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- Deadline day for Iran nuclear deal
- Diplomats are to make a final push for a deal on Iran's nuclear programme ahead of a 23:00 GMT deadline, amid talk of a possible extension.
- Banker ruled fit for HK murder trial
- British banker Rurik Jutting is ruled fit to stand trial for the murder of two women in Hong Kong, after undergoing psychiatric assessments.
- US police kill boy carrying fake gun
- Police in the US city of Cleveland shoot and kill a 12-year-old boy who had been waving what turned out to be a fake gun.
- Mother of baby left in drain charged
- Police charge a 30-year-old woman with attempted murder after she abandoned her newborn baby boy in a drain in western Sydney.
- Obama praise for 'President Clinton'
- Hillary Clinton would be a "great president" if she decided to run for the White House in 2016, President Barack Obama says.
- Business confidence at five-year low
- Global business confidence slipped to five-year low in October, according to a survey of 6,100 companies from Markit Economics.
- Volleyball woman out of Iran prison
- British-Iranian Ghoncheh Ghavami, who was detained after attempting to watch a men's volleyball match in Iran, is freed on bail, her family says.
- Bomber 'kills 45' at Afghan match
- A suicide bomber in east Afghanistan kills at least 45 people at a volleyball match, as Afghan MPs approve security deals with Nato and the US.
- Peru probes 500 sea lion deaths
- Peru's environmental police launch an investigation into the deaths of some 500 sea lions found on a northern beach.
- Kenya 'kills 100 Shabab militants'
- The Kenyan military has killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants linked to a deadly attack on a bus, Kenya's deputy president says.
- Farc warning on release of general
- Colombia's Farc rebels warn that military operations where they are holding captured general, Ruben Alzate, may jeopardise his release.
- MH17 wreckage leaves rebel Ukraine
- Debris from the Malaysia's Flight MH17 arrives from rebel-held areas near the crash site in east Ukraine to the government-held city of Kharkiv.
- Albania opens huge Cold War bunker
- A secret five-storey bunker that Albania's communist regime built in the 1970s to survive a nuclear bomb opens to the public for the first time.
- 'Hitler' painting fetches $161,000
- A watercolour thought to be painted by Adolf Hitler sells at an auction in Nuremberg, Germany, for 130,000 euros (£103,000; $161,000).
- Ex-Washington Mayor Marion Barry dies
- Marion Barry, a four-term Democratic mayor of Washington DC mayor who won re-election after a drug arrest, dies at 78.
- Brown's father urges calm in Ferguson
- The father of a man shot dead by police in Ferguson, Missouri, has appealed for peace ahead of a grand jury decision against the officer.
- Obama defends immigration reform
- US President Barack Obama vows to press for further immigration reform, as Republicans condemn his use of executive powers on the issue.
- Mexico vows action on rule of law
- Mexico's government vows to take action on the rule of law and restore credibility in institutions, after the disappearance of 43 students.
- 'Boko Haram' kills Nigeria fishermen
- Islamist militants from Nigeria's Boko Haram kill 48 fishermen in an attack near the border with Chad, reports from the area say.
- Tunisia in landmark presidency poll
- Polls close after Tunisia's first presidential election since the Arab Spring, with two frontrunners claiming a narrow victory with a run-off likely.
- Indian sterilisation drugs 'tainted'
- Drugs given to 15 women who died after sterilisation surgery were contaminated, a minister in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh says.
- Nepal bus crash search finds 47 dead
- Nepalese authorities find 47 bodies after a bus crashed into the Bheri river in the western region of the country.
- New computer spying bug discovered
- Computer security firm Symantec discovers what it says is one of the most sophisticated pieces of malicious software ever seen.
- Federer seals Davis Cup for Swiss
- Roger Federer beats Richard Gasquet to seal Switzerland's first Davis Cup triumph, then dedicates the victory to his team.
- UK fighters in Syria 'not mercenaries'
- A British man fighting with Kurdish troops against Islamic State militants in Syria tells the BBC he is not a mercenary.
