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Gambia leader 'home after coup plot'

BBC World News - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 00:14
The Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh has returned to the country, officials say, after what was described as a coup attempt while he was away.
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Hooker Phillips to miss Six Nations

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 23:58
Scarlets hooker Emyr Phillips is to undergo surgery on a dislocated shoulder and will be sidelined for up to 12 weeks.
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Pussy Riot arrest at Moscow protest

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 23:10
A member of punk group Pussy Riot is among further people arrested in Moscow after a rally over the conviction of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
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Houthis hit as Yemen bomb 'kills 33'

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 23:04
A suicide bombing in Yemen's southern city of Ibb, targeting a Houthi religious celebration, has killed at least 33 people, medical sources say.
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Musharraf plotter hanged in Pakistan

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 21:32
Pakistan hangs a man who plotted to assassinate Pervez Musharraf, the seventh execution since a moratorium was lifted.
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Russia inflation up as rouble falls

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 21:03
Russia's annual inflation for 2014 will hit about 11.4%, according to official estimates, as the government intervenes to support another bank.
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Tunisia's Essebsi: The 88-year-old comeback kid

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 20:58
Is Tunisia's 88-year-old new leader the man to deliver change?
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What got hot and what did not in 2014 - Part 2

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 20:51
A roundup of the year's top trending stories
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Tunisia leader pledges reconciliation

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 20:26
Beji Caid Essebsi pledges to work for national reconciliation as he is sworn in as Tunisia's new president after the country's first free election.
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McCartney: Beatles course ridiculous

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 20:00
Sir Paul McCartney calls popular music courses focussing on The Beatles "ridiculous, yet very flattering".
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Migrant freighter docks in Italy

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 19:54
A cargo ship said to be carrying 700 clandestine migrants docks in the Italian port of Gallipoli under coastguard control after the crew abandoned ship.
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Nasa to hack 'amnesiac' Mars rover

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 19:44
The Mars rover Opportunity is suffering from memory loss - but Nasa thinks a software hack may save it.
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Palestinian UN resolution fails

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 19:43
The UN Security Council rejects a resolution demanding an end to the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories within three years.
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Marciello named Sauber reserve

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 19:28
Italian Raffaele Marciello is named as Sauber's test and reserve driver for the 2015 Formula 1 season.
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AirAsia bodies returned to airport

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 18:57
The first two bodies from the AirAsia Flight QZ8501 crash off Borneo arrive back in the Indonesian city of Surabaya, where relatives are waiting.
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India to scrap tax breaks on cars

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 18:47
Cars, bikes and consumer goods are set to get more expensive in India as the government is to withdraw tax breaks in the new year, reports say.
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VIDEO: Kinshasa's symphony orchestra turns 20

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 18:34
Kimbanguist Symphony Orchestra, the only symphony orchestra in central Africa, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this December.
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Bruce ruled out of Newcastle running

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 18:09
Hull manager Steve Bruce says he is "determined" to keep his side in the Premier League rather than become Newcastle boss.
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Voice of Babe and Rugrats dies at 51

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 17:22
Voice actress Christine Cavanaugh, who brought to life characters including Babe and Chuckie on Rugrats, dies aged 51.
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Kazakhstan takes Guantanamo inmates

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 17:13
Three Yemenis and two Tunisians held at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba are sent to Kazakhstan for resettlement, the Pentagon says.
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