facebook can be sued under French - not Californian - law, in what is seen as a test case.
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Clooneys meet Merkel over migrants

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 20:21
Actor George Clooney and his wife Amal, a human rights lawyer, meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the Syrian war and the migration crisis.
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Is Google feeling unloved?

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 20:08
Is Google finding it difficult to stick to its principles?
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Pakistan 'foils plot to free Pearl killer'

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 20:05
Pakistan's military says it has foiled a plot to free the British-born killer of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl from jail.
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VIDEO: FBI: Oregon stand-off ends 'peacefully'

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 19:34
A stand-off at a US wildlife sanctuary in the state of Oregon has ended peacefully, the FBI's agent in charge, Greg Bretzing, has confirmed.
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From Olympic athlete to escort

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 18:52
Suzy Favor Hamilton on her battle with bipolar disorder
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World powers agree Syria war pause plan

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:55
Major powers agree to seek a "cessation of hostilities" in Syria to begin in a week's time, as well as swift delivery of aid to besieged areas.
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Man missing 30 years remembers identity

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:06
A Canadian man who suffered a head injury and went missing for 30 years is set to be reunited with his family after remembering his identity.
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VIDEO: Clinton and Sanders in 'fiery exchanges'

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 16:35
The two remaining candidates seeking the Democratic presidential nomination in the US have held the latest televised debate on PBS NewsHour.
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UK challenges China over HK bookseller

BBC World News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 16:32
The UK says a British bookseller who disappeared in Hong Kong was likely "involuntarily removed" to China, calling it a "serious breach" of protocol.
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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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