Israel PM vows further Gaza campaign

BBC World News - 1 hour 17 min ago
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vows a continued campaign against Gaza militants, amid renewed fighting between the two sides.
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VIDEO: Kinshasa suburbs named after major cities

BBC World News - 1 hour 40 min ago
Some of Kinshasa's residents have big aspirations for DR Congo - so much so that they have started renaming suburbs with the names of faraway capital cities whose style they admire.
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Maribor 1-1 Celtic

BBC World News - 1 hour 41 min ago
Celtic pick up an away goal as they draw with NK Maribor in the first leg of their Champions League play-off.
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Guatemalan top general dies in crash

BBC World News - 2 hours 5 min ago
The chief of the armed forces in Guatemala, General Rudy Ortiz, has died in a military helicopter crash near the border with Mexico, the Guatemalan government says.
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VIDEO: New dates rewrite Neanderthal story

BBC World News - 2 hours 44 min ago
Modern humans and Neanderthals co-existed in Europe 10 times longer than previously thought, a study suggests.
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Russia convoy 'at Ukraine customs'

BBC World News - 3 hours 51 min ago
Several lorries from a Russian convoy carrying aid have moved into the customs zone at the border between the two countries, local reports say.
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Fear over Somali radio closure

BBC World News - 3 hours 54 min ago
The manager of a radio station in Somalia tells the BBC he is in hiding after the authorities took it off air, accusing it of spreading hate messages.
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UN begins huge aid drop in Iraq

BBC World News - 4 hours 40 min ago
The UN says it has begun its largest aid operation for a decade as it attempts to reach half a million people in northern Iraq.
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Dzeko in new four-year Man City deal

BBC World News - 4 hours 53 min ago
Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko signs a new four-year deal with the defending Premier League champions.
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Iceland evacuates area near volcano

BBC World News - 5 hours 1 min ago
Authorities in Iceland complete the evacuation of an area close to the country's Bardarbunga volcano over fears of an impending eruption.
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Russia shuts four Moscow McDonald's

BBC World News - 5 hours 14 min ago
Russia's main consumer watchdog has shut a number of McDonald's restaurants in Moscow as part of an investigation into food standards.
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Beheading suspect 'probably British'

BBC World News - 5 hours 16 min ago
It looks "increasingly likely" a man thought to have been involved in the beheading of US journalist James Foley is British, David Cameron says.
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Pope Francis given Copa Libertadores

BBC World News - 6 hours 6 min ago
Lifelong fan Pope Francis is presented with the Copa Libertadores trophy by players and officials of Argentine side San Lorenzo.
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Jihadist suspects held in Austria

BBC World News - 6 hours 38 min ago
Nine people are arrested by police in Austria on suspicion of planning to join Islamist militant groups in Syria.
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Buju Banton gets new appeal hearing

BBC World News - 6 hours 41 min ago
A lawyer for Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton, who is serving 10 years in jail for drugs convictions, says he has been granted a new appeal hearing.
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Taxi firm Uber to deliver groceries

BBC World News - 6 hours 48 min ago
Taxi firm Uber is trialling a same-day delivery service for more than 100 grocery goods in Washington DC.
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Texas governor booked on charges

BBC World News - 6 hours 53 min ago
Texas Governor Rick Perry is defiant as he is booked on abuse of power charges, vowing to fight the case with "every fibre of my being".
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Chan 'sorry' for son's drug arrest

BBC World News - 7 hours 4 min ago
Actor Jackie Chan apologises over his son's arrest on drug-related charges, saying he feels "ashamed" as a public figure and "sad" as a father.
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Macy's settles racial profiling cases

BBC World News - 7 hours 18 min ago
One of the most famous names in US retailing, Macy's, pays $650,000 to settle claims that it racially profiled and detained customers at its Manhattan outlet.
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VIDEO: Bush takes Ice Bucket Challenge

BBC World News - 8 hours 30 min ago
President George W Bush has taken the Ice Bucket Challenge, after a nomination from his daughter Jenna Bush Hager, Rory McIlroy, Woody Johnson, and Jim Harbaugh.
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