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Is India becoming an inflation nation?

Friday 1st of November 2013, 0:11
related countries: India India

Soutik Biswas asks whether India is becoming an inflation nation
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Mexico indigenous teacher freed

Friday 1st of November 2013, 0:54
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexican indigenous teacher Alberto Patishtan who had been in jail for 13 years, is freed under new powers at the disposal of President Enrique Pena Nieto.
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Mexico passes 'junk food tax' reform

Friday 1st of November 2013, 1:01
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The Mexican Congress approves a tax reform bill imposing new levies for junk food and soft drinks, among other changes.
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Toronto mayor: 'No reason' to resign

Friday 1st of November 2013, 1:18
related countries: Canada Canada

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he has "no reason" to resign after Canadian police say they have recovered footage apparently showing him smoking from a crack pipe.
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Germany hits back at US criticism

Friday 1st of November 2013, 1:51
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

Germany hits back at the US Treasury's criticism of its export-led growth model, describing the attack as "incomprehensible".
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NY stop-and-frisk overhaul blocked

Friday 1st of November 2013, 2:34
related countries: United States United States

A US court blocks legally ordered changes to New York City's stop-and-frisk programme and takes the unusual step of removing a judge from the case.
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US cuts food aid benefits for poor

Friday 1st of November 2013, 2:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Friday

US food aid benefits are being cut from Friday as an extension of the government programme expires, while legislators fight over further cuts.
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China manufacturing at 18-month high

Friday 1st of November 2013, 2:48
related countries: China China

China's manufacturing activity grows at its fastest pace in 18 months in October, adding to signs of a recovery in the world's second largest economy.
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VIDEO: White House turns spooky for Halloween

Friday 1st of November 2013, 3:06
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

Giant black spiders, webs and pumpkins transformed the White House for Halloween, as US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle, dressed in orange and black, handed out gifts to children.
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VIDEO: Inside 'the world's largest laundry'

Friday 1st of November 2013, 3:34
related countries: India India, China China

Linda Yueh reports from Dhoby Ghat in India - often described as the world's largest laundry - to investigate why India's fortunes have fallen behind China.
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China plea paper 'to be overhauled'

Friday 1st of November 2013, 5:09
related countries: China China

A Chinese newspaper that made a front-page appeal for the release of a reporter accused of defamation is to be overhauled, a press regulator says.
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VIDEO: Edward Snowden gets IT job in Russia

Friday 1st of November 2013, 5:19
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Edward Snowden, the former US intelligence analyst who leaked information about US secret surveillance, has apparently found a new job in Russia.
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India blast injured suspect dies

Friday 1st of November 2013, 6:19
related countries: India India
related places: Bihar

A man arrested in connection with last Sunday's bomb attacks on a crowd gathered for an opposition rally in the Indian state of Bihar dies in hospital, police says.
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Sony shares plunge on forecast cut

Friday 1st of November 2013, 6:24
related countries: Japan Japan

Shares of Japanese electronics giant Sony plunge 11% on the Tokyo Stock Exchange after the firm cuts its profit forecast.
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VIDEO: Diwali in Singapore's Little India

Friday 1st of November 2013, 6:54
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Sharanjit Leyl reports from the Little India district in Singapore on growing excitement about Diwali, the five-day Hindu "festival of lights.''
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Tiananmen crash blamed on Islamists

Friday 1st of November 2013, 6:55
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

A Chinese official says a deadly crash in Beijing's Tiananmen Square was incited by the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, a militant Uighur group.
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Niger aims to prevent Sahara deaths

Friday 1st of November 2013, 7:11
related countries: Niger Niger

A minister in Niger says women and children may be banned from travelling north out of Niger after 92 migrants died of thirst in the Sahara.
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Anger over Australia Asia spy claims

Friday 1st of November 2013, 7:13
related countries: United States United States, Indonesia Indonesia, Australia Australia, Aruba Aruba
related places: Asia

Indonesia summons Australia's ambassador amid reports that Australian embassies have been used as part of a US-led spying network in Asia.
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VIDEO: Iraq's 'damaged generation'

Friday 1st of November 2013, 7:48
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Children and young people are bearing the brunt of the dramatically increased levels of violence in Iraq, with schools not immune to attacks on public places.
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VIDEO: Inside drug-smuggling 'super tunnel'

Friday 1st of November 2013, 7:49
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: San Diego, Tijuana, California

A drug-smuggling tunnel equipped with electricity, ventilation and a rail system has been found connecting San Diego, California, and Tijuana, Mexico.
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VIDEO: French footballers threaten strike

