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Russia 'fired rockets into Ukraine'

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 09:07
The US says Russia has fired artillery at Ukrainian military positions in the east, a week after the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster.
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Ferry owner death cause 'unknown'

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 08:58
South Korea's forensic agency says it cannot determine the cause of death for the fugitive tycoon blamed for the recent ferry disaster.
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VIDEO: Wreckage of Algeria plane found

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 08:48
The wreck of a plane that disappeared with 116 people on board on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has been found in Mali, officials say.
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McDonald's halts nuggets sales in HK

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 06:36
Fast-food chain McDonald's suspends sale of chicken nuggets in Hong Kong over the out of date meat scandal at a Chinese supplier.
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Africa 'needs green revolution'

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 06:20
Sub-Saharan Africa's agricultural sector needs to harvest the fruits of biotechnology in order to establish sustainable development, says a Chatham House report.
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'Fluffy' dinosaurs were widespread

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 06:19
A discovery of 150 million year old fossils in Siberia indicates that feathers were much more widespread among dinosaurs than previously thought.
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Wildlife loss link to child slavery

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 06:17
New research suggests that the global reduction in wildlife is connected to an increase in human trafficking and child slavery.
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Charges over Mexico children's home

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 06:15
A Mexican federal judge charges six employees of a children's home at the heart of an abuse scandal in the city of Zamora.
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'Disobedient objects' map protests

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 06:05
How crockery changed the world
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US reporter believed held in Iran

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 06:02
An American reporter for the Washington Post, his wife and two other US journalists appear to have been detained in Tehran, the newspaper says.
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Five famous Scots with no vote

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 05:48
Five famous Scots who can't vote in the Scottish referendum
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Quiz of the week's news

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 05:42
Which city serves the strongest cup of coffee?
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'Alarming' increase in sham weddings

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 05:28
Bogus marriages have become an "industry of deceit" that is increasing at an "alarming rate", the Home Affairs select committee warns.
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Arizona halts executions amid review

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 05:18
Arizona halts executions pending a review of its death penalty procedures, after the allegedly botched lethal injection of a convicted murderer.
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Shift workers 'face diabetes risk'

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 05:14
Type 2 diabetes is more common in people who work shifts, with effects on waistlines, hormones and sleep increasing the risk, a study suggests.
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Obama urges action over tax scheme

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 05:03
US President Barack Obama urges lawmakers to end a tax loophole that allows US companies to avoid paying US corporate taxes.
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Music fans descend on Wickerman site

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 04:45
Thousands of music fans head to south west Scotland as the annual Wickerman Festival gets under way.
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Exam reform delayed by schools

bbc Urdu News - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 04:44
Dozens of schools across Scotland are delaying the introduction of new Highers in popular school subjects, according to BBC Scotland research.
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