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- Fresh fighting in key Syrian town Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:30:58 GMT
- Fierce fighting breaks out in the Syrian town of Kobane, ending two days of relative calm after defenders pushed back Islamic State militants.
- Ebola-hit nations get key supplies Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:55:50 GMT
- Vital supplies to tackle Ebola are beginning to arrive in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - the worst-hit countries, Ghana's president says.
- Man walks again after transplant Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:07:41 GMT
- A paralysed Polish man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting specialist cells into his damaged spinal cord.
- Total boss dies in Moscow air crash Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:32:31 GMT
- Christophe de Margerie, chief executive of French oil company Total, has died in a Moscow air crash, a Vnukovo airport official confirms.
- Canada hit-and-run man 'radicalised' Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:38:30 GMT
- A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car before he was shot dead by police had been "radicalised", Canada's PM says.
- Exiled Nazis collected US benefits Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:47:32 GMT
- The US has paid dozens of exiled Nazi war criminals millions of dollars in social benefits after forcing them to leave the country, a new report finds.
- Chile arrests former Pinochet aide Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:12:08 GMT
- Chile arrests Col Cristian Labbe, former aide to ex-military leader Augusto Pinochet, over the killings of 13 political prisoners in the 1970s.
- Gough Whitlam dies at the age of 98 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:26:44 GMT
- Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, credited with transforming Australian society in the 1970s, has died at the age of 98.
- Sweden steps up 'mystery sub' hunt Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:27:47 GMT
- Sweden steps up its search in waters off Stockholm and tells some civilian vessels to leave the area amid suspicions of a Russian submarine.
- Four held 'over Iran acid attacks' Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:41:49 GMT
- Iranian police arrest four men following a string of acid attacks against women allegedly for not following the country's strict dress code.
- Bodies of seven women found in US Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:19:43 GMT
- A man in the US state of Indiana confessed to a motel murder and directed police where to find more bodies - and six more were found.
- Magnum photographer Rene Burri dies Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:09:43 GMT
- Celebrated Swiss photographer Rene Burri who took pictures of the likes of Che Guevara and Pablo Picasso for the Magnum agency dies aged 81.
- VIDEO: Investigation into US 'pumpkin riot' Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:26:17 GMT
- An annual pumpkin festival in Keene, New Hampshire, turned violent as the event descended into a night of rioting.
- VIDEO: Ebola survivors’ blood 'saving lives' Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:21:11 GMT
- Blood from survivors of the Ebola virus is being used to treat patients suffering from the disease.
- VIDEO: Panorama: Inside Taliban stronghold Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:24:11 GMT
- BBC Panorama has gained unique access inside a Taliban stronghold, little more than an hour's drive from the capital, Kabul.