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Deirdre Barlow 'killed off' in Corrie

BBC World News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 15:08
The character of Deirdre Barlow will be killed off in Coronation Street later following the death of actress Anne Kirkbride.
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Modi to meet Xi and Sharif in Russia

BBC World News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 14:51
Indian PM Narendra Modi arrives in Russia for BRICS and regional Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summits and to meet Chinese and Pakistani leaders.
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VIDEO: Tourists help refugees on Greek island

BBC World News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 14:14
Tourists have been handing out food supplies to refugees who are arriving on the Greek island of Lesbos.
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VIDEO: Gaza rebuilding delayed one year on

BBC World News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 13:38
In the year since the start of the 50-day conflict with Israel, which saw thousands of Gaza's buildings reduced to rubble, not a single destroyed home has been rebuilt.
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Power cut hits southern Pakistan

BBC World News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 12:44
A major power failure plunges large parts of southern Pakistan into darkness on Tuesday night, with Karachi the worst affected.
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FBI appeals in web 'sextortion' case

BBC World News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 12:03
The FBI makes a public appeal to help identify more than 240 victims of a man who used the internet to extort pornographic images from teenage girls.
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Children in care 'should stay to 25'

BBC World News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 11:04
Vulnerable young people should be allowed to stay in care until they are aged 25, the government's children's commissioner for England says.
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Chile lawmakers pass marijuana bill

BBC World News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 10:15
Chilean lawmakers in the lower house approve a bill allowing the growth of marijuana for personal use.
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Guatemala ex-ruler 'unfit for trial'

BBC World News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 09:46
A former Guatemalan general, Efrain Rios Montt, who ruled the country briefly in the eighties has been found mentally incapable of standing trial for genocide.
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NYC parade for USA World Cup heroes

BBC World News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 09:24
A ticker-tape parade through Lower Manhattan will honour the USA's World Cup-winning women's team on Friday, says New York's mayor.
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Why is Gaza reconstruction so slow?

BBC World News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 08:54
Why is Gaza reconstruction so slow?
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Uber sparks South Africa taxi row

BBC World News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 08:32
Why South African cabbies are so angry at Uber
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VIDEO: Malaysia PM challenged to 'show accounts'

BBC World News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 08:18
Malaysia's former leader, Mahathir Mohamed, has called on Prime Minister Najib Razak to show public proof that his assets are legal.
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Greek lavish lifestyles on hold in Athens 'Yes' neighbourhood

BBC World News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 08:11
The wealthy Athens neighbourhood that voted "Yes"
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Interrogated for playing the wrong tune

BBC World News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 08:01
The pianist interrogated for playing the wrong tune
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India's 'deadly' medical school exam scandal

BBC World News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 07:51
Why are so many Indians dying in an exam scam?
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VIDEO: The Dutch tulips from Virginia

BBC World News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 07:45
The Dutch tulip is under threat from globalisation - so what are they doing about it?
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Obama hosts Vietnam communist leader

BBC World News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 07:21
US President Barack Obama meets Vietnam's Communist Party leader at the White House, the first such meeting since relations were normalised 20 years ago.
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US Army 'to cut 40,000 troops'

BBC World News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 07:17
The US Army is planning to reduce the size of its force by 40,000 soldiers over the next two years, according to US media reports.
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VIDEO: Pele's American dream

BBC World News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 07:15
In June 1975, Brazilian superstar Pele joined the New York Cosmos soccer team. Clive Toye was the man to sign him.
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