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Grandmother jailed over missing mum

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 02:48
A grandmother is sentenced to 10 days in prison for lying in court about the disappearance of her daughter and three-year-old grandson while her partner is also jailed for 28 days.
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VIDEO: 'Airstrikes' hit Yemen heritage site

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 01:49
World heritage body Unesco has condemned the destruction of what it calls one of the world's oldest jewels of Islamic culture in an apparent air strike in Yemen.
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Naked mountain photo climbers jailed

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 01:47
Four tourists, including a British woman, who posed naked on a Malaysia mountain considered sacred are jailed for three days and given fines.
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Froome struggles as Nibali leads

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 01:40
Britain's Chris Froome drops to seventh after stage six as Italian Vincenzo Nibali takes the Criterium du Dauphine lead.
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US toddler kills himself with gun

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 01:35
A three-year-old boy dies after playing with his mother's handgun and shooting himself in the chest, say police in Ohio.
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VIDEO: Migrants on a bitterly divided island

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 01:27
Concerns are growing in Greece about how to cope with thousands of migrants arriving by boat from countries across the Middle East and beyond.
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S&P cuts UK outlook on EU exit vote

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 01:24
The ratings agency Standard and Poor's cuts its outlook for the UK economy to negative from stable because of a planned referendum on EU membership.
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No charges against Virginia student

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 01:11
Police in the US state of Virginia drop charges of under-aged drinking against a young black man whose violent arrest sparked protests.
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Libya militants storm Tunisian mission

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 00:58
Armed men storm the Tunisian consulate in Libya's capital Tripoli and take 10 employees hostage, Tunisia's foreign ministry says.
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Teacher stabbing suspect, 14, charged

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 00:55
A 14-year-old boy is charged with attempted murder following the stabbing of a teacher in a Bradford school.
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Napoleon's last gift to son on sale

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 00:30
A pair of gold-encrusted pistols belonging to Napoleon's son could sell for up to £1.2m (1.6m euros; $1.9m) at auction in July, Sotheby says.
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Spain princess stripped of title

BBC World News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 00:16
Spain's King Felipe strips the title "Duchess of Palma" from his sister Princess Cristina, who is charged with tax evasion.
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Interpol suspends Fifa partnership

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 23:51
The international police agency Interpol suspends a €20m (£14m) joint anti-match-fixing programme with Fifa over corruption allegations.
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Kenya urges Africa to give up aid

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 23:49
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta urges African leaders to give up foreign aid, saying it is not an acceptable basis for prosperity.
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Strauss-Kahn cleared in sex trial

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 23:34
A French court acquits former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of procuring prostitutes for sex parties in France, Belgium and the US.
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Fast-track asylum system 'unlawful'

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 23:17
The future of a key part of the government's system to remove failed asylum seekers is in doubt after the High Court rules it is contrary to law.
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Depay completes £31m move to Man Utd

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 22:47
Netherlands winger Memphis Depay completes his £31m move to Manchester United from PSV Eindhoven.
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Yemen world heritage site 'bombed'

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 22:46
World heritage body Unesco condemns destruction in Yemen's historic Old City of Sanaa in an apparent air strike.
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Australian navy 'paid smugglers'

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 22:39
The Australian navy paid the crew of a migrant boat to turn back to Indonesia, migrants tell the UN.
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Manus Island: Australia's Guantanamo?

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 22:32
The BBC travels under cover to Papua New Guinea's Manus Island, where asylum seekers who try to reach Australia by boat are detained.
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