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No violence as Haiti holds elections

Monday 26th of October 2015, 0:02
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Presidential and parliamentary elections in Haiti end without major incidents, less than three months after polls that were marred by violence.
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Geeta: Indian village awaits return of 'mystery girl'

Monday 26th of October 2015, 0:08
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

Indian village awaits return of mystery girl from Pakistan
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VIDEO: People smuggler: I'm doing a good job

Monday 26th of October 2015, 0:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

People smuggler "Abdul" tells the BBC why he helps people to leave Afghanistan.
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Afghan people smuggler 'feels guilt'

Monday 26th of October 2015, 0:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan people smuggler gives frank account of his motives
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Food that has a face

Monday 26th of October 2015, 0:26
related countries: Japan Japan

The cute edible Japanese figures taking over the internet
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Justin Bieber rules MTV EMAs in Milan

Monday 26th of October 2015, 0:48
related countries: Canada Canada

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber scoops five prizes at MTV's EMAs in Milan, while ceremony co-host Ed Sheeran wins two.
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Scores injured in HK ferry incident

Monday 26th of October 2015, 1:39
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, Macau Macau

At least 124 people are injured when a high-speed ferry from Macau to Hong Kong hits an object in the water and loses power.
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VIDEO: The art that inspired modern Japan

Monday 26th of October 2015, 3:22
related countries: Japan Japan

An exhibition at the Freer and Sackler Galleries of Asian Art in Washington traces the roots of modern Japan to a 17th century artist known as Tawaraya Sotatsu.
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US remains returned from North Korea

Monday 26th of October 2015, 3:44
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: California

The remains of a US soldier, missing since the Korean War, have been returned to his family in California, according to local media.
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Oklahoma crash woman on murder charges

Monday 26th of October 2015, 4:06
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oklahoma

A woman who drove into a crowd in the US state of Oklahoma, killing four people, is charged with second-degree murder.
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VIDEO: Turkey president's hope for legacy

Monday 26th of October 2015, 5:11
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is hoping the party he founded, the AKP, will win back the majority it lost in June.
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Bangladesh arrests over Italian's death

Monday 26th of October 2015, 5:22
related countries: Italy Italy, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Four people have been arrested in Bangladesh in connection with the killing of an Italian aid worker Cesare Tavella last month, say police.
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Return of Uluru marked 30 years on

Monday 26th of October 2015, 5:37
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The traditional indigenous owners of Uluru mark 30 years since the iconic hill was handed back by the Australian government.
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Indian 'mystery girl' returns home

Monday 26th of October 2015, 6:04
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

An Indian woman found on the Pakistani side of the border more than a decade ago returns to India after identifying her family.
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VIDEO: Scores injured on Macau to HK ferry

Monday 26th of October 2015, 6:33
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, Macau Macau

At least 124 people were injured when a high-speed ferry travelling to Hong Kong from Macau hit an object in the water, officials have said.
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Migrant reception centres to be boosted

Monday 26th of October 2015, 7:03
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Another 100,000 spaces in refugee reception centres will be created under a deal agreed by European leaders at an emergency summit in Brussels.
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Child rapists 'should be castrated'

Monday 26th of October 2015, 7:32
related countries: India India

A court in India says child rapists should be castrated as existing laws had proved to be "ineffective and incapable" in protecting children.
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Monday's gossip column

Monday 26th of October 2015, 7:44
related countries: Spain Spain

Jose Mourinho one defeat from the sack, Remi Garde in frame to replace Tim Sherwood, Jamie Vardy to Real Madrid, plus more.
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Presidential run-off looms in Argentina

Monday 26th of October 2015, 8:07
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina faces a run-off election next month after neither presidential candidate gained enough votes to win outright.
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Anderson signs new Lancashire deal

Monday 26th of October 2015, 9:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's all-time leading Test wicket taker James Anderson signs a new two-year deal to stay at Lancashire.
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China rate cut fails to ignite markets

Monday 26th of October 2015, 9:16
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

News of the world's second largest economy, China, cutting interest rates on Friday resulted in mixed trade in the region on Monday.
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US may block Philips' sale of Lumileds

Monday 26th of October 2015, 9:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: Philips

Philips announces that its $3.3bn (£2.2bn) sale of Lumileds could be blocked by US authorities.
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VIDEO: Footage shows stricken whale-watching boat

