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UK police to probe Thailand murders

October 18, 2014 - 3:14am
British police officers are to travel to Thailand to help investigate the murders of David Miller and Hannah Witheridge.
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Windies end India tour over pay row

October 18, 2014 - 2:09am
West Indies pull out midway through their India tour over a pay dispute, on a day of confusion and conflicting statements.
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Mexican 'gang leader' arrested

October 17, 2014 - 11:03pm
Mexican authorities say they have captured the suspected leader of a criminal gang allegedly involved in the disappearance of 43 students.
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Critic of Pope Francis 'demoted'

October 17, 2014 - 10:03pm
One of the Pope's staunchest critics says he is to be demoted from his senior posting, amid the Vatican Synod on reforms to Church teaching.
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Pakistan's 'drunk mullah'

October 17, 2014 - 8:07pm
Pakistani scholar accused of being drunk during TV appearance
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Emotional return to a changing Afghanistan

October 17, 2014 - 8:05pm
Journey home reveals a changing Afghanistan
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The 'handsome minister' who's set hearts aflutter

October 17, 2014 - 7:52pm
The politician who's set thousands of pulses racing
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The island that links Irish monks and jedi knights

October 17, 2014 - 7:49pm
Why the new Star Wars film was shot on a small Irish island
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Fresh clashes erupt at HK protests

October 17, 2014 - 7:45pm
Fresh clashes break out in Hong Kong, as police use pepper spray and batons against pro-democracy protesters.
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Do US presidents carry cash?

October 17, 2014 - 7:33pm
Do US presidents carry cash around with them?
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MPs demand 'Rotherham files' answers

October 17, 2014 - 7:07pm
MPs call for an urgent investigation into allegations files relating to the Rotherham child sex abuse scandal went missing.
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Sturridge suffers new injury setback

October 17, 2014 - 6:36pm
Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge, who has been sidelined since September, faces up to another month out with a calf injury.
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VIDEO: Deaths in S Korea concert accident

October 17, 2014 - 6:29pm
At least 16 people die in an accident during a pop concert by popular band 4Minute in South Korea.
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Mysterious US space plane returns

October 17, 2014 - 6:15pm
An unmanned US military plane on a secretive two-year mission in space has returned to Earth in California.
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Brazil leader 'dizzy' after debate

October 17, 2014 - 6:05pm
The Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff says she is in good health after a bout of dizziness at the end of a TV debate with her opponent Aecio Neves.
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WHO 'failed' in early Ebola response

October 17, 2014 - 5:59pm
Poor communication and incompetent staff meant the World Health Organization failed to react swiftly Ebola outbreak in Africa, reports say.
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VIDEO: Rescue teams at Himalayan pass

October 17, 2014 - 5:47pm
Search and rescue teams spend a third day looking for survivors of a severe storm on a popular hiking trail in Nepal.
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VIDEO: Dozens of slaves rescued from jungle

October 17, 2014 - 5:41pm
Dozens of Bangladeshi men are rescued after being kidnapped to be sold into slavery in Thailand.
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Nigeria and Boko Haram 'agree truce'

October 17, 2014 - 5:40pm
Nigeria's military says it has agreed a truce with Islamist militants Boko Haram, and the schoolgirls the group has abducted will be released.
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Syria hostage families urge 'unity'

October 17, 2014 - 5:33pm
Relatives of two Britons killed by Islamic State release a joint letter calling for "acts of unity" to help defeat the "hateful" militants.
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