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Playstation sales boost Sony profits

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:15
Japan's Sony reports full-year profits of $1.4bn as Playstation sales help to turn around the company's fortunes.
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US and Russia urged to save Syria talks

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:12
The UN's special envoy calls on the US and Russia to urgently intervene "at the highest level" to salvage Syria's struggling peace process.
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Glaciers with a flotilla of 'ice sails'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:00
Scientists describe the processes that drive "ice sails" - a rare and somewhat esoteric feature of debris covered glaciers.
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Concordia skipper's appeal to begin

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:12
An appeals trial is beginning in Italy of captain Francesco Schettino, who has been given 16 years in jail for the 2012 Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster.
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Facebook triples quarterly profits

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:57
Facebook shares jump after it said quarterly profits tripled from a year earlier to $1.51bn.
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Australia to hold PNG talks on refugees

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:12
Australia and Papua New Guinea will hold urgent talks over asylum seekers held at a centre ruled unconstitutional by the PNG Supreme Court.
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VIDEO: Ethiopian Jews' Israel migration hope

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:01
Thousands of Ethiopian Jews are hoping that an announcement by the Israeli government will pave the way for a new life in the Middle East.
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VIDEO: Iraqi PM 'to address political crisis'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:58
Iraq's Prime Minister is expected to attempt to end the country's political crisis with a cabinet reshuffle.
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Delayed Russian rocket lifts off

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:55
Russia launches the first rocket from its new Vostochny cosmodrome, following a 24-hour delay that drew the ire of President Vladimir Putin.
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The town that wants to forget a killer

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:10
The town that is trying to forget a mass killer
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VIDEO: Olympic flame handed to Brazil

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 10:06
The Olympic flame is handed over to the Brazilian authorities, marking 100 days before the Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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US returns ancient sculpture to Pakistan

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 10:01
An ancient Pakistani sculpture depicting Buddha's footprints has been handed over to Pakistani officials after it was smuggled into the US.
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'Global citizenship' rising, poll says

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 09:32
People are increasingly identifying themselves as global rather than national citizens, a BBC World Service poll suggests.
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VIDEO: Ancient skills rebuild Nepal's temples

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 08:40
Nepal's craftspeople have been vital in the reconstruction of historic temples and monuments, using skills that have been passed down the generations.
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The migrants stranded in Greece

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 08:00
What's life like for thousands of migrants stuck in Greece?
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Nationalist surge challenges Europe

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 07:22
How nationalists are reshaping Europe's politics
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Migrant Crisis: Changing attitudes of a German city

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 07:09
Changing attitudes in one German refugee city
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Gush Etzion Junction: The deadly roundabout

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 07:07
Why a junction near Jerusalem is so dangerous
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VIDEO: Japan's ivory trade criticised

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 07:03
Anti-poaching activists accuse Japan of fuelling the illegal ivory trade by allowing tusks to be legally registered.
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China's push for driverless cars accelerates

BBC World News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 07:00
China's push for driverless cars accelerates
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