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Panda triplets unveiled in China

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 17:37
A zoo in southern China unveils newborn panda triplets, thought to be the world's first known surviving trio.
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S Korea ferry rescue 'ill-equipped'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 17:24
South Korean coast guard officers say they did not have the right training or equipment to rescue passengers from the stricken ferry, Sewol.
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No damages for prisoners denied vote

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 17:22
The European Court of Human Rights rules that the UK has again breached prisoners' rights by failing to give them the vote - but refused to award damages.
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Suicides blamed on jail conditions

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 16:05
Overcrowding and lack of staff have contributed to an increase in suicides in jails in England and Wales, the chief inspector of prisons says.
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'No criminal act' in Stewart crash

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 15:57
An investigation into the death of a racing driver hit by the car of Tony Stewart has yet to find "criminal behaviour".
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'Action needed' on foreign fighters

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 15:26
The US and Australia highlight the threat posed by foreign jihadi fighters returning from Syria and Iraq, amid horror in Australia over a graphic image of a young boy.
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Australian banks face class action

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 14:11
Australian legal firm Maurice Blackburn files class actions against five banks over late credit card fees worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
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General condemns UK stance on Iraq

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 13:39
A senior British military figure accuses the UK government of being "commitment-phobic" over the crisis in Iraq.
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Liberia to receive Ebola trial drug

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 13:04
Liberia will receive an untested experimental drug, Zmapp, to treat people infected with Ebola, the government says following a request to the US.
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Death penalty for 'jealous husband'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:19
A man who killed six people over his wife's extra-marital affairs is sentenced to death in China's Yunnan province, state media say.
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More conscript suicides in S Korea

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:02
Two more conscripts are found dead in apparent suicides in South Korea, amid an ongoing debate over the culture in the nation's military.
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Venezuela anti-smuggling move begins

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:59
Venezuela deploys 17,000 troops along its Colombian border, shutting it for the first of a month of nightly closures to tackle smuggling.
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Payout ruling due on jail vote ban

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 09:36
The European Court of Human Rights is due to rule on whether prisoners denied the vote should get compensation.
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Lebanon gripped by IS conspiracy theory

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 08:50
Heard the conspiracy theory about the US and Islamic State?
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Missouri teen's family demand justice

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 08:26
The family of an unarmed black teenager killed by police in a suburb of St Louis call for justice for their son, as the FBI investigates.
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Cuba Catholics plan first new church in decades

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 08:25
Plans for first new post-revolution church in Cuba
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Obama lauds Iraq's 'promising step'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 08:14
US President Obama says the nomination of a new Iraqi PM is a "promising step forward", as US aid drops reach displaced Yazidis.
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The eclectic, electric collective

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:38
The eclectic, electric geek artist collective
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Quantum computers to crack the world

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:35
Could superfast computers take us back to a digital dark age?
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The designer taking his Xhosa heritage global

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:33
The South Africa fashion designer taking his heritage global
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