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World News From BBC

Ebola can 'ruin W Africa economies'  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:38:39 GMT
The Ebola outbreak could have a catastrophic economic impact on three West African countries, the World Bank says. 
British Ebola nurse travels to US  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:05:23 GMT
A British nurse who recovered from Ebola travels to the US to donate blood to try to save the life of another victim of the virus. 
Mourinho has Costa hamstring worry  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:13:10 GMT
Jose Mourinho says after Chelsea's draw with Schalke that Diego Costa is not yet ready to start two games a week. 
Thursday's gossip column  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:40:30 GMT
Chelsea and Liverpool keen on Leverkusen's Brandt, Juventus cool Mata interest, Pulis set for Cardiff, plus more. 
Kenya's Westgate attack a year on: Voices from the mall  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:22:47 GMT
Powerful memories still fresh after 12 months - the first terrifying hours of Kenya's deadly Westgate siege. 
The freedivers who swim with whales  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:16:14 GMT
A group of researchers who risk their lives to swim side-by-side with sperm whales and humpbacks are hoping to get a unique insight into the animals' behaviour. 
Nigeria college attacked by gunmen  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:33:14 GMT
Gunmen attack a teacher training college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, with officials saying at least 15 people have been killed. 
Spy claims over absent China envoy  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:33:08 GMT
A Chinese newspaper calls for clarification about China's envoy to Iceland, who has gone missing amid rumours he was a Japanese spy. 
Storm deaths at French camping site  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:25:14 GMT
Five people are killed after violent storms unleash a flash flood at a camp site in Herault in southern France. 
Odile storm moves towards Arizona  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:16:04 GMT
Tropical storm Odile is moving up Mexico's Baja California peninsula, bringing heavy rains and the threat of mudslides and flash floods. 
Iran nuclear talks set to resume  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:07:33 GMT
World powers are set to resume talks in New York with Iran, but diplomats say a breakthrough on its disputed nuclear programme is unlikely. 
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:14:02 GMT
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with a "fairly aggressive" rare cancer, doctors treating him say. 
Alice suspect is convicted murderer  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:23:54 GMT
Police searching for 14-year-old Alice Gross are treating a man with a murder conviction as a suspect in her disappearance. 
Six convicted of 'pyramid scheme'  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:43:53 GMT
Six women are convicted of operating a "pyramid" scheme in south-west England and south Wales, in which thousands of investors lost money. 
Clash over car tax disc changes  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:03:18 GMT
Motorist organisation, the RAC, and the DVLA have clashed over the policing of car tax with claims of increased evasion amid changes to the system. 
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Voting begins in Scottish referendum  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:04:23 GMT
Australia in 'beheading plot' raids  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:05:17 GMT
US House approves Obama Syria plan  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:47:05 GMT
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