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Colombians leave Venezuela in droves

BBC World News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 23:13
More than 1,000 Colombians living in Venezuela illegally are deported and many others leave amid a crackdown in the border region.
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Betfair and Paddy Power set to merge

BBC World News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 23:08
Betfair and Paddy Power are set to merge in a deal that would create one of the world's biggest online betting and gaming companies.
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BBC boss defends entertainment shows

BBC World News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 22:28
BBC director of television Danny Cohen defends the corporation's right to make shows like The Voice and Strictly Come Dancing, after criticism over similarities to commercial rivals.
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VIDEO: Virginia shooting 'a terrible crime'

BBC World News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 22:21
The general manager of the US TV station whose reporter and cameraman were shot dead on air says their killing was "a terrible crime against two fine journalists".
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Khobar Towers bombing suspect 'held'

BBC World News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 22:13
The main suspect in the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia, which killed 19 US troops, is reported to have been captured.
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VIDEO: Patel protests: Use violence 'if need be'

BBC World News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 22:11
The leader of the protests going on in Gujarat in India says his group are prepared to use violence "if need be".
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VIDEO: Zimbabwe's Mugabe booed during speech

BBC World News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 21:59
The Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, is heckled by opposition MPs as he delivers his state of the nation address in parliament.
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Bolt & Gatlin set up 200m showdown

BBC World News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 21:59
World 100m champion Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin reach the 200m final and are joined by Great Britain's Zharnel Hughes.
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Cipriani left out of World Cup squad

BBC World News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 21:57
Fly-half Danny Cipriani will be left out of England's 31-man squad for the World Cup when it is announced on Thursday.
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Botswana prisons lose HIV drugs case

BBC World News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 21:40
Botswana's court of appeal upholds a ruling that foreign prisoners should receive free treatment for HIV/Aids, rights lawyers say.
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Ulster Unionists leaving NI Executive

BBC World News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 21:03
The Ulster Unionist Party intends to leave the Northern Ireland Executive in a row over the existence of the Provisional IRA
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Taliban capture key Helmand district

BBC World News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 20:38
Taliban fighters seize control of a strategically-important district headquarters in Afghanistan's Helmand province despite American air strikes.
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VIDEO: German leader booed at migrant centre

BBC World News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 20:37
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been booed by far-right protesters during a visit to a shelter for asylum seekers where she appealed for tolerance towards migrants.
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China probes brokerages amid turmoil

BBC World News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 20:32
Chinese police investigate four securities brokerage firms for possible stock manipulation amid market turmoil.
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VIDEO: Is it OK to dress up as Cecil the Lion's killer or Caitlyn Jenner?

BBC World News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 20:14
Controversial Halloween costumes are causing outrage online - would you dress up as Cecil the Lion's killer or Caitlyn Jenner?
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Chinese work safety boss is sacked

BBC World News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 20:13
China's work safety regulator is sacked, state media say, as investigations continue into deadly explosions in the port city of Tianjin earlier this month.
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Two Kenyans fail Beijing drugs tests

BBC World News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 20:04
Two Kenyan runners test positive for doping at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing, the IAAF announces.
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China shares fall despite rate cut

BBC World News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 19:53
Chinese shares fall another 1.27% on Wednesday, exacerbating fears about the global economy, after the central bank's fresh rate cut fails to stem the losses.
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US TV 'must do better' on diversity

BBC World News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 19:36
Boardwalk Empire, The Exes and Workaholics are among the worst US TV series when it comes to using female or minority ethnic directors, a report says.
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S Sudan president 'will sign deal'

BBC World News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 19:30
South Sudan's President Kiir will drop his opposition to a peace deal with rebels and sign up, his spokesman says, after a UN threat of sanctions.
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