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BBC News (World)

BBC News (World)

@BBCWorld

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News, features and analysis from the World's newsroom. Breaking news, follow @BBCBreaking. UK news, @BBCNews. Latest sports news @BBCSport

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Joined on February 2007

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BBC Sport
7 minutes ago
Tributes have been paid to ex-Ghana, Nottingham Forest and Bristol Rovers striker Junior Agogo who has died aged 40.Read: https://bbc.in/2PbuLVA 

Tributes have been paid to ex-Ghana, Nottingham Forest and Bristol Rovers striker Junior Agogo who has died aged 40.

Read: https://bbc.in/2PbuLVA 

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BBC News (World)
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Chemnitz trial: Syrian jailed over stabbing that sparked German far-right riots https://bbc.in/31XmZ3i 

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Democratic Governor Jay Inslee drops out of 2020 presidential race https://bbc.in/31Q6cim 

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BBC News (World)
47 minutes ago
"This dog saved my life"The Comfort Dog Project in Uganda was set up to transform stray dogs into healing therapy animals for child soldiers and survivors of warThis is Filda's story ❤️http://bbc.in/31Vpseh 

"This dog saved my life"

The Comfort Dog Project in Uganda was set up to transform stray dogs into healing therapy animals for child soldiers and survivors of war

This is Filda's story ❤️ http://bbc.in/31Vpseh 

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BBC North America
56 minutes ago
Are you starting university in the US and taking out loans to pay for school? Are you a parent of a student heading to college this Fall?We want to speak with you. If you live in the Washington, DC area (including VA, MD, DE) – send us an email: askamerica@bbc.co.uk

Are you starting university in the US and taking out loans to pay for school?

Are you a parent of a student heading to college this Fall?

We want to speak with you.

If you live in the Washington, DC area (including VA, MD, DE) – send us an email: askamerica@bbc.co.uk

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BBC News (World)
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Execution set for US killer who preyed on gay men https://bbc.in/2ze5Ci7 

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1 hour ago
"She found out I am Muslim and said: 'We won't do it for you'"From difficulties in getting jobs to increasing online abuse, some Muslims in Myanmar are uneasy over what they say are signs of discrimination[Tap to expand] http://bbc.in/2zfrLN8 

"She found out I am Muslim and said: 'We won't do it for you'"

From difficulties in getting jobs to increasing online abuse, some Muslims in Myanmar are uneasy over what they say are signs of discrimination

[Tap to expand] http://bbc.in/2zfrLN8 

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Poland lightning strike 'kills several' in Tatra mountains storm https://bbc.in/31VqSp9 

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On Wednesday a sit-in at Yuen Long train station in Hong Kong ended with a stand-off Protesters let off fire extinguishers, used fire hoses, sprayed soap on the floor and built barricades to fend off the police[Tap to expand] http://bbc.in/31Tus3c 

On Wednesday a sit-in at Yuen Long train station in Hong Kong ended with a stand-off

Protesters let off fire extinguishers, used fire hoses, sprayed soap on the floor and built barricades to fend off the police

[Tap to expand] http://bbc.in/31Tus3c 

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BBC News (World)
2 hours ago
President Bolsonaro says the fires are being investigated but says the government lacks the resources to fight the flamesFollow the latest: http://bbc.in/31VWHy6 

President Bolsonaro says the fires are being investigated but says the government lacks the resources to fight the flames

Follow the latest: http://bbc.in/31VWHy6 

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BBC News (World)
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Over the past decade, previous Brazilian governments cut deforestation using fines and legal actionBolsonaro and his ministers criticised the penalties and there’s since been a fall in convictions for environmental crimeshttp://bbc.in/2zhxh1C 

Over the past decade, previous Brazilian governments cut deforestation using fines and legal action

Bolsonaro and his ministers criticised the penalties and there’s since been a fall in convictions for environmental crimes

http://bbc.in/2zhxh1C 

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2 hours ago
"A consequence of the increase in deforestation” (WWF)Conservationists blame the governmentThey say Bolsonaro, has encouraged loggers and farmers to clear landMore: http://bbc.in/31UkHlf 

"A consequence of the increase in deforestation” (WWF)

Conservationists blame the government

They say Bolsonaro, has encouraged loggers and farmers to clear land

More: http://bbc.in/31UkHlf 

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BBC News (World)
2 hours ago
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro suggested non-governmental organisations had set fires, as revenge for his government slashing their fundingBut he didn’t show any evidence, and he later claimed he never accused themWatch more: http://bbc.in/31Xc9u8 

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro suggested non-governmental organisations had set fires, as revenge for his government slashing their funding

But he didn’t show any evidence, and he later claimed he never accused them

Watch more: http://bbc.in/31Xc9u8 

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Why are there fires in the Amazon?Wildfires often occur in the dry season in Brazil but they are also deliberately started in efforts to illegally deforest land for cattle ranchingSocial media reacts with #prayforamazonia: http://bbc.in/2zqrjMh 

Why are there fires in the Amazon?

Wildfires often occur in the dry season in Brazil but they are also deliberately started in efforts to illegally deforest land for cattle ranching

Social media reacts with #prayforamazonia: http://bbc.in/2zqrjMh 

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The National Institute for Space Research (Inpe) said its satellite data showed an 84% increase of fires in Brazil compared to 2018But US space agency NASA said overall fire activity across the entire Amazon basin was slightly below average this yearhttp://bbc.in/2zb96Ca 

The National Institute for Space Research (Inpe) said its satellite data showed an 84% increase of fires in Brazil compared to 2018

But US space agency NASA said overall fire activity across the entire Amazon basin was slightly below average this year

http://bbc.in/2zb96Ca 

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BBC News (World)
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“The Amazon region is burning!”The largest rainforest in the world, vital in the fight against global warming, home to one million indigenous people and millions of plants and animalsThis year it has seen “a record number of fires” (Inpe) THREAD⬇️http://bbc.in/2zevNp1 

“The Amazon region is burning!”

The largest rainforest in the world, vital in the fight against global warming, home to one million indigenous people and millions of plants and animals

This year it has seen “a record number of fires” (Inpe) THREAD⬇️ http://bbc.in/2zevNp1 

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BBC News (World)
3 hours ago

Garda chief unveils plans to put more officers on frontline https://bbc.in/31Tgezk 

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Why South Korea and Japan are engaged in a tit-for-tat dispute https://bbc.in/31Obpr4 

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BBC News Africa
6 hours ago
Zimbabwean comedian Gonyeti abducted and beaten https://bbc.in/31XFN22 

Zimbabwean comedian Gonyeti abducted and beaten https://bbc.in/31XFN22 

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Qandeel Baloch's parents fail to free her brothers, who are accused of her murder https://bbc.in/2zqaSzz 

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