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Wanted Malaysia envoy is extradited

October 24, 2014 - 15:26
A Malaysian diplomat, wanted by New Zealand authorities on allegations of attempted rape in the city of Wellington in May, is finally extradited.
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VIDEO: US air strike 'hits IS command'

October 24, 2014 - 15:13
Photographs show a US air strike hitting an Islamic State position on a hill near the embattled Syrian town of Kobane.
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HK protesters to ballot on proposals

October 24, 2014 - 15:09
Protest leaders in Hong Kong are to ballot their supporters over whether to accept the government's proposals and end their occupation of the city.
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'Hold Qatar World Cup in May'

October 24, 2014 - 14:59
Europe's biggest football clubs are considering asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat.
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Science chief warns on acid oceans

October 24, 2014 - 14:18
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.
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Governor quits over Mexico missing

October 24, 2014 - 13:49
The governor of Mexico's Guerrero state, where 43 students went missing last month, stands down.
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Qantas back on track to profit

October 24, 2014 - 13:28
Australia's troubled national carrier Qantas says it is on course to deliver its first pre-tax profits this year in the three months to September.
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China 'punishes 17' for deadly clash

October 24, 2014 - 12:44
Chinese authorities have arrested one official and punished 16 others following a deadly clash in a Yunnan village, state media say.
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US command of S Korea troops to stay

October 24, 2014 - 11:56
The US will maintain control of South Korean troops in the event of war with the North, the two sides say, delaying again a long-planned command transfer.
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Asian shares up following US stocks

October 24, 2014 - 11:10
Asian shares move up on Friday, taking their lead from the US where markets closed higher after strong company results boosted investor sentiment.
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NY doctor 'tests positive for Ebola'

October 24, 2014 - 10:34
A US doctor who recently returned from the Ebola-hit West African country of Guinea has tested positive for the virus in New York, US media say.
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Yemen 'is at risk of civil war'

October 24, 2014 - 10:30
Yemen is at risk of civil war. envoy says
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VIDEO: Security for polio workers in Pakistan

October 24, 2014 - 10:27
The number of cases of polio in Pakistan has topped 200 for the first time in nearly 15 years.
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VIDEO: Sargy Mann: Painting with inner vision

October 24, 2014 - 09:38
Meet the artist who has been blind for 25 years
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Quiz of the week's news

October 24, 2014 - 09:37
Why is Florida angry with Breaking Bad?
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Ukraine: Land of chaos and courage

October 24, 2014 - 09:36
A journey across a Ukraine wracked by conflict
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How to solve brain-teasers set by a top puzzle master

October 24, 2014 - 09:32
How to solve brain-teasers by one of the greatest maths minds
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The day UFOs stopped play

October 24, 2014 - 09:31
The day UFOs stopped play - and a crowd of 10,000 gasped
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VIDEO: The smartphone that answers back

October 24, 2014 - 09:23
How one manufacturer is making its smartphone really stand out from the crowd.
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Scotland to reduce drink-drive limit

October 24, 2014 - 09:18
The Scottish government is to reduce the country's drink-drive limit in time for Christmas, making it lower than that south of the border.
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