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US real estate website in China move

April 3, 2014 - 3:06am
US real estate website Zillow is set to offer Chinese buyers greater access to property in the US by partnering with Leju, a similar service in China.
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Ferries affected by France strike

April 3, 2014 - 3:01am
Ferry services to and from the Port of Dover in Kent are severely disrupted by industrial action in France.
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Shark kills woman in New South Wales

April 3, 2014 - 2:57am
A woman is killed by a shark while swimming off a popular beach in Australia's New South Wales, officials say.
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IMF fears 'years of sub-par growth'

April 3, 2014 - 2:49am
International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde calls for "brave action" to stop the global economy heading for "years of sub-par growth".
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Second large quake strikes Chile

April 3, 2014 - 1:07am
A 7.6 earthquake rocks northern Chile, a day after an 8.2 tremor killed six people, and forces the visiting president to evacuate.
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Afghans set to defy the Taliban in presidential vote

April 3, 2014 - 12:45am
Afghan voters to take on the Taliban in presidential vote
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VIDEO: Leaving Helmand to an uncertain future

April 3, 2014 - 12:38am
As Afghan forces struggle to provide security for Saturday's elections, UK troops are beginning to withdraw, leaving an uncertain future behind for Helmand.
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VIDEO: Former Afghan warlord who would be VP

April 3, 2014 - 12:34am
Ahead of elections in Afghanistan, the BBC's Karen Allen interviews General Abdul Rashid Dostum, the former Afghan warlord who would be vice-president.
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Prada shares fall on luxury warning

April 3, 2014 - 12:01am
Shares in luxury retailer Prada plunge more than 8% after the firm warns that sluggish sales in Europe and a maturing China luxury market could hurt profits.
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Why leopard attacks have become election issue in India

April 2, 2014 - 11:25pm
Leopard attacks become election issue in India
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Clegg and Farage in heated EU battle

April 2, 2014 - 11:09pm
Nick Clegg says UKIP peddles "fantasies" but Nigel Farage accuses him of "lying" about the EU, as polls suggest the UKIP leader came out top in the ill-tempered TV debate.
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Boeing to cut 300 Australia jobs

April 2, 2014 - 10:32pm
Aerospace giant Boeing says it will cut 300 jobs in Australia, primarily fixed-term contractors, as its aircraft programmes mature.
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VIDEO: World War Two bomb kills seven in Bangkok

April 2, 2014 - 10:07pm
A suspected World War Two bomb has exploded in a Bangkok scrap yard, killing at least seven people and injuring 19.
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