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Tension at HK government office  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:12:54 GMT
Tension is mounting at the Hong Kong government office in the Central district, with reports of protesters scuffling with police. 
UN accuses IS of 'gross abuses'  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 11:37:51 GMT
A "staggering array" of rights abuses has been committed in Iraq by Islamic State militants over a nine-week period, the UN says. 
Prince George 'harassment' warning  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:48:25 GMT
Lawyers for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge write to a photographer asking him to "cease harassing" Prince George and his nanny. 
Texas checks 100 for Ebola exposure  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:16:55 GMT
As many as 100 people in Texas are being checked for potential exposure to Ebola, health officials say. 
Rebels push to take Donetsk airport  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:51:04 GMT
Rebel forces in eastern Ukraine begin an offensive in an attempt to capture the government-held airport in Donetsk, Ukrainian officials say. 
Head of US Secret Service resigns  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:42:40 GMT
The head of the US Secret Service, tasked with guarding US President Barack Obama, resigns following recent high-profile security lapses. 
Turkey MPs debate joining war on IS  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:39:35 GMT
The Turkish parliament considers a motion to deploy the military in Iraq and Syria and allow foreign troops to use its territory. 
Sarkozy bid divides Chirac couple  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:05:01 GMT
The prospect of Nicolas Sarkozy returning as French presidency candidate in 2017 splits opinion between ex-President Jacques Chirac and his wife. 
Boko Haram video shows leader alive  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:48:21 GMT
A video is released showing the purported leader of Nigeria's Islamist group Boko Haram dismissing the army's allegations he is dead. 
Venezuelan lawmaker Serra shot dead  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 08:34:00 GMT
A young politician with Venezuela's governing PSUV party, Robert Serra, is found shot dead at his home in Caracas alongside his partner. 
Factory blast kills 15 in Bulgaria  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:33:25 GMT
A blast at an explosives factory north of Sofia kills 15 people, prompting Bulgaria to declare Friday a day of national mourning. 
NFL rocked by fresh assault probe  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:18:08 GMT
American football player CJ Spillman is being investigated over an alleged sexual assault, police say, the latest such case to rock the NFL. 
VIDEO: From Amazon jungle to presidential palace  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 11:42:30 GMT
Ahead of Sunday's presidential election, Wyre Davis travels to the depths of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil to hear voters' views on the presidential candidates. 
VIDEO: Iraq PM: No bricks unturned in IS fight  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:17:57 GMT
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has told the BBC he welcomes Western efforts to fight Islamic State in his country. 
VIDEO: Dog saved from tar pool in India  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:28:50 GMT
A stray dog in India's Udaipur recovers after being found stuck in pool of hot tar.