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Billy Paul of Me and Mrs Jones dies

BBC World News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 16:27
The American soul singer Billy Paul, best known for his 1972 Me and Mrs Jones hit, dies at the age of 80.
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Japan unveils Tokyo 2020 Olympic logos

BBC World News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 15:40
Japan's Olympic organisers unveil the official logos of the 2020 Tokyo Games, after the first choice was thrown out over plagiary claims.
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US ex-senator, 90, to marry a man

BBC World News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 15:00
Former US Senator Harris Wofford, 90, prepares to marry a man, 20 years after the death of his wife.
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How African governments block social media

BBC World News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 14:57
The days some Africans are banned from tweeting
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China wealth manager denies taking money

BBC World News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 14:21
The chairman of a Chinese wealth management company whose disappearance last week sparked alarm has strongly denied taking investors' money.
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Kurdish PKK warns Turkey of long fight

BBC World News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 13:00
The Kurdish rebel group, the PKK, tells the BBC it is ready to escalate its fight against Turkey because Ankara is trying to force its surrender.
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VIDEO: Turkey's most wanted man talks to BBC

BBC World News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 12:59
The BBC has met Turkey's most wanted man, Cemil Bayik, leader of the PKK militant group. His forces are waging two simultaneous conflicts against Turkey and so-called Islamic State.
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The Idomeni grandmother who helps migrants

BBC World News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 12:03
Syrian migrants taken in by Greek granny on a pension
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VIDEO: Obama defends controversial EU trade deal

BBC World News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 11:45
President Obama has been defending one of his landmark policies, a controversial new US-EU trade deal, in Hannover.
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Gervais: Bowie 'kept cancer secret'

BBC World News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 11:19
Ricky Gervais reveals he was exchanging emails with David Bowie two weeks before his death but that Bowie kept his illness secret.
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Curtain falls on Hamlet's global odyssey

BBC World News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 11:17
After two years visiting almost every country in the world, a touring production of Hamlet plays its final show at Shakespeare's Globe in London.
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Obama dismisses N Korea nuclear 'offer'

BBC World News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 10:58
US President Barack Obama dismisses a proposal by North Korea to suspend nuclear tests if the US stops its annual military exercises with South Korea.
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Australia teen charged with terror plot

BBC World News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 10:31
Police in Australia charge a 16-year-old with preparing an act of terrorism, saying they believe he was plotting to target Anzac Day services.
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Obama dismisses N Korea nuclear 'offer'

BBC World News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 10:01
US President Barack Obama dismisses a proposal by North Korea to suspend nuclear tests if the US stops its annual military exercises with South Korea.
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India tycoon has passport revoked

BBC World News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 08:39
India revokes the passport of business tycoon Vijay Mallya accused of hiding in Britain to avoid billions in debt over his defunct Kingfisher Airlines.
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VIDEO: Young, female and backing Bernie

BBC World News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 08:04
Why are some young women backing a 74-year-old?
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The war of words over who does Saudi Arabia's housework

BBC World News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 07:59
The war of words over who does the housework
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Fear over eating disorder care in Japan

BBC World News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 07:16
Most people suffering with eating disorders in Japan are not receiving any medical or psychological support, according to doctors.
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What's behind China's cheap steel?

BBC World News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 07:10
But is China distorting global markets?
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The man who bet his house on his invention

BBC World News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 07:06
The man who bet his house on his invention being a success
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