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UK boosts Nigeria military aid

12 June 2014 Last updated at 17:38 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. William Hague announces a new package of “advice and support” for Nigeria The UK will increase its military and educational aid to help Nigeria tackle Boko Haram, Foreign Secretary William Hague has announced. He …

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Ukraine reports tank incursion

12 June 2014 Last updated at 18:03 A Ukrainian tank is seen here firing during a clash with rebels in Sloviansk earlier this month Ukraine’s interior minister has said three tanks have crossed the border from Russia into rebel areas of the east and that fighting is under way. The …

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Obama: All options open on Iraq

12 June 2014 Last updated at 18:12 US President Barack Obama says his government is looking at “all options”, including military action, to help Iraq fight Islamist militants. He said the US had an interest in making sure jihadists did not gain a foothold in Iraq. His remarks came after …

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EU may define obesity as disability

12 June 2014 Last updated at 11:53 Rising obesity rates are putting extra strain on Europe’s healthcare budgets The EU’s top court is considering a test case which could oblige employers to treat obesity as a disability. Denmark has asked the European Court of Justice to rule on the case …

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S Korea ferry police in huge raid

11 June 2014 Last updated at 10:34 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Footage showed police at the scene of the raid Thousands of South Korean police have raided a religious compound in search of a fugitive billionaire wanted over April’s Sewol passenger ferry disaster. Some 6,000 …

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AirAsia India set to start flights

12 June 2014 Last updated at 07:48 AirAsia is one the region’s biggest and most successful low-cost airlines AirAsia India, the first airline with foreign investment to operate in India, is set to start flights on Thursday. The airline has been set up by one of Asia’s biggest low-cost carriers, …

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UK meeting to tackle Boko Haram

12 June 2014 Last updated at 12:01 The girls kidnapped from their school in Chibok are believed to be held in a remote part of Borno state The UK is hosting a meeting about the security situation in north-eastern Nigeria and how to tackle the Islamist Boko Haram militants. Since …

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Brazil ready for 'lone wolf' attacks

12 June 2014 Last updated at 10:06 By Luis Kawaguti BBC Brasil, Sao Paulo Brazilian security forces have trained for a wide variety of attack scenarios, including chemical and biological Brazil’s counter terrorist strategy for the World Cup will focus on the danger from “lone wolves”, senior officials have told …

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Doctors reach German cave explorer

12 June 2014 Last updated at 08:18 The rescue operation began on Sunday and is likely to continue for several more days Two doctors have reached an injured man trapped in Germany’s deepest cave and say once he is treated the operation to move him can begin. Johann Westhauser, 52, …

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