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Pakistan Nato truck guards killed

BBC World - Fri, 2011-04-01 00:06
Militants kill three security guards at a Nato truck terminal in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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UK Film Council hands over to BFI

BBC World - Thu, 2011-03-31 23:59
The UK Film Council is handing over its funding responsibilities to the British Film Institute eight months after it was axed by the government.
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Gaddafi envoy has talks in London

BBC World - Thu, 2011-03-31 23:58
A Libyan envoy representing Colonel Gaddafi has been in London in the past few days for talks with British officials, the BBC understands.
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Japan's new vehicle sales plunge

BBC World - Thu, 2011-03-31 23:56
Sales of new vehicles in Japan have plunged in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that hit the country's north-east coast.
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Japan nuclear exclusion long-term

BBC World - Thu, 2011-03-31 23:50
The evacuation of residents near Japan's quake-hit nuclear plant will be long-term, officials say as high levels of radiation are detected for the first time in groundwater near one of the reactors.
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VIDEO: One-minute World News

BBC World - Thu, 2011-03-31 23:49
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
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Nadal & Federer to meet in Miami semis

BBC World - Thu, 2011-03-31 23:24
Rafael Nadal will play Roger Federer in the US for the first time in six years after both men reach the last four of the Sony Ericsson Open, while Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka reach the women's final.
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Russian manufacturing grows fast

BBC World - Thu, 2011-03-31 23:20
Strong domestic demand means growth in Russia's manufacturing sector is accelerating, a survey indicates.
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S Korea inflation soars in March

BBC World - Thu, 2011-03-31 22:52
Consumer prices in South Korea rose in March, speeding up inflation to a 29-month high.
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Japan crisis drags, France wants global nuclear reform

Reuters International - Thu, 2011-03-31 22:51
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's nuclear and humanitarian crisis stretched to three weeks Friday with radiation still leaking from a crippled nuclear power plant, thousands of homeless people struggling to rebuild their lives, and little hope of a quick resolution to either.
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China factories upbeat on growth

BBC World - Thu, 2011-03-31 22:51
China's official Purchasing Manager Index (PMI) rose in March showing that manufacturing in the country is growing.
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Bank to re-release Japan survey

BBC World - Thu, 2011-03-31 22:49
The Bank of Japan's "tankan" survey shows Japanese manufacturers were optimistic about economic growth before the earthquake and tsunami struck.
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VIDEO: 'Message in bottle' answered in Russia

BBC World - Thu, 2011-03-31 22:42
A German boy who tossed a message in a bottle off a ship in the Baltic Sea some 24 years ago has now received an answer.
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VIDEO: Japan's evacuees wait for all-clear

BBC World - Thu, 2011-03-31 22:34
Japan has said it has no plans to widen the evacuation zone around the Fukushima nuclear plant, despite the IAEA urging the government to assess the situation.
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Rebels cheer cracks in Gaddafi rule

Reuters International - Thu, 2011-03-31 22:30
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Rebels cheered the defection of a Libyan minister as a sign that Muammar Gaddafi's rule was crumbling, but U.S. officials warned he was far from beaten and made clear they feared entanglement in another painful war.
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VIDEO: Migrants to be moved from Lampedusa

BBC World - Thu, 2011-03-31 22:26
The unrest in North Africa has seen thousands of migrants from Libya and Tunisia flee to Lampedusa, an Italian island in the Mediterranean.
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Four guilty of Tonga ferry deaths

BBC World - Thu, 2011-03-31 22:07
A court in Tonga has convicted four men of manslaughter in connection with the sinking of a ferry in 2009, killing 74 people, reports say.
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India Gandhi book ban 'shameful'

BBC World - Thu, 2011-03-31 21:43
The author of a book on Mahatma Gandhi says it is "shameful" that the work has been banned in India's western state of Gujarat.
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Mexican brothers face death penalty in Malaysia drugs charge

Reuters International - Thu, 2011-03-31 21:32
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Three Mexican brothers will be hanged in Malaysia if convicted on a drugs trafficking charge, a Malaysian government lawyer said on Friday.
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Tokyo tiptoes toward normality as disaster impact lingers

Reuters International - Thu, 2011-03-31 21:19
TOKYO (Reuters) - Yoko Hashiguchi and her toddler fled Tokyo after a deadly earthquake and tsunami devastated northeast Japan and triggered a nuclear disaster at a power plant 240 km (150 miles) away.
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