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VIDEO: Is Sierra Leone losing against Ebola?

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 01:53
A year ago Ebola claimed its first victims in West Africa. Since then around 6,928 people have died and thousands more have been infected.
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Maoist rebels kill Indian police

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 01:52
Maoist rebels kill at least 14 paramilitary policemen in an ambush in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, officials say.
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Congo warlord loses ICC appeal

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 01:48
The International Criminal Court rejects an appeal by Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga against his conviction for using child soldiers.
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Brahimi wins BBC African award 2014

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 01:37
Yacine Brahimi is voted the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2014 and becomes the first Algerian to win the award.
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EU leader Tusk talks tough on unity

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 01:35
Poland's Donald Tusk promises "ruthless determination" in tackling the EU's big problems, as he takes over as chairman of EU summits.
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VIDEO: Pakistan's sex advice phone-in show

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 01:28
A Pakistani TV channel is breaking new ground by airing a weekly phone-in show that discusses sexual health.
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Rouble in biggest fall since 1998

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 01:28
The rouble suffered its biggest one-day decline since 1998 as oil prices continued to fall on Monday, escalating fears about the Russian economy.
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Three Egyptians die of bird flu

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 01:21
Three people have died after contracting the H5N1 bird flu virus in Egypt in the past week, bringing the death toll in the country this year to six.
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US Black Friday sales disappoint

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 01:16
US retailers report sluggish Black Friday spending, with sales falling 11% from the same period last year, according to an industry group.
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Ronaldo, Messi & Neuer on shortlist

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 01:11
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer are named on a three-man shortlist for this year's Ballon d'Or prize.
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Critic of Obama daughters resigns

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 01:01
A Republican congressional aide has resigned after remarks attacking US President Barack Obama's daughters' attitude were widely condemned.
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Tredwell backs under-fire Cook

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:39
England off-spinner James Tredwell backs Alastair Cook to continue as one-day captain after calls for him to resign.
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Taiwan ruling party struggles after poll defeat

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:37
Why voters in Taiwan turned against the ruling party
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Climate talks open as world heats up

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:21
Delegates are set to meet in Peru to try and agree a negotiating text for a new global climate deal to be signed at the end of 2015.
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HK protesters warned not to return

BBC World News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 23:51
HK Chief Executive CY Leung warns pro-democracy activists not to return to the streets after violence broke out as police cleared a protest site.
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£15bn 'roads revolution' outlined

BBC World News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 23:51
A tunnel passing Stonehenge is among dozens of new road schemes to be announced by the government, as part of £15bn of improvements to England's roads.
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HSBC severs links with Bitcoin firm

BBC World News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 23:30
The company behind the world's first regulated Bitcoin investment fund has its HSBC account in Jersey closed.
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VIDEO: Hong Kong 'turned into battle zone'

BBC World News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 23:10
Police in Hong Kong have clashed with hundreds of pro-democracy protesters who were trying to surround government headquarters, the BBC's Martin Patience reports.
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New battle rages at Donetsk airport

BBC World News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 23:08
Ukraine says its troops still hold Donetsk airport despite what it describes as an intensive assault by rebels backed by Russian special forces.
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Canadian mum flouts cannabis law

BBC World News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 23:07
What's the best way to give a six-year-old medical marijuana?
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