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VIDEO: Polio workers killed in Pakistan

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:43
Authorities in Balochistan, Pakistan, have suspended a campaign against polio after four workers were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the city of Quetta.
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VIDEO: 'I found rare Shakespeare Folio'

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:41
Librarian and Medieval literature expert Rémy Cordonnier tells the BBC about the moment he discovered a rare and valuable William Shakespeare First Folio.
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Concerns over terror exclusion plans

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:27
The UK's reviewer of terrorism laws raises concerns about plans to exclude people from the UK if they go abroad to fight with extremist groups, as a new counter-terror bill is published
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Jihadi 'hostage murderer' killed

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:27
The Algerian army has killed one of the militants responsible for the beheading of a French hiker in September, the justice minister says.
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Meters overcharge 1.5m gas customers

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 23:49
About 1.5 million gas customers with pre-payment meters have been overcharged because their meters are faulty, the industry has admitted.
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Juncker reveals giant EU jobs plan

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 23:33
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gives details of a €315bn (£250bn; $393bn) investment plan to kick-start Europe's economy.
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Ghana cocaine bust turns political

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 23:20
Ghana's opposition calls for a parliamentary probe into allegations that a suspected cocaine trafficker had access to the presidential lounge at the country's main international airport.
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Nato fears Russian Black Sea control

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 23:14
Nato's top commander warns that Russia's increased military presence in the annexed region of Crimea could be used to control the Black Sea.
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Lebanese diva Sabah dies, aged 87

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 22:18
Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, popularly known as the "Diva of Music" in the Arab world, dies at the age of 87.
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Ferguson protests spread across US

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 22:06
Protests have been held in more than a dozen US cities over the decision not to charge a white policeman who killed a black teenager in Missouri.
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Gunmen kill Pakistan polio workers

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 21:45
Four polio vaccination workers are shot dead and three injured in the south-west Pakistani city of Quetta.
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Raqqa air strikes death toll rises

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 21:38
Almost 100 people are now believed to have died in a series of government air strikes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa on Tuesday.
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Come clean on ads, vloggers told

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 21:28
Video bloggers are being told they need to be completely clear about when they are being paid to promote products.
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China drafts domestic violence law

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 21:18
China drafts its first national law against domestic violence, long seen as a private matter in the country.
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Germany backs female directors quota

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 21:10
Top German companies are told to ensure that 30% of supervisory board positions are held by women from 2016 under a law agreed late on Tuesday.
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Three years to study Kim Jong-un

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 21:00
Secondary school students in North Korea will now have to complete an 81-hour course on the country's leader.
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Day in pictures: 26 November 2014

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 20:54
Striking news images from around the world
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Kim Dotcom declares he is 'broke'

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 20:53
The founder of the seized file-sharing site Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, says he is out of funds after spending $10m on a legal battle.
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Learning disability care 'failing'

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 20:45
People with learning disabilities are being kept in hospitals too far from home for too long, a report commissioned by NHS England finds.
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Sudan 'wants UN rights office shut'

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 20:39
Sudan's government has asked the UN-African Union force in Darfur (Unamid) to shut its human rights office, the joint peacekeeping mission says.
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