- Palestinian man shot dead in Gaza
- A Palestinian man in Gaza is shot and killed by Israeli troops, local health officials say, the first such death since a 50-day summer conflict.
- Ransom ban among anti-terror measures
- Insurance companies are to be banned from covering the cost of terrorist ransoms under a raft of measures being unveiled by the home secretary.
- Dewani judge asked to throw out case
- The trial of businessman Shrien Dewani on charges of plotting his wife's murder should be halted and the case thrown out, the judge will be told later.
- Asia shares higher on China rate cut
- Asian stock markets traded higher as investors cheer an interest rate cut in China and the European Central Bank's vow to fight deflation.
- RBS sorry for 'incorrect' evidence
- Royal Bank of Scotland apologised for giving incorrect evidence to a parliamentary hearing, letters released by the Treasury Committee reveal.
- New web data powers plan for police
- A law forcing communications firms to keep details that could help identify criminals using the internet is being planned by the home secretary.
- Second title 'means more than first'
- Lewis Hamilton says his second world title feels more important to him than the first he won with McLaren in 2008.
- I take all the blame - Rodgers
- Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he takes full responsibility for his side's third straight Premier League defeat.
- Clarke named in Australia squad
- Captain Michael Clarke is named in the Australia squad for the first Test against India, subject to proving his fitness.
- Blind Massage in Golden Horse sweep
- Chinese-French film Blind Massage picks up six awards at Taiwan's 51st Golden Horse awards.
- O'Keeffe work sets female art record
- A floral painting by late US artist Georgia O'Keeffe sells for $44.4m (£28.8m) at auction, setting a record for an artwork by a female artist.
- Cosby defends rape claims silence
- US entertainer Bill Cosby defends his silence over allegations of sexual assault, describing accusations he drugged and raped women as "innuendo".
- VIDEO: Travelling through the Ebola heartland
- The BBC's Tulip Mazumdar has been on a trip across two West African nations affected by Ebola to see how the authorities are dealing with the virus.
- VIDEO: Cyclists find baby in Sydney drain
- A newborn baby boy is found abandoned in a drain in Sydney, Australia, by passing cyclists, police say.
- VIDEO: Iraq village caught between two sides
- The war in Iraq is pitting neighbour against neighbour, and for those who do not want to choose sides life can be even more dangerous.
- VIDEO: 'Feeling of optimism' in Tunisia
- Tunisians are voting in the country's first presidential election since the 2011 "Arab Spring"
- VIDEO: Sold and beaten: India's slave brides
- Andrew North investigates the practice of bride trafficking in India.
- VIDEO: Nigeria: 'Horrific attack' on traders
- Islamist militants from Boko Haram have reportedly killed 48 fish traders in north eastern Nigeria.
- VIDEO: Militants claim Kenya bus attack
- Responsibility for a fatal attack on a bus in northern Kenya is claimed by gunmen from the Somali militant group al-Shabab.
- VIDEO: Preparing for floods after US snowfall
- Snowfall in the north-east of the US has subsided, forecasters say, but there are now warnings of flooding as the snow melts.
- Born in Indonesia, murdered in Hong Kong
- One woman's journey from a village to death in the big city
- Anxiety and fear ahead of Ferguson ruling
- Tension rises ahead of Ferguson, Missouri shooting ruling
- Egypt: The forbidden love of interfaith romances
- The dangers faced by interfaith Egyptian couples
- Ebola trials 'best chance' for cure
- Hopes pinned on Ebola clinical trials in Guinea
- French fight for economic reputation
- French come out fighting for their economic reputation
- VIDEO: What makes the Chinese laugh?
- Why one Irish-American comedian is trying stand-up in Beijing
- VIDEO: Ferguson decision: A timeline of events
- How unrest in Ferguson put the US on edge
- Jerusalem's 800-year-old Indian hospice
- The retreat that has hosted Indian pilgrims since the Crusades
- The writer who foresaw the rise of the totalitarian state
- The writer who foresaw the rise of the totalitarian state
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