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World News From BBC

The debate over 'speaking white'  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:23:03 GMT
The woman who sparked a row over 'speaking white' 
In pictures: A journey through 19th Century Brazil  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:10:41 GMT
19th Century Brazil seen through the eyes of an Englishman 
Job hunting the big data way  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:03:44 GMT
How data crunching is dictating our job prospects 
Russia brain drain after Putin crackdown  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:14:31 GMT
Top Russian journalists join wave of emigration 
Hulk actor's foray into Brazilian politics  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:11:38 GMT
Hollywood actor's halting foray into Brazilian politics 
Did China go back on its promises?  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 05:02:39 GMT
Juliana Liu on China's stance on Hong Kong election