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Indian cartoonist RK Laxman dies

BBC World News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 00:46
Famous Indian cartoonist RK Laxman, who will be remembered for his Common Man sketches, dies in hospital aged 94.
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RK Laxman: Cartoonist behind India's 'Common Man'

BBC World News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 00:44
The man behind India's iconic cartoon
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Fred Talbot 'propositioned' boy, 15

BBC World News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 00:35
Former weatherman Fred Talbot told a 15-year-old boy he would be "happy to oblige" if he wanted to experiment sexually with other men.
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Egypt doctor 'convicted in FGM case'

BBC World News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 00:15
An Egyptian doctor is convicted of the manslaughter of a girl who died after undergoing an illegal female genital mutilation procedure, activists say.
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Mattel boss resigns on sales slide

BBC World News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 23:55
Mattel removes chief executive as Barbie falls out of favour, sending sales in the crucial Christmas season down 6%.
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LRA commander appears at Hague court

BBC World News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 23:27
Ugandan rebel Dominic Ongwen becomes the first Lord's Resistance Army commander to appear at the International Criminal Court on war crimes charges.
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Africa urged to act over Boko Haram

BBC World News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 22:55
African states should act quickly and collectively to curb the growing threat posed by Nigeria's militant Islamists, the African Union chief says.
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VIDEO: Aerial video of Auschwitz-Birkenau

BBC World News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 22:17
BBC drone video from January 2015 shows what remains of Auschwitz-Birkenau.
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Djokovic marches into last eight

BBC World News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 21:28
Top seed Novak Djokovic reaches the Australian Open quarter-finals with a 6-4 7-5 7-5 win over a gutsy Gilles Muller.
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Assad rejects talks with 'puppets'

BBC World News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 21:25
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad dismisses the country's Western-backed opposition as "puppets", as a new round of peace talks begins in Moscow.
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Day in pictures: 26 January 2015

BBC World News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 21:12
Striking images from around the world in the past 24 hours
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Real Madrid sign Brazilian Silva

BBC World News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 21:03
Real Madrid complete a deal to sign Lucas Silva from Brazilian club Cruzeiro for a reported fee of £9.7m.
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CAR minister seized 'for rebel chief'

BBC World News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 20:56
The militia group which abducted Central African Republic's sports minister demands the release of its detained commander, an official says.
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Obama push to expand Alaskan refuge

BBC World News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 20:55
President Barack Obama is to propose setting aside the majority of Alaska's national wildlife refuge as a wilderness area.
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Obama attends India's Republic Day

BBC World News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 19:56
President Barack Obama begins the second day of his visit to India by becoming the first US head of state to attend the Republic Day parade.
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Venus joins Serena in quarter-finals

BBC World News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 19:53
Venus Williams reaches her first Grand Slam quarter-final since 2010 as she joins sister Serena in the last eight in Australia.
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Missing Mexico journalist found dead

BBC World News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 19:29
The body of Mexican journalist Moises Sanchez, who was abducted by gunmen on 2 January, is found in the town of Medellin de Bravo in Veracruz.
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Mubarak's sons released from prison

BBC World News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 19:25
The two sons of Hosni Mubarak are released from jail, a day after the fourth anniversary of the uprising that ousted the former Egyptian president.
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India PM dons pinstripe 'name suit'

BBC World News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 19:06
Pinstripes on Narendra Modi's traditional bandhgala suit were actually tiny letters spelling out his name
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Whatever happened to the future?

BBC World News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 18:57
Whatever happened to the future of transport?
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