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Heads warn about Trojan overreaction

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:14
There are warnings that anti-extremism measures for schools in the wake of the Trojan Horse inquiries are rushed and could have unintended consequences.
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Moncton police killer pleads guilty

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 06:15
A Canadian man accused of killing three police officers in June in Moncton, New Brunswick, has pleaded guilty to all charges.
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Who on Earth are the Zonians?

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 05:42
A patch of smalltown America transported to the tropics
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Man City complete Mangala signing

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 05:39
Manchester City sign France international defender Eliaquim Mangala from Porto for a fee understood to be about £32m.
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Majority of Scots back using pound

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 05:30
A majority of Scots think an independent Scotland should continue to use the pound, according to the Scottish Social Attitudes survey.
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Aid mission to Ukraine 'agreed'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 05:20
Ukraine and Russia say they agree to a Red Cross-led humanitarian aid mission to the eastern Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Luhansk.
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VIDEO: 'Supermoon' lights up world skies

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 05:09
Stargazers have been taking images of the spectacular ''supermoon'' overnight, where the moon appears bigger and brighter than usual because of its proximity to the earth.
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Orwell’s own Indian animal farm

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 05:01
Why a remote Indian town counts George Orwell as a native son
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Tornados to be ready for Iraq role

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 04:29
RAF Tornado jets are to be sent for possible use in the aid operation in northern Iraq, where many thousands of people are fleeing Islamist fighters.
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RBS may sell Coutts International

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 04:21
Royal Bank of Scotland says it is looking into selling Coutts International, the overseas arm of the bank that has the Queen's account.
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Maliki spurned in new Iraq PM choice

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 04:04
Iraq's president asks a Shia politician to replace embattled PM Nouri Maliki, as details emerge of the plight of Yazidis in Kurdistan.
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Bale targets six trophies this season

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 03:47
Gareth Bale is targeting a clean sweep of six trophies with Real Madrid this season, starting with Tuesday's Uefa Super Cup.
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VIDEO: Inside 'Buddha's birthplace'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 03:30
A rare look inside the Maya Devi temple in Lumbini, birthplace of Buddha.
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Nigeria soldiers' wives protest

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 03:01
The wives of Nigerian soldiers have protested against their husbands being sent to fight militant Islamist group Boko Haram, a demonstrator says
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Kenyan men hide from circumcision

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:44
Men from several ethnic groups in a small town in western Kenya have gone into hiding fearing they will be forcibly circumcised after a spate of attacks.
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Buzzfeed receives $50m investment

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:17
A venture capitalist firm has invested $50m in the internet-media company Buzzfeed to expand coverage and produce more videos.
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GSK faces bribery claims in Syria

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:04
The international pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline faces new claims that it bribed Syrian distributors to increase sales in the country,
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Game of Thrones actor dies suddenly

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 01:43
Veteran actor JJ Murphy dies after filming his first Game of Thrones scenes.
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South Sudan 'failed by leaders'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 01:40
The failure of South Sudan's leaders to meet a deadline to end the civil war means a "severe man-made food crisis could reach catastrophic levels", a charity says.
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Brazilians bid $611m for Chiquita

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 01:31
Two Brazilian companies make a $611m (£363m) bid for US banana group Chiquita, which had planned to merge with Irish fruit firm Fyffes.
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