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Two aides held over Maldives blast

October 7, 2015 - 08:01
Two security officers are arrested in connection with an explosion on board Maldives President Abdullah Yameen's speedboat last month.
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VIDEO: What the US Afghan bomb 'mistake' tells us

October 7, 2015 - 07:25
The US commander of international forces in Afghanistan has conceded that the airstrike on a hospital in Kunduz was a mistake.
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US commerce secretary visits Cuba

October 7, 2015 - 07:20
US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker arrives in Havana for two days of talks focusing on measures to ease the impact of the US embargo.
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VIDEO: Blair: Curtail Russian clout in Syria

October 7, 2015 - 07:17
Former British PM Tony Blair tells the BBC that the West must counter Russia's attempts at gaining leverage in Syria, to bring about a desirable outcome to the crisis
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California tackles gender pay gap

October 7, 2015 - 07:16
A new law in California forces companies to prove higher salaries paid to men are based on factors other than gender.
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PM 'could intervene' over Saudi case

October 7, 2015 - 06:31
David Cameron says he will "look to see if there is an opportunity" to intervene personally on behalf of a protester on death row in Saudi Arabia.
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Five held over Sydney police shooting

October 7, 2015 - 06:26
Five people are arrested in dawn raids in Sydney over the fatal shooting last week of police worker Curtis Cheng.
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VIDEO: Sending baby carriers to Syria migrants

October 7, 2015 - 06:24
People are donating carriers for the smallest refugees
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Liverpool close to appointing Klopp

October 7, 2015 - 06:20
Liverpool are close to appointing former Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp as manager on a three-year deal.
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VIDEO: Microsoft launches Windows laptop

October 7, 2015 - 06:13
Microsoft has launched a laptop dubbed the Surface Book, as part of a suite of new Windows 10 products.
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VIDEO: The inflatable tube saving lives

October 7, 2015 - 05:58
A British inventor has created a life-saving device to be used on water after seeing images of drowning migrants in the Mediterranean.
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Fiji 47-15 Uruguay

October 7, 2015 - 05:56
Fiji end an encouraging Pool A campaign with a seven-try win over Uruguay, who score their first World Cup try in 12 years.
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F1 may be sold in 2015 - Ecclestone

October 7, 2015 - 05:36
Formula 1 could be sold this year to one of three interested buyers, says the sport's supremo Bernie Ecclestone.
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China's communist theme park - and other unusual attractions

October 7, 2015 - 05:08
The Chinese theme park that fails to impress
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Tom Hanks finds student ID in park

October 7, 2015 - 05:01
Actor Tom Hanks is on a mission to return a university student's ID card he found in a New York City park.
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Student dies after US football injury

October 7, 2015 - 04:56
A Seattle teenager dies of injuries he suffered while playing for his school's American football team.
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VIDEO: Colouring in augmented reality art

October 7, 2015 - 04:24
Drawing books are given an augmented reality twist by Disney's Switzerland-based research team.
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Yemen's Houthis commit to UN peace plan

October 7, 2015 - 04:16
Yemen's Houthi rebels confirm in writing to the UN Secretary General their commitment to UN resolutions aimed at ending the country's conflict.
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UN climate panel elects new chairman

October 7, 2015 - 04:02
Hoesung Lee of South Korea is elected as the new chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
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Injured Stones to miss England games

October 7, 2015 - 03:45
John Stones will miss England's final two Euro 2016 qualifiers against Estonia and Lithuania with a knee injury.
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