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Both candidates claim Indonesia win

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 19:09
Polls close in Indonesia's tight presidential race between Prabowo Subianto and Joko Widodo, with both claiming victory based on unofficial results.
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Emirates finalises $56bn 777X order

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 18:52
US plane maker Boeing and Emirates Airline finalise a $56bn deal for 150 new 777X mini-jumbo jets.
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From total football to total psychology

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 18:17
Dutch seek World Cup victory at all costs
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NSPCC wants law on covering up abuse

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 18:15
The man leading a review into how the Home Office handled historical allegations of child abuse says people who cover up such crimes should be prosecuted.
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Malaysian MP in Hitler controversy

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 18:11
A Malaysian MP sparks controversy after he expresses admiration for Germany's win over Brazil in a World Cup semi-final - and Adolf Hitler.
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EU leaders to push for Ukraine truce

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 18:10
The leaders of France and Germany are to press Ukraine's president to agree to a new truce in eastern Ukraine when they speak by phone on Wednesday.
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VIDEO: Registering S Sudan refugees in Ethiopia

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 18:04
Three years after independence, South Sudan has little to celebrate as thousands flee civil war and famine into neighbouring Ethiopia.
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Brazil defeat breaks Twitter records

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 17:50
Brazil's shock 7-1 defeat to Germany becomes the most discussed sports game on Twitter so far, with 35.6 million tweets sent during the match.
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Device check advice for any UK flight

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 17:49
All passengers flying into or out of the UK are advised to make sure electronic devices carried as hand luggage are charged before they travel.
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India MP in burglary embarrassment

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 17:40
A controversial Indian MP is investigated after he said $800 was stolen from his home, but police recover nearly $200,000 in cash, watches and jewellery from the alleged thief.
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South Sudan's unhappy birthday

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 17:16
What happened to the high hopes of South Sudan's independence?
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Iraq confirms chemical site seized

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 17:04
Rebels control a disused factory with deadly nerve agents, Iraq's government confirms, warning it cannot fulfil commitments to destroy the weapons.
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Amit Shah is new India BJP chief

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 16:28
Amit Shah, controversial Gujarat politician and a close aide of PM Narendra Modi, is the new chief of India's governing Bharatiya Janata Party.
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VIDEO: Fragile South Sudan marks 3rd birthday

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 16:14
It is the world's newest country and today marks the third anniversary of South Sudan's independence.
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Roadshow Van Dyck fails to sell

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 16:06
A painting revealed to be a Van Dyck portrait on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow fails to sell at auction in London.
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Big rise in abnormal drug test results

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 16:05
Abnormal drug test results in sport increased by 20% in 2013, according to a report by world anti-doping body Wada.
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Australia visit amid Sri Lanka row

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 15:11
Australia's immigration minister visits Sri Lanka, as asylum seekers handed over to the Sri Lankan navy say they were abused by Australian officials.
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VIDEO: Bolivia lowers age of child workers

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:52
Bolivia has passed a new law, lowering the age of child workers to 12, and in some cases, to 10 years old.
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US-China clash would be 'disaster'

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:35
Confrontation with the US would be a "disaster", Chinese President Xi Jinping says, opening an annual dialogue between the two countries.
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Shock in Brazil after German rout

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:57
No attempt to justify Brazil's crushing World Cup defeat
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