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Polish miner's daughter aims for top job

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 0:06
related countries: Poland Poland

Why conservatives' image change may deliver votes
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Migrants grieve and wait on Greek island

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 0:08
related countries: Greece Greece

Migrants face grief and illness on tiny Greek island
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VIDEO: Record-breaking Hurricane makes landfall

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 0:52
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Jalisco

Category Five Hurricane Patricia, the strongest on record, has made landfall in Jalisco state in western Mexico.
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Hurricane Patricia hits land in Mexico

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 3:31
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Jalisco

Hurricane Patricia, the strongest on record, makes landfall in Jalisco state in western Mexico as a Category Five storm, meteorologists say.
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Russia and Ukraine to ban direct flights

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 4:22
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Russia Russia
related places: Kiev

Direct flights between Ukraine and Russia will stop at midnight on Saturday, as new sanctions initiated by Kiev come into effect.
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VIDEO: Why have Ukraine-Russia flights ended?

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 7:41
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Russia Russia

Direct flights between Ukraine and Russia will cease from midnight on Saturday after last-minute crisis talks failed.
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VIDEO: The elite unit that saves downed pilots

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 8:03
related countries: United States United States

A US military unit is based in the Middle East with the specific task of rescuing and extracting pilots who have been shot down over Islamic State-controlled territory.
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Voges questions use of pink ball

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 8:49
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia batsman Adam Voges queries plans to use a pink ball in next month's debut day-night Test match.
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Venezuela sues DolarToday website

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 10:11
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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Rose & Bjerregaard top in Hong Kong

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 10:32
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Justin Rose shares the lead as fellow Englishman Ian Poulter falters in the third round of the Hong Kong Open.
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Brathwaite keeps Windies in hunt

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 10:59
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

West Indies' Kraigg Brathwaite takes 6-29, the best Test bowling figures by an opener since 1957, against Sri Lanka.
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Indonesia cancels 1965 festival events

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 11:34
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

The Indonesian government forces organisers of the country's main literary festival to cancel events marking mass killings 50 years ago.
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Schmidt rules out Ireland departure

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 12:22
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Joe Schmidt says he is "absolutely committed" to remaining Ireland coach despite reports linking him with England job.
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Flood threat from storm Patricia

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 12:51
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Hurricane Patricia weakens to a tropical storm but still poses a threat of floods and landslides, the US National Hurricane Centre says.
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Call for inquiry on 'match-fix' claim

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 13:57
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique calls for an inquiry into claims an assistant referee was told to favour Real Madrid in El Clasico.
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One dead in attack on Dhaka Shia

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 14:23
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Dhaka

A bomb attack on Shia Muslims in Dhaka, Bangladesh kills a teenage boy and injures many others but authorities dismiss a claim of responsibility by militant group IS.
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Russia 'ready to help Syria rebels'

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 14:26
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia, United States United States

Russia says it is ready to help moderate US-backed rebels in Syria, in their fight against militant organisations like the Islamic State group.
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Wahab & Misbah destroy England hopes

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 14:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England trail Pakistan by 358 runs in the second Test after they collapse on a disastrous third day in Dubai.
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Second Korean family reunion in North

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 15:10
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A group of mainly elderly South Koreans meet relatives in the North, in the second of two organised reunions.
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Afghanistan win landmark ODI series

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 15:15
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
related places: Bulawayo

Afghanistan clinch a historic one-day international series win over Zimbabwe after a 73-run victory in Bulawayo.
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Hamilton sets blistering time in wet

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 16:06
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, United States United States

Lewis Hamilton sets the pace in a soaking wet final practice at the United States GP that could potentially determine the grid.
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VIDEO: Two held after Dhaka Shia bomb attack

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 16:49
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Two people have been arrested following a bomb attack on Shia Muslims in Bangladesh which killed a teenage boy and wounded almost 100 others.
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Teenager survives French Alps ordeal

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 16:52
related countries: France France

A teenager whose father fell to his death from a rock face near Mont Blanc in the Alps is rescued after surviving 10 hours overnight .
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Maldives vice-president held over bomb

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 17:33
related countries: Maldives Maldives

The Maldives vice-president has been arrested and is facing treason charges over an alleged plot to assassinate the president, a minister says.
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VIDEO: Maldives vice-president arrested

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 17:39
related countries: Maldives Maldives

The vice-president of the Maldives, Ahmed Adheeb, has been arrested in connection with a plot to assassinate the country's president.
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Pakistan threaten World T20 boycott

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 17:51
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

Pakistan may boycott next year's World Twenty20 if India fail to play a proposed series with them this year.
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Honeymoon couple drowns in South Africa

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 18:06
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A couple in their 20s from Northern Ireland has drowned while on honeymoon in South Africa.
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Israel-Jordan deal on Jerusalem site

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 18:13
related countries: Jordan Jordan, United States United States

The US announces a deal between Israel and Jordan in an effort to ease tensions surrounding a prominent holy site in Jerusalem.
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South Africa 18-20 New Zealand

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 18:45
related countries: South Africa South Africa, New Zealand New Zealand

World champions New Zealand will defend their title next Saturday after edging past a gutsy South Africa at a sodden Twickenham.
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Actress Maureen O'Hara dies aged 95

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 19:05
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United States United States

Maureen O'Hara, the Irish-American star of How Green Was My Valley and other films, dies aged 95, her manager says.
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Sexwale to run for Fifa Presidency

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 19:41
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Japan Japan

South African businessman and former political prisoner Tokyo Sexwale is to run for the presidency of Fifa.
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Sexwale to stand for Fifa presidency

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 19:42
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Japan Japan

South African businessman and former political prisoner Tokyo Sexwale is the fifth candidate to run for the presidency of Fifa.
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Maldives treason charges add to political turbulence

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 20:25
related countries: Maldives Maldives

Maldives hit by fresh bout of political uncertainty
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'All Blacks showed big-game belief'

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 20:56
related countries: South Africa South Africa, New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand proved in World Cup semi-final win over South Africa that they know how to win big matches, says coach Steve Hansen.
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US GP qualifying to run on Sunday

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 21:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sunday

United States Grand Prix qualifying is postponed during heavy rain, and will be held at 14:00 GMT on Sunday.
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US 'drunk driver' kills three people

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 21:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oklahoma

A car travelling at high speed driven by a suspected drunk driver crashes into a crowd in the US state of Oklahoma killing three people, police say.
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VIDEO: Clean-up begins after hurricane

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 21:49
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The clean-up has begun in parts of Mexico in the wake of Hurricane Patricia.
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VIDEO: Argentines to choose new president

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 21:54
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Voters are due to go to the polls in Argentina to choose a new president, to replace Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner who has governed for the last eight years.
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Eubank Jr stops Jeter in round two

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 22:00
related countries: United States United States

Chris Eubank Jr returns to the ring with a second-round win over American Tony Jeter to retain his interim WBA middleweight title.
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Storm Patricia weakens over Mexico

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 22:08
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The once-powerful Hurricane Patricia weakens rapidly as it moves over Mexico but authorities warn of the risks of floods and landslides.
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Call for action on Clutha report

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 23:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Scottish justice secretary urges the UK government to follow the Clutha crash report recommendations on flight recorders in helicopters as soon as possible.
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India man's journey to challenge borders

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 23:09
related countries: India India

One Indian man's journey to propagate a borderless world
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'My home was completely destroyed'

Saturday 24th of October 2015, 23:32
related countries: Nepal Nepal

People in Nepal rebuild, six months after earthquake
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