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Serbia awarded 3-0 Albania walkover

Friday 24th of October 2014, 9:24
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, Albania Albania

Serbia are awarded a 3-0 walkover against Albania after their Euro 2016 qualifier was abandoned but lose three points.
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VIDEO: Fears of IS threat to Ancient Babylon

Friday 24th of October 2014, 9:22
related countries: Iraq Iraq

There are fears that the ancient site of Babylon in present-day Iraq is threatened with destruction by the militant group calling itself Islamic State.
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NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

Friday 24th of October 2014, 9:14
related countries: United States United States, Guinea Guinea
related places: New York

A US doctor who returned to New York from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa becomes the first person to test positive for the virus in the city.
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UK anger at £1.7bn EU cash demand

Friday 24th of October 2014, 9:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK politicians react angrily to demands for an extra £1.7bn (2.1bn euros) contribution towards the European Union's budget due to the country's better economic performance.
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Mortar fire on Pakistan-Iran border

Friday 24th of October 2014, 8:58
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Iran Iran

Pakistani and Iranian forces have exchanged mortar fire, in the latest incident between the two countries along their porous border.
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Sweden calls off search for sub

Friday 24th of October 2014, 8:46
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: Stockholm

Sweden calls off its massive week-long search for a suspected Russian submarine in the sea south of Stockholm.
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Quetta mourns attacks on Shias

Friday 24th of October 2014, 8:04
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Quetta

Markets are shut and lawyers are on strike after a day of violence across the Pakistani city of Quetta, which left at least 13 dead.
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Canada attack 'not linked to IS'

Friday 24th of October 2014, 7:56
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Ottawa

Canada's foreign minister tells the BBC there is no evidence so far that the man behind gun attacks in Ottawa was linked to Middle Eastern jihadists.
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US firm fine for underpaying Indians

Friday 24th of October 2014, 6:45
related countries: India India, United States United States

US authorities penalise a Silicon Valley company for "grossly underpaying" eight workers brought over from India for a special project.
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Malaysia envoy sent to NZ over rape

Friday 24th of October 2014, 6:26
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Wellington

A Malaysian diplomat, wanted by New Zealand authorities on allegations of attempted rape in the city of Wellington in May, is finally extradited.
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China's property prices decline

Friday 24th of October 2014, 6:26
related countries: China China

China's property prices fall 1.3% in September, marking the first year-on-year fall in the sector.
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VIDEO: US air strike 'hits IS command'

Friday 24th of October 2014, 6:13
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Photographs show a US air strike hitting an Islamic State position on a hill near the embattled Syrian town of Kobane.
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HK protesters to ballot on proposals

Friday 24th of October 2014, 6:09
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Protest leaders in Hong Kong are to ballot their supporters over whether to accept the government's proposals and end their occupation of the city.
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Governor quits over Mexico missing

Friday 24th of October 2014, 4:49
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Guerrero

The governor of Mexico's Guerrero state, where 43 students went missing last month, stands down.
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Qantas back on track to profit

Friday 24th of October 2014, 4:28
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's troubled national carrier Qantas says it is on course to deliver its first pre-tax profits this year in the three months to September.
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China 'punishes 17' for deadly clash

Friday 24th of October 2014, 3:44
related countries: China China

Chinese authorities have arrested one official and punished 16 others following a deadly clash in a Yunnan village, state media say.
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Video of Ottawa attack released

Friday 24th of October 2014, 3:01
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Ottawa

Authorities in Canada release video showing the moments before a lone gunman stormed into Canada's parliament and was shot dead.
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US command of S Korea troops to stay

Friday 24th of October 2014, 2:56
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: North

The US will maintain control of South Korean troops in the event of war with the North, the two sides say, delaying again a long-planned command transfer.
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Asian shares up on US earnings

Friday 24th of October 2014, 2:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Friday

Asian shares move up on Friday, taking their lead from the US where markets closed higher after strong company results boosted investor sentiment.
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VIDEO: Security for polio workers in Pakistan

Friday 24th of October 2014, 1:27
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The number of cases of polio in Pakistan has topped 200 for the first time in nearly 15 years.
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Ukraine: Land of chaos and courage

Friday 24th of October 2014, 0:36
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A journey across a Ukraine wracked by conflict
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