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'Fifty dead' in Xinjiang violence

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:31
Chinese state media say 50 people are now known to have died in violence in Xinjiang on Sunday, in what police called a "serious terrorist attack".
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VIDEO: Sarkozy re-launches political career

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:06
France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy re-launches his political career with a campaign rally outside Lille.
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World Cup fever boosts Nike profit

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:03
The US sportswear firm Nike sees a 23% jump in quarterly profit thanks in part to football fever from this year's World Cup.
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China uncovers $10bn fake trades

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:27
China uncovers $10bn worth of fake trades among companies as part of a nationwide crackdown.
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Obama expands Pacific marine reserve

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:20
US President Barack Obama expands a marine reserve in the Pacific, creating the largest network of oceanic protected areas in the world.
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Paraguay tourist boat capsizes

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:09
Navy divers are searching for 11 people missing after a boat carrying Brazilian tourists capsized on the River Paraguay.
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Quiz of the week's news

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 07:41
Where did a politician wear these shoes?
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Can Pakistan's new spy chief restore security?

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 07:37
Can Pakistan's new ISI chief restore security?
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Will mayors one day rule the world?

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 07:26
Will mayors one day rule the world?
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'Unspeakable abuse' of Uzbek inmates

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 07:14
Political prisoners in Uzbekistan suffer "unspeakable abuses" including torture and abysmal jail conditions, Human Rights Watch says.
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Curry spice 'helps brain self-heal'

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 07:07
An early study in rats suggests the spice turmeric may help boost the brain's ability to repair and regenerate itself.
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Groundhog dropped by NY mayor dies

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 07:00
A groundhog that leapt from the arms of NY Mayor Bill de Blasio at a Groundhog Day festival in February died soon after the fall, zoo officials say.
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VIDEO: British jihadist 'was normal lad'

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:41
A British jihadist who knew Ibrahim Kamara, the 19-year-old from Brighton believed to have been killed in a US airstrike on Aleppo earlier this week, speaks about their time in Syria.
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Myanmar's booming telecoms sector

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:03
The telecoms sector is booming but challenges remain
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US Attorney General Holder resigns

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 05:59
US Attorney General Eric Holder announces he is stepping down, as President Barack Obama praises him as "the people's lawyer".
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VIDEO: Sierra Leone widens Ebola quarantine

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 05:33
Sierra Leone's government has quarantined more than a million people in an attempt to control the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
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VIDEO: Syria refugees stranded in no man's land

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 05:23
There has been renewed fighting around the Syrian town of Kobane - intensifying the surge of refugees trying to cross into Turkey.
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Algeria in shock over beheading

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 05:14
Algeria in shock over beheading of French tourist
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$1.5m for US woman punched by police

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 05:13
A Los Angeles woman repeatedly punched in the head by a police officer at the side of the road will receive $1.5m (£0.9m) in compensation.
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US releases IS oil strike images

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 04:42
The Pentagon releases footage and still photos of its air strikes on oil refineries controlled by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria.
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