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Colombian Farc in civilian admission

October 31, 2014 - 06:43
Colombia's Farc rebel group acknowledges for the first time that its actions in Latin America's longest internal conflict "affected civilians".
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Tan invests in new LA MLS franchise

October 31, 2014 - 06:27
Cardiff City's billionaire owner Vincent Tan is among investors backing a new MLS franchise, Los Angeles Football Club.
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Russia and Ukraine 'agree gas deal'

October 31, 2014 - 06:12
Russia agrees to resume gas deliveries to Ukraine over the winter in a deal brokered by the European Union, sources say.
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Miliband admits Scottish 'challenge'

October 31, 2014 - 05:44
Ed Miliband admits that Labour is facing a "big challenge" in Scotland as the process of finding a new Scottish leader continues.
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Is it a golden age for Chinese cinema?

October 31, 2014 - 04:36
Will Chinese films be the next big blockbusters?
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Five people hurt in fireworks blaze

October 31, 2014 - 04:34
Five people are hurt as more than 30 firefighters tackle a blaze at a fireworks retailer in Staffordshire.
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Long-serving Boston mayor dies

October 31, 2014 - 04:30
Thomas Menino, who served as mayor of Boston for more than 20 years, has died after a battle with cancer.
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VIDEO: Tower poppies artist hails volunteers

October 31, 2014 - 04:09
The artist behind a project to place almost 900,000 ceramic poppies around the Tower of London says he is surprised and happy that so many people have "taken it to heart".
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VIDEO: On the buses with Prince Harry

October 31, 2014 - 04:01
Prince Harry meets supporters of the British Legion's London Poppy Day Appeal at Buckingham Palace.
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Maine bid to force nurse quarantine

October 31, 2014 - 03:55
The governor of Maine vows to exercise the "full extent" of his authority to quarantine a US nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa
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Hopes fade for Lanka mudslip victims

October 31, 2014 - 03:45
Rescue workers in Sri Lanka intensify their search for survivors of a tea plantation landslide which is feared to have buried more than 100 people.
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Mass graves found in western Iraq

October 31, 2014 - 03:33
At least 80 bodies of Sunni Muslim tribesmen apparently killed by Islamic State militants are found in mass graves in western Iraq.
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Cows to keep Kenyan girls in school

October 31, 2014 - 03:18
Nine cows will be offered to fathers in areas of northern Kenya to ensure their daughters finish their education, a county governor says.
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Low oxygen 'delayed life on Earth'

October 31, 2014 - 03:04
Animals took so long to evolve and thrive on Earth because of incredibly low levels of oxygen during a period more than a billion years ago, scientists say.
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State of emergency in Burkina Faso

October 31, 2014 - 02:34
Burkina Faso's president declares a state of emergency amid violent protests at his bid to extend his 27-year rule.
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Why scratching 'intensifies itching'

October 31, 2014 - 02:14
Scratching an itch releases serotonin, which paradoxically makes you more itchy, research suggests.
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German hostage freed in Nigeria

October 31, 2014 - 02:02
A German citizen is freed in Nigeria after being held for a week following his abduction in which a German colleague was killed.
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Anzacs' sacrifice remembered 100 years on in Albany

October 31, 2014 - 01:57
Australian town marks the Anzacs who left for war
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Pirate Bay founder faces jail term

October 31, 2014 - 01:52
Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg could face a lengthy prison sentence after being found guilty of hacking into Danish computers.
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Murray seals World Tour Finals place

October 31, 2014 - 01:07
Andy Murray books his place at the World Tour Finals with an emphatic victory over Grigor Dimitrov at the Paris Masters.
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