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SA MP resigns over fake degree

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 19:53
Top South African politician and anti-apartheid activist Pallo Jordan resigns an MP after it was revealed his academic qualifications were fake.
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Kaneria life ban appeal is refused

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 19:49
Former Pakistan bowler Danish Kaneria's application to appeal against a life ban for spot-fixing is refused by the Court of Appeal.
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Banksy 'Spy Booth' damaged again

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 19:18
A Banksy artwork painted on the wall of a house in Cheltenham is attacked again.
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UK makes second air drop in Iraq

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 19:16
RAF planes dropped a second round of lifesaving aid to refugees in northern Iraq overnight, the UK government confirms.
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Grateful Dead guitarist cancels gigs

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 19:10
The former Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir has cancelled all concert dates planned for his bands RatDog and Furthur
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Lion cub leads ranger to dead mother

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 18:57
A lion cub has led forest rangers to its mother's corpse in an Indian sanctuary, an act described by officials as very unusual behaviour.
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Mbeki calls for Israel goods boycott

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 18:57
South Africa's ex-President Thabo Mbeki calls for a boycott of Israeli goods, saying Israel must "pay a price" for the conflict in Gaza.
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US and Asia lift Prudential profits

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 18:48
Insurer Prudential has seen profits rise in the past six months after a strong performance in the US and Asia.
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Colombian drought triggers clashes

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 18:40
Residents of Colombia's northern La Guajira province clash with police as they demand more government support to overcome a drought.
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Obituary: Robin Williams

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 18:35
The life and career of actor and comic Robin Williams
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Hoddle joins QPR as first-team coach

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 18:23
Queens Park Rangers appoint former England boss Glenn Hoddle in a coaching role to work alongside manager Harry Redknapp.
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Spanish priest dies of Ebola virus

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 17:54
A Spanish missionary who contracted Ebola in Liberia dies in hospital in Spain, officials say, as the virus claims more than 1,000 lives in West Africa.
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Farah reveals hospital airlift drama

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 17:43
Double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah reveals he was airlifted to hospital after collapsing following a training run.
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England right to retain Cook - Vaughan

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 17:39
Former England captain Michael Vaughan admits he was wrong to say Alastair Cook should be replaced as skipper.
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Panda triplets unveiled in China

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 17:37
A zoo in southern China unveils newborn panda triplets, thought to be the world's first known surviving trio.
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S Korea ferry rescue 'ill-equipped'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 17:24
South Korean coast guard officers say they did not have the right training or equipment to rescue passengers from the stricken ferry, Sewol.
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No damages for prisoners denied vote

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 17:22
The European Court of Human Rights rules that the UK has again breached prisoners' rights by failing to give them the vote - but refused to award damages.
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Suicides blamed on jail conditions

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 16:05
Overcrowding and lack of staff have contributed to an increase in suicides in jails in England and Wales, the chief inspector of prisons says.
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'No criminal act' in Stewart crash

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 15:57
An investigation into the death of a racing driver hit by the car of Tony Stewart has yet to find "criminal behaviour".
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'Action needed' on foreign fighters

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 15:26
The US and Australia highlight the threat posed by foreign jihadi fighters returning from Syria and Iraq, amid horror in Australia over a graphic image of a young boy.
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