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Williams & Bacsinszky reach semis

BBC World News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 22:11
Top seed Serena Williams and Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky reach French Open semi-finals at Roland Garros.
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Syrians 'stranded in Jordan desert'

BBC World News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 21:50
Hundreds of Syrian refugees are stranded in remote desert areas because Jordan is restricting informal border crossings, Human Rights Watch says.
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Tributes to teenager after body find

BBC World News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 21:35
Tributes are made to missing teenager Amber Peat after a body is found near her home in Nottinghamshire.
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Suffragette to open London film event

BBC World News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 21:21
This year's London Film Festival will open with the period drama Suffragette, it has been announced.
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'No shale gas revolution in Europe'

BBC World News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 21:13
There will be no US-style shale gas revolution in Europe, the president of the International Gas Union (IGU) has told the BBC.
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VIDEO: Pele & New York Cosmos visit Cuba

BBC World News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 21:08
BBC Sport's Alex South reports as the Cuban national team play a friendly against New York Cosmos in Havana.
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Real boss Benitez 'admires' Sterling

BBC World News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 20:53
Ex-Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez is presented as Real Madrid manager - and says he "admires" Liverpool's Raheem Sterling.
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Coulson cleared as trial collapses

BBC World News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 20:43
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson is cleared of perjury as the case against him collapses.
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Apple boss hits out at rival firms

BBC World News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 20:42
Tim Cook makes a thinly veiled attack on Facebook and Google for "gobbling up" user data.
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Dockery cast in Liaisons Dangereuses

BBC World News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 20:33
Dominic West, Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery and Janet McTeer head up the new season at London's Donmar Warehouse in a 30 year revival of Les Liaisons Dangereuses.
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Turkey's women struggle for equality

BBC World News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 20:06
Turkey's women struggle for equality
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US: 10,000 IS militants killed

BBC World News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 19:58
More than 10,000 Islamic State fighters have been killed since a US-led coalition launched a campaign against it nine months ago, the US says.
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A guide to transgender terms

BBC World News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 19:48
A guide to transgender terms
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Nigerians upset over first lady's flashy watch

BBC World News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 19:45
Nigerian first lady criticised over expensive-looking timepiece
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VIDEO: US man escapes from sinking truck

BBC World News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 19:39
A Californian man escapes from his sinking truck after reportedly failing to properly detach his boat from it at a launch in Santa Barbara.
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Blatter 'under investigation in US'

BBC World News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 19:34
Outgoing Fifa president Sepp Blatter is being investigated by US officials as part of their inquiry into corruption, US media reports say.
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Senegal singer 'had fake millions'

BBC World News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 19:33
Senegalese singer Thione Seck is charged with money laundering after fake banknotes worth millions of dollars were found in his house.
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OECD slashes US growth forecast

BBC World News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 19:32
The OECD slashes its US growth forecast for this year and next and given the global economy a "B minus" in its bi-annual assessment.
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Colombia passes women hate crime law

BBC World News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 19:05
Colombian lawmakers pass a law which will impose long sentences for crimes committed against women because of their gender.
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Writer Taslima Nasreen flees to US

BBC World News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 18:54
Award-winning Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen has fled from India to the US after she was named as an al-Qaeda target, a rights group says.
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