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Brazil charges BHP and Vale staff over mine collapse

October 20, 2016 - 7:44pm
Employees of Vale and BHP Billiton are among 21 people being charged with homicide over a 2015 Brazilian iron ore mine disaster.
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Mourning Pedals

October 20, 2016 - 7:38pm
Officials defend hunters following outcry over slaying of bear who was social media star.
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Body art

October 20, 2016 - 7:32pm
Elena Palumbo-Mosca talks about why she was happy to cover her body in paint to create artworks for the French artist Yves Klein in 1960.
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Revolutionary tours for China officials

October 20, 2016 - 7:28pm
In an effort to tackle corruption, China is sending Communist Party officials on educational visits to the pilgrimage sites of the revolution.
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US election: Obama calls Trump's election rhetoric 'dangerous'

October 20, 2016 - 6:25pm
President Barack Obama says Republican Donald Trump's insistence that he might not accept the election result is "dangerous".
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Syria conflict: Russia extends Aleppo ceasefire by 24 hours

October 20, 2016 - 6:09pm
Russia says it will suspend air strikes in rebel-held eastern Aleppo until Friday, which the UN hopes will allow the sick and wounded to be evacuated.
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Mosul: Islamic State is 'a brutal opponent', says US general

October 20, 2016 - 5:25pm
The head of the coalition forces for Iraq and Syria tells the BBC that the Islamic State group is "a brutal opponent" in the fight for Mosul.
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El Chapo extradition: Mexico judge rejects appeal

October 20, 2016 - 5:20pm
A Mexican judge rejects an appeal by drugs lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman against his extradition to the US.
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Facebook apologises for removing breast cancer awareness video

October 20, 2016 - 5:18pm
Facebook has apologised for removing a video on breast cancer awareness posted by a Swedish group, saying it was incorrectly taken down.
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Yemen conflict: Rebels accused of violating ceasefire

October 20, 2016 - 4:10pm
The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen accuses Houthi rebels of repeatedly violating a fragile ceasefire.
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Trump says will accept result 'if I win'

October 20, 2016 - 2:07pm
Trump says will accept result "if I win" to a cheering crowd, later adding that he will accept result of the election.
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Duterte in China: Xi lauds 'milestone' Duterte visit

October 20, 2016 - 1:33pm
Chinese leader Xi Jinping welcomes his Filipino counterpart's visit to Beijing as a "milestone" as the two preside over of trade deals worth $13.5bn.
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Brexit: The pros and cons for Australian trade

October 20, 2016 - 1:19pm
What could a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain mean for Australia?
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US election: Another woman accuses Donald Trump

October 20, 2016 - 12:39pm
Yoga teacher Karena Virginia accuses Donald Trump of sexual misconduct, saying he asked her: "Don't you know who I am?".
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US presidential debate: Trump won't commit to accept election result

October 20, 2016 - 12:31pm
Republican Donald Trump refuses to commit to accepting the election result if he loses, in the final TV debate against Hillary Clinton.
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Catalan bullfights: Spanish top court overturns ban

October 20, 2016 - 12:30pm
Spain's constitutional court overturns a ban on bullfighting in Catalonia, declaring it unconstitutional.
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Dancing through cancer

October 20, 2016 - 12:24pm
How friendship and dancing are helping a cancer patient get through her treatment.
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World wine output expected to hit four-year low

October 20, 2016 - 12:08pm
World wine output is expected to hit a four-year low in 2016 after bad weather hit production in France and South America, industry forecasts say.
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Venezuela MPs hit by power cut as they discuss electricity

October 20, 2016 - 11:49am
A power cut leaves Venezuela's parliament in the dark as MPs were discussing electricity.
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US General in BBC exclusive: IS 'brutal opponent that must be stopped'

October 20, 2016 - 11:45am
The Islamic State group is "a brutal opponent that has to be stopped", the head of the coalition forces for Iraq and Syria has told the BBC in an exclusive interview.
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