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Nigeria hospital frees atheist

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 23:16
A Nigerian man detained in a psychiatric ward because he did not believe in God has been freed and is seeking reconciliation with his family.
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China detains Vietnamese fishermen

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 22:57
Chinese authorities arrest six Vietnamese fishermen in a move that could heighten tensions in the South China Sea.
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VIDEO: Dust storm swallows Phoenix, Arizona

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 22:49
The American city of Phoenix, Arizona, was hit by a massive dust storm on Thursday evening, ahead of the Fourth of July celebrations.
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Hamilton top despite engine problem

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 22:43
Lewis Hamilton scores an important psychological blow ahead of the British GP by beating Nico Rosberg in second practice.
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Court challenges UK work schemes

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 22:28
Legislation relating to unpaid work schemes is ruled "incompatible" with the European Convention on Human Rights.
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US billionaire Scaife dies aged 82

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 22:12
Billionaire American publisher and influential conservative Richard Mellon Scaife dies aged 82.
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Week in pictures: 28 June - 4 July 2014

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 21:51
Round up of the best images from the past week
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Week in pictures: 28 June - 4 July 2014

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 21:51
Round up of the best images from the past week
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Pietersen would 'love' England return

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 20:37
Kevin Pietersen says he would love to play cricket for England again, despite being told he would not be considered for selection.
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Harris abuse was 'catastrophic'

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 20:02
A woman abused by Rolf Harris says it destroyed her "childhood innocence", a court hears as the star is sentenced on 12 counts of indecent assault.
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SA strike forces GM plant closure

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 20:00
General Motors halts production at its South African operations because of the strike by the country's National Union of Metalworkers.
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Geldof "overwhelmed" by support

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 19:50
Bob Geldof tells DJ Chris Evans the letters of support from the public since Peaches death have 'really helped'
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Factory workers given 'super-thumbs'

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 19:27
Workers at a BMW plant in Germany are given 3D-printed "super-thumbs" to reduce stress on their joints when they are assembling car parts.
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Flyover collapses in Brazilian city

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 19:18
A partly-built flyover collapses on to several vehicles in the Brazilian World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte, killing two people.
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Abbott's Australia remark draws ire

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 19:05
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is criticised for saying that Australia was "unsettled" before the British arrived.
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Man 'shot dead' was actually stabbed

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 19:04
A man who police said had been shot dead in Birmingham in fact died from stabbing injuries, officers admit.
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VIDEO: Africa collaborates to tackle Ebola

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 19:00
Health ministers from West African countries have adopted a common strategy to fight the deadly Ebola outbreak.
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Andy Coulson jailed for 18 months

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 18:59
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson is jailed for 18 months for conspiracy to hack phones.
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Germany downplay illness concerns

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 18:59
Joachim Low expects to have a strong squad to choose from for Germany's quarter-final against France despite illness in the camp.
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Johansson wins payout from author

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 18:43
Actress Scarlett Johansson has won a 2,500 euros (£1981) payout over a promiscuous character in a book described by the author as her "doppelganger".
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