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Selena Gomez trespasser is jailed

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 15:37
A man charged with trespassing at singer Selena Gomez's home is sent to jail and ordered to stay away from the 21-year-old star.
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James Corden backs BBC Three move

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 15:28
Gavin and Stacey star James Corden says he supports the closure of BBC Three as an on-air channel.
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Ex-Pakistan leader convoy 'targeted'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 15:22
A bomb strikes the convoy route of Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, in what police call an assassination attempt.
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US real estate website in China move

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 15:06
US real estate website Zillow is set to offer Chinese buyers greater access to property in the US by partnering with Leju, a similar service in China.
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Shark kills woman in New South Wales

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 14:57
A woman is killed by a shark while swimming off a popular beach in Australia's New South Wales, officials say.
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IMF fears 'years of sub-par growth'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 14:49
International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde calls for "brave action" to stop the global economy heading for "years of sub-par growth".
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Second large quake strikes Chile

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 13:07
A 7.6 earthquake rocks northern Chile, a day after an 8.2 tremor killed six people, and forces the visiting president to evacuate.
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Afghans set to defy the Taliban in presidential vote

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:45
Afghan voters to take on the Taliban in presidential vote
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VIDEO: Leaving Helmand to an uncertain future

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:38
As Afghan forces struggle to provide security for Saturday's elections, UK troops are beginning to withdraw, leaving an uncertain future behind for Helmand.
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VIDEO: Former Afghan warlord who would be VP

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:34
Ahead of elections in Afghanistan, the BBC's Karen Allen interviews General Abdul Rashid Dostum, the former Afghan warlord who would be vice-president.
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Prada shares fall on luxury warning

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:01
Shares in luxury retailer Prada plunge more than 8% after the firm warns that sluggish sales in Europe and a maturing China luxury market could hurt profits.
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Why leopard attacks have become election issue in India

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:25
Leopard attacks become election issue in India
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Clegg and Farage in heated EU battle

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:09
Nick Clegg says UKIP peddles "fantasies" but Nigel Farage accuses him of "lying" about the EU, as polls suggest the UKIP leader came out top in the ill-tempered TV debate.
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Boeing to cut 300 Australia jobs

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:32
Aerospace giant Boeing says it will cut 300 jobs in Australia, primarily fixed-term contractors, as its aircraft programmes mature.
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VIDEO: World War Two bomb kills seven in Bangkok

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:07
A suspected World War Two bomb has exploded in a Bangkok scrap yard, killing at least seven people and injuring 19.
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Syrians fear permanent exile in Lebanon's camps

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 09:56
Syrian refugees fear long wait in Lebanon's Palestinian camps
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China in economic growth boost

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 09:27
China's government announces stimulus measures, including spending on railway construction, after a string of disappointing economic data leads to fears of a slowdown.
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EU set to roll out big space project

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 08:40
The European Union begins the roll-out on Thursday of the biggest Earth-observation programme ever conceived - with the launch of the Sentinel-1a radar satellite from French Guiana.
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VIDEO: Refugee: I'd live anywhere but here

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 08:23
BBC News meets some of the Syrian refugees inside the Sabra and Shatila camps in Lebanon.
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Running 'preserves thinking skills'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 07:55
Aerobic exercise in your 20s may protect the brain in middle age, according to US research.
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