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Rescuers hunt for Taiwan quake missing

BBC World News - 1 hour 12 min ago
Rescuers are searching the rubble of a high-rise apartment block in southern Taiwan, after an earthquake that kills at least 12 people.
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LA mayor's slow jam about road closure

BBC World News - 1 hour 23 min ago
The mayor of Los Angeles comes up with novel way of warning residents about a major traffic closure: singing a slow jam.
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Sixth man on Moon Edgar Mitchell dies

BBC World News - 2 hours 12 min ago
US astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who was the sixth man to walk on the Moon and had an "epiphany" in space, dies at the age of 85.
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Russians sneak a peek at BBC's War and Peace

BBC World News - 2 hours 17 min ago
Russians take a view on BBC's version of Tolstoy
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Bhutan's queen gives birth to heir

BBC World News - 2 hours 22 min ago
Bhutan's King Wangchuck and Queen Pema have their first child, who becomes crown prince of the remote Himalayan kingdom.
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North Korea advances 'satellite' launch

BBC World News - 2 hours 25 min ago
North Korea reportedly advances the date of its a controversial "satellite" launch suspected to be a cover for weapons testing
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Deadly quake fells buildings in Taiwan

BBC World News - 2 hours 52 min ago
Rescuers search for trapped survivors after an earthquake topples buildings in the south Taiwanese city of Tainan, killing at least 11 people.
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VIDEO: Onlooker films New York crane collapse

BBC World News - 3 hours 6 sec ago
A large construction crane has collapsed in lower Manhattan in New York City, killing one person and injuring at least two others.
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VIDEO: Bollywood singer performs mid-flight

BBC World News - 3 hours 42 min ago
An Indian airline has suspended five crew members who let a Bollywood star sing over its public address system.
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VIDEO: Drone films collapsed quake building

BBC World News - 4 hours 8 min ago
An earthquake has toppled a number of buildings in the south Taiwanese city of Tainan, with rescue teams trying to reach people trapped in rubble.
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Pentagon releases prisoner abuse photos

BBC World News - 4 hours 18 min ago
The Pentagon releases nearly 200 photographs linked to allegations of abuse by the US military in Iraq and Afghanistan over a decade ago.
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VIDEO: How much did this Ferrari sell for?

BBC World News - 5 hours 29 min ago
A 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti has become the highest priced car sold in euros.
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UN human rights chief lands in Sri Lanka

BBC World News - 6 hours 14 min ago
The UN's top human rights official arrives in Sri Lanka amid concerns that the country's president is backtracking on promises to investigate war crimes.
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Syrian fighting rages as thousands flee

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:42
Fierce clashes are reported near the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, as thousands of refugees stream to the Turkish border.
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Sea lion found in San Diego restaurant

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:07
A hungry sea lion pup is rescued after finding its way into a restaurant in the US city of San Diego.
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Recovering from an acid attack

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:21
How Natalia's confidence was rebuilt after an acid attack
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Thank you to my mysterious soldier saviour

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:01
Survivor thanks soldier who saved her from beach attack
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Political crisis turns lethal in Haiti

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 11:55
Protesters in Haiti beat a man to death in a clash with former soldiers amid political uncertainty after an election is postponed.
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Sri Lanka's Rajapaksas: Crashing fall from grace

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 09:54
The Rajapaksa family's crashing fall from grace in Sri Lanka
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Attacks on Calais migrants investigated

BBC World News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 09:38
French prosecutors are investigating at least six attacks on migrants at the makeshift Calais camp called the Jungle, the BBC understands.
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