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VIDEO: China dust devil lifts boy into air

BBC World News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 01:07
A whirlwind known as a dust devil swept through a Chinese school event lifting one boy into the air.
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Largest Syria aid convoy reaches Rastan

BBC World News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:38
The largest aid convoy so far in Syria has entered the besieged rebel-held town of Rastan in Homs province, the Red Cross says.
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Solar Impulse sets off for California

BBC World News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:36
The zero-fuel aeroplane, Solar Impulse, renews its effort to circumnavigate the globe, leaving Hawaii to fly across the Pacific Ocean to San Francisco.
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Harriet Tubman: Former slave who risked all to save others

BBC World News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:14
Harriet Tubman, the face of the new $20 bill, risked everything
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VIDEO: Obama: 'Syria ceasefire is fragile'

BBC World News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:11
President Obama has been meeting Gulf Arab leaders at the Gulf Cooperation Council in Saudi Arabia.
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Snowden files Norway lawsuit over award

BBC World News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:04
Lawyers for Edward Snowden file a lawsuit to seek guarantees that Norway will not extradite him to the US if he visits to receive an award.
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UK warns gay travellers about US laws

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:40
The UK government warns LGBT travellers to be careful in the US due to laws affecting LGBT people in North Carolina and Mississippi.
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How moobs are teaching women about breast cancer

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:39
Using man boobs to help women check for breast cancer
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Blatter 'offered job to Burundi leader'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:18
Fifa ex-president Sepp Blatter says he was asked to help ease Burundi's political crisis by offering President Pierre Nkurunziza a job in world football.
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Mexico oil plant blast toll rises to 13

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 22:41
The death toll in a huge explosion that struck a state oil plant in Mexico on Wednesday rises to 13, officials say.
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University sorry for search tampering

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 21:33
US university UC Davis apologises for hiring a PR firm to try to bury online references to an incident in which students were pepper-sprayed.
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Turkey 'coup' convictions overturned

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 21:31
Turkey's top appeals court overturns the convictions of 275 people, including military officers, accused of plotting a coup.
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Row over Brussels bombing 'dance' claim

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 21:25
A Belgian minister comes under fire for saying that a "significant part of the Muslim community danced" in response to the Brussels attacks.
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VIDEO: 'There's nothing left. Only rubble'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 20:58
At least 570 people are now known have died after the magnitude-7.8 quake hit Ecuador last Saturday.
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Norway minister's Med stunt backfires

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 20:43
Norway's immigration minister faces online ridicule for jumping off a rescue boat in a survival suit.
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Ethiopia army 'locates abducted children'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 20:06
Ethiopia's army has surrounded the area in neighbouring South Sudan where it believes more than 100 abducted Ethiopian children are being held, local media report.
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China's Xi named commander in chief

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:54
China's President Xi Jinping is named commander in chief of a military command centre, in his latest move to increase his control of the armed forces.
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'No evidence' of SA arms deal fraud

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:44
South African President Jacob Zuma says an inquiry into a controversial arms deal worth billions of dollars has found no evidence of fraud or corruption.
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Olympic torch lit at ancient Greek site

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 19:06
The flame for the Olympic Games in Brazil is lit in southern Greece before it is taken on an international torch relay ahead of the opening ceremony.
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'Largest' Syria evacuation carried out

BBC World News - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 17:14
Relief agencies evacuate 500 wounded people from four besieged Syrian towns, in what is described as the largest such operation so far in the conflict.
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