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- Burkina Faso leader 'to stay on'
- Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power for a year under a transitional government, despite violent protests.
- Russia and Ukraine agree gas deal
- Russia will resume gas deliveries to Ukraine this winter in a deal brokered by the European Union, which will also safeguard supplies to EU countries.
- Charity decries US Ebola quarantine
- Charity Doctors Without Borders warns some mandatory US state Ebola quarantine measures are having a "chilling effect" on its work.
- Obama urges 'credible' Myanmar vote
- US president calls for a "credible" process when Myanmar hold elections in 2015, as major players held rare high-level talks.
- US police killing suspect captured
- A US man who has eluded police in the forests of Pennsylvania for seven weeks after the fatal shooting of a police officer has been found.
- Drones buzz French nuclear plants
- An investigation begins after France's state-owned EDF power company says unidentified drones have flown over seven of its nuclear plants.
- Key Jerusalem holy site 'to reopen'
- Israel promises to reopen a key Jerusalem holy site after closing it following the shooting of a Jewish activist.
- Mass graves found in western Iraq
- Scores of bodies of Sunni Muslim tribesmen apparently killed by Islamic State militants are found in mass graves in western Iraq.
- Four dead in Kansas airport crash
- At least four people were killed and five injured when a small plane crashed into an airport building in Wichita, Kansas, officials say.
- Polanski freed after US arrest bid
- US attempts to have director Roman Polanski arrested for sex offences while visiting Poland fail.
- Iraqi Kurd fighters 'enter Kobane'
- An advance party of 10 Iraqi Kurd fighters have entered the Syrian border town of Kobane to join the battle against Islamic State militants, activists say.
- Evacuations amid Costa Rica eruption
- Costa Rica issues an alert and evacuates communities after ash from the Turrialba volcano reaches the capital, San Jose, and beyond.
- VIDEO: Where are Mexico's missing students?
- The Mexican president has met with the families of 43 students who went missing in September, following clashes with police.
- VIDEO: Tower poppies artist hails volunteers
- The artist behind a project to place almost 900,000 ceramic poppies around the Tower of London says he is surprised and happy that so many people have "taken it to heart".
- VIDEO: Stars glow at Interstellar premiere
- The stars of Christopher Nolan's much-anticipated Interstellar praise its "ambition" at the film's European premiere.
- VIDEO: One-minute World News
- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: Chinese Hollywood builds Forbidden City
- Hengdian, a small town on the east coast of China, has become the setting for one of the largest outdoor movie studios in the world.
- VIDEO: Acid attack survivors' refuge
- Musarat Misbah, the owner of a chain of beauty parlours in Pakistan, has set up a charity to help care for acid attack survivors whom she also employs in the salons.
- VIDEO: Why is the US election so costly?
- The US mid-term election is projected to be the most expensive ever, and the BBC takes a look at where the millions of dollars comes from.
- VIDEO: Italy needs EU help to patrol seas
- Thousands of migrants attempt to cross the Mediterranean sea to get into Europe, and some need saving from dangerous vessels.
- How much can UK campaign hurt IS?
- The UK has signed up to limited strategic military action in Iraq against Islamic State - and there are questions over its ability to do much more, says Jonathan Marcus.
- Fashion challenge for Apple's Ive
- Can Apple design guru Jony Ive turn the smartwatch into a hit?
- The price of peace in Colombia
- As peace talks between the Colombian government and Farc rebels enter their third year, Vanessa Buschschluter asks what a peaceful Colombia would look like.
- VIDEO: What happened to TV cameras in court?
- It has been one year since TV cameras started rolling in the Court of Appeal. But what has happened since? Legal Correspondent Clive Coleman investigates.
- Lavish praise 'does not help pupils'
- Teachers who try to encourage low-achieving students with lots of praise could harm their learning, claims research into classroom tactics.
- Why scratching 'intensifies itching'
- Scratching an itch releases serotonin, which paradoxically makes you more itchy, research suggests.
