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India rape convicts face new charge

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 18:46
A court in the Indian city of Mumbai finds three men who had already been convicted of two gang rapes guilty under a new law that carries the death penalty.
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India rape convicts face new charge

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 18:46
A court in the Indian city of Mumbai finds three men who had already been convicted of two gang rapes guilty under a new law that carries the death penalty.
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VIDEO: Second large quake strikes Chile

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 18:45
A powerful 7.6 magnitude earthquake has rocked northern Chile, just over 24 hours after an 8.2 tremor killed six people, destroyed 2,600 houses and led to mass evacuations.
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Unreleased Scott-Heron songs due out

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 18:20
An album of unreleased recordings by Gil Scott-Heron is to be issued on vinyl for Record Store Day.
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No US deaths in Afghanistan in March

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 18:09
There were no US military deaths in Afghanistan in March, the first zero-fatality month in the country since January 2007, Pentagon says.
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Kate Winslet: 'Hollywood shocked me'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 18:05
Kate Winslet says she wishes she had been given more support to help her cope with the pressures of early fame.
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PM: Clegg and Farage 'EU extremists'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 17:54
David Cameron says the problem with the EU debate was that his deputy Nick Clegg and UKIP leader Nigel Farage both have "extreme" views.
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Sentences over Brazil jail massacre

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 17:47
A Brazilian court sentences 15 policemen to lengthy jail terms for their role in putting down a notorious 1992 prison riot in which 111 inmates died.
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Grand National field is finalised

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 17:43
A maximum of 40 horses will run in Saturday's Grand National at Aintree headed by the Paul Nicholls-trained Tidal Bay.
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Police snipers 'shot Kiev activists'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 17:23
Ukrainian police snipers shot dead anti-Yanukovych protesters in Kiev in February, a preliminary interior ministry inquiry finds.
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MEPs urge sanctions over Magnitsky

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 17:16
The European Parliament urges EU governments to impose sanctions on 32 Russian officials over the death of whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky.
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Bayliss 'can get best out of England'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 17:09
Former Australia bowler Geoff Lawson says New South Wales coach Trevor Bayliss has all the skills to lead England.
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Nato's Europe plans alarm Russia

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 17:07
Moscow is pressing Nato to explain its plans to beef up its military presence in Eastern Europe, following Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.
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Chinese tourist abducted in Malaysia

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 16:43
A Chinese tourist and a hotel worker have been abducted by gunmen from a holiday resort in Sabah, eastern Malaysia, officials say.
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VIDEO: Rise in fake HIV tests in Uganda

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 16:31
A BBC Africa investigation has revealed that some people in Uganda are buying fake HIV negative results.
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Soldier kills three at US army base

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 16:14
A US soldier shoots dead three colleagues before killing himself at the Fort Hood army base in Texas, the scene of a 2009 mass shooting.
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Ugandan clinics selling bogus HIV certificates

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 16:07
The Ugandans who pay for bogus HIV results to get jobs
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'Million Syria refugees' in Lebanon

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 16:04
The number of refugees who have fled Syria and registered in Lebanon has surpassed the "devastating milestone" of one million, the UN says.
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Nurseries 'not preparing children'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 16:01
Ofsted's chief inspector warns that too many nurseries in England are failing to ensure that children are ready to learn when they reach school.
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Zimbabwe FA boss looks to farming

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 15:56
Zimbabwe FA boss Cuthbert Dube intends to push ahead with plans for the association to turn to farming to help fund its operations.
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