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VIDEO: The park blamed for Japan's dengue fever

BBC World News - 15 hours 19 min ago
Japan is battling its first outbreak of dengue fever in almost 70 years, with at least 22 people confirmed as being infected.
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Nigerian army's pride wounded

BBC World News - 15 hours 21 min ago
Nigeria's campaign against Boko Haram goes from bad to worse
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Nazi disabled victims memorial opens

BBC World News - 15 hours 23 min ago
A glass monument is publicly opened in Berlin to 300,000 victims of the Nazis with mental and physical disabilities or chronic illnesses.
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Egypt police killed in Sinai attack

BBC World News - 15 hours 24 min ago
At least 11 policemen have been killed in a bomb attack on a convoy in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula, officials say.
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Russia 'to alter military strategy'

BBC World News - 15 hours 26 min ago
Russia is to adjust its military doctrine as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's increasing presence in eastern Europe, a top Russian official says.
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Abuse scandal force faces inquiry

BBC World News - 15 hours 27 min ago
South Yorkshire Police commissions an independent investigation into its handling of the Rotherham child abuse scandal, while Labour suspends four members in the town.
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Dollar General raises bid for rival

BBC World News - 15 hours 36 min ago
Dollar General, the lead discount retailer in the United States, raises its bid for rival store Family Dollar to almost $9.1bn (£5.51bn).
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IS accused of Iraq ethnic cleansing

BBC World News - 15 hours 40 min ago
Amnesty International says it has proof Islamic State militants have launched a campaign of ethnic cleansing against minorities in northern Iraq.
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Afghan militants 'may join IS'

BBC World News - 15 hours 47 min ago
Fighters from a militant Islamic group in Afghanistan, allied to the Taliban, tell the BBC they are considering joining forces with Islamic State.
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Aston Martin appoints new chief

BBC World News - 16 hours 4 min ago
UK luxury carmaker Aston Martin hires senior Nissan executive Andy Palmer as its new chief executive.
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Uber banned across Germany by court

BBC World News - 16 hours 6 min ago
A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work.
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Dethroned beauty queen seeks apology

BBC World News - 16 hours 8 min ago
A dethroned Burmese beauty queen is refusing to hand back her crown until she receives an apology from South Korean organisers.
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Arrests over Afghan child marriage

BBC World News - 16 hours 12 min ago
The parents of an eight-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy are arrested on charges of arranging their under-age marriage in northern Afghanistan.
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UK activist's Thailand trial begins

BBC World News - 16 hours 14 min ago
A UK activist who campaigns for better labour conditions goes on trial in Thailand charged with criminal defamation.
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Swiss economy stalls as EU slows

BBC World News - 16 hours 28 min ago
Switzerland's economy failed to grow in the second quarter of the year, official figures show, with trade affected by stagnation in the rest of Europe.
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VIDEO: Volcano continues fiery lava eruption

BBC World News - 16 hours 38 min ago
A dramatic lava eruption that began early on Sunday near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has continued into Monday.
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Ecuador volcano increases activity

BBC World News - 16 hours 40 min ago
A massive ash cloud is rising from the Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador as it shows increased activity with a series of explosions on Monday.
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Thieving monkey hands out money

BBC World News - 16 hours 43 min ago
A monkey in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh steals money from a home and rains down banknotes on people, reports say.
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Thousands in late rush to vote

BBC World News - 16 hours 48 min ago
Local registration centres say in recent days they have received tens of thousands of applications from people wanting to vote.
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Clacton by-election set for October

BBC World News - 17 hours 13 sec ago
The Clacton by-election, triggered by Douglas Carswell's defection to UKIP, is to be held on 9 October, the Conservative Party says.
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