Monday 26th of October 2015, 10:10
related countries: Canada Canada, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Amateur video shows a stricken whale-watching boat in the sea off the coast of British Columbia in western Canada, in a sinking which has claimed the lives of at least five people.
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Steve Jobs film fails at US box office

Monday 26th of October 2015, 10:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Apple

Danny Boyle's biopic about the Apple founder fails to impress at the North American box office, taking just $7.3m in its first general week of release.
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VIDEO: Sewage in Iraq water causes cholera

Monday 26th of October 2015, 10:39
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Cholera infections are soaring in Iraq as the health ministry has reported more than 1,800 confirmed cases since the start of the outbreak last month.
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VIDEO: Argentina faces election run-off

Monday 26th of October 2015, 10:48
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina will face a run-off election next month after neither presidential candidate gained enough votes to win the poll outright.
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Ai sets up Lego collection points

Monday 26th of October 2015, 11:18
related countries: China China

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei sets up Lego collection points as fans offer to donate their toy bricks, following the company's refusal to supply him with a bulk order for a new exhibition.
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Saudi relationship with UK 'at risk'

Monday 26th of October 2015, 11:32
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

An "alarming change" in Britain's attitude towards Saudi Arabia could lead to "serious repercussions", the Saudi ambassador warns.
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Syria rebels sceptical of Russia offer

Monday 26th of October 2015, 11:34
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Western-backed rebels in Syria say they will reject any offers of military assistance from Russia while it continues to bomb them.
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India gangland leader Rajan 'arrested'

Monday 26th of October 2015, 11:36
related countries: India India, Indonesia Indonesia

Police in Indonesia say they have arrested an alleged Indian underworld don who has been on the run for 20 years.
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Bility submits bid for Fifa presidency

Monday 26th of October 2015, 11:47
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Liberia FA president Musa Bility says his campaign team have successfully submitted his candidacy to Fifa to stand in February's presidential elections.
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SA students continue fees protest

Monday 26th of October 2015, 11:50
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Students in South Africa continue protests over university fees despite the president vowing to freeze increases - some demand free education.
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NZ baffled by possum tail mystery

Monday 26th of October 2015, 12:04
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Thousands of severed possum tails litter roads in northern New Zealand.
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Money Shop owner to pay £15m refunds

Monday 26th of October 2015, 12:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

One of the UK's major payday lenders has agreed with the Financial Conduct Authority to refund £15.4m to 147,000 customers.
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Five dead as whale-watching boat sinks

Monday 26th of October 2015, 12:25
related countries: Canada Canada, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A whale-watching boat with 27 people on board has sunk off the coast of western Canada, killing at least five people, emergency services say.
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Indian 'mystery woman': Family not mine

Monday 26th of October 2015, 12:26
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

An Indian woman who was stranded in Pakistan for a decade returns home, but says the family she identified in photos is not hers.
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Comedian elected as Guatemala president

Monday 26th of October 2015, 12:55
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

A former TV comedian with no experience in government wins the run-off vote in Guatemala's presidential election by a landslide.
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VIDEO: 'Panic and chaos' as quake hits Kabul

Monday 26th of October 2015, 12:58
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, India India
related places: Kabul

A powerful earthquake has struck northern Afghanistan, with tremors also felt in Pakistan and northern India.
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VIDEO: Moment quake hits Kabul TV studio

Monday 26th of October 2015, 13:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, India India
related places: Kabul

A presenter on Kabul's Ariana TV was forced to leave his desk as an earthquake hit. Tremors have been felt in Pakistan and northern India as well as northern Afghanistan.
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Hamilton 'can match Schumacher'

Monday 26th of October 2015, 13:22
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton should target Michael Schumacher's record of seven world titles, says former champion Nigel Mansell.
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Tintin comic art fetches record £1.1m

Monday 26th of October 2015, 13:48
related countries: Belgium Belgium

A double-page Tintin comic strip by Belgian cartoonist Herge fetches a record 1.6m euros (£1.1m) at auction.
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Defiant England lose second Test

Monday 26th of October 2015, 13:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan win the second Test in Dubai with only 6.3 overs left despite a final-day England rearguard led by Adil Rashid.
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Batting collapse cost us - Cook

Monday 26th of October 2015, 14:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook praises England's "character", but says their first-innings collapse cost them in the defeat by Pakistan.
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Chinese city loses fried rice record

Monday 26th of October 2015, 15:07
related countries: China China
related places: Yangzhou

