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'Four admit' Borneo student killings

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 02:44
Four men arrested in Borneo over the stabbing of two British medical students have "admitted their crime" according to a local police chief.
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Broad stars as England dominate India

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 02:30
England bowl India out for 152 after losing the toss on the first day of the fourth Test at Old Trafford.
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Christian exodus as Iraqi town falls

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 02:04
Thousands of Iraqi Christians are reported to be fleeing after Islamist militants seize the minority's biggest town in the country.
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UK to match £2m of Gaza donations

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 01:41
The British government will match the first £2m of public donations to an emergency appeal for people affected by the conflict in Gaza.
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Huge Russian warship fascinates French

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 01:38
Tang of the Cold War as France completes Russian warship
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Wine fraudster gets 10 years in jail

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 01:33
Rudy Kurniawan is sentenced to 10 years in jail and ordered to pay $20m for his role in selling millions of dollars worth of fake wine.
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World's oldest bank posts heavy loss

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 01:29
The world's oldest surviving bank, Italy's Monte dei Paschi di Siena, reports a quarterly loss of 179m euros due to the cost of bad loans.
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China restricts instant message apps

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 01:23
Chinese users of instant messaging apps will have to register their real names, and seek approval before publishing political news, under new regulations.
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Australia contacts Gammy's parents

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 01:21
Australia's child protection services contact a couple accused of abandoning a surrogate baby, as Thailand separately finds nine babies in a Bangkok flat.
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Kerry arrives for Afghan unity talks

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 01:19
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Afghanistan to discuss a vote audit after the disputed election and hopes for a unity government.
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Syrian rebels 'leave Lebanese town'

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 01:13
Islamist rebels from Syria reportedly withdraw from the Lebanese border town of Arsal after days of fighting with the Lebanese army ended in a truce.
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Body of killed US general returns

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 00:57
The body of Major General Harold Greene, who was killed by an Afghan soldier, arrives at an air base in Delaware in a military ceremony.
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Top Khmer Rouge leaders guilty

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 00:52
Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal convicts two top Khmer Rouge leaders of crimes against humanity and jails them for life.
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VIDEO: Who were the Khmer Rouge? In 60 secs

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 00:49
The rulers behind Cambodia's killing fields, explained in 60 seconds
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VIDEO: Will Russian sanctions hit shoppers?

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 00:14
Steve Rosenberg asks if Russia's ban on food imports from the EU, US and other Western countries in response to sanctions over Ukraine will affects shoppers.
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West Africa erects Ebola blockades

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 00:07
Liberian soldiers set up an Ebola blockade for the capital as troops in Sierra Leone seal off two districts to stop the virus spreading.
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Clegg: Mental health 'needs boost'

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 00:02
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg urges mental health research to be given the same attention as physical health, and makes a manifesto pledge to pour £50m into research.
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Air Algerie black box 'unusable'

BBC World News - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 23:07
The voice recorder from a black box of the Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali last month is damaged and unintelligible, French investigators say.
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Pistorius told 'snowball of lies'

BBC World News - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 23:00
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is accused of being a "deceitful witness" as his murder trial resumes for closing arguments.
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New York patient negative for Ebola

BBC World News - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 22:36
A man admitted to a New York hospital with a high fever and stomach problems after travelling through West Africa has tested negative for Ebola.
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