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China bars US warship from Hong Kong

BBC World News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 23:47
China denies permission for a US aircraft carrier to visit Hong Kong, the US state department says.
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Aleppo's 'last paediatrician' remembered

BBC World News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 23:21
Killing of top Aleppo paediatrician touches a nerve
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Spain pipe-layers find Roman coin hoard

BBC World News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 23:19
Construction workers laying pipes in a park in southern Spain unearth a 600kg trove of Roman coins, in what experts call a hugely important discovery.
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Zuma should face corruption case - judge

BBC World News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:55
President Jacob Zuma should face 783 corruption charges, the High Court rules, adding it was "irrational" of the state prosecutor to drop them in 2009.
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The ballet dance troupe of Lagos

BBC World News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:54
The ballet troupe started in a Nigerian garage
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Clashes near Trump rally in California

BBC World News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:50
Hundreds of demonstrators block traffic outside a venue in California where Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump was holding a rally.
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Ex-Auschwitz death camp guard 'ashamed'

BBC World News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 21:19
A former Auschwitz Nazi death camp guard apologises at his trial in Germany to victims, saying he feels "ashamed" of his work at a "criminal organisation".
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Eurozone recovery picks up speed

BBC World News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 19:35
The eurozone's economy grew by a faster-than-expected 0.6% in the first three months of the year, but deflation returns.
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Russia jails space centre manager

BBC World News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 19:22
A Russian court jails a construction boss for corruption at Vostochny, a prestigious new cosmodrome.
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Tashkent bids sad farewell to trams

BBC World News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 19:11
People in Uzbekistan's capital Tashkent are mourning the end of the city's trams on social media, after local officials decided to take them out of service.
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Platini optimistic as ban appeal begins

BBC World News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 18:30
Uefa president Michel Platini says he is optimistic of overturning his six-year ban from football as he begins his appeal.
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US 'drops Pakistan fighter jet subsidy'

BBC World News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 18:25
The US will no longer subsidise the sale of eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, a senior state department official tells the BBC.
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John Wayne Day scrapped over race row

BBC World News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 18:13
Plans to declare 26 May as John Wayne Day in California are rejected in a State Assembly vote over racist comments the actor made in a Playboy interview.
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US man jailed for spying in N Korea

BBC World News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 15:13
North Korea has sentenced Kim Dong-chul, a naturalised US citizen, to 10 years of hard labour for spying.
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Panda-suit man shot after bomb threat

BBC World News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 15:08
A man wearing a panda costume and a surgical mask is shot and wounded by US police after allegedly making a bomb threat against a TV station.
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What is the most expensive object on Earth?

BBC World News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 14:47
What is the most expensive object on Earth?
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Asylum seeker dies of burns in Australia

BBC World News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 14:29
A 23-year-old Iranian asylum seeker who set himself on fire at Australia's detention centre on the island of Nauru has died.
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VIDEO: South African rugby's race struggle

BBC World News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:44
Rugby is banned by the South African government from hosting international tournaments for failing to create enough opportunities for black players.
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Gucci warns HK shops on funeral fakes

BBC World News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:24
Luxury goods maker Gucci sends warning letters to Hong Kong shops selling paper versions of its products to be burned as ritual funeral offerings.
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Japan to abandon space satellite forever

BBC World News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:40
Japan's space agency says it will abandon efforts to restore a multimillion dollar satellite sent to explore black holes, after it spun out of control.
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