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Best friends with buffaloes: Inside India's Van Gujjar tribe

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 0:10
related countries: India India

The Indian tribe dedicated to looking after water buffaloes
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Canada to withdraw jets from IS battle

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 0:36
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

Canada's PM-designate Justin Trudeau tells the US president he will be withdrawing Canadian fighter jets from the air strikes against Islamic State.
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Biden insists he backed Bin Laden raid

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 0:54
related countries: United States United States

US Vice-President Joe Biden says he supported carrying out the operation that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, a change from previous accounts.
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S Korean wins Chopin piano competition

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 1:50
related countries: Poland Poland, South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea
related places: Warsaw

South Korea's Seong-Jin Cho wins first prize at the 17th international Frederic Chopin piano competition in the Polish capital, Warsaw.
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Term-time holiday fines 'unworkable'

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 1:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A "common sense approach" should be applied to parents in England taking children out of school for holidays, the Local Government Association says.
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Melbourne visa check details emerge

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 2:02
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian police planned to conduct random checks at Melbourne taxi ranks as part of a scrapped operation to target visa fraud, local media report.
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Paul Ryan open to House Speaker run

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 2:52
related countries: United States United States

Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan says he will serve as US House Speaker if Republicans in the chamber unite behind his candidacy.
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Yum Brands to spin off China unit

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 3:20
related countries: China China

Yum Brands, the company behind KFC and Pizza Hut, says it will spin-off its China unit into a separate company by the end of next year.
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VIDEO: Why are peatlands burning in Indonesia?

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 4:22
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Peatland fires have been affecting Indonesia's Central Kalimantan for weeks, but who is starting them - and will anyone be punished?
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VIDEO: 'Libya will help find Lockerbie suspects'

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 5:34
related countries: Libya Libya

The BBC's World Affairs editor John Simpson has received assurances from the authorities in Libya that they will help cooperate in locating the new suspects in the Lockerbie bombing.
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VIDEO: How much is it raining in the Philippines?

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 5:40
related countries: Philippines Philippines

As rain continues to fall in the Philippines, the BBC's Jon Donnison uses a bucket to find out how much it is raining in an hour.
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US 'clock boy' to move to Qatar

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 6:21
related countries: Qatar Qatar, United States United States
related places: Texas

Ahmed Mohamed, the Muslim teenager from Texas whose teacher mistook his homemade clock for a bomb, will move with his family to Qatar.
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Protests after children burnt alive

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 7:10
related countries: India India
related places: Faridabad

A key highway in India is blocked in protest against the death of two children, burnt alive in an arson attack in Faridabad.
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Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 7:12
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The remains of two females - whose remains were found years apart - are identified as a mother and her daughter during murder investigations, Australian police say.
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Sri Lanka war crimes claims 'credible'

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 8:23
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A government-appointed Sri Lankan judge says allegations troops committed war crimes during the conflict with Tamil Tiger rebels are credible.
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Philippines Koppu death toll rises

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 8:28
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Luzon

Tropical Storm Koppu heads away from the Philippines' main island of Luzon, leaving behind a trail of devastation and at least 39 dead.
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Congo 'peaceful uprising' call

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 8:44
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

An opposition leader in Congo-Brazzaville calls for a "peaceful uprising" to prevent Sunday's referendum on whether the president can run for office again.
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Five detained over terror offences

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 9:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Four people are arrested in Yorkshire, and one in London on suspicion of offences under the Terrorism Act.
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Lockerbie suspects 'can be interviewed'

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 9:27
related countries: Libya Libya, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Lockerbie

Scottish and American investigators are invited to travel to Libya to question two new suspects in the Lockerbie bombing.
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Term-time holiday fines 'unworkable'

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 9:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A "common sense approach" should be applied to parents in England taking children out of school for holidays, the LGA says.
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New probe into Mexican students

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 10:19
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico agrees with an international panel of experts that the investigation into last year's disappearance of 43 students should be reopened.
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Vatican denies Pope has 'small tumour'

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 10:31
related countries: Italy Italy

The Vatican rejects as "seriously irresponsible" an Italian newspaper report that Pope Francis has a small but curable tumour on his brain.
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Afghan hospital hit 'during IT outage'

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 10:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Congress

