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Evans and Cisse face bans if guilty

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 17:56
New FA guidelines indicate Jonny Evans and Papiss Cisse face six-match bans if found guilty of spitting.
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Rodriguez returns in training game

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 17:33
New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez begins his comeback from a 162-game doping ban in a spring training contest.
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Brazil raises rates to six-year high

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 16:56
Brazil's central bank lifts interest rates to a six-year high of 12.75% in an attempt to restrain inflation.
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VIDEO: China premier speech on slowing economy

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 16:09
The Chinese Prime Minister, Li Keqiang, has said this year's lower growth target of 7% reflects what he has called the difficulties the country will face in the next twelve months.
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VIDEO: 'We will fight for our country'

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 16:04
The ceasefire in Ukraine between government forces and the rebels is reportedly holding.
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Woman taken to museum for dying wish

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 16:00
A woman with terminal cancer is given the chance to visit a museum in Amsterdam as one of her final wishes.
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Terror arrest release 'risked lives'

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 15:55
A man convicted in the USA of a trans-Atlantic terror plot including an attack in Manchester was wrongly released in the UK, a former detective says.
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Indonesia rejects prisoner swap offer

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 15:53
Indonesia rejects a last-ditch offer from Australia of a prisoner swap aiming to save the lives of two Australian men on death row.
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Cameron: I'll only do one TV debate

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 15:52
David Cameron says he will take part in only one TV debate ahead of the general election featuring seven party leaders, amid a growing row over the issue.
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NZ 'spying on Pacific neighbours'

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 15:34
New Zealand is conducting mass surveillance over its Pacific neighbours, documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden say.
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Ukraine declares mourning for miners

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 15:23
The Ukrainian president declares a day of national mourning as the death toll from a gas blast in a coal mine reaches 32, with one still missing.
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India media: Rape film ban

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 15:11
Most prominent papers back the BBC's film on Delhi gang rape, but others see it as "anti-women".
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VIDEO: McDonald's in chicken change over antibiotics

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 14:59
The world's largest restaurant chain McDonald's has said it is going to stop buying chickens from suppliers who rear their birds with antibiotics that are also used to fight human infections.
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Singapore to cane German vandals

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 14:10
Two German nationals are sentenced to caning and nine months in jail in Singapore for vandalism and trespassing.
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Scotland's hopes ended by Bangladesh

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 13:52
Scotland's World Cup hopes are ended by Bangladesh, despite Kyle Coetzer's record-breaking innings.
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Buddy Holly plane crash 'review'

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 13:27
The 1959 plane crash that claimed the lives of three rock 'n' roll stars, including Buddy Holly, could be investigated afresh by US transport safety experts.
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VIDEO: Inside Mexican drug lord's cave hideout

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 13:21
The leader of the Zetas drugs cartel, notorious for its violence, has been arrested in Mexico by security forces.
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Global flood toll to triple by 2030

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 13:14
People affected by river flooding worldwide could triple by 2030, with climate change and population growth the main factors, says a new report.
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Clinton email subpoenaed by Congress

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 13:10
The Congressional committee investigating the 2012 US Benghazi embassy attack subpoenas former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton's emails.
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China premier unveils economic goals

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 12:53
China's Premier Li Keqiang unveils a lower growth target and vows tighter environmental controls as he opens parliament's annual session.
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