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VIDEO: One-minute World News  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:43:53 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Zookeeper rears leopard in bathroom  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:20:39 GMT
A rare clouded leopard has been hand-reared in the bathroom of a zookeeper after she was rejected by her mother. 
VIDEO: Can Afghanistan stay free of IS?  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 08:50:18 GMT
David Loyn has been speaking to the US commander of international forces in Afghanistan who says "there is no credible intelligence of operations by the Islamic State" in the country. 
VIDEO: Close-up: Volvo's XC90 unveiled  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 08:29:36 GMT
A sneak preview of Volvo's new XC90 - the car set to take centre stage at the Paris Motor Show. 
VIDEO: Girl found 12 years after abduction  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:41:33 GMT
A 17-year-old girl has been found in Mexico 12 years after she was abducted by her mother. 
Japan in $617bn 'fat finger' error  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 03:48:37 GMT
Japan's stock markets were rattled after a trading error caused more than $600bn (£370bn) worth of orders to be made and then cancelled. 
Horowitz to write new Bond novel  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:54:48 GMT
Anthony Horowitz, best-selling author of the Alex Rider teenage spy adventures, becomes the latest writer invited to pen a new James Bond novel. 
Ukraine GDP 'to shrink 8% this year'  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:46:54 GMT
Ukraine's economy is likely to suffer more than previously predicted because of the conflict in the east of the country, the World Bank has said. 
Pimco investors withdraw record sum  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:09:48 GMT
Bond giant Pimco saw its investors withdraw a record $23.5bn (£14.5bn) in funds after manager Bill Gross abruptly left the company last month. 
Angry Birds maker to cut 130 jobs  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:14:53 GMT
The Finnish maker of hit mobile game Angry Birds, Rovio, will lay off 130 staff, accounting for 16% of its workforce. 
Airlines told to replace cockpit kit  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:49:37 GMT
The US air safety regulator has ordered airlines to replace cockpit displays in more than 1,300 planes because of fears that wi-fi signals can make them go blank. 
Singer Lynsey de Paul dies aged 64  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:17:40 GMT
Singer and songwriter Lynsey de Paul has died at the age of 64, following a suspected brain haemmorhage. 
Curtain falls on Kate Bush comeback  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:43:31 GMT
Singer Kate Bush performs the last of a series of 22 comeback concerts in London, suggesting it will be "a while" before she appears on stage again. 
Sharks can be 'social or solitary'  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 03:17:59 GMT
A UK study finds that the most feared predators in the sea have individual personalities, which determine how readily they socialise. 
Farmers to protest milk price cuts  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:45:15 GMT
Following the announcement of fresh price cuts, dairy farmers say they will take direct action within the next four days.