Obama makes impassioned climate plea

BBC World News - 2 hours 55 min ago
US President Barack Obama tells a UN climate change meeting in New York that the problem is growing faster than the world's efforts to address it.
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Nigeria back-tracks on Chibok girls

BBC World News - 3 hours 24 min ago
Nigeria's army retracts its statement that some of the schoolgirls abducted in April by Islamist militants have been freed.
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Bolt aims for 19-second 200m barrier

BBC World News - 3 hours 35 min ago
Six-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt says he can lower his 100m and 200m world records before the end of his career.
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Ukraine rebels declare early vote

BBC World News - 4 hours 21 min ago
Rebel leaders in eastern Ukraine say they will hold elections on 2 November, in an apparent show of defiance towards the government in Kiev.
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Air France pilots protest in Paris

BBC World News - 4 hours 44 min ago
Up to 200 Air France pilots have demonstrated in Paris over the company's plan to expand its low-cost airline.
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DJ Travis guilty of indecent assault

BBC World News - 5 hours 38 min ago
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is convicted of one count of indecent assault in 1995 but cleared of two further charges.
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IS 'not America's fight alone'

BBC World News - 5 hours 58 min ago
President Obama hails the support of Arab nations in air strikes which reportedly killed dozens of Islamic State and jihadist militants in Syria.
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Nigeria MPs fury at 'cash arms deal'

BBC World News - 6 hours 5 min ago
About 50 Nigerian MPs storm out of parliament after a motion to discuss an alleged $9.3m cash arms deal in South Africa was blocked.
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Kidnapped reporter freed in Somalia

BBC World News - 6 hours 8 min ago
Journalist Michael Scott Moore, a dual US and German citizen, is released after nearly three years in captivity in Somalia, officials say.
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Karzai warns successors beware of US

BBC World News - 6 hours 21 min ago
Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai uses his last speech in office to warn the new government to beware of the United States.
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Anfield stadium expansion approved

BBC World News - 6 hours 21 min ago
Liverpool FC is given permission to increase Anfield's capacity from 45,000 to about 59,000 as part of a £100m expansion plan.
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N Korea urged to close 'evil' camps

BBC World News - 6 hours 33 min ago
American Secretary of State, John Kerry, tells North Korea to shut down its prison camps - describing them as an evil system.
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Australian 'terror suspect' killed

BBC World News - 6 hours 54 min ago
A teenager said to have made threats to Australian PM Tony Abbott is shot dead after stabbing two police in Melbourne, reports say.
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Spain scraps tighter abortion law

BBC World News - 7 hours 5 min ago
Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy drops plans to limit abortion to cases of rape or where the mother's health is at serious risk.
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Four Mobo nominations for Sam Smith

BBC World News - 7 hours 7 min ago
Sam Smith and Krept & Konan lead the way with four nominations each for this year's Mobo Awards.
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VIDEO: 'Mass murder': Survivors describe boat horror

BBC World News - 7 hours 31 min ago
Three Palestinian survivors of a refugee boat sinking have told the BBC they saw people smugglers deliberately ram the boat, and then chop the hands off those who clung to the sides of the vessel.
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Bin Laden son-in-law jailed for life

BBC World News - 7 hours 33 min ago
Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law, who was an al-Qaeda spokesman, is sentenced to life in prison for terrorism-related charges in New York.
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Turkey hints at Iraq hostage swap

BBC World News - 9 hours 13 min ago
Turkey's President Erdogan does not deny reports that 49 hostages, mostly Turks, were freed by Islamic State (IS) as part of a prisoner swap.
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Cameron in UN talks over IS action

BBC World News - 9 hours 53 min ago
David Cameron is holding talks at the UN to see "what more the UK can do" to help international efforts "to tackle the threat we all face" from Islamic State.
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Probe into Tesco's South Korea brand

BBC World News - 10 hours 6 min ago
Homeplus, Tesco's South Korean brand and its biggest outside the UK, is under investigation over the handling of customer data.
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