- Citigroup legal costs up by $600m
- Investment bank Citigroup puts aside an extra $600m to cover legal expenses due to "rapidly evolving regulatory inquiries".
- Asian shares higher on US growth
- Asian shares were trading higher on Friday after positive economic data from the US showed strength in the world's largest economy.
- Pirate Bay founder faces jail term
- Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg could face a lengthy prison sentence after being found guilty of hacking into Danish computers.
- Big firms 'must condemn GamerGate'
- Games publishers must "stand-up and condemn" the movement referred to as "GamerGate", says a developer forced to leave her home due to threats.
- Pulitzer-winning poet Kinnell dies
- Pulitzer Prize-winning US poet Galway Kinnell, best known for his spiritual poems connecting the experiences of daily life to larger forces, dies aged 87.
- Ian McKellen given freedom of London
- Lord of the Rings star Sir Ian McKellen is given the freedom of the City of London in recognition of his work for gay rights.
- Newt flesh fungus 'brought by pets'
- A skin-eating fungus threatens salamanders and newts across Europe, and probably arrived on pet amphibians imported from Asia.
- A WW2 technology 'Plan B' for GPS
- Technology developed during World War Two is to be used as a back-up for GPS in ports across England and Scotland.
- Ebola cases 'slowing in Liberia'
- The WHO says Liberia, the country hardest hit in the Ebola outbreak, has seen a decline in infections, but warns the crisis is far from over.
- Google developing a cancer detector
- Google is attempting to diagnose cancers, heart attack risks and other ailments with a system that combines nanoparticles and a wrist-worn sensor.
- Murray seals World Tour Finals place
- Andy Murray books his place at the World Tour Finals with an emphatic victory over Grigor Dimitrov at the Paris Masters.
- Giants beat Royals in World Series
- San Francisco Giants claim their third World Series in five years with a 3-2 win over Kansas City Royals and a 4-3 series triumph.
- Can you cheat your way to fitness?
- Not everyone can get to the gym - but is it really possible to stay fit through everyday household activity?
- The Swiss children used as cheap farm labour
- Thousands of people in Switzerland who were forced into child labour are demanding compensation for their stolen childhoods.
- Ebola aid ship docks in Sierra Leone
- UK ship RFA Argus, which is carrying medical supplies, equipment and vehicles, arrives in Sierra Leone to help deal with the Ebola outbreak.
- Australia urged to send Ebola medics
- Tony Abbott comes under more pressure for not sending health workers to Africa to help fight Ebola after the US offers to care for any who get sick.
- German motorway shooter sentenced
- A German lorry driver who carried out hundreds of shootings on the country's motorways has been jailed for more than 10 years.
- Colombian Farc in civilian admission
- Colombia's Farc rebel group acknowledges for the first time that its actions in Latin America's longest internal conflict "affected civilians".
- Abbas warning over holy site closure
- The Palestinian leader's spokesman calls the closure of a disputed Jerusalem holy site after the shooting of a Jewish activist a "declaration of war".
- Long-serving Boston mayor dies
- Thomas Menino, who served as mayor of Boston for more than 20 years, has died after a battle with cancer.
- Abuse victims 'want Woolf to quit'
- Victims' groups are expected to tell child abuse inquiry officials that Fiona Woolf should step down as its head as concerns about her suitability persist.
- 'Do more' to tackle aid corruption
- The UK government is not doing enough to tackle "petty corruption" in countries to which it gives aid, a report by a scrutiny body says.
- Alcohol 'should have calorie labels'
- Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.
- Four people hurt in fireworks blaze
- Four people are hurt and one person is thought to be missing as dozens of firefighters tackle a blaze at a fireworks retailer in Staffordshire.
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- The older Indian women having children
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- Inside one of America's scariest haunted houses
- Anzacs' sacrifice remembered 100 years on in Albany
- Australian town marks the Anzacs who left for war
- Timothy Spall: How I became Turner
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