UN fears for fate of Aleppo civilians

BBC World News - 18 hours 34 min ago
Up to 300,000 people could be cut off from food supplies if Syrian government forces encircle rebel-held parts of the northern city of Aleppo, the UN says.
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London 2017 loses third board member

BBC World News - 18 hours 35 min ago
The London 2017 World Athletics Championships lose a third board member as managing director Sally Bolton steps down.
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Indonesia imprisons IS supporters

BBC World News - 18 hours 49 min ago
A court in Indonesia sentences seven men to between three and five years in jail for supporting the Islamic State (IS) group.
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Deutsche Bank finances 'rock solid'

BBC World News - 18 hours 54 min ago
Shares in Deutsche Bank continue to fall on Tuesday despite assurances from the bank that its balance sheet is rock solid.
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Don McLean pleads not guilty to assault

BBC World News - February 9, 2016 - 23:47
American Pie singer Don McLean pleads not guilty to a domestic violence charge and will not appear in court later this month.
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N Korea 'restarts plutonium reactor'

BBC World News - February 9, 2016 - 23:33
North Korea has restarted plutonium reactor and could have stockpiles in weeks - US spy chief
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Neville targets must-win league game

BBC World News - February 9, 2016 - 23:16
Valencia boss Gary Neville says his team must beat Espanyol on Saturday to stop an alarming slide down the La Liga table.
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Russia drill brings troops near Ukraine

BBC World News - February 9, 2016 - 22:30
Russia holds military exercises involving 8,500 troops, with dozens of ships and aircraft, in a southern region near rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
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Who owns Bavaria's trains?

BBC World News - February 9, 2016 - 22:03
There is a tangled web of ownership and management of services on the German railway line where two trains have crashed, killing nine people.
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French MPs back emergency powers in law

BBC World News - February 9, 2016 - 22:00
French MPs decide to write into the constitution the process of giving the state emergency powers, but most MPs fail to turn up for the vote.
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Toyota eyes hydrogen for factories as well as cars

Japan Business News - February 9, 2016 - 21:49
Toyota Motor will begin tests of hydrogen as a power source at production facilities as early as this year, aiming to tame rising carbon dioxide emissions by expanding on its experience as the developer of the first fuel cell car on the market. (Nikkei)
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Rare metals found on seabed 5,500 meters down

Japan Sci-Tech News - February 9, 2016 - 21:40
Japanese researchers have found rare metals on the seabed at a depth of about 5,500 meters to south of the country. (NHK)
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Japan drops World Heritage bid for Christian sites

Japan Society News - February 9, 2016 - 21:31
The Japanese government decided at a cabinet meeting Tuesday to withdraw its recommendation of Christianity-related historic facilities and sites in Nagasaki and Kumamoto prefectures for addition to the UNESCO World Heritage List. (Jiji Press)
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Oil glut 'threatens price recovery'

BBC World News - February 9, 2016 - 21:30
A recent rise in oil prices is a "false dawn" and the oversupply of crude is set to worsen, according the International Energy Agency.
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McDonald's Japan aims for return to profit

Japan Business News - February 9, 2016 - 21:20
McDonald's Corp.'s Japan business forecast that it will return to full-year profitability for the first time in three years, as the company deploys new measures in an attempt to win back customers after being hit by a series of food crises. (the-japan-news.com)
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Man found on fire outside palace dies

BBC World News - February 9, 2016 - 21:20
A man dies after being found on fire outside Kensington Palace in London, police say.
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Tokyo Dome terrorism drill

Japan Society News - February 9, 2016 - 21:18
Officers of the Metropolitan Police Department's special weapons squad subdue a "terrorist" during a counterterrorism drill at Tokyo Dome on Tuesday. (the-japan-news.com)
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Bosnian Serb general dies in jail

BBC World News - February 9, 2016 - 21:12
A Bosnian Serb general, described as commander Ratko Mladic's right-hand man during the Bosnia war, dies in custody in The Hague.
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Uber offers black cab 'olive branch'

BBC World News - February 9, 2016 - 21:02
Taxi hailing app Uber says it is to try to improve its relationship with London's black cabs by letting them use its app for nothing for a year.
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Stop taking fans for granted - Evans

BBC World News - February 9, 2016 - 20:59
Former Liverpool boss Roy Evans says the club must stop taking fans for granted as the row over ticket prices continues.
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