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VIDEO: Politician sobs and wails at briefing

July 3, 2014 - 4:44am
A Japanese politician Ryutaro Nonomura who wailed and sobbed when quizzed by journalists about expenses has yet to prove that he spent public funds legitimately.
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India stock exchange resumes trading

July 3, 2014 - 3:54am
India's main stock market, Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), resumes trading after being disrupted due to a network outage.
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VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius trial continues

July 3, 2014 - 3:12am
Coverage of murder trial of Oscar Pistorius resumes in South Africa
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India women 'misusing' dowry law

July 3, 2014 - 2:45am
India's Supreme Court says that women are increasingly misusing the tough anti-dowry law to harass their husbands and in-laws.
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NHS plan 'a recipe for disaster'

July 3, 2014 - 2:42am
Cutting back on hospital services in England before community services are geared up to provide care is a "recipe for disaster", MPs say.
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Man shot dead and two others injured

July 3, 2014 - 2:36am
A man is shot and killed and two others are injured during disorder in Birmingham.
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'I need to improve my game and work hard'

July 3, 2014 - 2:31am
Andy Murray reflects on the defeat by Grigor Dimitrov that ended his bid to successfully defend his Wimbledon title.
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British Library to show Declaration

July 3, 2014 - 2:17am
Historic US documents the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence will go on display in the UK for the first time next year.
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VIDEO: The Maasai who insist on cutting their girls

July 3, 2014 - 2:01am
The BBC's Anne Soy in Kenya travels to a Maasai meeting where different generations of women meet to discuss their conflicting views on female genital mutilation (FGM).
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New Orleans shooting: Man questioned

July 3, 2014 - 12:47am
A man named as one of two "persons of interest" over a shooting on New Orleans's famed Bourbon street has handed himself in, local officials say.
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Japan 'to ease N Korea sanctions'

July 2, 2014 - 11:19pm
Japan is to ease some sanctions on North Korea amid ongoing talks on Japanese nationals abducted by Pyongyang, PM Shinzo Abe announces.
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