Munich gunman was obsessed with mass shootings - police

BBC World News - 28 min 14 sec ago
The gunman who killed nine people in Munich was obsessed with mass shootings and had no known links to the Islamic State group, German police say.
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Casualties feared after Kabul blast

BBC World News - 30 min 39 sec ago
Casualties feared after at least one blast hits protest in Afghan capital Kabul
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Turkey extends detention without charge to 30 days

BBC World News - 2 hours 5 min ago
Turkey's president extends the period in which suspects can be detained without charge to 30 days and orders the closure of more than 1,000 schools.
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Sunderland: David Moyes replaces Sam Allardyce as manager

BBC World News - 2 hours 6 min ago
Former Everton and Manchester United boss David Moyes is named as Sam Allardyce's replacement as Sunderland manager.
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China floods: At least 78 killed and 'millions homeless'

BBC World News - 2 hours 27 min ago
Floods in north and central China have killed at least 78 people, with scores of others reported missing, officials and state media say.
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Munich shooting: Police appeal for video evidence

BBC World News - 3 hours 27 min ago
Police in the German city of Munich ask members of the public to submit any videos they may have made as they investigate Friday's mass shooting.
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Russian balloonist 'breaks Fossett's round-the-world record'

BBC World News - 3 hours 44 min ago
A Russian balloonist has set a new record of 11 days for flying non-stop around the world, his support crew says.
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Major delays for English Channel ferries

BBC World News - 3 hours 56 min ago
Passengers heading for the continent are facing major delays at the Port of Dover due to increased French security checks.
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India aid worker freed in Afghanistan rescue operation

BBC World News - 4 hours 54 min ago
An Indian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan more than a month ago is freed unharmed from her hostage takers in a rescue operation.
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Brexit: Cameron considered last-ditch appeal to Merkel

BBC World News - 4 hours 59 min ago
David Cameron made a late appeal to the German chancellor for a statement granting free movement concessions if the UK voted Remain, Newsnight learns.
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Johanna Konta beats Saisai Zheng to reach semi-finals in California

BBC World News - 5 hours 53 min ago
British number one Johanna Konta beats Saisai Zheng 6-2 4-6 6-3 to reach the Bank of the West Classic semi-finals.
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Large heath butterfly unfurls its wings

BBC World News - 6 hours 15 min ago
After three years of careful captive breeding, scientists from Chester Zoo say they have established a wild colony of a rare butterfly at Heysham Moss in Lancashire.
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Street of diversity

BBC World News - 9 hours 3 min ago
Rasheed Street, the oldest street in Baghdad, is celebrating its centenary
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Cult fiction

BBC World News - 9 hours 6 min ago
The ageing Tamil cinema superstar Rajinikanth packs a mean punch in his new film Kabali, an action-packed gangster drama, writes Sudha G Tilak.
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Manson follower Leslie Van Houten denied parole by California governor

BBC World News - 9 hours 24 min ago
California Governor Jerry Brown denies parole for Leslie Van Houten, a former follower of Charles Manson serving a life prison term for murder.
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James Naughtie: Trump makes his pitch

BBC World News - 10 hours 2 min ago
Donald Trump's speech to the Republican Party Convention found a tone which may serve him through the campaign to come, writes James Naughtie
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Entertainment week in pictures: 16 - 22 July 2016

BBC World News - 10 hours 16 min ago
A look at some of the events in the world of entertainment and arts over the past week, including Steven Spielberg receiving a gold Blue Peter badge and Michelle Obama's Carpool Karaoke.
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Laurence Peter: Could Cyprus inspire pro-EU Scotland?

BBC World News - 10 hours 20 min ago
Cyprus is a divided island where EU law does not apply in full - a useful example for pro-EU Scotland, the BBC's Laurence Peter reports.
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Hillary Clinton selects Tim Kaine as her running mate

BBC World News - 10 hours 42 min ago
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has selected Tim Kaine, a moderate senator from Virginia, as her running mate.
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Munich shooting: Gunman acted alone, say police

BBC World News - 10 hours 56 min ago
The Munich shootings which left nine dead at a shopping centre were carried out by one gunman who then killed himself, police say.
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