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|The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.|
Marion Barry, ex-Washington DC mayor who won re-election after a drug arrest, dies at 78.
Filipino Manny Pacquiao retains his WBO welterweight title with a resounding points defeat of American Chris Algieri.
A law forcing communications firms to keep details that could help identify criminals using the internet is being planned by...
Tunisians vote in the country's first presidential election since the 2011 "Arab Spring" revolution that triggered uprisings across the region.
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The Philippines marks the fifth anniversary of its worst political massacre, as Amnesty warns the trials risk becoming "a mockery...
Doubts grow that Monday's deadline for a deal on Iran's nuclear programme will be met at talks in Vienna, as...
The writer who foresaw the rise of the totalitarian state
Snowfall in the north-eastern US subsides, but there are now warnings of serious flooding from melting snow as temperatures rise.
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