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Peru rescues 'Shining Path slaves'

BBC News - Tue, 2015-07-28 15:52
The Peruvian Army says it has rescued 39 people - most of them children - from a farm where Shining Path rebels kept them as slave workers.
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Rome’s Mayor Reshuffles Executive Council

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2015-07-28 13:55
New councilors were appointed to be responsible for transportation, tourism, schools and the budget in a bid to improve city services.

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Water mafia: Why Delhi is buying water on the black market

BBC News - Tue, 2015-07-28 12:04
Have the 'water mafia' taken over Delhi's supplies?
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Turkey’s Fight Against ISIS Explained

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2015-07-28 12:03
Questions and answers about Turkey’s cooperation with the United States in confronting the Islamic State militant group and trying to address the Syrian conflict.

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US talks on Stormont 'encouraging'

BBC News - Tue, 2015-07-28 10:13
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness says his meeting White House officials about the Stormont crisis was positive and encouraging, despite DUP claims it was a waste of time.
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'2,000 migrants' tried Tunnel entry

BBC News - Tue, 2015-07-28 10:12
Some 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel terminal in Calais on Monday night in an attempt to reach the UK, operator Eurotunnel says.
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'US dentist' killed Zimbabwe lion

BBC News - Tue, 2015-07-28 10:10
Conservationists in Zimbabwe say the man who paid $50,000 (£32,000) to kill the country's most famous lion was an American dentist.
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Nuclear deal 'not to reform Iran'

BBC News - Tue, 2015-07-28 10:06
The nuclear deal with Iran is not meant to "reform Iran's regime, or end its support for terrorism", US Secretary of State John Kerry tells US Congress.
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Man dies after sea rescue on Gower

BBC News - Tue, 2015-07-28 10:00
A man dies after being rescued from the sea at Three Cliffs Bay, Gower, while a boy is also taken to hospital.
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'Let children erase online past'

BBC News - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:57
A campaign promotes the idea that children should be able to delete their online past.
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VIDEO: If Africa was a bar

BBC News - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:54
What would your country be drinking?
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Teen US sailors still missing at sea

BBC News - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:52
As search goes on for two teenagers who went missing while fishing in Florida, their mothers think they are still alive.
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Oscar winners head to Toronto festival

BBC News - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:44
Oscar-winning actors Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore will launch their effort to become double Oscar winners at this year's Toronto Film Festival.
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Inquiry to 'expose undercover conduct'

BBC News - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:44
The public inquiry into undercover policing may "expose both creditable and discreditable conduct", chairman Lord Justice Pitchford warns.
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France shrugs off the smoking ban - Financial Times

Google News France - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:35

France shrugs off the smoking ban
Financial Times
But if France's Socialist government has its way, the country that gave the world Gitanes and Gauloises may soon enact some of the world's strictest antismoking legislation. A bill before parliament proposes forcing tobacco companies to use neutral ...

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Swedish sub wreck dates 'from 1916'

BBC News - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:33
The wreckage of a submarine found off the Swedish coast is probably that of a Russian vessel that dates back to World War One, Swedish Armed Forces say.
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Braking error led to spaceship crash

BBC News - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:31
Investigators say a fatal Virgin Galactic spaceship crash last year was caused by structural failure after the co-pilot unlocked a braking system early.
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Bus lane error wipes out 700 fines

BBC News - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:30
More than 700 fines handed to motorists using Belfast bus lanes are cancelled because of a "timing issue" with detection cameras.
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Wood an injury doubt for England

BBC News - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:26
England seamer Mark Wood is an injury concern for the third Ashes Test against Australia at Edgbaston.
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Pietersen hails 'father figure' Rice

BBC News - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:18
Kevin Pietersen pays tribute to his mentor Clive Rice after the ex-South Africa all-rounder dies aged 66.
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