A key intelligence network used by the US Army was not operational during the recent mistaken attack on a hospital in Afghanistan, says a member of Congress.
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China reacts to Xi Jinping UK visit

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 10:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China

Thousands of social media users in China are eagerly following President Xi Jinping's ongoing UK state visit.
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Sir Lenny to front black theatre series

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 11:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sir Lenny Henry is to present 10-part radio series on the history of black British theatre as part of BBC's On Stage season.
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South Africa unchanged for NZ semi

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 11:07
related countries: South Africa South Africa, New Zealand New Zealand

Bismarck du Plessis and Lood de Jager are named in an unchanged South Africa side to face New Zealand in the World Cup semi-final.
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Migrant boats land at UK Cyprus base

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 11:46
related countries: Akrotiri Akrotiri, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Cyprus Cyprus

A number of boats carrying dozens of migrants, including children, have landed at the RAF base at Akrotiri in Cyprus, the Ministry of Defence says.
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VIDEO: Migrants set tents ablaze in Slovenia

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 11:49
related countries: Slovenia Slovenia

Firefighters in Slovenia have extinguished a blaze that started when a number of migrants set tents alight.
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Singapore church heads guilty of fraud

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 11:54
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Six leaders of Singapore's City Harvest megachurch are found guilty of misusing S$50m ($35m; £23m) in church money to fund the pastor's wife pop career.
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Monk seeks eight-month walk to court

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 12:07
related countries: India India

An Indian monk from the Jain religion says he needs eight months to answer a court summons, as he will have to walk in accordance with his faith.
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Hundreds of Kenyans 'quit' al-Shabab

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 12:13
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Nearly 700 recruits have returned to Kenya after quitting militant groups in the region, a report from the International Organization for Migration says.
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Starbucks and Fiat tax deals 'illegal'

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 12:19
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Luxembourg Luxembourg

Starbucks and Fiat Chrysler have been told they must pay back up to €30m (£22m) in taxes after European tax deals were ruled illegal.
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Romania ex-leader in 1990 deaths case

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 12:35
related countries: Romania Romania

Romania's ex-President Ion Iliescu appears in court on charges of crimes against humanity over the violent suppression of a protest in 1990.
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Stokes may miss second Pakistan Test

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 12:40
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

England must "be careful" with all-rounder Ben Stokes as he recovers from a stomach virus, says captain Alastair Cook.
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Venezuela leader wants $88 oil price

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 13:09
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says an average global oil price of $88 a barrel is needed to guarantee investments worldwide.
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Snake 'not guilty of killing Cleopatra'

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 13:33
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The story Cleopatra, ancient queen of Egypt, was killed by a snake bite is rejected by academics at the University of Manchester.
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Hotel Transylvania 2 books top slot

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 13:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Animated sequel Hotel Transylvania 2 tops the UK box office, beating fellow new releases Suffragette and Pan.
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S Africa students clash with police

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 14:13
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African students who were marching to parliament in a protest over a rise in student fees have clashed with police.
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Seinfeld is highest-paid comedian

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 14:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jerry Seinfeld tops Forbes' 2015 list of highest-paid comedians earning $36m, with John Bishop the only UK comedian in the top ten, in ninth place with $8m.
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Ebola caused meningitis in Scots nurse

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 14:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola while working in West Africa is recovering well after the virus caused her to develop meningitis.
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US pilot killed in F-18 jet crash

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 15:14
related countries: United States United States

A US Marine Corps pilot is killed as an F-18 Hornet jet crashes on farmland near an RAF base near the border between Suffolk and Cambridgeshire.
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Assad in surprise visit to Moscow

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 15:20
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Syria's President Assad has held talks with Russia's President Putin on a surprise visit to Moscow, his first foreign trip since civil war started in 2011.
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Migrants 'torch Slovenia tents'

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 15:39
related countries: Slovenia Slovenia

Tents are set alight at a transit camp in Slovenia, allegedly by migrants angry at poor living conditions and not being moved on fast enough.
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Briton dead in Turkey 'acted alone'

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 15:43
related countries: Turkey Turkey, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Istanbul

No other parties were involved in the death of a British woman at an Istanbul airport, her family and employers believe.
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Biden rebukes Clinton as 'naive'

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 15:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Clinton

US Vice-President Joe Biden attacks Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for saying that Republicans are her enemies.
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Hinkley Point nuclear agreement reached

