India court clears charges against dog

BBC World News - October 8, 2015 - 17:27
A court dismisses allegations that a former Delhi minister's pet dog, Don the labrador, would bite his wife on command.
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Pop star Selena Gomez has lupus

BBC World News - October 8, 2015 - 17:25
Singer Selena Gomez reveals she is receiving chemotherapy after being diagnosed with the autoimmune disease lupus.
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German exports fall sharply in August

BBC World News - October 8, 2015 - 17:17
German exports fell in August by their largest amount since the height of the global financial crisis in 2009, and imports were also down sharply.
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UK to send troops to Baltic region

BBC World News - October 8, 2015 - 17:02
Britain will make a "long-term" deployment of troops to the Baltic region, the defence secretary is expected to announce.
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Firms backed by China tech giants merge

BBC World News - October 8, 2015 - 17:02
Two firms backed by Chinese internet rivals Alibaba and Tencent are merging to create a new company that will offer a wide range of online services.
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Fight to preserve Hong Kong's colonial post boxes

BBC World News - October 8, 2015 - 16:52
A decision by Hong Kong post office authorities to cover up British royal insignias on colonial-era post boxes has had conservationists up in arms.
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Historic plea for unity challenged by Eurosceptics

BBC World News - October 8, 2015 - 16:38
A historic joint speech by Germany's Angela Merkel and France's President Hollande is directly challenged by Eurosceptics in the European Parliament.
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Australia delay team announcement

BBC World News - October 8, 2015 - 16:33
Australia delay naming their team to face Wales in the World Cup until Thursday afternoon amid injury worries.
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Islamic State moulds children into new generation of militants

BBC World News - October 8, 2015 - 16:18
The children of Syria and Iraq are being moulded into a new generation of militants by the jihadist group Islamic State, writes Jessica Stern.
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Craig wants to 'move on' from Bond

BBC World News - October 8, 2015 - 16:13
James Bond star Daniel Craig has said he would only do another Bond movie "for the money", ahead of the release of Spectre in November.
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Indonesia asks for forest fire help

BBC World News - October 8, 2015 - 16:10
Indonesia's president has asked for international assistance to put out forest fires that have sent a thick haze over the country and its neighbours.
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In pictures: Hope for Tanzania's albino attack survivors

BBC World News - October 8, 2015 - 15:55
Tanzanian children and their new prosthetic limbs
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What does the President need to know?

BBC World News - October 8, 2015 - 15:33
As the CIA releases 2,500 top secret presidential briefings from the 1960s, who decides what should - and shouldn't - be in that briefing?
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Obama not 'real black president'

BBC World News - October 8, 2015 - 15:33
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch tweets suggesting US President Barack Obama is not a "real black president" and backing Republican hopeful Ben Carson.
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Pakistani singer's India show cancelled

BBC World News - October 8, 2015 - 15:16
A concert by a Pakistani singer in the Indian city of Mumbai is cancelled after protests by a ruling right-wing Hindu party.
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Samsung payment data 'safe' after hack

BBC World News - October 8, 2015 - 14:18
Samsung Electronics says its mobile payment system and user data is safe after a hacking attack against its US-based subsidiary LoopPay.
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VIDEO: The rare event threatening coral reefs

BBC World News - October 8, 2015 - 14:14
Scientists in the United States say the world's coral reefs are being attacked by a phenomenon that's only occurred twice before in recorded history.
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'Deadly attack' on Yemen wedding party

BBC World News - October 8, 2015 - 13:36
At least 13 people are reported to have been killed in air strikes that hit a wedding in a rebel-held town in Yemen.
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Poverty, isolation push Japan's child abuse cases to record high

Japan Society News - October 8, 2015 - 13:14
Child welfare authorities dealt with nearly 90,000 child abuse cases in the fiscal year ending March, a government survey showed Thursday, with experts blaming the record-high figure on increased poverty and the isolation of some families. (Japan Times)
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Japanese workers' sentiment worsened in September

Japan Economy News - October 8, 2015 - 13:13
A government survey shows sentiment has worsened for the second month in a row. The slowdown in China is a big factor. (NHK)
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