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VIDEO: Video shows Canada parliament shootings

BBC World News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 02:05
Footage from the Toronto Globe and Mail shows a hail of bullets being fired inside the Canadian parliament building.
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Cuba leads way on Ebola effort

BBC World News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 02:01
Cuba sends a second group of medical staff to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak, becoming the biggest single provider of healthcare workers.
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Freed N Korea detainee back in US

BBC World News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 01:53
A US citizen freed from detention in North Korea receives an emotional homecoming in Ohio as Washington works to release two other Americans.
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US airbag recall expands to 7.8m cars

BBC World News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 01:44
US car safety regulators expand a recall of vehicles with potentially dangerous Takata airbags to 7.8 million, warning that owners should take 'immediate action'.
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DNA yields secrets of human pioneer

BBC World News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 01:06
DNA analysis of a 45,000-year-old human has helped scientists pinpoint when our ancestors interbred with Neanderthals.
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IRA let down abuse victims - Adams

BBC World News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:58
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams apologises to sex abuse victims "let down" by the IRA during the Troubles.
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Wilko Johnson is 'cancer free'

BBC World News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:45
Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been "cured" of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012.
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PM: Buck stops with me on criminals

BBC World News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:35
Prime Minister David Cameron tells MPs the "buck stops with me" when it comes to deporting foreign criminals from the UK.
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DJ Mike Read withdraws UKIP song

BBC World News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:12
Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Mike Read requests a song he wrote in support of UKIP be withdrawn from sale following complaints that it was racist.
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Police 'let down' abuse-risk children

BBC World News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:04
A whistleblower tells the BBC hundreds of people at risk of sexual exploitation in Sheffield were let down by police.
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China-Japan talks fuel hope of thaw

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:57
Japan's deputy prime minister meets his Chinese counterpart in Beijing in a move that could pave the way for a meeting between the countries' leaders.
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Syria air force 'steps up strikes'

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:41
The Syrian military has stepped up its air strikes on rebel-held areas dramatically, carrying out more than 200 in recent days, activists say.
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Kissing ban riles Zimbabwe students

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:29
A ban on students kissing in public, imposed by the University of Zimbabwe, is "nonsensical", a student representative tells the BBC.
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Pope praises Bayern after Roma win

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:24
Pope Francis says Bayern Munich "played a wonderful game" after the German side beat Roma 7-1 in the Champions League.
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South Africa growth forecast slashed

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:15
South Africa's new finance minister cuts the country's economic growth forecast from 2.7% to 1.4%.
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VIDEO: Orphan baby elephant rescued from well

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 22:56
An elephant calf has been air rescued after he fell down a well in the remote region of Milgis Lugga in Northern Kenya.
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Day in pictures: 22 October

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 22:33
A selection of news images from around the world
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Mexican soldiers 'killed suspects'

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 22:20
A Mexican human rights body accuses eight soldiers of killing 12 suspects in cold blood and tampering with the evidence to make it look like a shoot-out.
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Serena in heaviest loss for 16 years

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 22:19
World number one Serena Williams is beaten by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals in her heaviest defeat for 16 years.
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Boeing raises annual profit forecast

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 21:51
Aerospace giant Boeing has raised its forecast for profits this year and says it has a record backlog of orders.
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