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May wins rapist deportation appeal

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 21:17
A ruling that prevented the deportation of a Somali man who raped a pregnant woman is successfully challenged by the home secretary.
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Yemen: Heightened anxiety in Sanaa as Houthis tighten grip

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 21:11
Yemen capital holds its breath as Houthis tighten grip
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Day in pictures: 5 February 2015

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 20:57
A selection of news photos from around the world
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Ding suffers German Masters defeat

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 20:56
Defending champion Ding Junhui knocked out in the first round of the German Masters after a 5-4 defeat against Ryan Day.
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What are Greek government's debt plans?

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 20:50
How left-wing government plans to dig itself out of debt
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Suge Knight released from hospital

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 20:46
US rap mogul Suge Knight is released from hospital and taken back in to custody.
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Iraq PM orders end to Baghdad curfew

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 20:31
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi orders an end to a long-standing night-time curfew in Baghdad.
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UK to lead 'spearhead Nato force'

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 20:24
The UK will play a lead role in a "high readiness" Nato force that will be established in Eastern Europe, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announces.
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Keatley handed Ireland starting role

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 20:19
Munster's Ian Keatley is named at fly-half ahead of Ian Madigan for Ireland's opening Six Nations match against Italy.
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India 'Ponzi call' official quits

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 20:19
A top Indian official quits after reports that he interfered in an inquiry into a Ponzi scheme, the second top civil servant to leave in a week.
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Brazilian girl 'eaten' by piranhas

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 19:52
A six-year-old girl has been "eaten" by piranhas and found dead with severe leg injuries in northern Brazil after falling into a river from a canoe.
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Twitter boss admits trolling failure

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 19:43
In a memo to staff, leaked to the Verge, Twitter boss Dick Costolo takes personal responsibility for dealing with trolling.
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Scots trio to make Six Nations bows

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 19:34
Scotland's Finn Russell, Mark Bennett and Blair Cowan will make their Six Nations debuts against France on Saturday.
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Nato to boost Eastern Europe defence

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 19:20
Nato is due to reveal details of a plan to strengthen its military presence in Eastern Europe amid intensified fighting in Ukraine.
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Lee dismisses concerns over new book

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 19:13
Author Harper Lee rejects claims she is being pressured into releasing a "lost" novel, saying she is "happy as hell".
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Tunisia face ban after no apology

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 19:09
Tunisia face being banned from the next Africa Cup of Nations after refusing to apologise for accusing Caf of cheating.
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Bin lorry driver cannot recall crash

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 19:08
The driver of a council bin lorry which careered out of control in Glasgow city centre, killing six people, says he has no memory of the crash.
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Carlisle reveals suicide attempt

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 19:03
Retired footballer and ex-PFA chairman Clarke Carlisle says he was trying to take his own life when he was hit by a lorry in December.
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ECB toughens its stance on Greece

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 18:56
The European Central Bank (ECB) toughens its stance with Greece by restricting financing to the country's banks, sending shares falling.
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Russia cuts swearing from hit film

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 18:50
Russian cinemas start showing the Oscar-nominated Russian film Leviathan - minus the many swear words.
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