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Blair: Help those fighting Islamists

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 0:01
related countries: Syria Syria

Tony Blair says the international community must be prepared to do "everything and more" to support those fighting Islamist militants in Syria.
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UK ending aid to India: Where does the money go?

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 0:13
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Is Britain right to stop giving aid to India?
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KFC owner Yum shares down 17%

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 0:42
related countries: United States United States

Shares in Yum Brands, which owns KFC and Pizza Hut, fell more than 17% in after hours trading in the US after the firm reported poorer than expected quarterly results
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Top US diplomat urges Haitians to vote

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 0:46
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State John Kerry urges Haitians to take part in this month's presidential election and help develop a strong democracy.
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Burkina Faso coup leader charged

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 1:04
related countries: Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

The general who led last month's short-lived coup in Burkina Faso is charged with crimes including threatening state security and murder.
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Two aides held over Maldives blast

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 1:47
related countries: Maldives Maldives

Two security officers are arrested in connection with a blast on the Maldives president's speedboat which officials now say was an attempt on his life.
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VIDEO: The theatre girls of Baghdad

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 1:57
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A group of teenage girls are using theatre to share their own experiences of what it is like to grow up in Baghdad.
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Thousands of US inmates to be released

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 2:00
related countries: United States United States

Roughly 6,000 federal inmates will be released in the coming weeks in an effort to ease prison crowding and lessen harsh penalties for non-violent offenders, US media report.
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Women in focus at London Film Festival

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 2:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Final preparations are under way for the gala opening of the London Film Festival which has been declared "the year of the strong woman".
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Australia asylum policy under review

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 3:34
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's highest court is reviewing the legality of the offshore detention of asylum seekers - a key feature of the country's tough immigration policy.
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India to test 'illegal' beef exports

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 5:12
related countries: India India

India plans to set up laboratories at ports to test for illegal beef exports amid controversy over the lynching of a Muslim man rumoured to have eaten beef.
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VIDEO: 'Europe needs solidarity over migrants'

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 5:24
related countries: Austria Austria, Greece Greece

Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann calls for European solidarity over the migrant crisis on a visit to the Greek island of Lesbos.
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VIDEO: A symphony for China's dying language

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 5:27
related countries: China China
related places: Hunan

The Chinese language of Nu Shu was created by women for women in Hunan in the 13th century, and now it is being showcased in a new multimedia symphony.
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Australia rules against cancer patent

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 6:17
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States

Australia's High Court rules that a US-based biotech company cannot patent the breast cancer gene BRCA1, in a victory for cancer campaigners.
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Firms pushed over haze-linked products

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 6:56
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Singapore Singapore

Singapore is putting pressure on major retailers in Singapore to not use or sell materials produced by firms linked to fires in Indonesia.
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Afghan hospital strike 'a mistake'

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 7:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US commander of international forces in Afghanistan says an air strike on a hospital in the city of Kunduz that killed 22 people was a mistake.
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VIDEO: Juggling fruit in space for science

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 8:07
related countries: Russia Russia

The Russian space agency releases footage of cosmonauts juggling fruit in zero gravity aboard the International Space Station.
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VIDEO: Who is fighting whom in Syria?

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 8:23
related countries: Syria Syria

Who’s fighting whom in Syria? Jonathan Marcus explains in 90 seconds.
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China's prawn scandal sparks consumer rights furore

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 8:23
related countries: China China

Pricey prawns cause outcry in China
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Indian police sent 'wrong body' to UK

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 8:39
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The daughter of a British businessman believed murdered in India says the body sent to the UK is not her father's.
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Hong Kong panda suffers miscarriage

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 8:58
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Giant panda Ying Ying, who was due to give birth to Hong Kong's first giant panda cub, suffers a miscarriage.
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Model accuses Bill Cosby of assault

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 9:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Los Angeles

A 25-year-old model files a lawsuit against US comedian Bill Cosby alleging he sexually assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles in 2008.
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Belarus 'does not need' Russia air base

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 9:29
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Belarus does not need a Russian air base, President Alexander Lukashenko says, despite growing pressure from Moscow to establish such a facility.
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Somerset sign Rogers for 2016 season

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 10:18
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Somerset

Somerset sign ex-Australia opener Chris Rogers for the 2016 season, as well as young Kent wicketkeeper Ryan Davies.
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Police criticise Panorama broadcast

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 10:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The BBC's decision to broadcast a Panorama programme on child sexual abuse could affect inquiries, police say.
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Turkey tells Russia to avoid Nato clash

