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Doctor feared Harrison Ford fireball

BBC World News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 04:10
The doctor who pulled US actor Harrison Ford from the wreck of a plane crash says he feared a fireball from the aircraft's leaking fuel.
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Tanzania rounds up 32 witchdoctors

BBC World News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 04:03
Tanzanian police arrest 32 witchdoctors as part of the country's campaign to halt the murder of albinos for their body parts.
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US adds 295,000 jobs in February

BBC World News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:29
The US economy adds 295,000 jobs in February, while the unemployment rate fell to 5.5% from 5.7%, Labor Department figures show.
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Snowden yearns for Switzerland move

BBC World News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:14
The fugitive US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden tells a Swiss audience he would love to get asylum in Switzerland.
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TV election debates 'will go ahead'

BBC World News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 03:06
Broadcasters say they will proceed with plans for three TV election debates, despite David Cameron saying he will only take part in one.
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S Sudan talks failure 'unacceptable'

BBC World News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 02:41
Mediators in peace talks between South Sudan's government and rebels have said the sides' failure to reach a deal is morally and politically "unacceptable".
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Canada gunman's video lists motives

BBC World News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 02:32
In a newly-released video made by Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the gunman who carried out attacks in Canada last year blames its foreign policy.
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VIDEO: Russian troops 'rotating' into Ukraine

BBC World News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 02:12
Ukrainian government sources tell the BBC that they believe that Russian troops are continually entering and leaving eastern Ukraine.
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Johnson-Thompson wins pentathlon

BBC World News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 02:09
Katarina Johnson-Thompson breaks the British record as she claims the European Indoor pentathlon title in Prague.
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Syria Nusra chief 'killed in strike'

BBC World News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 01:25
The military commander of Syria's al-Nusra Front militant group, Abu Homam al-Shami, is reportedly killed in an air strike.
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Thomas Cook shares jump on China deal

BBC World News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 00:58
Shares in Thomas Cook jump nearly 25% on news Chinese conglomerate Fosun, which owns Club Med, has bought a 5% stake in the UK travel company.
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Week in pictures: 28 February - 6 March 2015

BBC World News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 00:42
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world
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Apple to replace AT&T on Dow Jones

BBC World News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 00:42
Apple, the biggest US company by market value, will be included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average from 19 March.
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Alonso crash puzzling to Coulthard

BBC World News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 00:35
"Something does not add up" about Fernando Alonso's crash in Barcelona, says former McLaren driver David Coulthard.
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Berlusconi ends community service

BBC World News - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 00:02
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi completes his final hours of a community service sentence for tax fraud.
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Four charged over Becky body parts

BBC World News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 23:54
Four people appear in court accused of helping to hide or dispose of the body parts of teenager Becky Watts.
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India advance with win over Windies

BBC World News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 23:50
India become the second team to qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals with a narrow four-wicket win over West Indies.
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Palestinian driver attacks Israelis

BBC World News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 23:29
A Palestinian man drives into a group of pedestrians in Jerusalem, injuring six Israeli policewomen in what police say was a "terrorist attack"
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Gold seized from N Korea diplomat

BBC World News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 23:18
Customs officials in Bangladesh find about $1.7m (£1.1m) worth of gold bars and ornaments in the hand luggage of a North Korean diplomat.
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Boy, 13, admits builder murder

BBC World News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 23:10
A 13-year-old boy admits murdering a man in an altercation in north London.
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