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'Sex abuse' priest may be extradited

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 19:45
The Vatican says it has stripped Jozef Wesolowski of his diplomatic immunity, clearing the way for him to face sex abuse allegations in the Dominican Republic.
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Investments in Zimbabwe 'plunging'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 19:26
Investment in Zimbabwe more than halved in the first six months of 2014, the country's central bank chief announces as President Mugabe visits China.
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Turkey sees rise in halal tourism

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 19:08
Turkish resort sees rise in Islamic tourism
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US sanctions Syria air surveillance

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:53
US President Barack Obama authorises surveillance flights over Syria to gain intelligence on Islamic militants who control swathes of Syria and Iraq.
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Deadly bombing hits Baghdad district

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:52
A car bomb in a mainly Shia district of Baghdad kills at least eight people, the latest in a string of attacks heightening sectarian tensions.
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First Superman comic sells for $3.2m

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:49
One of the best-preserved copies of the first Superman comic sells for $3.2m (£1.9m), a record price for a comic book, according to eBay.
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Big earthquake near Iceland volcano

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:19
Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has been hit by the largest quake since tremors began last week but experts say there are no signs of an eruption.
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VIDEO: Mexico tries to tame 'Beast' train

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:07
The Mexican government has unveiled new measures to prevent migrants from Central America travelling on the roofs of freight trains heading north towards the US.
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US alarm at air strikes on Libya

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 17:59
American officials say Egypt and the UAE were behind air strikes in Libya that targeted Islamist-linked militia last week and that the US was not consulted.
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Jailed Dutchman in Peru hunger strike

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 17:59
Dutch national Joran van der Sloot, who is in jail for murder in Peru, goes on hunger strike after being transferred to a maximum security prison.
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Rail commuters faced severe delays

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 17:30
Rail commuters heading south on the East Coast Mainline experience severe delays due to overhead wire problems.
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Police stop-and-search code launched

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 17:11
Police forces in England and Wales agree to adopt a government code of conduct on the use of their powers to stop and search members of the public.
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VIDEO: Sheep found with 20kg woolly coat

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:41
Two farmers in Tasmania have found a sheep they believe has been wandering wild and for six years and never been shorn.
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Mumbai attack Jewish centre reopens

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:26
A Jewish centre in the Indian city of Mumbai reopens, nearly six years after it was stormed by gunmen who attacked the city.
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Tepco in Fukushima suicide ruling

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:17
A court orders the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant to pay damages to the family of an evacuee who killed herself.
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Mozilla launches $33 smartphone

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:17
Mozilla, a company best known for its Firefox browser, launches its first low-cost smartphone in India, retailing for 1,999 rupees ($33; £19.90).
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VIDEO: Women refugees break rules to survive

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:13
Many women who have fled the fighting in North Waziristan find they have to go against tribal customs at the relief camp to get access to food and medical facilities.
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Violent clashes at carnival finale

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:10
Three men are stabbed and two police officers are injured in a series of violent clashes at the Notting Hill carnival in west London.
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Strong pound 'ravages' WPP results

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:05
Global advertising giant WPP sees profits rise in the first half of this year, but says it has been hit by the "ravages" of a strong sterling.
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VIDEO: Aurora Australis filmed from space

BBC World News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 15:32
The European Space Agency releases time-lapse footage of the Aurora Australis, or southern lights, filmed from the International Space Station.
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