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China to punish star for Mao comment

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 15:03
A star TV anchor faces punishment for "a serious violation of political discipline" after joking about Mao Zedong at a private dinner, say state media.
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Phelps records third world-best time

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 14:57
Olympic great Michael Phelps swims another 2015 world-best time in winning the American 200m individual medley title.
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Ten dead in India temple stampede

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 13:59
At least 10 people are killed and 20 injured in a stampede at a temple in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, officials say.
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VIDEO: Shots fired at Ferguson protest

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 13:40
Gunfire is reported at a protest marking a year since unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was shot dead by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Ferguson marks Michael Brown killing

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 12:44
Hundreds pause in silence in the US town of Ferguson to mark a year since the shooting of Michael Brown, a case that sparked angry protests.
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Crowdfunding page mocks MP expenses

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 12:06
A father-of-two pokes fun at Australia's Parliamentary expenses scandal with a satirical crowdfunding page.
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Activist for Mexico's missing killed

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 11:40
A leading Mexican activist who helped families search for missing relatives, including 43 students who disappeared last year, is killed.
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Bangladesh 'tiger poachers' shot dead

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 11:11
Six suspected tiger poachers are shot dead in a gunfight with Bangladeshi police in the world's largest mangrove forest, the Sundarbans.
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NFL star and broadcaster Gifford dies

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 10:56
Frank Gifford - a star American football player and later a broadcaster who helped popularise the sport - dies aged 84.
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S Korea blames North for mine blast

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 10:52
South Korea warns the North of a "pitiless penalty" for North Korea after blaming it for a landmine blast in the demilitarized zone.
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Australia not curbing Vegemite sales

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 10:21
Australia's PM Tony Abbott dismisses the idea of banning Vegemite in remote communities amid reports it was being turned into alcohol.
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Million affected by Myanmar flooding

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 10:11
Nearly one million people have now been affected by flooding across Myanmar, says the government, with new warnings in place for the Irrawaddy Delta.
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PKK leader says Turkey protecting IS

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 10:08
Cemil Bayik, the man currently leading the Kurdistan Workers' Party, tells the BBC he believes Turkey is trying to protect the Islamic State group.
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Six children shot dead in Texas home

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 10:04
Six children and two adults are found handcuffed and fatally shot in the head in a Texas home after the arrest of a man who exchanged fire with police.
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VIDEO: Eight dead in Texas home shooting

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 09:25
A family of eight people, including six children, have been found shot dead inside a house in Texas.
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Straight Life: India's recovering drug addicts

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 09:03
Indian drug addicts who have kicked the habit
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The Stilwell Road 70 years on

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 08:59
Images from the WW2 route linking India and China
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China typhoon leaves trail of damage

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 08:53
Powerful Typhoon Soudelor causes mudslides and floods in parts of south-eastern China, leaving at least 14 people dead.
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VIDEO: Pakistan monsoon flood toll hits 170

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 08:34
At least 170 people have been killed in Pakistan in this year's monsoon rains.
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Will nuclear deal really change Iran?

BBC World News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 08:30
How the nuclear deal could transform Iran
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