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Xinjiang imam murder 'suspects shot'

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 12:47
Police have shot dead two suspects in the killing of the imam of China's largest mosque and captured another, state media say.
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VIDEO: Huge blaze after Taiwan blasts

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:55
A series of explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung has killed 22 people and injured more than 200, officials say.
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Sudan 'apostasy' woman arrives in US

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:51
A woman who fled Sudan after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam has arrived in the US state of New Hampshire to start a new life.
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China manufacturing growth speeds up

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:40
China's factory activity grows at its fastest pace in more than two year in July, the latest in a series of signs that the country's economy may be stabilising.
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Sassoon war diaries published online

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:02
Twenty-three journals belonging to the war poet Siegfried Sassoon, many written in the trenches, are being published online for the first time.
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Kenyan unity lessons for Afghan rivals

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 08:32
Raila Odinga's advice to feuding Afghan rivals
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CAR crisis: 'Lame-duck' president?

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 08:27
CAR's leader faces a tough battle to unite a divided country
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Quiz of the week's news

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:56
Which Star Wars character was banned from a passport?
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America's 'botched' executions

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:52
America's long history of executions that go wrong
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World War One battlefields 100 years on

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:33
World War One battlefields, 100 years on
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe begins

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:31
Thousands of performers from across the world are in Edinburgh for the start of the world's biggest arts festival.
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The 'Flying Sikh' who won India's first Commonwealth gold

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:21
How an unknown runner won India's first Commonwealth gold
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Bling for Indonesia's new mega-rich

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:19
Wealth and growing inequality in Indonesian capital Jakarta
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VIDEO: Indonesia's new rich spend it big

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:19
Karishma Vaswani investigates the new wealthy in Indonesia and the growing inequality in the capital Jakarta
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VIDEO: Who are the children fleeing to the US border?

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:16
Who are the children fleeing to the US border?
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Technique turns bodies 'see-through'

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:13
A newly discovered way to make entire bodies transparent could pave the way for a new generation of treatments, scientists say.
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Whistle-blowers often victimised - MPs

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:08
The treatment of employees in public services who raise concerns about wrongdoing is often "shocking", a group of MPs says.
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'Draconian' Russian net law enacted

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:05
A new law imposing restrictions on bloggers and social media users has come into effect in Russia.
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Argentina blames US for debt default

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 06:50
Argentina blames the US for its default, calling the mediator in debt negotiations which ended in failure "incompetent".
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Broods: New Zealand's next pop export

BBC World News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 06:16
Meet New Zealand's next big musical exports
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