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Sri Lanka's Rajapaksas: Crashing fall from grace

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 09:54
The Rajapaksa family's crashing fall from grace in Sri Lanka
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Attacks on Calais migrants investigated

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 09:38
French prosecutors are investigating at least six attacks on migrants at the makeshift Calais camp called the Jungle, the BBC understands.
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VIDEO: Taiwan earthquake: 'No way to escape'

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 09:11
An earthquake has toppled a number of buildings in the south Taiwanese city of Tainan.
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Six decades of Egyptian history in six movies

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 08:28
Six movies that reveal the truth about a troubled nation
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VIDEO: Migrant attacks investigated in France

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 08:11
The BBC has been told French prosecutors are investigating at least half a dozen attacks on migrants who live in the refugee camp known as the Jungle, in Calais.
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VIDEO: Celebrating faces full of freckles

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 08:09
Photographer Brock Elbank is on a mission to photograph as many freckled people as possible.
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Man shot dead at Dublin boxing weigh-in

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 07:49
A man is shot dead at a Dublin boxing weigh-in, in a suspected gangland attack by gunmen dressed as police officers and armed with AK47s.
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VIDEO: Super Bowl 50: In numbers

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 06:14
Super Bowl 50, American football's showstopper takes place this weekend between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos. The BBC takes a look at the numbers.
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Rare Ferrari sells for 32m euros

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 06:06
A Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti racing car, built in 1957, has sold at auction in Paris for 32m euros.
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Twitter shuts 125,000 'terror' accounts

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 05:28
Twitter has suspended more than 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 "for threatening or promoting terrorist acts", the social media company says.
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Refugees mass at Turkey-Syria border

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 04:43
Some 15,000 Syrians are massed at the Turkish border after fleeing a government offensive in Aleppo, the UN and Turkey say.
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Zika 'linked to nerve disorder deaths'

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 03:56
Colombia says three people have died after contracting the Zika virus and developing a rare nerve disorder.
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Al-Shabab 'retakes' key Somali port

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:34
Islamist militant group al-Shabab retakes Somalia's port city of Merca according to residents, while the African Union forces insist they still have control of the town
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VIDEO: Unlucky mouse caught in Victorian trap

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:33
A 155-year-old Victorian mouse trap on display at a museum springs into action once again to claim its latest victim.
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Security ramped up for Super Bowl 50

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:13
Security is tight as Santa Clara prepares to host the Super Bowl on Sunday, and protests continue over the plight of homeless residents in nearby San Francisco.
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Russian media breaks Putin family taboo

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:03
Russian media breaks taboo over Putin private life
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UK brands Assange ruling 'ridiculous'

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 01:54
The UK foreign secretary brands as "ridiculous" a UN panel's ruling that Julian Assange be allowed to go free, but the Wikileaks founder demands the decision be respected.
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Confessions of a repeat Star Wars viewer

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 01:39
Confessions of a repeat Star Wars viewer
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Madonna causes a commotion in Taiwan

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 01:08
Singer manages to outrage both Chinese and Taiwanese fans
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VIDEO: Love is ... a chocolate noodle?

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 01:07
A Tokyo restaurant is serving its noodles with chocolate for Valentine's day
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