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India athlete dies in 'suicide pact'

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 16:50
A 15-year-old Indian athlete has died and three others are in hospital after allegedly consuming poisonous fruit in what is suspected to be a suicide pact.
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Burundi leader rules out fourth term

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 16:48
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza says he will not run for a fourth term, as one person is killed in the latest protests against his third-term bid.
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Bullock 'stalker' pleads not guilty

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 16:19
A man accused of breaking into Sandra Bullock's home in 2014 pleads not guilty to a string of charges, including stalking, burglary and possession of a machine gun.
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Is the Spanish season really over?

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 16:19
Spanish football writer Andy West says the suspension of all domestic football is "very real" and "not just posturing".
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'Rogue police force' uncovered in US

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 15:25
Three people are charged in California with impersonating law enforcement officers after claiming to operate a police unit in 33 states.
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IMF says China 'must free currency'

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 15:16
The IMF says China should continue to provide "greater flexibility" in its exchange rate policy as the country continues to see slower economic growth.
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Pacquiao has surgery on shoulder

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 15:07
Manny Pacquiao is expected to make a full recovery after successful surgery on his injured right shoulder.
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VIDEO: The house that can rise with flood levels

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 14:41
An architect in Thailand has come up with a new type of house to combat floods - one that rises with the water levels.
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VIDEO: The migrant who lost it all at sea

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 14:40
Kingsley a Nigerian man with an Environmental Science degree took a harrowing boat journey to reach Greece from Turkey, but lost his passport, clothes and money at sea.
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VIDEO: The babies of Nepal's earthquake

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 14:39
Hundreds of babies have been born in Nepal since the earthquake there that killed 7000. BBC News met two of them.
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VIDEO: Survivors' tales from sinking disaster

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 14:20
Thousands of people are expected to gather today in Ireland and Liverpool to mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania.
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Chile president asks cabinet to quit

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:55
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet says she has asked all her ministers to resign and she will choose a new cabinet in the coming days.
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Murray wins late match in Madrid

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 13:47
Andy Murray beats Kohlschreiber for the second time in three days after a 01:12 local time start at the Madrid Open.
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Yemen asks UN to back ground force

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 12:41
Yemen's government urges the UN to authorise the use of foreign ground forces to drive back Houthi rebels, as fighting intensifies in Aden.
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'Last of US-German Moon team' dies

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 09:12
Oscar Holderer, believed to be the last member of the post-WW2 German team whose rocket took US astronauts to the Moon, dies at 95.
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Lusitania sinking to be marked

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 09:03
The centenary of the sinking of the British ship Lusitania, which led to the deaths of about 1,200 people, is to be commemorated later.
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Canada votes to expand spy powers

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 09:01
Canada's lawmakers back a new Anti-Terror Act, dramatically expanding the powers of the country's spy agency.
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NAB reveals Clydesdale demerger plan

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 08:59
Clydesdale Bank is to be split from its parent company and then floated, says owner National Australia Bank.
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Hatton Garden raid has 'ruined lives'

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 08:37
The Hatton Garden raid on safety deposit boxes has "ruined the lives" and livelihoods of some of its victims, a loss adjuster says.
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Business as usual for Egypt and the West

BBC World News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 08:11
How Egypt and the West are maintaining ties
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