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Israel 'foils plot to kill minister'

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:51
Israel says it has arrested four Palestinian Hamas members who were planning to kill FM Avigdor Lieberman during the recent Gaza conflict.
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Thai martial law to be 'indefinite'

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:35
Thailand's military leaders say they have no plans to remove martial law soon, amid mounting protests and criticism of the junta.
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Delta swaps Boeings for Airbus jets

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:03
American airline Delta replaces its old Boeing planes in a $14bn order for 50 Airbus wide-body jets powered by Rolls Royce engines
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O'Keeffe work sets female art record

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 17:58
A floral painting by late US artist Georgia O'Keeffe sells for $44.4m (£28.8m) at auction, setting a record for an artwork by a female artist.
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100-year-old sees ocean for first time

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 17:30
Ruby Holt, who has spent 100 years living on a farm in Tennessee, has dipped her toes in the ocean for the first time.
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100-year-old sees ocean for first time

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 17:30
Ruby Holt, who has spent 100 years living on a farm in Tennessee, has dipped her toes in the ocean for the first time.
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Whelan sorry for 'offensive' comments

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 17:17
Wigan owner Dave Whelan apologises for comments about Jewish and Chinese people in a controversial newspaper interview.
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Cher cancels remaining tour dates

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 17:06
The 68-year-old singer cancels the remainder of her Dressed to Kill tour after doctors advised she needs more time to recover from an ongoing viral infection.
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Bassey rues Goldfinger 'wrong notes'

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 16:32
Dame Shirley Bassey re-records her hit Goldfinger after 50 years, admitting there were "two wrong notes" in the original James Bond theme.
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Labour's Thornberry quits over tweet

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 16:18
Labour's Emily Thornberry resigns from Labour's front bench after sending a tweet during the Rochester and Strood by-election which is branded "snobby".
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Uber in Singapore taxi app regulation

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 15:54
Singapore plans to regulate third-party taxi booking apps such as Uber by capping fees and limiting them to use only licensed vehicles and drivers.
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Greste family appeal to Egypt's Sisi

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 15:39
The parents of jailed Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste make a direct appeal to Egypt's President Sisi for his release.
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Mass protests in Mexico over missing

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 15:25
Relatives of 43 missing Mexican students, who the authorities say were murdered by a drugs gang, lead mass protests in the capital city.
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Friday's gossip column

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 15:20
Manchester United to sign Jan Vertonghen and Kevin Strootman, Chelsea give players time off, plus more.
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Japanese PM Abe dissolves parliament

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 14:57
Japan's PM Shinzo Abe dissolves parliament paving the way for a snap election in December, as local media polls show a low level of support.
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VIDEO: Can Russia and the West reconcile?

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 14:11
One year on from the Ukrainian protests which toppled Viktor Yanukovych, John Simpson visits Moscow's Red Square to consider how serious the divide between Moscow and the West has become.
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In pictures: Inside Indian guru's ashram

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:28
Inside controversial guru Rampal's ashram in northern India
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Malaysia diplomat denies NZ charges

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:09
A Malaysian diplomat accused of sexual assault and burglary in New Zealand pleads not guilty to his charges in Wellington.
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Counting under way in Rochester poll

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:59
Votes are being counted in the the Rochester and Strood by-election where the UK Independence Party is hoping to gain its second elected Westminster MP.
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VIDEO: Violence flares on Mexico streets

BBC World News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:43
There have been clashes between protesters and police in Mexico City, as mass protests take place over the disappearance of 43 students.
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