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The snipers trained to protect rhinos

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 08:42
The snipers with rhino poachers in their sights
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Is there such a thing as 'the world's best chef'?

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 08:41
Is there such a thing as 'the world's best chef'?
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Foreign Legion ex-chief held in Calais

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 08:18
A former head of the French Foreign Legion is arrested with about 20 other protesters at a banned anti-Islam rally in the port of Calais.
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VIDEO: A taxi ride with a difference

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 08:12
In the run up to the New Hampshire primary, BBC Pop Up is picking up voters to talk about their thoughts on the presidential candidates.
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VIDEO: Making India's children smile

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 08:03
Mark Rego, a cancer survivor, spends his time bringing smiles to the faces of destitute children in India.
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VIDEO: Taiwan quake: Rescue mission continues

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 07:52
Rescuers work through the night in Taiwan, as they search for more than 100 people who are still missing.
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VIDEO: Carnival in Rio despite Zika fears

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 07:37
Carnival is under way in Rio de Janeiro despite fears over the spread of the Zika virus.
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VIDEO: Anti-migration protest in Calais

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 07:36
Some members of the right-wing group Pegida in the French port of Calais protest against the presence of refugees there.
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Syrian president's mother dies aged 86

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 07:25
The mother of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Anisa, has died at the age of 86 in the capital Damascus, his office announces.
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Ecuador-Turkey row over speech scuffle

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 04:18
Ecuador protests to Turkey over an incident in which demonstrators were ejected during a speech by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Quito.
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Skiers killed in Austrian avalanche

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 02:21
Five Czech skiers have been killed in a huge avalanche in the Austrian Alps that buried 17 people, local police say.
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Syrian refugee numbers soar at border

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 02:18
The number of Syrians trying to cross into Turkey amid an upsurge of fighting has nearly doubled to 35,000, a Turkish official says.
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Somali airliner 'was holed by bomb'

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 01:20
A blast that punched a large hole in the fuselage of a passenger plane at Somalia's Mogadishu airport on Tuesday was caused by a bomb, officials say.
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'Further arrests' over UK pilot killing

BBC World News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 00:00
Five people have now been arrested in connection with the killing of a UK pilot whose helicopter was shot down by poachers in Tanzania, his employer says.
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Somali troops 'retake' key port city

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 23:44
Somalia's military has retaken Merca from al-Shabab militants who entered the port city on Friday, residents there say.
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VIDEO: At the scene of the Taiwan earthquake

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 23:43
The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports from Tainan, where over 200 people have been rescued from buildings that collapsed after an earthquake
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Channel rescue for migrants in dinghy

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 23:34
French coastguards rescue four migrants who were found trying to cross the Channel in an inflatable dinghy.
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Rescuers hunt for Taiwan quake missing

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 22:51
Rescuers are searching the rubble of a high-rise apartment block in southern Taiwan, after an earthquake that kills at least 14 people.
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UN human rights chief in Sri Lanka probe

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 22:15
The UN's top human rights official arrives in Sri Lanka amid concerns that the country's president is backtracking on promises to investigate war crimes.
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LA mayor's slow jam about road closure

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 20:13
The mayor of Los Angeles comes up with novel way of warning residents about a major traffic closure: singing a slow jam.
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