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VIDEO: Russia's 39,000-year-old mammoth

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 23:05
A 39,000 year-old baby mammoth named Yuka has been put in display in central Moscow making it the best preserved mammoth in palaeontology.
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Collins hands over Alamo artefacts

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 22:39
Singer Phil Collins hands over his large collection of Alamo memorabilia to a Texas museum, calling the donation the end of a six-decade "journey".
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S Lanka landslide: '100 feared dead'

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 22:27
About 100 people are feared dead after a landslide buries dozens of homes in central Sri Lanka, the government says.
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Death for Bangladesh Islamist leader

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 22:17
The head of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party is sentenced to death for war crimes committed during the independence war against Pakistan.
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'Orphan' artworks set to find homes

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 21:59
Millions of photos, diaries, letters and recordings whose copyright owners cannot be traced may be made accessible for the first time under a new scheme.
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Ex-baseball star in gun accident

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 21:38
Retired baseball star Jose Canseco undergoes surgery after nearly shooting off his finger by accident, police and his fiancee say.
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Iran MPs reject Rouhani nominee

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 21:29
The Iranian parliament rejects the government's nominee for science minister, in a new setback for reformist President Hassan Rouhani.
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Fed set to end US stimulus programme

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 21:18
The US Federal Reserve is expected to announce that it will end its programme of buying financial assets with new money, a policy known as quantitative easing.
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US rocket explodes during launch

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 21:06
An unmanned rocket bound for the International Space Station has exploded during its launch from the US state of Virginia.
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Rebels reinforce besieged Kobane

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 21:05
Free Syrian Army fighters arrive in Kobane to help the defence of the Syrian border town under siege by Islamic State militants, sources there say.
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US man missing during NFL game found

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:49
Police find a Colorado man five days after he went missing while attending a professional football game in Denver on Thursday.
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Rose keen to boost world ranking

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:27
Britain's Justin Rose hopes a win in the BMW World Masters in China this weekend will help lift him up the world rankings.
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SA tycoon gives $1m to fight Ebola

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:18
South Africa's first black billionaire, Patrice Motsepe, donates $1m (£620,000) to Guinea to help the country fight the deadly Ebola virus.
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VIDEO: Zambian President Sata dies in UK

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:17
Zambian President Michael Sata dies in a UK hospital, becoming the second president of the country to die in office.
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Day in pictures: 29 October

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:07
A selection of news photos from around the world
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White House computers 'hacked'

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:02
US security services are reportedly investigating the breach of an unclassified network.
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N Korea leader 'had surgery on leg'

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:43
South Korean intelligence services believe that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un had surgery to remove a cyst from his ankle.
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Zambian President Sata dies in UK

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:28
Zambia's President Michael Sata, 77, dies in London, where he had been receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness, the government says.
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Venezuela recalls ambassador to Spain

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:15
Venezuela is recalling its ambassador to Spain a week after the Spanish prime minister called for the release of a Venezuelan opposition leader.
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Hopes fade for trapped Turkey miners

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:08
Fears grow that a flood at a Turkish mine may have drowned 18 workers as the president and prime minister prepare to visit the scene.
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