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 10:34
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Russia Russia

Turkey says it will not compromise on its security, but does not want Russian incursions into its airspace to escalate into a crisis with Nato.
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Pound boosted by industry revival

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 10:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Official figures showing a pick-up in UK manufacturing boost the pound to its highest level in two weeks against the dollar.
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Refugees in Jordan 'return to Syria'

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 11:03
related countries: Jordan Jordan, Syria Syria

More refugees in Jordan are returning to Syria, UN figures show, with some aiming to sell their homes to fund the journey to Europe.
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MSF demands Kunduz war crimes probe

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 11:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Geneva, Aid

Aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres wants a never-used body to investigate the US bombing of its hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz.
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Brazil to probe Rousseff's campaign

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 11:13
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's top electoral court votes in favour of re-opening an investigation into the campaign finances of President Dilma Rousseff and her running mate.
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Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 11:22
related countries: France France
related places: Pierre

Protesters picket an exhibition of art by French impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir in Boston because they say he "sucks at painting".
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Avoid lengthy England inquest - Ford

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 11:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Ford

The inquest into England's World Cup failure does not need to drag on months, former assistant national coach Mike Ford says.
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Cipriani and Catt argument confirmed

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 11:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England coach Mike Catt and fly-half Danny Cipriani had a training-ground incident before the World Cup.
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Somali president's nephew shot dead

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 11:43
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

The nephew of Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has been shot dead in the capital, Mogadishu, in an attack by Islamist militant group al-Shabab.
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Northern Ireland v Greece

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 12:09
related countries: Greece Greece, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Preview followed by live coverage of Thursday's European Championship Qualifying game between Northern Ireland and Greece.
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India man builds 26-foot-high car

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 12:35
related countries: India India

An Indian man aims for a second Guinness world record by building a 26-foot-high car, modelled on the 1922 Ford Tourer,
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VIDEO: Merkel and Hollande speeches

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 12:56
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande give speeches in the European Parliament.
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No appeal for Pakistan governor killer

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 13:58
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's Supreme Court upholds the death sentence of a police bodyguard who killed a senior politician over his support for blasphemy law reform.
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Nuclear smuggling deals 'thwarted'

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 14:11
related countries: Federated States of Micronesia Federated States of Micronesia

Moldovan police and the FBI are reported to have stopped four attempts by smugglers to sell nuclear material to extremists in the Middle East.
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The rebirth of a natural treasure

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 14:52
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique

The rebirth of Mozambique's natural treasure
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Fix Libor for a curry, court told

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 15:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A convicted currency trader offered six London brokers take-away curries in exchange for helping him fix multi-million pound yen currency trades, a court has heard.
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Czech police in huge explosives swoop

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 15:46
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Czech police say they have carried out one of the biggest seizures of illegal explosives and other dangerous substances in the country's history.
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Migrant crisis 'needs European unity'

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 16:00
related countries: France France, Germany Germany
related places: Eu

The French and German leaders urge EU members to act together to tackle the migrant crisis which has seen more than 600,000 people arrive this year.
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Nepalese 'donate' fuel to India embassy

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 16:50
related countries: Nepal Nepal, India India
related places: Kathmandu

About 200 Twitter users in Nepal gather outside the Indian embassy in Kathmandu to "donate" oil as fuel shortages become more acute.
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Cameron vows 'assault on poverty'

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 16:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron will make boosting social mobility a top priority, he tells Conservative delegates - and accuses Jeremy Corbyn of having a "Britain-hating ideology".
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VIDEO: 'Nuclear smuggler' police raid filmed

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 16:51
related countries: Moldova Moldova

Attempts by smugglers to sell nuclear material to extremist groups in the Middle East are thwarted by police in Moldova working with the FBI.
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Nadal reaches last eight in Beijing

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 16:52
related countries: Canada Canada, China China
related places: Beijing

Rafael Nadal saves a set point on his way to beating Canada's Vasek Pospisil in round two of the China Open in Beijing.
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Burundi expels Rwandan envoy

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 16:53
related countries: Burundi Burundi, Rwanda Rwanda

Burundi expels a Rwandan diplomat, whom it accuses of destabilising the country, a Burundian official tells the BBC Great Lakes service.
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Former NZ cricketer in perjury trial

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 17:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: London

Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns stands trial in London accused of perjury during a 2012 Twitter libel case.
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Sri Lankan soldiers convicted of rape