The Chinese city of Yangzhou has its world record for cooking the largest amount of fried rice revoked after some of the dish was used as pig feed.
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Lebanon seizes drugs on Saudi-bound jet

Monday 26th of October 2015, 15:11
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanese authorities say they have foiled an attempt to smuggle two tonnes of pills containing amphetamine to Saudi Arabia on a private jet.
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Poland returns to conservative roots

Monday 26th of October 2015, 15:45
related countries: Poland Poland

Domestic issues preoccupy Poland's winning conservatives
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Terrorism 'not behind Belgium attack'

Monday 26th of October 2015, 15:48
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Flawinne

Belgium says there are no signs that terrorism was the motive behind an attack on army barracks near the city of Namur.
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University removes US rebel flag

Monday 26th of October 2015, 15:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Confederate

The University of Mississippi, known as 'Ole Miss', removes the state flag featuring the Confederate emblem from its campus after a vote.
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Nigeria names new Yoruba king

Monday 26th of October 2015, 15:53
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Ife

A 40-year-old accountant, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, is named the new Ooni of Ife in Nigeria - one of the most revered Yoruba kings.
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Maggi noodles sales to resume in India

Monday 26th of October 2015, 17:07
related countries: India India

Food giant Nestle says it will resume sales of Maggi noodles in India in November, after a safety scare.
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Fox-Pitt 'makes progress' after fall

Monday 26th of October 2015, 17:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's William Fox-Pitt makes progress but is seriously ill after a fall at the World Young Horse Championships.
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Adele heads straight to number one

Monday 26th of October 2015, 17:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Adele's comeback single, Hello, looks set to top the official UK singles chart, after selling 165,000 copies in three days.
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Plane suffers landing gear collapse

Monday 26th of October 2015, 18:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A plane owned and operated by British Airways' franchise Comair suffers an undercarriage failure while landing in Johannesburg.
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Dispute 'blown out of proportion'

Monday 26th of October 2015, 18:08
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, United States United States
related places: Mercedes

The dispute between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg after the US Grand Prix has been "blown out of proportion", Mercedes say.
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Scientologists on trial in Belgium

Monday 26th of October 2015, 18:15
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Eleven members and two groups affiliated with the Church of Scientology are facing trial in Brussels, in a case that could see the church banned.
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VIDEO: How TV comic won Guatemalan election

Monday 26th of October 2015, 18:19
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

A former TV comedian with no experience in government has won the run-off vote in Guatemala's presidential election.
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Five UK whale-watchers die in Canada

Monday 26th of October 2015, 18:37
related countries: Canada Canada, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Five Britons were killed when a whale-watching boat carrying 27 people sank off the coast of western Canada, the UK foreign secretary says.
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Boy, 15, arrested after TalkTalk hack

Monday 26th of October 2015, 19:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in Northern Ireland in connection with the TalkTalk hacking attack, Scotland Yard has said.
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Hundreds die in Afghan-Pakistan quake

Monday 26th of October 2015, 20:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, India India

More than 260 people are reported killed after a major earthquake hits north-east Afghanistan and Pakistan, with many more injured.
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Suicide attack on Saudi mosque

Monday 26th of October 2015, 21:00
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

At least one person has been killed and a dozen others injured in a suicide attack on a mosque in the south of Saudi Arabia, state media say.
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US Navy ship on China mission

Monday 26th of October 2015, 21:58
related countries: United States United States, Spratly Islands Spratly Islands, China China
related places: South China, Navy

A US official says a Navy ship plans to sail near the South China Sea's Spratly Islands, in waters claimed by China.
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Stars join royals for Spectre premiere

Monday 26th of October 2015, 22:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Cambridge

The stars of the new James Bond film Spectre join the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry at the film's world premiere in London.
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China sets up huge 'social credit' system

Monday 26th of October 2015, 22:29
related countries: China China

China builds huge credit scoring system
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India's only town with full public wi-fi

Monday 26th of October 2015, 22:36
related countries: India India

A small non-descript town in India is the first to get full public WiFi
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Poland conservatives win election

Monday 26th of October 2015, 22:54
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland's conservative Law and Justice party convincingly wins parliamentary elections, with Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz accepting defeat.
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Turkish police 'in shoot-out with IS'

Monday 26th of October 2015, 23:11
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Two policemen and up to seven suspected Islamic State militants have been killed in a shoot-out in south-eastern Turkey, security officials say.
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