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China corruption general sentenced

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 01:04
A Chinese military court gives a former general a suspended death sentence for crimes including bribery, abuse of power and misuse of public funds.
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Deadly bomb attack on Kabul airport

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 00:40
A Taliban suicide bomber attacks a checkpoint near the entrance to the international airport in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing five people.
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VIDEO: The Meter Reader's Passion

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 00:38
One meter reader's passion for photography
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Cameroon 'child captives freed'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 00:24
Military police raid a house in Cameroon and free around 70 malnourished children, some of whom were kept in chains for years.
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Police shoot man at Ferguson protest

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 00:17
A man is critically injured in Ferguson, Missouri, in an exchange of gunfire with police on the anniversary of the killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.
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VIDEO: Rare albino humpback whale spotted

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 00:12
A rare white humpback whale has been spotted off Australia's Gold Coast.
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Sri Lankan rugby star's body exhumed

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 23:49
Investigators in Sri Lanka exhume the body of a former rugby star in a murder inquiry that has been linked to ex-President Mahinda Rajapaksa's son.
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Azeri journalist dies after beating

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 23:48
A journalist in Azerbaijan who criticised a popular footballer on social media is fatally beaten by football fans.
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Two killed in Swedish Ikea attack

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 23:33
Two people have been killed and another seriously injured in a knife attack at an Ikea store in Vasteras in Sweden, according to police.
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Syria human rights activist freed

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 23:27
One of the most prominent human rights activists in Syria, Mazen Darwish, is freed after more than three years in prison, but still faces trial.
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End of Iran trial for US reporter

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 23:20
A US reporter detained in Iran for more than a year and charged with espionage awaits a verdict after having his final hearing.
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'Plebgate' police in misconduct charge

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 23:20
Two police officers face disciplinary hearings over their conduct following a meeting with ex-chief whip Andrew Mitchell about the "plebgate" affair.
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The Indian rapper who took on a multinational

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 23:14
The parody song that took on a multinational
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Argentina: Scioli ahead in primaries

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 22:34
Early results in Argentina's primary polls suggest Daniel Scioli of the governing Front for Victory coalition has won a comfortable majority
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VIDEO: 'I want to sing the rhythms of my country'

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 22:33
King Mensah is known as the "Golden Voice of Togo" and is one of the most popular music acts to emerge from West Africa.
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Buffett buys Precision Castparts

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 22:31
Warren Buffett's investment firm Berkshire Hathaway agrees to buy aircraft components maker Precision Castparts Corp in a deal worth $37.2bn.
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Barton set for West Ham move

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 22:25
Former QPR midfielder Joey Barton will have a medical at West Ham on Monday before a proposed move to Upton Park.
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Arrests over Pakistan child abuse

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 22:21
Seven people are arrested in eastern Pakistan on suspicion of involvement in a widespread child sexual abuse and extortion scandal.
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Starwars.co.uk owner strikes back

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 22:14
A fancy-dress store using the starwars.co.uk domain name files an appeal against a ruling that says the web address should be transferred to Disney.
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VIDEO: 'Car-in-a-bag' created in Japan

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 22:08
An electric skateboard the size of a tablet computer has been developed by a Japanese engineer.
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