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Syria truce 'to be extended to Aleppo'

BBC World News - 8 hours 5 min ago
Russia's foreign minister says a unilateral truce declared by the Syrian military could be extended to the city of Aleppo within hours.
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Life for Israeli over Palestinian murder

BBC World News - 10 hours 1 min ago
The Israeli ringleader in the murder of a Palestinian teenager who was abducted and burned to death is sentenced to life in prison.
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German pair 'tortured women to death'

BBC World News - 10 hours 40 min ago
A couple in north-western Germany used dating adverts to lure two women to their home then tortured them to death, police say.
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Baby saved after four days in rubble

BBC World News - 11 hours 10 min ago
A six-month-old girl is rescued from the debris of a building that collapsed four days ago in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.
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Satirist says Merkel 'filleted' him

BBC World News - 12 hours 14 min ago
A German comedian under investigation for mocking the Turkish president accuses Angela Merkel of "serving" him up to a "despot".
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Russia 'nuclear sabre-rattling' - US

BBC World News - 12 hours 22 min ago
The US defence secretary accuses Russia of "nuclear sabre-rattling" and says the US has had to step up its military presence on Nato's eastern flank.
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Olympic flame arrives in Brazil

BBC World News - 12 hours 52 min ago
The Olympic flame arrives in Brazil three months ahead of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as the country faces a deepening political crisis.
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Actresses' lines 'decrease with age'

BBC World News - 13 hours 5 min ago
A detailed analysis of about 2,000 film scripts suggests that actresses are given fewer lines of dialogue the older they become.
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Rock legends to play US 'mega-festival'

BBC World News - 13 hours 29 min ago
A festival featuring Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan is confirmed for the US in October.
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VIDEO: Rome revels in Ranieri's Leicester triumph

BBC World News - 13 hours 57 min ago
Rome, the hometown of Premier League-winning manager Claudio Ranieri, is also claiming Leicester City's unlikely triumph as its own.
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Australia budget brings in 'Google tax'

BBC World News - 16 hours 3 min ago
The Australian government's budget, which doubles as its election campaign kick-off, targets multinational companies that move profits offshore.
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VIDEO: New Zealand police in 'running man' video

BBC World News - 16 hours 30 min ago
A video from the police in New Zealand shows the officers in a new light.
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How the world saw Leicester City's win

BBC World News - 16 hours 55 min ago
World reaction and (mis)pronunciation
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EU executive 'to back' Turkey visa deal

BBC World News - 16 hours 56 min ago
The European Commission will back visa-free travel for Turkish citizens, sources tell the BBC, but the deal still needs European Parliament backing.
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Messi boy flees Afghan threats

BBC World News - 17 hours 4 sec ago
An Afghan boy who wore a homemade Lionel Messi shirt flees to Pakistan with his family, who say they received kidnap threats after he shot to fame.
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VIDEO: Afghan press freedom still under threat

BBC World News - 17 hours 10 min ago
Despite greater media diversity and rising professional standards in recent years, press freedom in Kabul is under still threat and working for the country's most popular television station can carry a deadly risk.
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Italian food theft ruled 'not a crime'

BBC World News - 17 hours 14 min ago
A homeless man did not commit a crime when he stole small quantities of food, an Italian court rules, because he clearly acted out of need.
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Indonesia sex toy mistaken for 'angel'

BBC World News - 17 hours 15 min ago
Indonesian police have confiscated a sex toy from a remote village after its inhabitants and some on social media mistook it for an "angel".
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Death sparks probe into China's Baidu

BBC World News - 17 hours 45 min ago
Chinese authorities are probing Baidu over the death of a student who went for an experimental cancer treatment advertised on the search engine.
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VIDEO: Messi shirt boy 'forced' to leave Afghanistan

BBC World News - 18 hours 33 min ago
The father of the five-year-old Afghan boy, who became an internet sensation after being photographed wearing a homemade Lionel Messi football shirt, says the family has been forced to leave Afghanistan due to repeated threats.
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