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Japan gives Vietnam six navy ships

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 19:44
Japan is giving Vietnam six naval ships for patrols in the South China Sea, amid regional tension over competing maritime claims with China.
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Silent film tops documentary poll

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 19:21
Dziga Vertov's 1929 film Man with a Movie Camera is voted the greatest ever documentary in a poll of more than 300 film-makers and critics.
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Five officers face Jayden inquiry

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 19:15
Five police officers are being investigated by the force's watchdog, over the inquiry into the murder of Oxfordshire teenager Jayden Parkinson.
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Rolf Harris challenges conviction

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 18:55
Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris applies for permission to appeal against his conviction for indecent assaults.
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BA owner IAG moves into profit

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 18:35
British Airways owner IAG moves into profit for the first half of 2014 after an improved performance by its Iberia airline business.
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Teenage gold medallist faces doping ban

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 18:29
Teenage weightlifting gold medallist Chika Amalaha of Nigeria faces a doping ban after failing her 'B' sample drugs test.
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WTO fails to seal global trade deal

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 18:19
The World Trade Organization says its 160 members have failed to agree a global customs pact drawn up in meetings in Bali last December.
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Anderson awaits Jadeja hearing verdict

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 18:17
England's James Anderson is waiting to learn the outcome of a hearing over an alleged clash with India's Ravindra Jadeja.
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New York to 'develop' Man City players

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 18:10
Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano says the club could send youngsters to their new US franchise in New York.
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Israel-Hamas ceasefire collapses

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 18:01
The Israeli military tells people in Gaza it is resuming operations, as a ceasefire with Hamas crumbles amid reports of at least 30 Palestinian dead.
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Egypt statue museums lose status

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 17:59
Two museums in Northampton lose their accreditation status after the controversial sale of a 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue, the Arts Council rules.
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Russia bans Polish fruit and veg

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 17:52
Russia imposes a sweeping ban on imports of fruit and vegetables from Poland, as EU sanctions on Russia over Ukraine start to bite.
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Iliad shares drop after T-Mobile bid

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 17:30
Shares in French start-up mobile company Iliad see a fall of 13%, their biggest drop in eight years, after the firm made a bid for T-Mobile US.
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New cameras track Man Utd players

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 17:26
Hi-tech cameras are brought in at Manchester United's training ground as new boss Louis van Gaal closely monitors players.
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Sharp posts 55% rise in profit

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 17:17
Japanese electronics maker Sharp posts a 55% increase in its operating profit for the April-to-June quarter.
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Israel and Hamas truce under way

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 17:14
Israel and Hamas begin a 72-hour truce, but hours later several Palestinians die by Israeli fire in apparent response to a rocket attack.
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Summit to launch urgent Ebola plan

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 17:13
The World Health Organization and presidents of West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak meet in Guinea to announce a new $100m response plan.
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VIDEO: Civilians in Ukraine flee fighting

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 16:59
Civilians from towns around the area of Eastern Ukraine where flight MH17 was shot down are continuing to flee heavy fighting.
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Exam body to check 'extra help' data

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 16:45
The exams regulator Ofqual is to collect information on how many private school students receive extra time in exams, compared with state pupils.
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Met Opera talks delay staff lockout

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 16:44
The Metropolitan Opera in New York says it has avoided an immediate staff lockout in last-minute negotiations with unions.
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