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Tepco in Fukushima suicide ruling

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:17
A court orders the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant to pay damages to the family of an evacuee who killed herself.
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Mozilla launches $33 smartphone

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:17
Mozilla, a company best known for its Firefox browser, launches its first low-cost smartphone in India, retailing for 1,999 rupees ($33; £19.90).
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VIDEO: Women refugees break rules to survive

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:13
Many women who have fled the fighting in North Waziristan find they have to go against tribal customs at the relief camp to get access to food and medical facilities.
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Violent clashes at carnival finale

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:10
Three men are stabbed and two police officers are injured in a series of violent clashes at the Notting Hill carnival in west London.
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Strong pound 'ravages' WPP results

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:05
Global advertising giant WPP sees profits rise in the first half of this year, but says it has been hit by the "ravages" of a strong sterling.
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VIDEO: Aurora Australis filmed from space

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 15:32
The European Space Agency releases time-lapse footage of the Aurora Australis, or southern lights, filmed from the International Space Station.
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Balotelli is on last chance - Rodgers

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 15:24
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers admits £16m striker Mario Balotelli is on his "last chance" after signing from AC Milan.
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UK service sector growth 'slows'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 15:02
Service sector business growth slowed in the three months to August, a CBI survey indicates, although it says firms are planning "robust" investment.
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Australia tycoon makes China apology

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 14:58
Australian billionaire Clive Palmer apologises for calling the Chinese government "mongrels", after widespread criticism of his comments.
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Sherlock in triple Emmy Awards win

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 14:55
BBC One drama Sherlock wins a hat-trick of awards at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, including prizes for Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.
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Leaders to hold Ukraine-Russia talks

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 14:34
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko will meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, hours after Ukraine said it captured 10 Russian soldiers.
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VIDEO: Emmy success for Sherlock stars

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 14:09
It was a good night for Sherlock at the Emmys, in Los Angeles, where Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman won best actor and best supporting actor in a miniseries.
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Australia sued over asylum detainees

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 14:06
Asylum-seekers detained on Christmas Island, including a six-year-old child, sue the Australian government over inadequate health care.
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Tuesday's gossip column

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 13:59
Manchester United want Vidal, Arsenal have Carvalho boost, Tottenham eye Sevilla defender, plus more
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Burger King and Tim Hortons in talks

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 13:53
Burger King says it is in takeover talks with Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain.
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VIDEO: Fierce fighting as Ukraine calls vote

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 13:51
Ukraine's president has dissolved parliament and called snap elections, as government forces continue to fight pro-Russian rebel forces in the east.
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VIDEO: US alarm at air strikes on Libya

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 13:23
The US was "caught off-guard" by air strikes against Islamist militia in Libya, a senior official has told the BBC.
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VIDEO: 'Little optimism' for Ukraine talks

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 13:17
Ukrainian and Russian leaders are set to meet in Minsk on Tuesday, sparking hopes that an agreement can be reached to ease tensions in the region.
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Five dead in S Korea flash floods

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:39
Flash floods brought on by heavy rain in south-eastern South Korea have killed at least five people, rescue officials say.
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VIDEO: Williams honoured at Emmy Awards

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:39
Actor Billy Crystal has paid tribute to his friend and co-star Robin Williams at the 66th Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.
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