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Scores missing after Sri Lanka mudslide

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 21:51
Rescuers in central Sri Lanka are searching for scores of people missing after massive landslides caused by days of heavy rain.
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Auschwitz exhibit reveals hidden jewels

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 20:47
A gold ring and necklace have been discovered hidden beneath the fake base of an enamel cup, which has been kept at the museum in Auschwitz for 70 years.
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Palestinian museum opens minus exhibits

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 20:18
Palestinian leaders formally open a new national museum in the occupied West Bank, even though it does not yet have any exhibits.
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Zika virus may reach Europe this summer

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 20:01
The Zika virus could spread to Europe this summer, although the likelihood of an outbreak is low to moderate according to the World Health Organization.
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VIDEO: Chinese man given pig's cornea

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 19:51
Wu Pinggui talks to the BBC after having an operation to transplant a pig's cornea into his eye.
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Trump: I had to fight campaign this way

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 19:41
Donald Trump admits he "has regrets" about his US election campaign but says he had to fight it this way, as he seems to settle a feud with TV presenter Megyn Kelly.
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Australia minister in 'illiterate' row

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 19:16
Australia's immigration minister comes under fire over comments saying migrants to the country would not be literate or numerate.
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Teachers put Shanghai ahead in global tests

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 18:37
How do Shanghai's teachers get such high results?
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Brussels suspect 'left last testament'

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 18:27
A "last testament" by Mohamed Abrini, a suspect in the Paris and Brussels attacks, contradicts claims he would "never hurt a fly", reports say.
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Mitsubishi Motors president steps down

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 18:02
Mitsubishi Motors says its president, Tetsuro Aikawa, will step down in the wake of the company's test-fixing scandal.
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Trump open to talks with North Korea

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 17:48
Donald Trump says if elected US president he would be willing to meet North Korea's leader face-to-face to discuss its nuclear programme.
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Amazon to open more real-world shops

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 17:46
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos has confirmed that the online retailers plans to build more bricks and mortar bookshops.
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VIDEO: Amputee shows off 'Iron Man arm'

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 17:02
Amputee James Young has worked with prosthetics designers to create a unique limb that looks like something straight out of a science fiction movie.
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Leicester get heroes' welcome in Bangkok

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 16:22
Premier League champions Leicester City arrive in Bangkok for a celebratory visit arranged by the club's billionaire Thai owner.
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US raises China steel taxes by 522%

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 16:18
The US raises its import duties on Chinese steelmakers by more than fivefold after accusing them of selling their products below market prices.
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Nigeria unions press ahead with strike

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 16:08
Nigeria's main trade union federation says it will press ahead with a general strike on Wednesday, despite a court injunction against it.
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'Wave of arrests' in rebel-held Yemen

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 15:47
Houthi rebels in Yemen have carried out a wave of arrests of their opponents and tortured some of them, Amnesty International says.
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VIDEO: You won't be bored on board

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 15:44
Aaron Heslehurst tries out the many pools, bars and restaurants on board the world's largest cruise ship, Harmony Of The Seas, ahead of its maiden voyage.
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Zoo releases 'not dead' panda photos

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 14:57
Taipei Zoo in Taiwan releases a photo of its resident panda posing in front of daily newspapers to counter premature reports of its death.
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Clinton and Sanders each win state vote

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 14:49
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton declares victory in a tight Kentucky race, while Bernie Sanders wins Oregon and vows to fight on.
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