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 16:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China

EDF Energy reaches an agreement with China's CGN for a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset.
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Chinese diplomats killed in Philippines

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 16:52
related countries: Philippines Philippines, China China

Two Chinese diplomats are killed and a third wounded after a woman opens fire at a restaurant in the central Philippine city of Cebu.
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France vows crackdown after cars burned

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 17:01
related countries: France France

Prime Minister Manuel Valls promises a tough response after members of a community of travellers went on the rampage in south-eastern France.
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Russia diplomacy follows Assad visit

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 17:38
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

President Putin speaks to key players in the Middle East in the wake of the Syrian president's brief surprise visit to Moscow.
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Youngsters treated like horses - Klopp

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 17:40
related countries: Jordan Jordan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp criticises the handling of young players after Jordan Rossiter is injured on England duty.
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VIDEO: Migrant boats land at UK base in Cyprus

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 17:40
related countries: Akrotiri Akrotiri, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Cyprus Cyprus

Boats carrying 114 people have landed at the RAF base at Akrotiri in Cyprus, the Ministry of Defence says.
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Biden rules out White House run

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 18:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

US Vice-President Joe Biden announces he will not run for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 White House race.
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PM defends China business deals

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 18:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China

David Cameron defends the UK's business links with China as he says deals worth £40bn have been struck during President Xi Jinping's visit.
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Netanyahu Holocaust remarks condemned

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 18:50
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is widely criticised for saying a Palestinian leader persuaded Adolf Hitler to carry out the Holocaust.
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Bank: EU makes economy 'more dynamic'

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 18:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Membership of the EU has made the UK economy more dynamic and able to grow without generating inflation or a financial crisis.
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Answers sought after US police killing

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 19:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

The family of a Florida musician killed by a Florida police officer urges authorities to release more information about the case.
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VIDEO: The monk who wants to walk 2,200km

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 21:15
related countries: India India

A monk in India says he needs eight months to answer a court summons as he will have to walk from one side of the country to the other, due to his faith.
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CSKA Moscow 1-1 Manchester United

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 21:26
related countries: Russia Russia

Anthony Martial rescues a point for Manchester United as they draw with CSKA Moscow in the Champions League.
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Wife in S Africa mutilation case killed

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 22:08
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Lesotho Lesotho
related places: A

A woman due to testify against her Danish husband, who is accused of mutilating women and keeping genitalia parts in a freezer, is shot dead in Lesotho.
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VIDEO: Merkel responds to Holocaust remarks

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 22:28
related countries: Israel Israel, Germany Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel re-affirms her country's responsibility for the Holocaust, following controversial comments by the Israel Prime Minister.
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VIDEO: Greek island of Lesbos 'overwhelmed'

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 22:37
related countries: Greece Greece

Ian Pannell reports on the still-rising number of migrants arriving in Lesbos - and the strain it is taking on both the authorities and refugees.
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Cuba launches shark protection plan

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 22:40
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

The Cuban government, working with a US environmental group, announces a long-term plan to protect shark populations swimming in its waters.
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Thursday's gossip column

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 22:43
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Spain Spain
related places: Porto, Liverpool

Chelsea's Hazard seeks Real Madrid move, Liverpool chase Porto midfielder, Man City in talks with Brazil teenager, plus more.
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VIDEO: The West's Lockerbie dilemma in Libya

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 22:45
related countries: Libya Libya

John Simpson visits the Libyan jail where two new suspects in the Lockerbie bombing case are being held.
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Man Utd 'on schedule' in Europe

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 23:01
related countries: Russia Russia

Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal says his team can qualify from Champions League Group B despite drawing at CSKA Moscow.
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Arrest over US 'road rage' killing

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 23:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: New Mexico

Police in New Mexico arrest a man accused of killing a four-year-old girl in a dispute thought to be the result of road rage.
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VIDEO: Is Russia's Putin turning back the clock?

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 23:15
related countries: Russia Russia

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg takes a closer look at what might be motivating Russian President Vladimir Putin's movements on the world stage.
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VIDEO: Inside the permafrost 'time tunnel'

Wednesday 21st of October 2015, 23:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alaska

Environment correspondent Matt McGrath explores a US Army tunnel through permafrost in Alaska.
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