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EU faces 'uprising' over migrant crisis

BBC World News - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 00:43
Former MI6 head Sir Richard Dearlove says Europe will face a "populist uprising" if it is unable to show its citizens it can control the migrant crisis.
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Tanzania removes 10,000 'ghost workers'

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 23:23
More than 10,000 "ghost workers" are removed from Tanzania's public sector payroll as part of an anti-corruption drive, saving an estimated $2m (£1.4m) a month.
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Scientists clone Zika for vaccine race

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 23:11
US scientists say they have managed to clone the Zika virus - an important step towards fast-tracking a vaccine against the disease.
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Brazil's problem with sexism

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 21:18
President Rousseff's impeachment highlights Brazil's sexism problem
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China calligraphy sets auction record

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 21:00
An 11th Century letter sets a new record auction price for Chinese calligraphy.
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Jolie Pitt: Refugee system breaking down

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 20:45
Angelina Jolie Pitt, the UN refugee agency's special envoy, warns the international humanitarian system for refugees is breaking down.
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Iran arrests 'un-Islamic' online models

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 20:42
Eight people are arrested in Iran for working for online modelling agencies deemed to be "un-Islamic", the prosecutor of a cybercrimes court says.
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Storm over weather presenter told to cover up on air

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 20:35
TV weather presenter made to cover up mid forecast after dress complaints
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Who needs an 84m-long aircraft?

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 20:17
Who needs an 84m-long aircraft?
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The Cultural Revolution: A memory avoided

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 20:11
China tiptoes around Cultural Revolution upheaval
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April breaks global temperature record

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 20:08
April was the seventh month in a row to have broken global temperature records, Nasa figures show.
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Turkish strikes 'kill 27 IS militants'

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 19:54
The Turkish army and US-led coalition forces are reported to have carried out attacks in northern Syria, killing 27 Islamic State militants.
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Nigeria arrests 'Avengers' oil militants

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 19:53
Nigeria arrests several suspected members of a militant group called the "Niger Delta Avengers", thought to be behind recent attacks on oil pipelines.
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'No recall vote' for Venezuela's Maduro

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 19:50
There will be no recall referendum against Venezuelan President Maduro, Vice-President Aristobulo Isturiz says, accusing the opposition of fraud.
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Web giants face action over hate speech

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 19:48
Three organisations in France say they are planning legal action against Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for failing to remove hate speech.
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Pakistan 'could beat polio in months'

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 19:26
Polio could be eradicated in Pakistan within months, the World Health Organisation says, as a mass vaccination drive is launched in the north-west.
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Shake-up at Russia's RBC seen as new Putin media raid

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 19:17
Russian broadcaster reined in after its revealing reports
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VIDEO: 'Photo albums lost' in Canada fire

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 18:43
One hundred people have lost their home after a fire engulfed their apartment building near Vancouver in British Columbia.
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Wembley trip for Sierra Leone Man Utd fan

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 18:03
A Manchester United fan from Sierra Leone whose dream trip to Old Trafford was ruined by Sunday's evacuation will attend the FA Cup final thanks to a campaign by supporters.
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Turning migrants away 'won't work'

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 17:40
The UN high commissioner for refugees says the 60m people displaced globally is an issue involving everyone and turning migrants away "won't work".
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