Friday 1st of November 2013, 8:12
related countries: France France

French football clubs are threatening to strike unless they are granted exemption from a 75% "super tax" on anyone earning more than one million euros a year.
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Thai amnesty bill passes lower house

Friday 1st of November 2013, 8:53
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand's lower house passes an amnesty bill that critics say could allow the return of ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra - and bring more street protests.
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Nissan cuts annual profit forecast

Friday 1st of November 2013, 9:01
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese car-maker Nissan cuts its earnings forecasts, saying it is feeling the pinch of tougher market conditions and recent recalls.
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Roma win Serie A record 10 in a row

Friday 1st of November 2013, 9:10
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Roma, Chievo

Italian side Roma become the first Serie A team to win their opening 10 matches with a 1-0 win over Chievo.
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Tennant 'thrilled' with gifted ring

Friday 1st of November 2013, 9:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Tennant says he was "touched and thrilled" to receive a ring belonging to the Scottish actor Ian Richardson to wear on stage in Richard II.
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Israel 'conducts Syria air strike'

Friday 1st of November 2013, 9:28
related countries: Israel Israel, Syria Syria, Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Latakia

Israeli aircraft have carried out a strike near the Syrian coastal city of Latakia, apparently targeting Russian-made missiles, a US official says.
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Flare-up in Israel-Gaza violence

Friday 1st of November 2013, 9:46
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Four Palestinian militants have been killed and five Israeli soldiers injured in violence in the Gaza Strip, sources from both sides say.
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O'Neill on 'brink' of Republic job

Friday 1st of November 2013, 9:54
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The FAI is reported to be close to appointing Martin O'Neill as the new Republic of Ireland manager.
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VIDEO: Germany to allow 'third' gender

Friday 1st of November 2013, 10:14
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany is to become the first country in Europe to allow babies with characteristics of both sexes to be registered as neither male nor female.
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Grosjean heads Hamilton in Abu Dhabi

Friday 1st of November 2013, 10:42
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton, Abu Dhabi

Lotus driver Romain Grosjean headed Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton in first practice at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
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Priest sought over Dominican abuse

Friday 1st of November 2013, 10:46
related countries: Poland Poland, Dominican Republic Dominican Republic, Dominica Dominica

Prosecutors in Dominican Republic seek the extradition from Poland of a priest accused of sexually abusing children in his care.
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Q&A: East Turkestan Islamic Movement

Friday 1st of November 2013, 11:04
related countries: China China

The group blamed by China for the deadly Tiananmen car crash
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Kerry admits spying went too far

Friday 1st of November 2013, 11:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Asia

US Secretary of State John Kerry says that in some cases US surveillance has gone too far, as the spying allegations reach Asia.
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Gibraltar armed stand-off concern

Friday 1st of November 2013, 11:42
related countries: Spain Spain, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Gibraltar Gibraltar

The UK is to protest to the Spanish government "at a high level" after an armed naval stand-off in Gibraltarian territorial waters.
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Indian stock market hits record high

Friday 1st of November 2013, 11:59
related countries: India India

India's main stock index, the Sensex, has hit a record high, propelled by an increased inflow of foreign capital.
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Cooper a different guy - McKenzie

Friday 1st of November 2013, 12:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

Australia coach Ewen McKenzie says Quade Cooper is in "as good a place as ever" ahead of Australia against England this weekend.
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England batsmen shine in tour match

Friday 1st of November 2013, 12:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Michael Carberry, Ian Bell and Jonathan Trott all pass 50 as England end day two of their first tour match on 270-2.
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Rabies kitten prompts French warning

Friday 1st of November 2013, 12:59
related countries: France France

French authorities warn of a rabies threat after a cat dies of the disease previously thought to have been eliminated from the country.
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Rio Tinto admits Mozambique concerns

Friday 1st of November 2013, 13:53
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique

Mining giant Rio Tinto says it is withdrawing the families of expat employees from Mozambique amid security concerns.
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Kenya fury over media regulation

Friday 1st of November 2013, 14:15
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya's media expresses outrage after parliament approves a controversial bill imposing regulation on journalists, including hefty fines for misconduct.
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Picking up pieces in Iraq after US war

Friday 1st of November 2013, 14:25
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The BBC's Paul Danahar says the US has left Iraq broken
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Vettel heads Webber in Abu Dhabi

Friday 1st of November 2013, 14:43
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
related places: Abu Dhabi

Sebastian Vettel heads team-mate Mark Webber in a Red Bull one-two in second practice at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
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French spy writer De Villiers dies

