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Isis 'orders FGM' for women in Mosul

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 21:50
Islamist group Isis orders women aged 11 to 46 in Mosul, Iraq, to undergo female genital mutilation, the UN says.
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Police investigate abuse 'cover-up'

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 21:38
Police investigating sexual abuse allegations at a school in Rochdale refer themselves to the independent police watchdog over the way they handled previous inquiries.
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Europe lifts Tel Aviv flights ban

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 21:22
The European Aviation Safety Agency has joined the US in lifting its ban on flights to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.
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Sudan 'apostasy' woman meets Pope

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 21:18
A Sudanese woman who fled to Italy after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam meets Pope Francis at the Vatican.
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Qualcomm disputes China phone sales

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 21:07
US chipmaker Qualcomm claims some Chinese companies are misrepresenting sales to minimise their payments.
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Stimpson captures triathlon gold

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 21:05
England's Jodie Stimpson wins the first medal at Glasgow 2014 with victory in the women's triathlon.
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Aid workers shot dead in Herat

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 21:01
Gunmen in Afghanistan shoot dead two Finnish women working with an international Christian charity in the western city of Herat.
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Met investigated 18 justice campaigns

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 20:57
The Met Police collected information on 18 justice campaigns - including that of Jean Charles de Menezes - a report into a now defunct undercover unit says.
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Mirza hits back in nationality row

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 20:53
Indian tennis star Sania Mirza rejects claims by a ruling party legislator that she is not fit to represent newly-created Telangana state because she is married to a Pakistani.
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Poland 'helped in CIA rendition'

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 20:53
Poland violated the human rights convention and helped the CIA's rendition of terror suspects, the European Court of Human Rights finds.
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Queen 'photo-bombs' athletes' selfie

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 20:31
Two Australian Commonwealth Games hockey players have a huge surprise when the Queen appears smiling in the back of their selfie.
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CAR factions announce ceasefire

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 20:30
Rival armed groups in the Central African Republic sign a ceasefire deal aimed at ending over a year of religious conflict - but fighting continues.
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Suarez could return in El Clasico

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 20:21
Luis Suarez could make his Barcelona debut against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu, with El Clasico set for 26 October.
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Iraq MPs elect Massoum as president

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 20:20
Iraqi parliament elects Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum as the country's next president, succeeding Jalal Talabani.
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Hacking reporter spared prison

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 20:06
Ex-News of the World and Sunday Mirror journalist Dan Evans is sentenced to a 10-month jail sentence, suspended for a year at the Old Bailey, after admitting charges including phone hacking.
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Central African Republic's road to anarchy

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 19:50
Andrew Harding crosses paths with Central African militias
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Competition begins at Glasgow 2014

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 19:44
Competition begins in 12 separate sports as the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games gets under way after Wednesday night's opening ceremony.
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Birdman heads Venice gala line-up

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 19:26
Birdman, starring Michael Keaton and Edward Norton, will lead this year's Venice Film Festival line-up.
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Day in pictures: 24 July 2014

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 19:24
Selection of news photos from around the world
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Man Utd 'not balanced' - Van Gaal

BBC World News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 19:23
New Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says his squad is imbalanced, despite beating LA Galaxy 7-0 on Wednesday.
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