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VIDEO: Missouri: Father urges 'no violence'

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 23:31
President Obama has urged the community in St Louis, Missouri, to remain calm following the killing of an unarmed teenager that has sparked two days of unrest.
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Gruff Rhys up for Gordon Burn Prize

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 23:25
The Gordon Burn Prize for writing announces a shortlist which includes a novel by Gruff Rhys of Welsh band Super Furry Animals.
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Syrian sarin gas chemicals destroyed

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 23:25
The international chemical weapons watchdog says all the precursor chemicals for sarin gas removed from Syria have now been destroyed.
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Libyan parliament seeks foreign help

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 22:52
Libya's parliament votes for foreign intervention to protect civilians caught up in deadly clashes between rival militia groups.
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VIDEO: Barrier Reef 'an economic dilemma'

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 22:33
The outlook for Australia's Great Barrier Reef is poor, a new report says. The BBC's Matt McGrath said the Great Barrier Reef posed a "difficult economic dilemma" for the Australian government.
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Lancasters make first tandem flight

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 22:01
The delayed first flight by the last two airworthy Lancaster bombers takes place in Lincolnshire.
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Bank of England cuts wage forecast

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 21:31
The Bank of England cuts its forecast for average wage growth in half, predicting average wages to rise by 1.25% this year.
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UK jobless rate nears six-year low

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 21:18
The UK unemployment rate falls to 6.4% in the three months to June, close to a six-year low but wage growth is the slowest on record.
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VIDEO: Video shows US hospital hit by flood

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 21:17
Security camera footage captures the moment a wall of water gushes through a Nebraska hospital.
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VIDEO: Third Ebola victim dies in Nigeria

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 21:14
The deadly virus Ebola has claimed a third victim in Nigeria, taking the overall death toll to over 1,000 people.
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Surprise fall in eurozone production

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 21:03
Eurozone industrial production falls unexpectedly in June, adding to signs that the region's economy is struggling.
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Family pays warm tribute to Williams

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 20:39
The children of late US actor Robin Williams say "the world will never be the same" without their father.
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VIDEO: The blockade of Gaza - in 60 seconds

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 20:36
The dispute explained in 60 seconds
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Bribery hotline 'traps Delhi police'

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 20:35
Five policemen in India are being investigated for alleged corruption after officials receive complaints on a newly-launched WhatsApp helpline number.
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VIDEO: US Yazidis lobby for Iraq community

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 20:30
The BBC's Barbara Plett Usher meets Yazidi Americans who have dropped everything to keep Washington's attention on the tragedy in their homeland.
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I did not order killings - Mubarak

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 20:21
In his first statement in court, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak denies ordering the killing of hundreds of protesters in 2011.
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VIDEO: Wave of migrant boats arrive in Spain

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 19:53
Immigration centres in southern Spain are overflowing after a wave of small boats and dinghies carrying more than 1,200 migrants made it to the Spanish mainland.
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Oil prices dip to nine-month low

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 19:45
Global oil prices have fallen to their lowest level in nine months, despite fears that conflicts in Ukraine and Iraq would inflate prices.
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Spain sees surge of migrants by sea

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 19:42
More than 1,200 migrants enter Spain illegally by sea over two days as the government denies reports that Morocco failed to mount patrols.
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Robin Williams' daughter quits Twitter

BBC World News - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 19:33
Robin Williams' daughter Zelda says she is leaving Twitter following social media abuse after her father's death.
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