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Belgium's youthful new PM sworn in

October 11, 2014 - 5:28am
Belgium's new centre-right government, led by its youngest PM since 1841, is sworn in after more than four months of talks.
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Brailsford wants Team Sky revival

October 11, 2014 - 5:13am
Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford wants to bounce back in 2015 with wins for Chris Froome and Sir Bradley Wiggins.
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Hamilton dominant despite spin

October 11, 2014 - 4:45am
Lewis Hamilton was in a league of his own in final practice at the Russian Grand Prix despite a spin.
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Iraq's Anbar appeals for help on IS

October 11, 2014 - 12:55am
Iraqi officials in western Anbar province make an urgent appeal for military help, saying the area could fall to Islamic State militants "in days".
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Death penalty for China cult killers

October 11, 2014 - 12:26am
A Chinese court passes sentence on five cult members who beat a woman to death at a McDonald's restaurant in Shandong province in May.
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Top Gear Argentina row 'not a stunt'

October 10, 2014 - 11:37pm
The executive producer of the BBC's Top Gear defends the show following reports its crew had to flee Argentina because of a number plate "stunt".
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VIDEO: Cuba circus kids 'go professional'

October 10, 2014 - 9:19pm
In Cuba, young children are learning circus skills with a view to becoming professional performers.
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Nine die in Guinea boat sinking

October 10, 2014 - 9:12pm
At least nine people die in a boat accident in Guinea, with at least 30 people still missing, officials and residents say.
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The man behind 'cradle of Kung Fu'

October 10, 2014 - 8:53pm
Turning the Shaolin warrior monks into a global brand
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Police tell wrong parents son died

October 10, 2014 - 7:55pm
Police in a small Alaska town mistakenly tell a couple their son has been killed in a car accident, leading to an extraordinary reunion just hours later.
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MPs to vote on Palestinian statehood

October 10, 2014 - 7:54pm
MPs are to vote on a backbench Commons motion that will call on the UK government to recognise Palestine as a state.
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Drought hits Brazil's biggest city

October 10, 2014 - 7:49pm
The governor of the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo has asked for emergency clearance to siphon the remaining water out of an almost empty reservoir.
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How Cyclone Hudhud got its name

October 10, 2014 - 7:35pm
How the latest Indian Ocean cyclone got its name
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Iraqi Kurds call for weapons to combat IS

October 10, 2014 - 7:27pm
Kurds call for better weapons to defeat Islamic State
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"Oye El Consejo" (Listen to My Advice) performed by Los Guayaberos, the musical group of legendary Cuban composer, Faustino Oramas (1911-2007; "El Guayabero").