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'Mosquito control failure' fuelled Zika

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 23:25
The spread of Zika is the price being paid for a massive policy failure on mosquito control, says World Health Organization leader Margaret Chan.
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German AfD walks out of Muslim meeting

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 23:20
The German right-wing party AfD walks out of a meeting with a Muslim council.
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Merkel 'concern' on Turkey immunity law

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 23:03
German Chancellor Angela Merkel expresses "deep concern" to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over a new law lifting immunity for MPs.
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VIDEO: Katy Perry in dispute over LA convent sale

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 22:56
Pop star Katy Perry is locked in a battle with a group of elderly nuns over the sale of a convent in Los Angeles.
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Kenya protester 'killed by police'

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:58
Police kill a man in Kenya's western city of Kisumu during an opposition protest about the electoral commission, an eyewitness tells the BBC.
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French petrol supplies hit by strikes

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:57
Hundreds of French petrol stations run dry and the unions say five oil refineries are being blockaded as protesters fight government labour reforms.
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Iraqi army moves against IS in Falluja

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:45
Fighting is reported in near the Iraqi city of Falluja after Prime Minister al-Abadi announces the start of an operation to retake it from so-called Islamic State.
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Postal votes to decide Austria election

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:31
The far-right candidate has a slender lead in Austria's presidential run-off vote, but the result will depend on postal ballots.
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Suicide bomb kills Yemen army recruits

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:28
At least 40 people, most of them army recruits, are killed in two bomb attacks claimed by so-called Islamic State (IS) in the Yemeni city of Aden.
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Third climber dies on Everest

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 18:56
About 30 climbers are suffering frostbite or illness on Mount Everest, after three others died from apparent altitude sickness.
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VIDEO: Amateur video 'shows Tartous blast'

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 18:53
Amateur video shows smoke billowing from buildings in the city of Tartous, one of two Syrian government coastal strongholds to be hit by bomb blasts.
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SA prosecutor to challenge Zuma ruling

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 18:48
South Africa's prosecuting authority says it will appeal against a High Court ruling that it should reconsider corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma.
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Bayer in $62bn bid to buy Monsanto

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 18:10
German drugs and chemicals company Bayer makes a $62bn offer for Monsanto, in a takeover bid that would create the world's biggest agricultural supplier.
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Humanitarian summit opens amid criticism

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:58
Delegates from 175 countries gather in Istanbul for a World Humanitarian Summit which has been sharply criticised by aid agencies.
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Weaponised Lego 'in toy arms race'

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:46
Lego products are growing more violent as toy makers engage in an 'arms race' to catch the attention of children in a digital age, a new study says.
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VIDEO: NZ firemen rescue ducklings from drain

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 16:46
A team of firefighters in New Zealand have rescued a group of ducklings which had fallen into a cesspit.
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Filipina star's drug dealer role wins at Cannes

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 16:38
How the portrayal of a drug-dealing mother won at Cannes
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VIDEO: Obama in Vietnam: US arms embargo to end

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:43
US President Barack Obama has announced that the US is fully lifting its embargo on arms exports to Vietnam.
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Ducklings rescued from cesspit

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:30
Firefighters rescue a handful of ducklings that had fallen into a cesspit in Auckland, New Zealand, reuniting them with their mother.
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VIDEO: Building the world's largest radio telescope

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:06
BBC science correspondent Rebecca Morelle travels to China to take a close up tour of the Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope - or Fast for short.
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