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'Heavy fighting' erupts in Donetsk

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 02:28
Heavy fighting erupts in a suburb of the eastern Ukrainian rebel bastion of Donetsk, local officials say.
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Three US migrant shelters to close

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 01:57
Three emergency shelters housing an influx of children from Central America who entered the US illegally will be closed because numbers are falling.
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Ireland clinch win over New Zealand

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 01:56
Ireland beat champions New Zealand 17-14 in the Women's World Cup and are on course to qualify for the semi-finals.
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Samsung re-uses 'child labour' firm

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 01:51
Samsung will re-use a Chinese supplier suspended after evidence of child labour was found at its factory, but do 30% less business with it.
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McIlroy plays down talk of 'Rory era'

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 01:11
Open champion Rory McIlroy says his recent form is not 'the start of an era' as he prepares for the US PGA Championship.
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Gaza-Israel games cause controversy

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 01:04
Several video games linked to the Gaza-Israel conflict are removed from Google Play and Facebook, but others remain available.
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Pakistan says 30 militants killed

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:59
Pakistan's military says it has killed at least 30 militants in air strikes in the North Waziristan tribal region.
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Dog falls 300ft into the Atlantic

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:57
A "tweeting" pet dog survives unscathed after falling 300ft (91m) from a cliff and into the sea off the Irish coast.
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BBC rebuffs Russian state complaint

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:43
The BBC rebuffs a Russian state request to remove an interview with a Russian artist and activist who called for a march to win more autonomy for Siberia.
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Doyle estate ordered to pay costs

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:42
The estate of Sherlock Holmes writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is ordered to pay the legal costs of an author at the centre of a long-running dispute over copyright.
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Anderson row 'blown out of proportion'

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:29
Ian Bell says England are determined to move on from the row involving James Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja.
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VIDEO: Media scrum as F1 boss leaves court

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:28
A German court agrees to end the bribery trial of Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone in exchange for a $100m (£60m) payment from him.
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VIDEO: US Ethiopians cling to their heritage

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:17
Questions about identity and relations are on the minds of Ethiopians living in Washington.
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VIDEO: Nigerian army 'atrocities' exposed

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 23:52
Amnesty International releases footage which it says shows the Nigerian army engaging in "gruesome extrajudicial executions".
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Earthquake shakes South Africa

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 23:39
An earthquake strikes South Africa, killing one person and injuring some gold miners in a town south-west of Johannesburg.
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Gervais to make David Brent movie

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 23:33
Creator of The Office Ricky Gervais is to make a film centred around the mock documentary's central character David Brent.
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Mandela's ex-wife demands his home

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 23:09
The ex-wife of South Africa's former leader Nelson Mandela demands his village home for her children, potentially triggering a legal dispute.
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Australia investigates Gammy's father

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 23:09
Child protection services in Australia investigate a man accused of abandoning a baby with Down's syndrome over allegations of child sex offences.
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Australia Women 25-3 Wales Women

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 23:06
Wales are knocked out of the Women's Rugby World Cup following a comprehensive defeat by Australia in France.
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Tuesday's gossip column

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 23:06
Atletico Madrid eye Man Utd pair, Swansea reduce Wilfried Bony price, Sunderland want Samuel Eto'o, plus more.
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