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Chinese smokers face cigarette ban

BBC World News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 01:11
Smokers in China's capital are to be banned from lighting up in all indoor public spaces under plans being introduced by the Beijing government.
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I'm favourite for the sack - Rodgers

BBC World News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 00:54
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he is "favourite for the sack" after the Reds' poor run of form.
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Madrid criticise Platini over Ronaldo

BBC World News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 00:39
Real Madrid criticise Uefa president Michel Platini for suggesting Cristiano Ronaldo should not win the Ballon d'Or.
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Star Wars teaser trailer premieres

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 23:56
The first trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is unveiled online and in US cinemas
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Russia scraps foreign film cap

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 23:43
Proposed plans to cut the number of foreign films shown in Russian cinemas by 50% are shelved by Russia's parliament.
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Sony makes experimental paper watch

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 23:42
Sony has developed a watch made from e-paper as part of an initiative to experiment with the use of the material for fashion products.
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Pope call to combat fanaticism

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 23:30
Pope Francis calls for all faiths to enter a dialogue to counter fanaticism and fundamentalism, at the start of a key visit to Turkey.
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Seven jailed for sex abuse of girls

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 23:05
Seven men are jailed for up to 11 years for their parts in gang which raped and abused girls in Bristol.
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Two dead in Egypt Islamist clashes

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 23:01
At least two demonstrators die in Egypt as Islamist anti-government protesters clash with police in Cairo.
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Indian economic growth slows to 5.3%

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 22:40
India's economy grew by 5.3% in the July-to-September period from a year earlier, down from a rate of 5.7% in the previous quarter.
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Hollande visits Ebola-hit Guinea

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 22:39
French President Francois Hollande visits Guinea on the first trip by a Western leader to a country at the centre of the West African Ebola outbreak.
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Brazil legend Pele is 'improving'

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 22:04
Brazil legend Pele is improving but remains in intensive care having been admitted to hospital with a urinary infection.
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Fastest New Zealand ton for McCullum

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 21:55
Brendon McCullum hits a century off 78 balls against Pakistan at Sharjah, the quickest ever by a New Zealander in Tests.
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Newspaper retracts 'sex slaves' term

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 21:51
Japan's biggest paper retracts use of the term "sex slaves" for women who worked in World War Two army brothels in a controversial move.
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Russia warships pass through Channel

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 21:48
A flotilla of Russian warships passes through the English Channel in what British and French officials describe as an annual visit.
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VIDEO: The National Front party's rebranding

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 21:32
France's far-right National Front party is gathering in Lyon ahead of a crucial meeting to decide its future direction.
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Gaza floods prompt emergency status

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 21:04
After days of heavy rain, the UN declares a state of emergency amid severe flooding in the Gaza Strip, still damaged from the summer war.
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Pope in Turkey to boost faith ties

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 21:01
Pope Francis begins a trip to Turkey aimed at promoting interfaith dialogue and is also expected to highlight the plight of Middle East refugees.
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VIDEO: Dancing woman flouts Iranian rules

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 20:43
An online video which appears to show an Iranian woman defying Iran's strict laws by dancing publicly on the Tehran metro has gone viral.
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Xinjiang to hire 3,000 ex-soldiers

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 20:39
The capital of China's restive region of Xinjiang will recruit 3,000 carefully vetted former soldiers as guards.
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