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Bombs kill two in Sinai peninsula

BBC World News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 20:31
Bomb attacks targeting the police and army in Egypt's restive Sinai peninsula kill two people and wound more than 30, officials say.
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Romania makes German diplomacy gaffe

BBC World News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 20:22
The Romanian Foreign Ministry apologises for giving Germany's top diplomat a booklet marking bilateral relations which showed a map of France in the colours of the German flag.
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Burundi dissident 'easily fled jail'

BBC World News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 20:03
Leading Burundian dissident Hussein Radjabu tells the BBC that he escaped from prison last week by walking "upright... without any problem".
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Japan marks Tokyo bomb anniversary

BBC World News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 19:57
Japan marks the 70th anniversary of the firebombing of Tokyo by US forces that killed more than 100,000 people during World War Two.
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Wikimedia sues NSA over surveillance

BBC World News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 19:53
The Wikimedia Foundation has launched legal action against the NSA over its programme of mass surveillance
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French sports stars die in Argentina

BBC World News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 19:45
Three French sports personalities are among 10 killed in a helicopter crash in Argentina during the filming of TV show Dropped, officials confirm.
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EU backs cap on card processing fees

BBC World News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 19:16
MEPs back a deal to cap the fees retailers pay to process debit and credit card transactions, which EU officials say will mean savings for customers.
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Doping young riders is 'child abuse'

BBC World News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 19:15
Grooming young cyclists to take drugs is "nothing short of child abuse" and will be investigated, says UCI boss Brian Cookson.
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VIDEO: Battle for Reichstag reconstructed

BBC World News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 18:55
Volunteers in St Petersburg, Russia, have been reconstructing the scene of the battle for the Reichstag in 1945 Berlin for an exhibition.
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Tourists sent on 1,200km GPS detour

BBC World News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 18:37
A GPS navigation error sends a tour group of Belgian skiers to the Spanish border instead of the French Alps.
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Glennie and Harris win Polar Prize

BBC World News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 18:32
Scottish percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie and US singer-songwriter Emmylou Harris are named winners of the 2015 Polar Music Prize.
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Greek bailout talks: Are stereotypes of lazy Greeks true?

BBC World News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 18:24
Are stereotypes around EU debt talks true?
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Three charged over care home death

BBC World News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 18:13
Two men and a woman are charged with gross negligence manslaughter after the death of an 86-year-old woman at a Nottingham care home.
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Tatum linked to Ghostbusters film

BBC World News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 17:49
Channing Tatum is being mooted as a potential star of a new Ghostbusters film that will follow the female-led "reboot" set for release next year.
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VIDEO: Stand-off reaches boiling point

BBC World News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 17:36
About 200 students tried to break through police lines in the central town of Letpadan.
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Bollywood actress to play FBI agent

BBC World News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 17:28
One of India's top Bollywood actresses, Priyanka Chopra, is signed to play an FBI agent in the American television drama, Quantico.
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Hundreds of sex offenders 'missing'

BBC World News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 16:25
Some 394 registered sex offenders have gone missing across the UK, including some who have not been located for more than a decade, police records show.
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Pru boss to head Credit Suisse

BBC World News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 16:17
Prudential boss Tidjane Thiam is to leave the insurance giant to take the top job at Credit Suisse later this year.
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Solar plane crosses Arabian Sea

BBC World News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 16:13
Solar Impulse is back in the air on the second leg of its historic attempt to fly around the world - crossing water from Oman to India.
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P&G fined in China for toothpaste ad

BBC World News - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 16:07
US giant Procter & Gamble has been fined close to $1m (£662,876) in China for what regulators say was false advertising of Crest toothpaste.
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