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Japan soy sauce bottle designer dies

BBC World News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 01:12
Kenji Ekuan, a former Buddhist monk who designed the iconic Japanese soy sauce bottle, dies at the age of 85.
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Teenager 'planned to behead soldier'

BBC World News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 01:02
A 19-year-old, armed with a knife and hammer, was arrested as he made his way to behead a British soldier, a court hears.
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VIDEO: On the ground with rebels in DRC

BBC World News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 00:13
The Congolese army, with the support of UN troops, launches an offensive against Rwandan rebels blamed for much of the violence in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Lancaster eyes settled England side

BBC World News - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 00:10
England boss Stuart Lancaster says he will be surprised if there are many changes for Italy, despite players returning from injury.
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HSBC 'helped clients dodge tax'

BBC World News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 23:59
Banking giant HSBC helped wealthy clients across the world evade hundreds of millions of pounds worth of tax, the BBC's Panorama learns.
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Nigeria election: Five questions about delay

BBC World News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 23:40
And other questions from Nigeria election delay
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Smith novel makes Folio shortlist

BBC World News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 23:11
Ali Smith's How to be Both, winner of the Goldsmiths Prize for original fiction and the Costa novel award, is shortlisted for the 2015 Folio Prize.
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Drone 'kills Afghan IS commander'

BBC World News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 23:10
A drone strike in Afghanistan has killed former Taliban commander Mullah Abdul Rauf, who recently swore allegiance to Islamic State, officials say.
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Egypt halts football after deaths

BBC World News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 22:36
The Egyptian authorities suspend football league matches indefinitely after clashes at a Cairo stadium leave at least 22 people dead.
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Cyprus denies 'Russia deal on bases'

BBC World News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 22:12
Cyprus denies Russian media reports that it is ready to lease two military bases to Russia.
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India growth figures baffle experts

BBC World News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 22:02
India's economy grew by 7.5% between October and December compared with a year earlier, officials say, but economists are baffled by a new formula to calculate GDP.
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Nigeria 'confident' poll will happen

BBC World News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 22:00
The Nigerian interior minister says he is confident the fight against Boko Haram will be successful enough to allow postponed elections to go ahead.
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VIDEO: Footage shows deadly football clashes

BBC World News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 21:59
More than twenty football supporters have died in rioting outside a stadium in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.
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Fans tell of Egypt stadium horror

BBC World News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 21:51
Egyptian football fans tell of deadly stampede at Cairo stadium
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Jail sentence for S Korea spy chief

BBC World News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 21:45
South Korea's former spy chief will serve three years in jail for trying to influence the results of the 2012 presidential election.
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Five lessons from the Africa Cup

BBC World News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 21:38
What we have learnt at the Africa Cup of Nations
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Ivory Coast celebrates with holiday

BBC World News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 21:33
Ivory Coast declares a public holiday to celebrate its dramatic win over Ghana in the Africa Cup of Nations final.
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SpongeBob takes US box office crown

BBC World News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 21:29
SpongeBob SquarePants knocks Clint Eastwood's war drama American Sniper off the top of the US box office, taking $56m in ticket sales in its first week.
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Day in pictures: 9 February 2015

BBC World News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 21:06
Striking images from around the world in the past 24 hours
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Bob Dylan takes on critics in speech

BBC World News - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 21:01
Bob Dylan turns the tables on his critics during a rare 30-minute speech, as he is honoured as Musicares person of the year.
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