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VIDEO: Dancing woman flouts Iranian rules

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 20:43
An online video which appears to show an Iranian woman defying Iran's strict laws by dancing publicly on the Tehran metro has gone viral.
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Xinjiang to hire 3,000 ex-soldiers

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 20:39
The capital of China's restive region of Xinjiang will recruit 3,000 carefully vetted former soldiers as guards.
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VIDEO: Anti-gay Russian gangs film wins award

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 20:38
As part of the Rory Peck Awards, the 2014 special Sony Impact Prize went to Ben Steele for his documentary which investigates the Russian vigilantes intimidating the country's gay community.
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MPs suspended for heckling SA leader

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 20:35
South African opposition party leader Julius Malema and 11 of his MPs are suspended from parliament without pay for heckling the president.
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Austria arrests 13 jihadi suspects

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 20:00
Police in Austria arrest 13 people suspected of radicalising young people and recruiting them to fight in Syria.
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Airport raids tackle cyberthieves

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 19:54
Cyberthieves who used stolen credit cards to buy airline tickets are targeted in Europol co-ordinated raids at 80 airports.
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Qatar’s Al-Araby Al-Jadeed: Will new media venture silence suspicions?

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 19:53
Why Qatar's latest TV network is concerning Arab states
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Kahlo's home recreated in New York

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 19:42
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's native garden and studio is to be recreated at the New York Botanical Garden next year.
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Irish rugby legend Kyle dies aged 88

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 19:32
One of Ireland's greatest ever rugby players, 1948 Grand Slam-winning fly-half Jack Kyle, dies at the age of 88.
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Film studio boss Yablans dies at 79

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 18:59
Frank Yablans, who ran Hollywood's Paramount film studio in the 1970s, dies at the age of 79.
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Eurozone inflation rate falls to 0.3%

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 18:56
The eurozone inflation rate falls to 0.3%, suggesting that deflation remains a threat for the 18-nation bloc.
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Graphene promise for body armour

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 18:44
The "wonder material" graphene could be used to make bulletproof armour, new research suggests.
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Italy suspends flu drug over deaths

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 18:41
Italy suspends the use of two batches of a flu vaccine made by Swiss firm Novartis after four people died within 48 hours of receiving the drug.
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Thailand backs surrogacy trade ban

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 18:30
Thailand's parliament votes to ban commercial surrogacy following international outrage over the largely unregulated trade.
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Lowest ever winter deaths recorded

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 18:17
The lowest ever number of winter deaths were recorded last year, official figures for England and Wales show.
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Ebola test results 'in 15 minutes'

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 18:13
A rapid 15-minute blood test for Ebola which researchers say would increase the chances of survival from the virus, is to be trialled in Guinea.
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Weak yen and oil price lifts Nikkei

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 17:35
Japan's Nikkei closes at its highest level for two weeks, with exporters boosted by a weaker yen and airline shares helped by falling oil prices.
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VIDEO: Flash floods in the French Riviera

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 17:34
At least one person has died and three others are missing after torrential rain left homes and roads inundated on the French Riviera.
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VIDEO: Tensions ease in protest-hit Ferguson

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 17:30
A level of calm has returned to Ferguson's streets following two nights of unrest.
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Cricket has never been safer - Cook

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 17:25
England captain Alastair Cook says he feels safe despite Phillip Hughes's death and bouncers must not be outlawed.
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