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VIDEO: Miss World on her African heritage

BBC World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 05:13
Rolene Strauss, Miss World 2014, tells Focus on Africa's Peter Okwoche how she feels her African heritage helped her clinch the crown.
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VIDEO: Athletics doping cases rock Kenya

BBC World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 05:02
Kenyan athletics is facing serious questions after two more runners failed drug tests, as the BBC's Dennis Okari reports.
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Atul Gawande: What ails India's public health system

BBC World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 04:42
Atul Gawande on what ails India's public health system
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VIDEO: Goa's fight for independence

BBC World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 04:39
The day Goa won independence, 14 years after the rest of India
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Cook uncertain of World Cup role

BBC World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 04:28
England's Alastair Cook says he does not know if he will captain the one-day international team in the 2015 World Cup.
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Boy, 13, charged with knife murder

BBC World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 04:27
A 13-year-old boy is charged with murdering a 53-year-old man who was stabbed to death as he entered his north London home.
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Apple defeats $1bn case over iTunes

BBC World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 03:44
Technology behemoth Apple has been found not guilty of engaging in anti-competitive behaviour by a jury in California.
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Family of man killed in Walmart sues

BBC World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 03:36
The family of John Crawford, fatally shot by police while holding a BB gun inside an Ohio Walmart, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit in the incident.
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Sydney gunman was 'wanted in Iran'

BBC World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 03:08
Iran says it requested 14 years ago the extradition of Haron Monis, the gunman behind the Sydney siege, but Australia refused to hand him over.
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Martina Navratilova's wedded bliss

BBC World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 02:56
Marriage at long last for Martina Navratilova
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Methane 'belches' detected on Mars

BBC World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 02:39
Nasa's Curiosity rover has detected "belches" of methane gas on Mars - a gas that could hint at past or even present life on the planet.
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Taliban massacre children at school

BBC World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 02:30
The Pakistan Taliban launch their deadliest attack ever, leaving 132 children and nine adults dead at a school in Peshawar.
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Guards cleared of deportation death

BBC World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 02:14
Three G4S security guards are found not guilty of the manslaughter of a man who died during an attempted deportation at Heathrow airport.
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Kenya terror clampdown targets NGOs

BBC World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 02:14
Kenya deregisters more than 500 non-governmental organisations, including 15 accused of links with terrorism, an official tells the BBC.
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VIDEO: Up close with world's largest vessel

BBC World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 02:11
An enormous vessel is being built to collect and liquefy gas at sea for the first time.
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Lastminute.com sold in £76m deal

BBC World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 02:10
Lastminute.com, the firm which came to fame at the height of the dot.com boom, has been sold to Swiss travel firm Bravofly Rumbo for $120m (£76m).
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Daltrey illness hits Who O2 shows

BBC World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 02:04
Rock band The Who postpone two concerts in London as frontman Roger Daltrey is suffering from a throat infection.
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Children die in Yemen bomb attacks

BBC World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 02:02
At least 25 people, among them 15 children, have been killed in twin car bomb attack in the central Yemeni province of Bayda, reports say.
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The largest vessel the world has ever seen

BBC World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 02:00
How an enormous ship will collect and liquefy gas at sea
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VIDEO: Vigil remembers Delhi rape case

BBC World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 01:49
Two years after the horrific gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman in Delhi, the BBC's Shilpa Kaannan reports from the site of a vigil which aims to highlight issue of women's safety.
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