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Players 'may boycott 2022 World Cup'

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 23:21
Players could boycott the 2022 World Cup if it is held in the summer, says the boss of the global footballers' union.
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New EU migrants 'add £5bn to UK'

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 23:11
Immigrants from the 10 countries which joined the EU in 2004 contributed more to the UK than they took out in benefits, according to a new study.
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Republicans win control of US Senate

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:55
Republicans win control of the Senate in the US mid-term elections, increasing their power in the final years of Barack Obama's presidency.
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Exhumed Myanmar journalist 'beaten'

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:52
A Burmese freelance journalist killed in army custody may have been beaten before he died, reports say.
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EU budget audit: 7bn euros misspent

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:50
European Union auditors say the EU misspent about €7bn (£5.5bn) last year - that is, 4.7% of its annual budget.
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Day in pictures: 5 November 2014

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:38
A selection of news images from around the world
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VIDEO: Lebanese fear attacks from Syria

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:35
There is a growing fear that the conflict in neighbouring Syria will spill over into Lebanon, and that has left some communities taking up arms themselves.
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VIDEO: Spanish Ebola nurse discharged

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:28
The Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola outside of West Africa was cheered into a press conference after being discharged from hospital.
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German police stage piracy raid

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:05
More than 400 police officers in Germany take part in a nationwide clampdown against piracy.
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Pakistan 'blasphemy' deaths arrests

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:05
Pakistani police arrest at least 43 suspects in connection with Tuesday's killing of a Christian couple accused of desecrating the Koran.
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Braving threats to bury Sierra Leone Ebola dead

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 20:59
Attacked by the living, haunted by the dead
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Moderate Kenyan cleric shot dead

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 20:56
A moderate Muslim cleric is shot dead by gunmen in the Kenyan port of Mombasa - the fourth preacher to be killed in the city this year.
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Lawyer to probe EU Kosovo 'bribes'

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 20:38
The EU says an independent legal expert will investigate claims of corruption in the EU's rule of law mission in Kosovo.
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Africa leaders in Burkina for talks

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 20:37
The presidents of Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal visit Burkina Faso to press the military for a speedy handover of power to a civilian ruler.
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China ex-leader 'faces long case'

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 20:31
China has revealed that it may take a long time to complete the corruption investigation into former internal security chief Zhou Yongkang.
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Eurozone economic weakness continues

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 20:31
More evidence of economic weakness in the eurozone comes from the latest retail sales figures and a survey of business growth.
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VIDEO: New royal plaque may be ripped out

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 20:02
The mayor of the Colombian port city of Cartagena has said he will ask for a controversial plaque unveiled last week by Prince Charles to be removed.
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Dark cloud over Anfield - Toshack

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 19:41
Ex-Liverpool striker John Toshack says the Reds are suffering the effects of throwing away last season's league title.
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Sierra Leone gets UK Ebola centre

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 19:32
A British-run facility to treat people with Ebola is opening near the Sierra Leone capital, Freetown.
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Sending UK police to Calais ruled out

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 19:28
The government has ruled out sending British police to help tackle Calais’ “tremendous problem” with illegal immigration, declaring that security issues are "a matter for the French".
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