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Tunisia secularists win elections

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:03
Tunisia's secularist Nidaa Tounes party wins 81 seats in parliament, pushing the Islamists of Ennahda into second place, official results show.
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VIDEO: Lava flow creeps toward Hawaii homes

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:00
Molten lava from a volcano erupting on Hawaii's Big Island has been flowing slowly across the island.
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UK rubbish heats Danish homes

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 18:47
Denmark burns UK waste for heating
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Norway's long wait for rockslide

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 18:29
It could be a long wait for viewers, but Norwegian TV has set up a webcam in front of Mount Mannen in anticipation of a large rockslide.
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Barclays sets aside £500m in probe

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 18:04
Barclays reports profits of £3.72bn for the first nine months of the year as it sets aside £500m relating to "investigations" into foreign exchange trading.
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VIDEO: Becoming a mother at 70 in India

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 18:01
The BBC's Divya Arya reports from India, where women of 60 and 70 are becoming mothers for the first time.
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Shell appoints new chairman

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 17:54
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has appointed former Bank of America and DuPont chair Charles Holliday as chairman.
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VIDEO: Chinese Hollywood builds Forbidden City

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 17:53
Hengdian, a small town on the east coast of China, has become the setting for one of the largest outdoor movie studios in the world.
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Kerala court upholds alcohol ban

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 17:32
The high court in the southern Indian state of Kerala upholds the government's decision to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to tackle the state's drink problem.
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Groups condemn Singapore gay ruling

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 16:23
Human rights groups criticise a Singapore court's decision that a law banning gay sex is constitutional, saying it "tramples on basic rights".
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Japan princess back in public eye

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 16:11
Japan's Crown Princess Masako - who has been hit by a stress-related illness - attends a banquet for Dutch royals, her first such appearance in 11 years.
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Giants beat Royals in World Series

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 15:50
San Francisco Giants claim their third World Series in five years with a 3-2 win over Kansas City Royals and a 4-3 series triumph.
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India's Gujarat braces for cyclone

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 15:27
Authorities in Gujarat begin evacuating tens of thousands of people as a powerful cyclone heads for the western coast.
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Nigerian president seeks re-election

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 14:02
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan breaks his silence to confirm that he will run again in February's elections, his office says.
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Taiwan officials in China study ban

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:59
Taiwan bans its senior government officials from higher studies in mainland China, citing "national security" reasons.
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Mexico head meets students' families

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:20
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto meets the families of 43 students who went missing more than a month ago, sparking nationwide protests.
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VIDEO: Mexico tunnel reveals ancient relics

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:54
Some 50,000 relics have been discovered in Mexico in the ancient city of Teotihuacan, archaeologists have said.
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Microsoft unveils fitness band

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:48
Microsoft unveils a wearable device that can track a user's sleep and exercise as well connect to a fitness tracking service on smartphones.
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Data retention bill introduced

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:57
Data about phone and computer use will be kept by telecommunications companies for two years if a bill introduced to the Australian parliament is passed.
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New lights and AC for Sistine Chapel

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:54
The Vatican unveils a new lighting and air-conditioning system to better preserve and display the famous frescoes of the Sistine Chapel.
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