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Iraq refugees need urgent help - UN

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 20:22
UN official says emergency aid drops by the US are helping refugees trapped by Islamist militants, but warns that more needs to be done.
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Arsenal face Besiktas in play-off

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 19:55
Arsenal face Besiktas in the Champions League play-offs, while Celtic will play Maribor and the Europa League draw is made.
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Pakistan returns India soldier

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 19:43
Pakistan hands back an Indian soldier carried by a river across the Line of Control (LoC) - the de facto border dividing the disputed Kashmir region.
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Authors rally in Amazon dispute

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 18:48
More than 900 authors make a public appeal to Amazon to end a bitter publishing dispute that they say has been "hurting" writers and readers.
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True Detective 'plagiarism' denied

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 18:19
The creator of hit US drama True Detective blasts claims that dialogue from its main character has been taken from pre-existing work.
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Publisher defends Dahl book cover

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 18:04
Penguin has defended its decision to use an image of a doll-like young girl on the cover of a new edition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
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VIDEO: Gaza conflict: At blockaded border

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 17:35
Wyre Davies reports from the blockaded border crossing between Israel and Gaza.
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Malaysia Airlines in state 'takeover'

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 17:34
Malaysia's state investment firm Khazanah Nasional seeks to take control of crisis-hit Malaysia Airlines for a "complete overhaul".
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VIDEO: Malaysia Airlines in state 'takeover'

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 17:16
Malaysia's state investment firm Khazanah Nasional has proposed a "complete overhaul" of troubled national carrier Malaysia Airlines.
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China car probe spreads to Toyota

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 17:12
China's anti-monopoly investigation into foreign car manufacturers spreads to Toyota as authorities probe the Japanese company's Lexus brand.
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Celtic reinstated to Champions League

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 17:03
Celtic are reinstated to the Champions League after Legia Warsaw are punished for fielding an ineligible player.
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VIDEO: 'Origami' robots fold into action

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 16:48
Ancient Japanese art inspires researchers to design self-folding robots that behave like "real-life transformers".
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Obama authorises air strikes on Iraq

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 16:16
US President Barack Obama says he will launch air strikes on Islamic militants in northern Iraq to prevent the slaughter of religious minorities.
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NHS says no to breast cancer drug

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 15:34
A pioneering new breast cancer treatment will not be routinely available on the NHS in England, the official drugs advisory body is proposing.
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Gaza conflict: The hundreds who lost their lives

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 15:28
The visual story of all the lives lost
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China trial for GSK investigator

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 15:26
A British investigator who worked for allegation-hit GlaxoSmithKline is on trial in China for illegally trafficking personal data.
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Gaza rockets fired as ceasefire ends

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 13:57
Palestinian militant group Hamas rejects any extension of the three-day Gaza ceasefire, with rockets fired at Israel as the truce ends.
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VIDEO: Turkey gears up for election day

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 13:56
Turkey will hold a presidential election on Sunday - the first time in the country's history that the position will be chosen, not by parliament, but by the Turkish public.
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VIDEO: Football gives homeless a boost

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 13:41
Danish sports scientists are calling on authorities around the world to help the homeless play football, after studies showed it improved their health and well-being.
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Navy 'affair' officer loses post

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 09:44
The first female commander of a major Royal Navy warship is removed from her post following allegations of an affair with an officer.
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