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Xi Jinping and PM in Chequers talks

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 0:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China
related places: Edinburgh

China's President Xi Jinping and David Cameron hold talks at Chequers - and visit a local pub - on the third day of Mr Xi's state visit to the UK.
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Brazil hosts first indigenous games

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 0:18
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Athletes from dozens of indigenous ethnic groups are taking part in the first World Indigenous Games Palmas, Brazil.
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PNG 'to resettle Manus Island refugees'

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 0:27
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is to begin resettling refugees from the Manus Island detention centre, Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says.
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Toddler takes wheel for 'drunk mother'

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 0:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oklahoma

A three-year-old in Oklahoma steered a truck to safety across a four-lane road after his drunken mother fell from the vehicle, police say.
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In the lion's den: The Indian women who answer cat calls

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 0:53
related countries: India India

The Indian women who answer cat calls
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VIDEO: Final rallies of Argentina election campaign

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 0:59
related countries: Argentina Argentina

The BBC's Wyre Davies reports from the final rallies ahead of Argentina's presidential election on Sunday.
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The day Iceland's women went on strike

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 1:03
related countries: Iceland Iceland

The day Iceland's women went on strike
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South Korea growth hits five-year high

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 1:24
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korean economic growth hits a five-year high in the third quarter of the year, coming in well ahead of estimates.
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Ukraine guns fall silent but conflict remains

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 2:02
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine conflict far from over despite truce
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Argentina election: End of an era

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 2:14
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina polls spell end of Kirchner era
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Nato war games keep Syria and Russia in mind

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 2:15
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

How Nato is monitoring Syria-related threats
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Clinton ends marathon Benghazi grilling

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 4:42
related countries: Libya Libya

Hillary Clinton endures an 11-hour hearing before a US Congress committee over the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, when she was secretary of state.
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VIDEO: Sleeping between Austria and Slovenia

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 5:57
related countries: Austria Austria, Slovenia Slovenia

Many people are having to spend the night at a border crossing between Slovenia and Austria.
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Faletau has to leave Dragons - Thomas

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 6:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Newport Gwent Dragons have no choice but to seek permission to transfer number eight Taulupe Faletau, says ex-Wales forward Jonathan Thomas.
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NZ could ditch 'racist' place names

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 7:19
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Three "derogatory" place names in New Zealand, all featuring a racially offensive word, could be replaced under government proposals.
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'Drunken' spies' defections shook US

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 7:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cambridge

Two members of the Cambridge spy ring were so drunken and unstable that US officials were stunned they had been employed by the Foreign Office, newly-released papers show.
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Cruyff thanks fans for support

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 8:21
related countries: Spain Spain

Johan Cruyff thanks supporters for their good wishes as it is confirmed he has been diagnosed with lung cancer.
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TalkTalk website hit by cyber-attack

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 9:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Banking and personal details of up to four million TalkTalk customers may have been stolen in a "sustained" cyber-attack on its website, the company says.
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VIDEO: Secrets and spies: Cold War unveiled

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 9:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

New details of one of Britain's biggest spying scandals, in which two members of the so-called 'Cambridge Five' defected to the Soviet Union have emerged in newly-released secret files.
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Shipping firm Maersk slashes forecast

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 9:19
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Maersk, the Danish shipping and oil firm, said it will probably make $600m (£389m) less profit than previously thought, as global demand dropped.
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VIDEO: Drug tunnel stretches from Mexico to US

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 10:33
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

A tunnel used to smuggle drugs under the US border is discovered by Mexican police.
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Strict anti-gay laws begin in Aceh

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 10:36
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Laws which allow for caning for any Muslim caught having gay sex come into force in Indonesia's staunchly conservative Aceh province.
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England's Joseph out for three months

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 10:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bath

Bath and England centre Jonathan Joseph is out for three months after having surgery on a pectoral injury.
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VIDEO: Cars swept away in Athens flooding

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 11:04
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

Flash floods hit western part of Athens, Greece, after heavy rainfall.
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Enya says tour would be 'very possible'

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 11:06
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Irish star Enya says it would be "very possible" to perform her songs on tour for the first time, thanks to advances in technology.
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Aluko scores but England women lose

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 11:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China

A first-half Eniola Aluko goal is not enough to prevent England losing 2-1 to hosts China at the CFA International Tournament.
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China 'robbing pupils of individuality'

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 11:08
related countries: China China

A leading educationalist says China's education system needs to change or its young and economy will suffer
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Indonesia plans for haze evacuation

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 11:19
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia prepares warships and ferries in case it needs to evacuate children affected by haze caused by the country's illegal forest fires.
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VIDEO: Drone video reveals Syria devastation

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 11:32
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Video filmed by a drone emerges showing fighting in a suburb of the Syrian capital Damascus, and the scale of the devastation in the city.
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One dead in US university shooting

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 12:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Nashville

One person is shot dead and two others wounded in a shooting incident at Tennessee State University in Nashville, US police say.
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Police clash with SA students

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 12:46
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Pretoria

South African police fire stun grenades as thousands of students gather in the capital, Pretoria, where the president is meeting their leaders over tuition fees.
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Slovenia seeks EU help over migrants

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 13:28
related countries: Croatia Croatia, Slovenia Slovenia

Slovenia asks the EU for extra police and equipment as it struggles with thousands of migrants entering from Croatia.
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India council condemns writer attacks

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 13:57
related countries: India India

India's literary council condemns recent attacks on writers, while about 100 writers stage a march against what they call rising intolerance.
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Paul Ryan to run for US House speaker

