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VIDEO: Iceland volcano alert lowered

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:59
Flights may resume as alert over Iceland volcano is lowered from red to orange.
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Abuse force failings 'laid bare'

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:58
The police force at the centre of the Rotherham child abuse scandal admits a report has laid bare its failings over a number of years.
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Day in pictures: 29 August 2014

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:20
Images shot around the world over the past 24 hours
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Nato accuses Russia over Ukraine

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:06
Nato accuses Russia of a "blatant violation" of Ukraine's sovereignty, saying it is engaged in direct military operations to support rebels.
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Brazil's economy enters recession

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 21:54
A contraction of 0.6% in Brazil's economy between April and June, and a revision of the first quarter, places the country in recession, latest figures show.
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Gun found at film director's home

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 21:34
Police are called to artist Sam Taylor-Johnson and actor husband Aaron's home after a passer-by spotted a machine gun inside the house.
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Aston Villa v Hull City

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 21:14
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Premier League game between Aston Villa and Hull City.
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Bayern sign Real Madrid's Alonso

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 21:14
Bayern Munich sign ex-Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid for an undisclosed fee on a two-year contract.
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UK online series to air on Oprah

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 21:14
A web series about young people with special needs will air on Oprah Winfrey's network after backing from Game of Thrones producers.
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Rosberg punished for Hamilton crash

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 21:07
Mercedes discipline Nico Rosberg following his collision with team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the Belgian Grand Prix.
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VIDEO: Displaced and desperate: Syrians seek refuge

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 20:58
The United Nations Refugee Agency says Syria is the "the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era", with almost half of all Syrians forced to flee their homes.
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Guinea riot over Ebola disinfectant

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 20:46
Residents of Guinea's second-biggest city riot after the market was sprayed with disinfectant in a bid to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
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Everton handed tough European draw

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 20:29
Everton play Lille and Wolfsburg, Tottenham face Besiktas, and Celtic take on Salzburg in the Europa League group stages.
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Rosberg punished for Hamilton crash

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 20:26
Mercedes discipline Nico Rosberg following his collision with team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the Belgian Grand Prix.
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Russia warns of Ukraine gas shortage

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 20:22
Russia sees a risk that winter gas shortages could force Ukraine to divert supplies of Russian gas meant for EU customers.
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Tougher NFL domestic violence policy

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 20:08
The NFL has toughened its policy on domestic violence which could lead to a lifetime ban for a second offence.
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Pakistan army to mediate in protest

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 19:21
Pakistan's powerful army chief to mediate in deadlock between PM and two opposition figures leading huge anti-government rallies in Islamabad.
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Myanmar beauty queen loses title

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 19:02
A Myanmar woman who won a beauty pageant in South Korea is stripped of her title after organisers claimed she was ungrateful and dishonest.
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Euro inflation nears five-year low

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 18:53
The eurozone inflation rate falls to 0.3% in August, near a five-year low, adding to fears of a deflationary spiral in the region.
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Ivory Coast risk disqualification

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 18:46
Ivory Coast will be disqualified from the Nations Cup if they forfeit their Sierra Leone qualifier over Ebola fears.
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