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 17:20
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Four Sri Lankan soldiers are sentenced to 25 years in prison for raping a Tamil woman in 2010 in the aftermath of the civil war's end.
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SABMiller rejects latest AB InBev offer

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 17:25
related countries: Belgium Belgium

SABMiller has rejected an improved offer from Anheuser-Busch InBev that it says "very substantially undervalues" the company.
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French channel's 'sexist' ad backfires

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 17:30
related countries: France France

French TV station pulls an advert boasting about the number of women among its presenters after it is widely criticised as sexist.
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Protesters target Suffragette premiere

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 17:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Protesters at the London premiere of the Suffragette film are angry at "cuts to domestic violence services".
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Albania drone arrest before Serbia game

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 17:44
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, Albania Albania

A man who flew a drone into a football stadium in Serbia during a Euro 2016 qualifier last October is arrested ahead of the return leg in Albania.
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Israelis stabbed in three attacks

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 18:23
related countries: Israel Israel

Israelis have been targeted in a series of stabbing attacks by Palestinians, Israeli police say, amid escalating tensions in the region.
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Obama apologises to MSF president

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 19:01
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama has apologised to the president of aid agency Medecins San Frontieres for a bombing that killed at least 22 people.
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Video urges Joe Biden to make 2016 run

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 19:10
related countries: United States United States

A group pushing for vice-president Joe Biden to enter the US presidential race releases its first advertisement.
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South Africa 64-0 USA

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 19:12
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United States United States

Bryan Habana equals Jonah Lomu's World Cup try-scoring record as South Africa reach the last eight by thrashing the USA.
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Russia 'hits IS in Syria from Caspian'

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 19:31
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia
related places: Is

Russia says it has launched missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria from its warships in the Caspian Sea - about 1,500km (930 miles) away.
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IS 'used mustard gas' against peshmerga

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 20:42
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Islamic State militants fired mortar rounds containing mustard agent at Kurdish peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq, Kurdish officials say.
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Search for missing US ship suspended

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 20:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: El Faro

Authorities have called off the search for the sunken ship El Faro which sailed into a hurricane with 33 people aboard.
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US indicts Honduras football boss

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 21:17
related countries: Honduras Honduras, United States United States
related places: Miami, Marathon

A Honduran ex-minister and president of Marathon football club, Yankel Rosenthal, is charged in Miami with drug trafficking and money laundering.
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Namibia 16-17 Georgia

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 21:38
related countries: Namibia Namibia

Georgia take a huge step towards qualifying for the 2019 World Cup by defeating battling Namibia in a thriller at Exeter.
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Fuel crisis threatens Nepal's forests

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 21:38
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepal's world-renowned community forests are threatened by a sudden rise in demand for firewood following a fuel crisis, officials say.
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VW boss told of emissions cheat in 2014

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 21:39
related countries: United States United States

Volkswagen's US boss has admitted he was aware of the emissions issue affecting millions of the company's vehicles early last year.
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Clinton opposes Pacific trade deal

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 21:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pacific

US presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has come out against the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement championed by Barack Obama.
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VIDEO: Russians fire on Syria from Caspian

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 22:44
related countries: Syria Syria

Russia says it has launched rocket strikes on Islamic State group targets in Syria from warships in the Caspian Sea.
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VIDEO: Japan on a 2019 hosting mission

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 23:00
related countries: Japan Japan

After its strong showing this year, Japan is already looking forward to hosting what it hopes will be a successful Rugby World Cup in 2019.
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Rugby blossoms for 2019 hosts Japan

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 23:01
related countries: Japan Japan

Rugby can blossom for 2019 World Cup hosts Japan
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Great British Bake Off winner crowned

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 23:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The winner of the sixth series of BBC One's Great British Bake Off is named during a tasty finale.
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Quiz: Which guns are banned across the US?

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 23:15
related countries: United States United States

Are there any guns in the US that are off-limits?
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India activist to fight sex determination ruling

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 23:18
related countries: India India

The first Indian woman to initiate proceedings against her husband under a law that bans foetal gender determination lost her case, but will keep fighting.
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Trump in Supreme Court over wind farm

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 23:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Donald Trump's challenge to a planned offshore wind farm goes to the United Kingdom's Supreme Court.
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VIDEO: Is Germany's refugee policy fuelling far right?

Wednesday 7th of October 2015, 23:58
related countries: Germany Germany

A senior German intelligence official has told Newsnight that Germany's open-door policy on refugees is fuelling a rise in the far right.
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