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Mexico gang captives freed by gas blast

BBC World News - 10 hours 58 min ago
About 60 Central American migrants held captive by a gang in the Mexican city of Reynosa escape after a gas explosion.
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Paltrow takes stand in stalking trial

BBC World News - 11 hours 10 min ago
Gwyneth Paltrow tells a Los Angeles court she feared for her family's safety after receiving multiple letters from a man accused of stalking her.
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VIDEO: German train crash news conference

BBC World News - 11 hours 49 min ago
News conference by government officials near the site of a train crash in Germany.
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Taiwan quake building developer held

BBC World News - 11 hours 55 min ago
Police in Taiwan are questioning the developer of a building which collapsed in Saturday's earthquake, killing at least 39 people.
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UAE creates minister for happiness

BBC World News - 12 hours 5 min ago
The United Arab Emirates announces the creation of ministers of state for happiness and tolerance, as part of a major government shake-up.
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Kenya could miss Rio over Zika fears

BBC World News - 12 hours 51 min ago
Kenya could pull out of the Rio Olympics if the Zika virus in Brazil reaches epidemic levels, says Kenya's Olympic committee.
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Banks lead slump on Tokyo's stock market

BBC World News - 15 hours 24 min ago
Tokyo shares fall sharply on Tuesday, led by the banks, following the trends set in Europe and the US.
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India 'meteorite death' to be probed

BBC World News - 16 hours 40 min ago
Indian scientists have been asked to examine claims that a man died after being hit by a meteorite in southern Vellore city.
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Albino turtle found on Australia beach

BBC World News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 13:43
Wildlife volunteers say they were stunned to find an extremely rare albino turtle on a beach in Australia on Sunday.
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North Korean satellite 'is in orbit'

BBC World News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 11:30
A satellite sent into space by a widely condemned North Korean rocket launch is in orbit but it is not clear if it is working, says South Korea.
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Caves reveal Australia wasteland's secret past

BBC World News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 11:06
Caves reveal a desert's rainforest past
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Bloomberg 'looks at' US presidency bid

BBC World News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 10:59
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he is considering running for US president, the first time he has confirmed he is eyeing a bid.
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'Hack' on DoJ and DHS downplayed

BBC World News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 10:11
US authorities acknowledge a data breach affecting the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security - but downplay its severity.
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Mexico journalist kidnapped in Veracruz

BBC World News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 10:11
The Mexican authorities in Veracruz state search for a reporter who was dragged from her home by armed men.
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Viewpoint: Will 2016 be a turning point for free speech in India?

BBC World News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 09:24
Will 2016 be a turning point for free speech in India?
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VIDEO: Exploring India's 'dead' car auctions

BBC World News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 08:54
At India's "dead" car auctions, you can buy a car for a fraction of its market price. But there's a catch - the cars have all been damaged by flooding.
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Flashes of light may stop jet lag

BBC World News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 08:45
Exposure to short flashes of light at night could help travellers adjust to new time zones and avoid jet lag, according to scientists.
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VIDEO: Meet the world's oldest powerlifter

BBC World News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 08:24
Danish pensioner is world's oldest licensed powerlifter
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New questions for African force in Somalia

BBC World News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 08:11
Deadly attack raises questions for African forces in Somalia
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Portugal wrinkles its nose at UK's EU deal

BBC World News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 08:09
Portugal has more pressing concerns than UK and EU
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