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Russia and US to hold Syria air talks 
  Sat, 10 Oct 2015 03:25:19 GMT 
    Russia will hold more talks with the US on air safety during the two countries' Syrian bombing campaigns, says the Pentagon.

North Korea marks 70th anniversary 
  Sat, 10 Oct 2015 03:26:10 GMT 
    North Korea holds what is expected to be one of its biggest celebrations ever, marking the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party.

Two die in two US university shootings 
  Sat, 10 Oct 2015 00:39:36 GMT 
    Two suspected gunmen are in custody after separate shootings at Northern Arizona University and Texas Southern University leave two dead.

Rocket fired from Gaza hits Israel 
  Sat, 10 Oct 2015 01:27:48 GMT 
    Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip have fired a rocket into southern Israel, the Israeli military says, hours after six Palestinians were shot dead.

Big rise in German attacks on migrants 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:30:42 GMT 
    Germany has had almost 500 attacks on asylum hostels so far this year - three times more than in 2014.

New rules for SeaWorld orca whales 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 21:26:53 GMT 
    California authorities have approved an expansion of SeaWorld's aquarium tanks, home to their 11 orca whales.

IS advances on Syria's second city 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 17:29:55 GMT 
    Islamic State militants seize control of several villages north of Aleppo, despite both Russian and US air strikes in Syria.

Nobel Peace Prize for Tunisia mediators 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 12:47:58 GMT 
    The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its role in helping the country's transition to democracy.

Russian law 'would hide corruption' 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 18:55:09 GMT 
    The Russian government's approval of legislation to keep officials' property out of the public eye risks fuelling corruption, a watchdog warns.

Risk of new landslide in Guatemala 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 22:44:41 GMT 
    Guatemalan authorities order the evacuation of some 40 families from an area where a landslide killed at least 253 last week.

Ebola nurse 'in serious condition' 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 16:18:56 GMT 
    A Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone last year is in a "serious condition" after being readmitted to an isolation unit in London.

Thatcher was urged to soften image 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 23:27:29 GMT 
    Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was urged to soften her image, newly released personal documents reveal.

VIDEO: Employer 'cut off my arm' 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 14:50:37 GMT 
    An Indian domestic servant said her Saudi employer "cut off her arm" when she was trying to escape, having been locked in.

VIDEO: 'I was a child soldier in Kony's army' 
  Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:03:59 GMT 
    At 12 Polline was forced to become a soldier in Joseph Kony's army, now 26 she is telling her story to some of the most powerful and famous women in the world to raise awareness.

VIDEO: North Korea celebrates ruling party 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 22:23:00 GMT 
    North Korea is preparing to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party.
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