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Kenya police 'killed in ambush'

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 23:11
At least seven police officers have been killed in an ambush by local tribesmen during a security operation in northern Kenya, reports say.
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Player gets 50-year ban after attack

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 23:03
A Switzerland-based footballer is banned for 50 years for kicking a ball in the referee's face.
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Men killed in fireworks blaze named

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 22:55
Two men killed in an explosion and blaze at a fireworks warehouse in Stafford are identified as a 41-year-old employee and a 57-year-old customer.
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India ask WI for $42m compensation

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 22:45
India's cricket board demands its West Indies counterpart pays up for pulling out of their tour of the country in October.
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VIDEO: Stadium packed for footballer funeral

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 22:38
Tens of thousands of mourners are expected to attend the funeral of South African football captain Senzo Meyiwa in Durban on Saturday.
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S Lanka mudslide toll revised down

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 22:33
Rescue teams searching for bodies after a deadly landslide on a Sri Lankan tea plantation have revised the numbers of missing or dead down to 38.
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Abuse inquiry 'must start soon'

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 22:31
The government is urged to get an inquiry into historical child sex abuse moving quickly after Fiona Woolf stood down as its chairwoman.
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VIDEO: Australia bushfire 'out of control'

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 22:05
A bushfire burning out of control in Australia's Blue Mountains has destroyed at least one house and threatens more, according to Australian media.
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Bangladesh hit by major blackouts

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 21:59
Bangladesh is hit by major power blackouts after a power line connecting the country to India's electricity grid failed, reports say.
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VIDEO: Kobane living conditions 'dire'

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 21:46
The BBC's Jiyar Gol reports from the Turkey-Syria border, as Peshmerga fighters head for the besieged city of Kobane hoping to defeat Islamic State.
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Confusion over Burkina Faso leader

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 20:50
A second military officer appears to have taken power in Burkina Faso, a third leader for the West African state in 24 hours.
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Egypt jails 'gay wedding video' men

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 20:37
Egypt court sentences eight men to three years in prison for appearing in a video alleged to be of a gay marriage.
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VIDEO: Sri Lanka mudslide: No survivors left

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 20:08
Dozens of people are still missing after a landslide in Sri Lanka's central Badulla area on Wednesday.
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No Canada visas for Ebola countries

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 19:04
Canada suspends visa applications from countries in the grip of the Ebola outbreak, in a move similar to a much-criticised Australian plan.
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Police cautions 'to be scrapped'

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 17:30
The use of police cautions - where those who commit minor offences are given a formal warning - is set to be scrapped in England and Wales.
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Australia marks Anzac centenary

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 16:55
Thousands gather in the Australian town of Albany to mark the centenary of the departure of the first Anzac troops in World War One.
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Why are Ukraine separatist elections controversial?

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 16:51
Pro-Russian rebel elections seen as truce violation
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VIDEO: Australia marks Anzac centenary

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 16:49
Thousands of people gathered in the Australian town of Albany to mark the departure of 30,000 Anzac troops 100 years ago during World War One.
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Space project will go on - Branson

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 16:48
Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson vows to continue his space tourism venture despite the SpaceShipTwo craft crashing in the US, killing a pilot.
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Saturday's gossip column

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 16:36
Real Madrid eye Tottenham's Hugo Lloris, Napoli keen on Mario Balotelli, and Liverpool set for Steven Gerrard contract talks.
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