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Libya intercepts 850 migrants in boats

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:07
Libyan coastguards say they intercepted boats carrying 850 migrants trying to reach Europe, as Turkey prepares to host a UN humanitarian conference.
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VIDEO: Volcano erupts in Indonesia killing seven

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 11:58
A volcano in western Indonesia erupts, killing seven people and leaving two more in hospital.
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Garcia Marquez's ashes laid to rest

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 09:12
The ashes of the late Nobel Prize winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez are laid to rest in the Colombian city of Cartagena.
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VIDEO: Obama begins visit to Vietnam

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 08:50
President Obama arrives in Vietnam at the start of a visit to the country.
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Olympian ‘drove drunk with shotgun’

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 08:15
Australian shooter Michael Diamond has been charged after he allegedly drove drunk with a shotgun and ammunition following a domestic dispute.
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Hinchcliffe returns for Indy 500 pole

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 07:32
James Hinchcliffe secures pole position for the 100th Indianapolis 500, a year after suffering a serious injury at the same race.
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The men who are taking a stand against 'dude fests'

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 07:22
The growing men's movement against all-male 'dude-fests'
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Tunisians seek justice for past wrongs

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 07:16
Mementos of a mother seeking justice for dead son
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India's transgender sari models winning hearts

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 07:13
The young designer using transgender sari models
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Vietnam hopes as Obama visits

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 07:10
Vietnamese want their voices heard as Obama visits
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VIDEO: Austrian election count is very close

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 07:04
Votes are being counted in Austria in a presidential race that is proving to be very close.
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Axa stubs out €1.7bn tobacco investment

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 07:02
Axa, the world's largest insurer, plans to stop investing in the tobacco industry to help highlight the human and economic cost of smoking.
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Austrian run-off rivals face dead heat

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 06:17
The far-right and independent candidates in Austria's presidential run-off are neck-and-neck with the result depending on postal ballots.
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Greece passes new cuts to unblock funds

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 05:21
The Greek parliament passes widely unpopular new budget cuts and tax rises two days before a eurozone meeting expected to unblock much-needed bailout funds.
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The divorced couple who built a shoe firm

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 05:01
The divorced couple who have built a global shoe company
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Oil strikes close French petrol stations

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 02:24
Hundreds of French petrol stations run out of fuel after workers blockade oil refineries in protest over controversial labour reforms.
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Turkey needs presidential rule - new PM

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 01:07
The Erdogan ally named as Turkey's new prime minister calls for a move to presidential rule and a new constitution.
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Obama's Vietnam trip marks warming ties

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:34
Barack Obama arrives for the start of his three-day visit to Vietnam, only the third by a sitting US president since the end of the Vietnam War.
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Afghans confirm Taliban leader's death

BBC World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:21
Afghanistan's spy agency confirms Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has been killed, after the US targeted him in a drone strike.
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Suu Kyi asks for 'space' on Rohingya

BBC World News - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 23:42
Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi asks for more "space" to address the minority Rohingya issue, after talks with the US secretary of state.
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