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 14:21
related countries: United States United States

Paul Ryan sets aside some initial reluctance and announces he is going to run for speaker of the US House of Representatives.
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Pocock and Folau return for Wallabies

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 14:26
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Australia Australia

Australia pair David Pocock and Israel Folau return to the side for Sunday's World Cup semi-final with Argentina.
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Root and Cook lead England reply

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 15:18
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Joe Root hits 76 not out and Alastair Cook 65 as England close on 182-3 after bowling Pakistan out for 378 in the second Test.
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Zuma freezes student fees amid protests

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 15:42
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa President Jacob Zuma rules out any increases in university tuition fees for next year after more than a week of protests by students.
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Ukad 'in jeopardy' over cuts threat

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 15:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The head of the UK's national anti-doping agency says the body is is "in jeopardy" because of potential government funding cuts.
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Rosberg top in wet US GP practice

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 16:39
related countries: United States United States

Nico Rosberg sets the pace in first practice at the United States GP, which may be affected by heavy thunderstorms and rain.
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Ed Sheeran signing tops album chart

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 16:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jamie Lawson, the first act signed to Ed Sheeran's Gingerbread Man label, tops the UK album chart with his new record.
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Pensioners killed in French bus crash

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 16:59
related countries: France France

At least 43 people, most of them pensioners on a day trip, are killed as a bus collides with a truck and bursts into flames in south-western France.
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Northern project has 'Chinese backing'

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 17:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China

The government's Northern Powerhouse project is gathering strength and now has "Chinese backing", Prime Minister David Cameron says.
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VIDEO: Archive film shows parachuting beavers

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 17:19
related countries: United States United States

Archive footage has been uncovered of a group of beavers being parachuted into wilderness in the US.
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England & Scotland fined by Uefa

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 17:55
related countries: Lithuania Lithuania, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England, Scotland, Poland and Lithuania are fined by Uefa for failing to control fans during recent Euro 2016 qualifiers.
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VIDEO: Thousands cross border in darkness

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 18:03
related countries: Croatia Croatia, Slovenia Slovenia

Dramatic night-time pictures have emerged of thousands of migrants crossing Croatia's border with Slovenia.
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Brains can beat brawn in RWC semis

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 18:17
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Argentina Argentina, New Zealand New Zealand

Jeremy Guscott expects a New Zealand-Australia final, but won't be surprised if South Africa or Argentina cause an upset.
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England need one big score - Broad

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 18:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

England need one batsman to make a "really big score" if they are to win the second Test against Pakistan, says Stuart Broad.
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'Racism' behind Sweden school killings

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 19:15
related countries: Sweden Sweden

A sword-wielding attacker who killed a teacher and a pupil at a school in Sweden had "racist motives", police believe.
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South Africa #FeesMustFall: Stories behind the protests

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 19:24
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Stories behind South Africa's #FeesMustFall student protests
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Nigeria bombs leave at least 42 dead

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 19:27
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

At least 42 people are feared dead after two bomb attacks in north-eastern Nigeria, officials say.
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Russia backs Syria opposition talks

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 19:32
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Russia backs talks between the Syrian government and the "full spectrum" of Syrian opposition, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.
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VIDEO: Health tourism boom in Cuba

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 20:28
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

Cuba's healthcare sector is enjoying a boom thanks to a thaw in relations with the United States and other countries.
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US shares higher on China rate cut

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 21:08
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: Wall Street, Friday

Shares on Wall Street rose on Friday boosted by news of China's rate cut and positive company earnings.
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VIDEO: Obama mocks 'Grumpy Cat' Republicans

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 21:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: America, Republican

US President Barack Obama hits out at his Republican rivals, accusing them of being "so down on America" and always suggesting that "everything is terrible".
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Pakistan bomber kills Shia marchers

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 21:18
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Jacobabad

A suicide bomber kills at least 22 people at a Shia procession in Jacobabad, southern Pakistan, the second such attack in as many days.
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Argentina expect in-form Australia

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 21:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

Argentina will not be fooled by Australia's close shave against Scotland as they prepare for Sunday's World Cup semi-final.
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Mortars fired at Libya protest kill six

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 21:22
related countries: Libya Libya

Mortar rounds are fired at protesters in Benghazi in eastern Libya killing six and wounding dozens, in an attack officials blame on Islamists.
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China wife-sharing idea sparks ire

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 21:30
related countries: China China

Professor's controversial idea sparks online debate in China
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Hurricane storms cast US GP doubts

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 21:42
related countries: United States United States

The United States GP is shrouded in uncertainty as a result of heavy thunderstorms in Texas on the periphery of Hurricane Patricia.
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Mexico braced for massive hurricane

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 22:49
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexicans are awaiting the arrival of Hurricane Patricia, a category five storm and the strongest ever recorded in the Americas.
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Hurricane Patricia hits land in Mexico

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 23:19
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Jalisco

Category Five Hurricane Patricia, the strongest on record, has made landfall in Jalisco state in western Mexico, meteorologists say.
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VIDEO: First winds of Hurricane hit Mexico

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 23:41
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Manzanillo

Hurricane Patricia's wind speeds mount, ripping across the coast line and onto the streets in Manzanillo, Mexico.
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Venezuela sues DolarToday website

Friday 23rd of October 2015, 23:47
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States
related places: Delaware

Venezuela's Central Bank has filed a lawsuit in the US state of Delaware against DolarToday website, accusing it of cyberterrorism.
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