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Tibetan monk cremated in Nepal

BBC World News - 2 hours 52 min ago
Thousands of Tibetan exiles attend the funeral in Nepal of one of Tibetan Buddhism's most senior monks, Shamar Rinpoche.
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Mexico migrants' train deal reached

BBC World News - 2 hours 58 min ago
The US, Mexico and Guatemala will establish more checkpoints along the route of a freight train to prevent migrants from boarding it, Guatemala says.
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VIDEO: India landslide death toll rises

BBC World News - 3 hours 12 min ago
Rescue workers in western India are working to locate survivors of a landslide that has claimed at least 30 lives and buried up to 200 people.
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Israeli show cancelled after protest

BBC World News - 3 hours 35 min ago
An Israeli show at the Edinburgh Fringe is cancelled after only one performance following a protest by a pro-Palestinian group.
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VIDEO: Ebola victim, four months, laid to rest

BBC World News - 4 hours 12 min ago
The BBC's Tulip Mazumdar reports from south-east Guinea, where the Ebola outbreak first started in March 2014.
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US TV producer Halmi dies aged 90

BBC World News - 4 hours 47 min ago
Prolific US television producer Robert Halmi Sr, whose work won dozens of Emmy Awards, dies at the age of 90.
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Cadbury manor blaze was arson attack

BBC World News - 4 hours 47 min ago
The former home of the Cadbury family in Birmingham has been destroyed in an arson attack.
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Bathers drown off Karachi coast

BBC World News - 5 hours 19 min ago
At least 20 bathers celebrating the Muslim Eid festival drown in rough seas off the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, officials say.
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Australia 'in child asylum cover-up'

BBC World News - 5 hours 32 min ago
The Australian government sought to cover up the extent of mental health problems among children held in asylum detention, a psychiatrist tells a national inquiry.
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Facebook expands Africa push

BBC World News - 5 hours 39 min ago
Facebook puts itself at forefront of push into Africa and Asia.
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Nato 'unprepared for Russia threat'

BBC World News - 5 hours 48 min ago
Nato is poorly prepared for an attack on a member state by Russia, a group of MPs warns in a report.
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Guilty plea in Australia racist rant

BBC World News - 6 hours 13 min ago
A woman whose racist rant caused shock in Australia is given a 12-month good behaviour bond after admitting offensive behaviour.
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Sony's profits jump on sales of PS4

BBC World News - 6 hours 33 min ago
Sony reports better-than-expected profits for the first quarter, helped by robust sales of its PS4 gaming console and a weak Japanese currency.
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India's Tata set to invest $35bn

BBC World News - 6 hours 38 min ago
Tata, India's biggest business group, is set to invest $35bn over the next three years in areas including retail and defence.
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Argentina defaults for second time

BBC World News - 6 hours 40 min ago
Argentina has defaulted on its debt - for the second time in 13 years - after last-minute talks in New York with a group of bond-holders end in failure.
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New Ofsted chair to be announced

BBC World News - 6 hours 43 min ago
Businessman David Hoare is set to be announced by the government as the new chairman of schools regulator Ofsted, the BBC understands.
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VIDEO: Argentina defaults for second time

BBC World News - 6 hours 48 min ago
Argentina has defaulted on its debt - for the second time in 13 years.
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Race to find India landslide missing

BBC World News - 6 hours 55 min ago
Rescue workers in western India race to locate survivors of a landslide that has claimed at least 30 lives and buried up to 200 people.
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Shell sees 'robust' profits rise

BBC World News - 7 hours 37 sec ago
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell describes its performance as "robust" after its second-quarter profits more than doubled.
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Israel calls up 16,000 reservists

BBC World News - 7 hours 4 min ago
Israel calls up 16,000 extra reserve soldiers as conflict in Gaza continues, amid criticism over a strike that killed 16 at a UN-run school.
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