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Ex-children's head 'must quit'

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 14:05
A former children's services director in Rotherham must resign "immediately" from her education job in Australia, an abuse survivors' advocate says.
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Obama: Russia causing Ukraine crisis

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 13:39
US President Barack Obama accuses Russia of being responsible for the violence in eastern Ukraine, as Nato prepares to hold an emergency meeting.
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No charges in US accidental shooting

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 13:10
Officials say there will be no charges following an incident in which a nine-year-old girl fatally shot a gun range instructor.
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Indian elephant creates own art

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 13:08
Paintings by an Indian elephant go on sale at a gallery in the capital, Delhi, to help raise money to protect the endangered animals.
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'Dead' Indian activist found alive

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:20
An Indian activist thought to have died in a car fire is found alive in Bangalore and accused by police of faking his death over a woman.
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Japan's economy signals weakness

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:11
Japan's economy shows signs of stagnation and weakness as households spent less and factory output stays flat in July.
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Farage sights set on more defections

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:10
Nigel Farage says more disaffected MPs could join UKIP if it is successful in the by-election caused by the defection of Tory Douglas Carswell.
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VIDEO: Russia's rebel rockers

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:39
Internet phenomenon or propaganda coup?
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VIDEO: Brazil dismantles Amazon 'destroyers'

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:22
Police in northern Brazil say they are in the process of dismantling one of the country's biggest environmental criminal gangs.
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UN peacekeepers held in Golan

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:50
Forty-three UN peacekeepers are being held by an armed group in the Syrian Golan Heights, amid heavy fighting between rebels and the army.
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No charges in US accidental shooting

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:26
Officials say there will be no charges for a nine-year-old girl who killed her shooting instructor by accident.
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Argentina general strike 'success'

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:13
Labour groups opposed to Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner stage a second general strike this year and claim success.
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Argentina general strike 'success'

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:13
Labour groups opposed to Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner stage a second general strike this year and claim success.
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Virgin Australia trebles losses

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:41
Virgin Australia posts an after-tax loss of A$355.6m ($332.6m; £200.5m) for the full year ending in June, triple the firm's previous year's losses for the period.
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Virgin Australia trebles losses

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:41
Virgin Australia posts an after-tax loss of A$355.6m ($332.6m; £200.5m) for the full year ending in June, triple the firm's previous year's losses for the period.
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Ford 'threatened' fellow school coach

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:33
As a youth football coach, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly threatened a teacher and made players roll in goose droppings, newly released documents say.
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Ford 'threatened' fellow school coach

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:33
As a youth football coach, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly threatened a teacher and made players roll in goose droppings, newly released documents say.
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Murray breezes into US Open last 32

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:30
Andy Murray makes short work of German qualifier Matthias Bachinger as the Briton advances to the US Open third round.
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The odd objects looted from Washington DC in 1814

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:35
The odd objects looted by the British from Washington in 1814
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VIDEO: Song of a four-storey 'earth harp'

BBC World News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:31
William Close is the inventor of the 'Earth Harp', a musical instrument which makes use of the architecture around it to create its sound.
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