Friday 1st of November 2013, 15:09
related countries: France France
related places: Gerard, Villiers, Paris

French spy writer Gerard de Villiers, whose thrillers sold more than 100m copies around the world, dies aged 83 in Paris.
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In pictures: Halloween in Havana

Friday 1st of November 2013, 15:45
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Havana

Havana recovers Halloween traditions
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South Africa rapist jailed for life

Friday 1st of November 2013, 15:54
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A South African man is sentenced to two life terms in prison over a brutal rape and murder case which caused national outrage.
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Travel nightmare hits a nerve in India

Friday 1st of November 2013, 16:01
related countries: India India

More than two million people have viewed a letter written by a disgruntled Air France passenger from India - why has his story hit such a nerve? BBC Trending investigates.
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Four killed in Pakistan drone strike

Friday 1st of November 2013, 16:03
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A drone strike targeting the Pakistani Taliban in the North Waziristan region has killed four people, officials say.
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Germany 'third' gender becomes law

Friday 1st of November 2013, 16:24
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany becomes Europe's first country to allow babies with characteristics of both sexes to be registered as neither male nor female.
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Germany wants Snowden spying details

Friday 1st of November 2013, 16:41
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

The German government says it is keen to hear directly from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden about the US spy agency's activities.
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Barclays suspends currency traders

Friday 1st of November 2013, 17:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK bank Barclays has suspended six traders as part of an investigation into suggestions that foreign exchange markets could have been rigged, the BBC learns.
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RBS shares fall 7% on no-split plan

Friday 1st of November 2013, 17:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Royal Bank of Scotland shares lose 7% following news it will not split itself into separate so-called good and bad banks.
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VIDEO: Bosnia mass grave could be largest

Friday 1st of November 2013, 17:25
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Forensic scientists in Bosnia have found the remains of 360 people, as they excavate what is now believed to be the largest single mass grave from the war in the 1990s.
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Russia 'moving Greenpeace detainees'

Friday 1st of November 2013, 17:27
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Murmansk

Greenpeace says its 30 activists held in a Russian jail in the Arctic port of Murmansk are being moved to a jail in St Petersburg.
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Federer to meet Djokovic in Paris semi

Friday 1st of November 2013, 17:58
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Roger Federer will meet Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals of the Paris Masters after beating Juan Martin del Potro.
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Huge Bosnia mass grave excavated

Friday 1st of November 2013, 18:24
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Forensic scientists in Bosnia unearth the remains of 360 people at what is believed to be the largest mass grave from the war in the 1990s.
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New Zealand 48-0 France

Friday 1st of November 2013, 21:02
related countries: France France, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Avignon

Frank-Paul Nu'uausala and Shaun Johnson score two tries each as World Cup holders New Zealand ease past France.
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US court upholds Texas abortion law

Friday 1st of November 2013, 21:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

A third of Texas abortion clinics can no longer provide the procedure after a federal court allows new restrictions to take effect in the US state.
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Gambaccini arrested in Yewtree probe

Friday 1st of November 2013, 21:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

BBC broadcaster Paul Gambaccini denies historical allegations of sexual offences, after being arrested in the Operation Yewtree inquiry.
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England buoyant for Australia Test

Friday 1st of November 2013, 22:01
related countries: Australia Australia

England will take on Australia at Twickenham on Saturday looking for a flying start to the autumn Test series.
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Greece Golden Dawn pair shot dead

Friday 1st of November 2013, 22:03
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

Two members of Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party are killed and a third is wounded in a drive-by shooting outside its offices in Athens.
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Obama: Iraq al-Qaeda 'more active'

Friday 1st of November 2013, 22:21
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US President Barack Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki discuss how to "push back" a resurgent al-Qaeda in the country.
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Egypt satirist's TV show suspended

Friday 1st of November 2013, 22:29
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Popular Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef's television show is suspended a week after it mocked the country's army and its chief.
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VIDEO: Soldier flies high after Basra escape

Friday 1st of November 2013, 23:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

In 2005 British soldier Karl Hinett escaped a burning Warrior armoured vehicle in Basra, several years on he is learning to fly.
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VIDEO: How Taliban Mehsud became most wanted

Friday 1st of November 2013, 23:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Taliban

The leader of the Pakistani Taliban, Hakimullah Mehsud, has been killed in a drone strike, a high-ranking Taliban official tells the BBC.
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Niger to close illegal migrant camps

Friday 1st of November 2013, 23:42
related countries: Niger Niger

Niger says it will close illegal migrant camps in the north of the country after 92 people died of thirst crossing the Sahara.
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