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Empire State Building hit by drone

BBC World News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 01:01
A man charged with crashing a drone into the Empire State Building has apparently tweeted that a policeman had told him it was "fine" to fly there.
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Syria 'exterminating detainees' - report

BBC World News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 00:57
The Syrian government has carried out a state policy of extermination against thousands of detainees, UN human rights investigators say.
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French general's court hearing delayed

BBC World News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 00:43
The court hearing of a retired French Foreign Legion commander, arrested at a banned anti-Islam rally in Calais, is delayed because of his poor health.
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Florida's $520m lottery win unclaimed

BBC World News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 00:33
Giant jackpot won by a lottery entrant in the US state of Florida is still unclaimed, officials say, despite massive media coverage.
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Leaflets pulled due to boob over Bobby

BBC World News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 00:18
Irish election leaflet pulled over typo
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Turkey uses refugee crisis to up the ante

BBC World News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 23:51
Turkey stuck between Syrian humanitarian crisis and refugee crisis in Europe
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VIDEO: What to expect from Year of Monkey

BBC World News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 23:41
Monday 8 February 2016 marks the start of the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese calendar.
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Dissident republicans claim Dublin murder

BBC World News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 23:24
Dissident republicans claim they carried out a shooting in Dublin on Friday in which a man was killed and two others wounded.
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Somali children 'face death' over drought

BBC World News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 23:09
More than 50,000 children in Somalia "face death" because of the ongoing drought there, the UN says.
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Obama to request $1.8bn to fight Zika

BBC World News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 21:49
The White House says it will ask US Congress for $1.8bn (£1.25bn) in emergency funding to combat the Zika virus, which is spreading through the Americas.
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Red carpet for Egyptian president's car

BBC World News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 21:26
The use of a red carpet for the motorcade of President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi provokes rare criticism in Egypt.
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Why was Beyonce's Super Bowl show significant?

BBC World News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 20:10
Beyonce, the Black Panthers and the Super Bowl
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Rumours over Suu Kyi 'president move'

BBC World News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 19:43
Burmese MPs delay voting on a new president, fuelling speculation that Aung San Suu Kyi is negotiating a route to the job.
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Eight-year-old rescued in Taiwan quake

BBC World News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 19:18
An eight-year-old girl is the latest survivor to be rescued from a building which collapsed in Taiwan's deadly earthquake on Saturday.
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Storm halts German carnival parades

BBC World News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 19:06
Traditional carnival parades in some western German cities are called off due to storm warnings, but Cologne's procession goes ahead.
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Rubio feels the heat in New Hampshire

BBC World News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 19:04
Marco Rubio feels the heat in New Hampshire
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India blocks Facebook Free Basics

BBC World News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 19:02
India's telecoms regulator blocks Facebook's limited free internet service as part of a ruling in favour of net neutrality.
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Trapped SA mine workers 'still alive'

BBC World News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 18:45
There are signs that the three people trapped in a South African gold mine following an accident last week are still alive, a rescue team says.
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Official denies Nauru child rape report

BBC World News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 18:22
Australia's top immigration official denies allegations a five-year-old boy was raped at the Nauru migrant detention centre, as ABC admits a reporting error.
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French ex-minister in tax fraud trial

BBC World News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 18:05
Former French Budget Minister Jerome Cahuzac, who was appointed to clamp down on tax evasion, is to go on trial charged with tax fraud.
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