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UK doctor death not suicide - inmates

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 15:31
A UK doctor who was found dead in prison in Syria did not not kill himself as Syrian officials claim, two of his former inmates say.
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VIDEO: Eurostar trains returning to normal

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 15:15
Repairs to overhead power lines in the Channel Tunnel, where a fault caused Eurostar cancellations on Monday, are almost complete Eurotunnel has said.
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VIDEO: Israeli jets 'still in Gaza sky'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 14:27
Israel has carried out more air strikes on the Gaza Strip, following the firing of dozens of rockets on Israel by the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas.
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'Corruption sank' South Korea ferry

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 14:26
An interim report says the 16 April sinking of South Korea ferry Sewol was partly due to government negligence and corruption.
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VIDEO: Japan braced for 'huge' Typhoon

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 14:06
Typhoon Neoguri is approaching Japan's Okinawa island chain, packing strong winds and torrential rain.
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Carrefour to exit India business

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:14
Carrefour, one the world's largest retail chains, is shutting its India business less than four years after it opened its first store in the country.
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Samsung forecasts 25% drop in profit

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:09
Samsung Electronics forecasts a 25% drop in profit for the April-to-June quarter due to a slowdown in the smartphone market and a strong Korean currency.
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NHS 'falling short on complaints'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:22
The NHS still has a long way to go to improve the way it handles complaints, although there are signs of improvement, a survey suggests.
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Israel hit by Hamas rocket salvo

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:57
Hamas fires a volley of rockets into southern Israel, prompting air strikes on Gaza, as Israel calls up hundreds of reservists.
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The tough task of reviving India's decaying railways

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:50
Why India's railways need to modernise
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US gives Venezuela stolen Matisse

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:39
A painting by the French artist Henri Matisse, stolen more than a decade ago, is handed back to Venezuela by the United States.
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VIDEO: Art meets football in Los Angeles

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:16
Futbol: The Beautiful Game, at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, looks at football and its place in society, by showcasing the work of artists from around the world.
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The joy of bidets

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:13
A passion for that thing Brits don't know how to use
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The race to create a fitness app

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:06
Why a young consultant gave up a top job to go it alone
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'Major step' towards Alzheimer's test

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:03
British scientists have made a "major step forwards" in developing a blood test for Alzheimer's disease.
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We can cope without Neymar - Scolari

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 06:32
Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says Brazil will cope without Neymar when they face Germany in Tuesday's Fifa World Cup semi-final.
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UK airports give charged gadget advice

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 06:27
Heathrow and Manchester airports tell travellers to the US they must charge any electronic devices carried as hand luggage ahead of checks.
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Suharto casts shadow over Indonesia's election

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 06:13
The Indonesians who pine for their former dictator
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VIDEO: Ashraf Ghani leads in Afghan poll

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 06:06
Ashraf Ghani is leading the race to replace Hamid Karzai as president of Afghanistan, according to preliminary results.
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NFL concussion lawsuit approved

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 05:55
A federal judge approves a settlement that would see thousands of former US football players compensated by the National Football League for concussion-related injuries.
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