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VIDEO: Quake survivor pulled from apartment

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 21:59
A man pulled from the rubble of a Kathmandu building talks about his ordeal. Yogita Limaye reports from Kathmandu.
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UFC fighter Jones in hit-and-run

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 21:49
UFC fighter Jon Jones suspended and stripped of his light heavyweight belt after hit-and-run incident with a pregnant woman.
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Belfast to host Sports Personality

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 21:00
The 2015 Sports Personality of the Year will be held in Belfast - the first time Northern Ireland will stage the awards show.
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Saudi Arabia's King Salman breaks with tradition

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 20:46
New Saudi king breaks with tradition at home and abroad
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Libya: The world's 'smuggler state'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 20:24
Fortunes made and lives lost in Libya's deserts
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VIDEO: Migrants cross desert in hay-bale truck

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 20:19
Many migrants trying to get to Europe cross the desert to Libya. For some the journey ends there.
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France outcry over school skirt ban

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 20:11
France faces a fresh backlash against its ban on religious signs in schools after a 15-year-old Muslim girl is sent home for wearing a long black skirt.
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Courtney Love sued by journalist

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 20:04
Courtney Love is sued by a music journalist who worked on her yet to be published memoir.
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Nigerian army 'rescues nearly 300'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 20:01
Nigeria's army says it has rescued 200 girls and 93 women but says the schoolgirls abducted from Chibok are not among them.
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Crew of ship seized by Iran ‘safe’

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 19:44
The crew of a container ship seized by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday are safe and "in good spirits", Danish shipping company Maersk says.
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Togo leader extends family rule

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 19:41
Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe is re-elected, officials say, extending his family's 48-year hold on power.
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North Korea 'executed 15 people'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 19:30
South Korean intelligence services say that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ordered the execution of 15 people this year, including several senior officials.
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Sentinel reveals quake movement

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 19:21
Europe's Sentinel-1a satellite gets its first good look at the aftermath of Saturday's big quake in Nepal.
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Barclays adds £800m to forex bill

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 19:04
Barclays puts another £800m aside, largely to cover potential further legal action and penalties for alleged foreign exchange manipulation.
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Downey discusses interview walk-out

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 18:42
Actor Robert Downey Jr labels Channel 4's Krishnan Guru-Murthy "a bottom-feeding muckraker" in his first remarks about walking out of a Channel 4 interview earlier this month.
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Chile volcano prompts new evacuation

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 18:25
As the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile again spews ash following two eruptions last week, people are evacuated from the surrounding towns.
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Surrey school pupils abused by Savile

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 18:24
At least 22 pupils and a visitor at Duncroft Approved School in Surrey were abused by Jimmy Savile in 1970s, police say.
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France increases defence spending

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 18:16
French President Francois Hollande says defence spending will rise by nearly 4bn euros to tackle extremist threats "at home and overseas".
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Samsung predicts profit recovery

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 18:14
Samsung says it expects earnings to rise in the second quarter following the release of its newest Galaxy S6 smartphones.
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French boss forced out over taxi bill

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 17:52
Agnes Saal resigns as head of France's National Audiovisual Institute after spending some €40,000 in taxi journeys in 10 months.
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