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Belgium coalition deal ends deadlock

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 19:57
After four months of political stalemate, centre-right parties in Belgium agree to form a government, to be sworn in on Saturday.
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Premier League revives overseas idea

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 19:39
The Premier League again considers matches abroad - although this time it would be a normal round of fixtures, not an extra game.
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Dad's Army film cast announced

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 19:33
Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon and Tom Courtenay are among the stars who will appear in a big-screen remake of classic 1970s sitcom Dad's Army.
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Argentina ex-ruler Bignone sentenced

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 19:30
Argentina's last military ruler, Reynaldo Bignone, who is already in jail for crimes against humanity, has been sentenced in a fresh case.
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Skywatchers awed by 'Blood Moon'

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 19:26
A total lunar eclipse has been visible in much of the Americas and East Asia, the second such event of the year.
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VIDEO: Kenya's president appears at ICC

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 19:06
Kenya's President, Uhuru Kenyatta, has become the first sitting head of state to appear before the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
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Microscope work wins Nobel Prize

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 17:57
Nobel Prize for chemistry is awarded to three scientists for their work on boosting the resolution of microscopes.
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Syria declares new chemical sites

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 17:47
The UN Security Council says Syria has revealed for the first time the existence of four more chemical weapons research and production facilities.
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Singer Lynsey de Paul laid to rest

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 17:30
Famous faces and friends gather at the funeral of singer-songwriter Lynsey de Paul, who died last week at the age of 64.
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Police review US actor's sex case

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 17:20
Police say they are reviewing an allegation that US actor Stephen Collins molested a teenage girl after a leak of an apparent taped admission.
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WHO warns of Ebola hospital risks

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 17:01
A prominent WHO adviser warns more Ebola cases can be expected among medical staff in developed countries, as Spain monitors a case in Madrid.
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VIDEO: Che Guevara's last hours

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 16:41
How a CIA agent helped track down the famous revolutionary
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Terror four held for second day

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 16:37
Police are continuing to question four men arrested in London on Tuesday on suspicion of terror-related offences.
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N Korea defends rights record at UN

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 16:27
North Korea presents its own human rights report at a rare UN briefing, acknowledging it runs "reform through labour camps" but denying abuses.
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JK Rowling explains tweet riddle

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 16:24
JK Rowling explains the meaning behind a cryptic tweet sent earlier this week, scotching hopes that it referred to a new Harry Potter story.
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Brazil candidates' stance on key issues

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 16:19
Where do Brazil's presidential candidates stand on key issues
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Asia shares slump after IMF forecast

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 16:17
Asian markets headed lower, following Wall Street's cue, after the International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts.
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VIDEO: Up close with Curiosity Mars rover

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 16:02
BBC Click gets rare access to the twin of Nasa's Curiosity Mars rover which is helping scientists solve problems on the Red Planet.
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World Bank executive gives up bonus

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:17
The World Bank chief financial officer is giving up part of his bonus after an uproar over cost-cutting measures at the lender.
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Frears to receive BFI fellowship

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 14:56
British director Stephen Frears is to receive a BFI Fellowship at this year's London Film Festival.
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