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VIDEO: Anti-PM clashes continue in Pakistan

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 22:03
Continuing clashes in Pakistan between police and protesters demanding the toppling of PM Nawaz Sharif leave two dead and hundreds injured.
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UK businesses 'want new EU deal'

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 21:58
Most British businesses want the UK to renegotiate its relationship with the EU, according to a British Chambers of Commerce survey.
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Fairhead to be BBC Trust chairwoman

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 21:55
Rona Fairhead, former head of the Financial Times Group, is poised to become the first woman to chair the BBC Trust, replacing Lord Patten in the role.
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Dundee 1-1 Celtic

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 21:28
Leigh Griffiths comes off the bench to secure a Scottish Premiership draw for Celtic against Dundee at Dens Park.
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PM may block return of UK jihadists

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 20:29
British-born jihadists in Iraq and Syria could be temporarily banned from returning to the UK under new plans being considered by the government, the BBC understands.
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VIDEO: Are e-cigarettes safe?

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 18:31
Inside Out goes to the lab to investigate what is in e-cigarettes while we unwrap the arguments surrounding them.
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Trapped horse hoisted to safety

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 18:09
Lifting equipment is used to free a horse which became trapped after trying to jump over a farm gate near Shrewsbury.
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China rules out open Hong Kong poll

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 17:16
China rules out open nominations for the next Hong Kong leadership election, in a move that has dismayed pro-democracy activists.
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Missing Ashya King found in Spain

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 16:57
A five-year-old boy with a brain tumour who was removed from a UK hospital by his parents is found in Spain after his father defends their actions in a video.
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Ukraine and Russia in troop exchange

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 16:49
Ten captured Russian paratroopers and 63 Ukrainian soldiers have been exchanged following negotiations, Russian media report.
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'Urgent' call for obesity taskforce

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 15:41
Doctors' leaders are calling for an emergency taskforce to be set up to tackle childhood obesity in England.
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EU sets Russia sanctions ultimatum

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 15:29
The EU gives Russia one week to reverse course in Ukraine or face new sanctions, as Ukraine's leader talks of the "point of no return".
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'Praying for death' in Ukraine

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 14:08
Activist relives humiliation and horror at hands of Ukraine rebels
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Kvitova beaten by qualifier Krunic

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:53
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova becomes the latest shock exit at the US Open, losing to qualifier Aleksandra Krunic.
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Philippine troops in Syria rescued

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:26
Thirty-two Philippine peacekeepers trapped by rebels in the Syrian Golan Heights are rescued, and another 40 escape, but 44 Fijians are held captive.
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The priest who brokered peace

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:11
How this man helped mediate the IRA truce 20 years ago
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Original Jethro Tull bassist dies

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:33
Bassist Glenn Cornick, a founding member of the British rock band Jethro Tull who played on their biggest hits, has died at his home in Hawaii.
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US planes drop aid to Iraq's Amerli

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:09
US planes have made air drops and carried out strikes against Islamic State positions around the besieged northern Iraqi town of Amerli.
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Cameron welcomes EU chief's pledge

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:41
David Cameron welcomes a commitment by Donald Tusk, the new president of the European Council, to reach a deal with the UK on EU reform.
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Pakistan protesters in police clash

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 08:57
More than 250 are injured as police in Islamabad fire tear gas at protesters marching on the residence of Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif.
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