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Eighth Harry Potter book to be released

BBC World News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:33
An eighth Harry Potter book is to be released this summer - containing the script for a new stage play telling the wizard's story.
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Thieves steal Pins from US tax agency

BBC World News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:31
The US government's tax collection agency says attackers fooled its computers into generating more than 100,000 tax return Pin codes.
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Yellen warns on US financial conditions

BBC World News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:20
US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen pours cold water on the prospect of a second rise in interest rates any time soon.
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Uganda candidate makes Idi Amin pledge

BBC World News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:14
A candidate in Uganda's presidential vote promises to repatriate the remains of the former dictator, Idi Amin, and build a museum in his honour.
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Mexico missing students: Knowns and unknowns

BBC World News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 00:05
What happened to Mexico's missing students?
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Twitter shakes up timeline feeds

BBC World News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 23:25
Twitter announces it is starting to place video ads and prioritised tweets at the top of its users' timeline feeds.
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Asahi to buy Peroni and Grolsch

BBC World News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 22:30
Japanese brewer Asahi says it has agreed to buy the Peroni and Grolsch beer brands, which are being sold to allow AB InBev to take over SABMiller.
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'Disquiet' over Mandela heir conversion

BBC World News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 22:22
Traditional leaders in South Africa express their "disquiet" over chief Mandla Mandela's conversion to Islam.
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Did a meteorite kill a man in India?

BBC World News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 21:17
Did a meteorite kill a man in India?
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Scientists to recreate ancient voyage

BBC World News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 21:14
Scientists are planning to recreate the ocean journey that brought first settlers to Japan.
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Liberian finance minister spared jail

BBC World News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 21:00
Liberia's Supreme Court blocks the Senate's attempt to jail the country's finance minister after he tried to clamp down on politicians' expenses.
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Greeks crow over Deutsche Bank woes

BBC World News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:58
Greek schadenfreude over Deutsche Bank's struggles
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French Foreign Minister Fabius to quit

BBC World News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:49
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, seen as the architect of the country's interventions against militants, says he is standing down.
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Korea joint venture halted after tests

BBC World News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:31
South Korea suspends operations at the Kaesong industrial park run with North Korea in response to Pyongyang's nuclear and rocket tests.
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Trump and Sanders win New Hampshire

BBC World News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 20:11
Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders both win decisive victories in the New Hampshire primary, the second contest in the race for US presidential nominees.
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Israel court extends Olmert jail term

BBC World News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 19:18
An Israeli court extends former PM Ehud Olmert's 18-month jail sentence for bribery by a month, after rejecting a plea bargain over another charge.
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VIDEO: One million Broncos fans pack Denver

BBC World News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 19:07
Over a million people attend the victory parade for the Denver Broncos, celebrating their Super Bowl win over the Carolina Panthers.
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Migrants ‘more motivated to learn’, says OECD

BBC World News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 18:57
Migrant parents are often more ambitious for their children
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Japan stocks tumble into bear market

BBC World News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 18:36
Japanese shares have continued to fall, hitting their lowest level since October 2014 and entering a bear market.
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Parents urged to boycott VTech toys

BBC World News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:51
A range of cybersecurity experts warn parents to beware of buying VTech's electronic toys following its handling of a recent hack attack.
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