Google trials drone deliveries

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 07:00
Google reveals it has built and tested its own drones as part of a plan to make automated deliveries to remote homes as well as disaster-hit zones.
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VIDEO: Buried gold sparks treasure hunt

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 04:43
Hundreds of people have descended on Folkestone beach in a bid to get their hands on a share of buried gold worth £10,000.
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Canada, Russia in Twitter map fight

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 04:28
Russia responds to a Canadian geography lesson
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DNA tells story of Arctic peopling

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 03:52
A study of genetic sequences sheds new light on the colonisation of the North American Arctic, from ancient "Paleo-Eskimos" to the modern-day Inuit.
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Nigeria launches electronic ID cards

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 03:45
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan formally launches a national electronic identity card, which can also be used to make payments.
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Genetic clues to spread of Ebola

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 03:00
Scientists have tracked the spread of Ebola in West Africa, revealing genetic clues to the course of the outbreak.
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Nato: Russian troops are in Ukraine

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 02:53
Nato releases satellite images which it says show Russian forces inside Ukraine to help rebels fight government troops - a claim Russia denies.
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Chinese tourists in Japan: Return of the big spenders

Japan Business News - August 29, 2014 - 02:46
The number of Chinese visitors to Japan dropped dramatically after the government of Prime Minister Abe Shinzō nationalized the Senkaku Islands on September 11, 2012. (nippon.com)
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Pakistan PM named as murder suspect

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 02:45
Pakistani police name Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as a suspect in the murder of 14 followers of an anti-government cleric in Lahore, officials say.
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Early inspections over abuse scandal

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 02:44
Inspections of the children's services at the centre of the Rotherham abuse scandal are to be carried out early, as the deputy police and crime commissioner resigns and calls for her boss Shaun Wright to go.
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Academy to honor Hayao Miyazaki

Japan Society News - August 29, 2014 - 02:43
The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Thursday it has picked anime director Hayao Miyazaki as one of three recipients of its Honorary Award this year. (Japan Times)
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Japan economy stalls as incomes, spending languish

Japan Economy News - August 29, 2014 - 02:42
Japan's vital signs remained weak in July, as wages fell further and household spending dropped, signaling continued weakness in the world's third-largest economy. (washingtonpost.com)
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Japan hangs 2 inmates, 10th, 11th executions under 2nd Abe gov't

Japan Politics News - August 29, 2014 - 02:39
Japan hanged two death row inmates Friday in the 10th and 11th executions since the December 2012 launch of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's current government, a source close to the matter said. (Kyodo)
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Liverpool drawn against Real Madrid

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 02:00
Liverpool are drawn against defending champions Real Madrid as Manchester City get a tough draw in the Champions League.
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Zambia leader sacks potential rival

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 01:55
Zambia's leader sacks his justice minister, seen as a potential successor, amid rumours the president is gravely ill.
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Thirty gold bars buried on beach

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 01:30
A gold-rush starts at a beach in Kent where a German artist buried £10,000 worth of bullion as part of an arts festival.
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Caf stands firm on Nations Cup venues

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 01:08
Caf declares there will be no further changes to September's Nations Cup qualifiers despite some relocation requests over Ebola fears.
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Diana's Bake Off exit announced

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 01:06
Great British Bake Off contestant Diana Beard has left the show, but the BBC says her exit was due to illness, not a controversy over the latest episode.
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Police seize video gamer live on cam

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 01:06
Armed police dramatically raid the office of a video gamer near Denver, US - and the incident was broadcast live online.
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Burnley v Manchester United

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 00:57
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Burnley and Manchester United.
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