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Lebanese MPs fail to elect president

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 22:27
Members of Lebanon's parliament fail to elect a new president at the first attempt before Michel Suleiman's six-year term expires on 25 May.
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Obama pledges Japan islands support

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 22:11
US President Barack Obama tells Japan that islands it disputes with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty, as he begins an Asian tour.
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Man Utd criticised for Moyes sacking

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 22:01
Manchester United are accused of unprofessionalism following the sacking of manager David Moyes.
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VIDEO: Andy Murray in tears at Stirling award

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 21:55
Tennis star Andy Murray has been awarded the freedom of Stirling in a ceremony which made the Wimbledon champion break down in tears.
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Pakistan TV station in shooting row

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 21:55
Pakistan's biggest news channel should be shut for airing claims the country's spies were behind an attack on presenter Hamid Mir, the defence ministry says.
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Cancer teen hits £1m charity target

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 21:54
A teenage blogger with terminal cancer raises more than £1m for charity after posting his final message to followers.
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S Sudan attacks 'an abomination'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 21:43
The massacre of hundreds of civilians in South Sudan is an "abomination" and a betrayal of the people by their leaders, the White House says.
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Bomb 'kills senior Egypt policeman'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 20:48
A senior Egyptian police officer has been killed by a bomb blast in the capital, Cairo, officials say.
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VIDEO: Ukrainians volunteer for reserve army

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 20:37
Volunteers in the Ukraine have begun to make defence preparations amid fears the Ukrainian military is unable to match Russian forces.
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SA row over 'banned' Malema advert

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 20:29
South Africa's public broadcaster says it refused to broadcast an advert from the controversial politician Julius Malema, saying it incited violence.
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Manila and HK resolve hostage row

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 20:17
The Philippines and Hong Kong agree to resolve a row over a 2010 bus hijacking in Manila that left eight Hong Kong tourists dead.
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VIDEO: Thousands visit Win Tin cemetery

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 20:08
Thousands of mourners have gathered to pay their respects to Myanmar pro-democracy veteran Win Tin, who died on Monday.
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EU in slow progress on deficit cuts

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 20:03
EU member countries have cut new government borrowing, but total debt continues to rise, European Commission figures show.
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VIDEO: Cycling doping inquiry 'not a circus'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 19:47
International Cycling Union president Brian Cookson tells BBC Extratime that he does not want the inquiry into doping in cycling to become a media circus.
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Dancer's death sparks Rio clashes

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 19:40
Weeks before the World Cup, deadly clashes break out in the Brazilian city of Rio after the body of a young man is found, allegedly beaten by police.
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NYPD Twitter campaign 'backfires'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 19:28
Twitter users bombard the New York Police department with images depicting police aggression in the latest social media campaign to go awry.
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Cost 'no issue' in plane search

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 19:04
Australia vows it will not abandon the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, if the current mini-sub search is unsuccessful.
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Barcelona transfer ban put on hold

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 19:00
Barcelona will be able to buy and sell players this summer after Fifa suspended its transfer ban on the club.
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Scholes returns to help coach Man Utd

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:54
Paul Scholes will assist long-time friend Ryan Giggs at Manchester United following the sacking of David Moyes.
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No UN action on Iran envoy visa ban

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:54
A UN committee takes no action against the US refusal to grant a visa to Iran's newly appointed permanent representative in New York.
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