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VIDEO: British dancer returns from Russia

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 17:02
A dancer from Hull who became the first British dancer to be employed by the Mariinsky Ballet in Russia returns to the UK to perform with the company at Covent Garden.
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Goldfinch novel set for big screen

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 16:57
Donna Tartt's best-selling novel The Goldfinch is to be turned into a film, with Rush Hour director Brett Ratner among its producers.
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Ronstadt receives White House honour

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 16:48
Grammy winning singer Linda Ronstadt is awarded the National Medal of Arts - the highest arts honour in the US.
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Bomber kills Hamid Karzai's cousin

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 16:34
A suicide bomber kills Hashmat Karzai, an influential cousin of President Hamid Karzai in the southern city of Kandahar.
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VIDEO: Fighting near MH17 crash site

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 16:16
Fresh fighting, close to where the Malaysia Airlines jet went down in Ukraine, has prevented international monitors from accessing the crash site for the second day in a row.
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Williams fit for US Open after virus

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 15:59
World number one Serena Williams will be fit to defend her US Open title next month after recovering from a virus.
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Australia approves $15.5bn coal mine

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 15:30
Australia approves a $15.5bn (£9bn) coal project despite concern over its potential environmental impact, including on the Great Barrier Reef.
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US: Russia 'violated missile treaty'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:46
The US accuses Russia of violating a Cold War arms treaty by testing a nuclear cruise missile, saying the breach is "very serious".
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VIDEO: Sarah Palin launches online channel

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:42
Sarah Palin, the former governor of Alaska and 2008 US vice-presidential candidate, has launched a subscription-based online television channel.
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Israel warns of 'prolonged' Gaza war

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:25
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu warns of a "prolonged" military campaign in Gaza, amid one of the most intense nights of shelling in the conflict.
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Kerry visits India to improve ties

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:09
US Secretary of State John Kerry is to begin a visit to Delhi as Washington tries to improve ties with India under its new PM Narendra Modi.
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VIDEO: Trying to return MH17 victims home

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 13:32
A team of Dutch forensic investigators will again try to access the Malaysia Airlines wreckage site in eastern Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Mine 'could threaten Barrier Reef'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 13:16
The Australian government has approved the development of what could potentially be the country's biggest coal mine.
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South Korea sees conscript suicides

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:51
Two South Korean conscripts have died in apparent suicides, the military says, weeks after another soldier shot dead five members of his unit.
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UN blacklists N Korea arms ship firm

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:53
The UN blacklists the operator of a North Korean ship seized near the Panama Canal in July 2013 with undeclared Cuban weapons on board.
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VIDEO: Algeria flight 'asked to turn back'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:44
The French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, has confirmed that the pilots of a plane that crashed in Mali last Thursday had asked for a change of course.
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Coe 'will not run for BBC Trust job'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:51
Lord Coe indicates that he has withdrawn from the race to be the next chairman of the BBC Trust.
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VIDEO: Children go out to celebrate Eid

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 09:25
Muslims across the world are taking part in Eid celebrations to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.
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In pictures: Indian child beggars

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:40
The child beggars struggling to get by in the Indian capital, Delhi
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VIDEO: US films take on drone strike debate

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:23
The summer movies criticising US drone policies
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