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Oliveira hopes Pistorius races again

BBC World News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 08:00
Paralympic sprint champion Alan Oliveira wants Oscar Pistorius to resume racing when the South African is released from prison.
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China's Fosun finally wins Club Med

BBC World News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 07:59
The long-running takeover battle for the French holiday company, Club Med, has finally come to an end with Chinese conglomerate Fosun taking control.
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'Space weather' mission launches

BBC World News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 07:43
The Deep Space Climate Observatory launches from Florida on a mission to monitor both the Sun and the Earth.
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VIDEO: The captain who abandoned ship

BBC World News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 07:37
The captain of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia has been found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to 16 years in prison.
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VIDEO: US student killings spark controversy

BBC World News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 07:30
The killing of three Muslim students in North Carolina has prompted anger in their community, and online.
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VIDEO: Mediterranean 'a migrant graveyard'

BBC World News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 07:01
At least 300 migrants have been killed after attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa.
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NY policeman pleads not guilty

BBC World News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 06:42
A US police officer pleads not guilty to charges in the case of the fatal shooting of an unarmed man in a block of flats in New York City.
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Tesla losses mount over China woes

BBC World News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 06:36
Electric car maker Tesla reports a fourth-quarter loss of $108m (£71m), compared to a loss of just $16m during the same period a year ago, as investments ramp up and China sales disappoint.
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Sniper Kyle said gunman was 'nuts'

BBC World News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 06:18
"American Sniper" Chris Kyle described his killer as "nuts" in a text to a friend moments before they were both shot dead by a former Marine, a court was told.
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Chelsea 1-0 Everton

BBC World News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 06:13
An 89th-minute goal from Willian gives Chelsea a victory over Everton that maintains their seven-point Premier League lead.
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Islamic State will lose, says Obama

BBC World News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 05:35
President Barack Obama has said Islamic State (IS) militants "will lose" as he asks Congress to formally authorise military force against them.
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UK tank crashes into garden fence

BBC World News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 05:34
A mechanical fault caused a British tank to career off a road in Germany and crash into an elderly couple's garden fence, the MoD says.
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Barcelona 3-1 Villarreal

BBC World News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 05:24
Barcelona record their 10th victory in a row by beating Villarreal in the Copa del Rey semi-final first leg.
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Murders 'over parking, not religion'

BBC World News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 05:18
The wife of the man accused of killing three Muslim students in North Carolina said the attack was due to a parking dispute, not religious hate.
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Costa captain gets 16-year sentence

BBC World News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 04:52
Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino is jailed for 16 years for the manslaughter of 32 people who died when the cruise ship sank in 2012.
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New Ebola cases rise for second week

BBC World News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 04:20
The number of new cases of Ebola has risen in West Africa for the second week in a row, the World Health Organization says.
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VIDEO: Huge crowd gathers at Athens rally

BBC World News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 04:20
Greece's anti-austerity government is presenting its first concrete proposals for an alternative debt plan at an emergency meeting of eurozone finance ministers in Brussels.
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Two wheels make a comeback in Taiwan

BBC World News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 04:04
Why bicycles are making a comeback in Taiwan
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Strauss-Kahn angry with focus on sex

BBC World News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 03:40
Ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn tells his pimping trial in France that he is annoyed with persistent questions about his sexual preferences.
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Greece presents bailout plan to EU

BBC World News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 02:36
The Greek government is presenting its first concrete proposals for an alternative debt plan at an emergency meeting of eurozone finance ministers.
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