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Ukraine 'slipping out of control'

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 06:45
The Ukraine crisis is "slipping out of control", Germany's foreign minister warns as EU leaders prepare to discuss new sanctions against Russia.
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Disowned gay teen speaks out

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 06:38
...but not discouraged - gay son in video row speaks out
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Viewpoint: Why Pakistanis crave stability

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 06:32
Why stability is all most Pakistanis really want
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Cave-in traps Nicaragua gold miners

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 06:14
Rescue workers in Nicaragua are trying to reach at least 24 workers trapped by a cave-in at a gold mine in the north of the country.
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IMF voices 'confidence' in Lagarde

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 06:08
The International Monetary Fund reaffirms its support for its leader Christine Lagarde despite her being investigated in a high-profile case in France.
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VIDEO: Nato: Russia illegally crossed border

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:39
Nato has accused Russia of blatantly violating Ukraine's sovereignty by sending troops and weapons over the border.
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Iceland's volcano ash alert lifted

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:33
An eruption near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano that briefly threatened air travel has ended, local officials say.
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Milan agree two-year loan for Torres

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:26
Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is to join AC Milan on a two-year loan deal, subject to agreeing personal terms.
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Cold War US spy dies in prison

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:17
A former US navy sailor who led a spy ring for the Soviet Union has died in a prison medical centre at the age of 77.
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Senegal confirms first Ebola case

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 04:28
Senegal's health ministry confirms a first case of Ebola, making it the fifth West African country now affected by the outbreak.
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VIDEO: Kurdish father's grief at son's death

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 04:05
In a camp for Yazidi refugees, near what was the Iraqi-Syrian border, the father who had to abandon his disabled child has learned that his son has died.
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Hales wants strong Cook partnership

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 03:22
Alex Hales says captain Alastair Cook is the "right guy at the top of the order" ahead of the third ODI against India.
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Poland blocks Russian minister's jet

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:24
Poland refuses to let a plane carrying Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu enter its airspace, forcing it to turn back to Slovakia.
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River Kwai film bridge to be rebuilt

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:18
Sri Lanka is to rebuild the replica bridge destroyed in an iconic scene from the film Bridge on the River Kwai, as part of a tourism drive.
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UK's terror threat level raised

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 02:04
The UK's terror threat level is raised from "substantial" to "severe" in response to conflicts in Iraq and Syria, the government announces.
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US steps up sanctions over Iran

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 01:54
The US has imposed new sanctions on companies and individuals in connection with Iran's nuclear programme.
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MSN Messenger to end after 15 years

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 01:48
Microsoft's MSN Messenger will be switched off in China in October, bringing a final end to the 15-year-old service.
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Myanmar census shows 9m shortfall

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 01:42
The first national census since 1983 reveals that Myanmar has 9 million fewer people than the 60 million the government had estimated.
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Dahl draft spills Factory secrets

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 01:40
Little-known characters and incidents that could have featured in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory are released by the Roald Dahl estate.
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Missing boy's 'life is in danger'

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 01:06
The health of a five-year-old boy taken from hospital by his parents against medical advice will deteriorate rapidly as the battery on his feeding system is likely to have run out, police say.
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