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Malaysia MH17 tragedy 'avoidable'

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 20:24
The boss of Emirates tells the BBC the airline would have avoided flying over Ukraine if it had been told high-altitude missiles were in the area.
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Kennels blaze claims 60 dogs' lives

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 19:57
A blaze that swept through a dogs' home has now claimed the lives of 60 animals, as hundreds of thousands of pounds of donations pour in from well-wishers.
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Day in pictures: 12 September

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 19:40
A selection of news photos from around the world
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Mauritania adopts Western weekend

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 19:22
Mauritania adopts a Saturday-Sunday weekend to make the most of the European business week.
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Tim Rice to receive BMI music award

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 19:15
Sir Tim Rice is to receive a special award for his contribution to music from music rights organisation BMI.
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Yorkshire seal Championship title

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 19:15
Yorkshire beat Nottinghamshire by an innings and 152 runs to win the County Championship for the first time since 2001.
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Alert as Pakistan flood river peaks

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 19:14
Pakistan's Multan city and surrounding areas in Punjab province are on high alert as the Chenab river continues to surge south at extremely high levels.
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New EU sanctions on Russia begin

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 19:06
New EU sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine go into force, with Moscow warning of retaliation.
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Cuba to send doctors to Ebola areas

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 19:03
Cuban health officials say they are deploying 165 health workers to help tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
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Kabylie punished over Ebosse death

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 19:00
Algerian club JS Kabylie are banned from playing at home for the rest of the season following the death of Cameroonian Albert Ebosse.
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Torres tipped for revival at Milan

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 18:43
Spain striker Fernando Torres can "revive his career" at AC Milan, according to fellow summer signing Diego Lopez.
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US killer caught after jail break

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 18:43
A US teenager who murdered three students is back in police custody after escaping from prison in the state of Ohio on Thursday, officials say.
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Barclays Bank names McFarlane chair

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 18:43
The non-executive chairman of insurance giant Aviva will become the chairman of Barclays Bank from April next year.
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Peter Gabriel honoured at rock awards

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 18:20
Peter Gabriel, the former singer with Genesis, is recognised at the annual Progressive Music Awards for a music career spanning five decades.
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Did Kashmir 'abandon' its flood-hit people?

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 17:57
Did the floods in Kashmir defeat its government?
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Death penalties for Kunming attack

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 17:22
Three people have been sentenced to death for a deadly mass knife attack in Kunming, with a fourth jailed for life, Chinese state TV says.
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Cairns to be charged with perjury

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 17:17
Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns says he will fight to clear his name as he faces a charge of perjury.
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Letter from Africa: Haunted by ghosts

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 17:01
Counting the cost of Africa's 'haunted' civil services
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Italian marine allowed to go home

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 16:22
India's Supreme Court allows one of the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012 to return home on medical grounds.
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Colombian women's group wins UN refugee prize

BBC World News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 15:56
How a small Colombian women's group won an international award
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