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- Soldier killed in Canada shootings
- A huge security operation is under way in Canada's capital Ottawa after a gunman killed a soldier at a war memorial and shots were fired in the parliament building.
- Mexico orders Iguala mayor's arrest
- Mexico orders the arrest of the mayor of the southern town of Iguala, where 43 students disappeared after clashing with police last month.
- Jerusalem car 'attack' kills baby
- A baby girl is killed and eight others injured after a car hits pedestrians in Jerusalem, in what Israeli police describe as a "terrorist attack".
- Obama 'optimistic' over Ebola in US
- President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country.
- Syria air force 'steps up strikes'
- The Syrian military has stepped up its air strikes on rebel-held areas dramatically, carrying out more than 200 in recent days, activists say.
- Four guilty of Blackwater killings
- A US federal jury finds four Blackwater security guards guilty of killing 14 Iraqis in a square in Baghdad in 2007.
- Military heads admit Afghan mistakes
- Military leaders failed to calculate the magnitude of the conflict in Afghanistan, the former head of the British army, Gen Sir Peter Wall, tells the BBC.
- Microsoft to phase out Nokia name
- Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new devices, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish mobile firm.
- Nasa shares free sounds from space
- The US space agency uploads a free library of audio files, including astronaut voices.
- DNA yields secrets of human pioneer
- DNA analysis of a 45,000-year-old human has helped scientists pinpoint when our ancestors interbred with Neanderthals.
- Serena in heaviest loss for 16 years
- World number one Serena Williams is beaten by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals in her heaviest defeat for 16 years.
- VIDEO: Orphan baby elephant rescued from well
- An elephant calf has been air rescued after he fell down a well in the remote region of Milgis Lugga in Northern Kenya.
- VIDEO: Military reburials for WW1 soldiers
- A reburial service has been taking place in northern France for 15 British World War One soldiers, exactly one hundred years after they were killed in battle.
- VIDEO: Kurds' fury as Kobane battle rages on
- The fighting in Kobane has pushed relations between the Turkish government and Turkey's Kurdish population to the lowest point for years
- VIDEO: One-minute World News
- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: Is it sinful to pet a dog?
- Many people in the Muslim-majority nation of Malaysia believe it's sinful to be in contact with a dog, but one man is trying to change that perception by putting on a canine event.
- VIDEO: The city hoping to be independent state
- Steve Rosenberg visits two cities in rebel held Ukraine which will be boycotting the forthcoming parliamentary elections.
- VIDEO: Pistorius: The unanswered questions
- South African athlete Oscar Pistorius begins serving time in jail, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
- VIDEO: Paralysed man walks after cell surgery
- A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.
- Mystery of giant arm dinosaur solved
- Two dinosaur skeletons have been unearthed in Mongolia, solving a mystery that has baffled palaeontologists for 50 years.
- Adorkable new words make dictionary
- The latest print edition of the Collins English dictionary contains 50,000 newly-added words, including selfie, onesie and adorkable.
- US airbag recall expands to 7.8m cars
- US car safety regulators expand a recall of vehicles with potentially dangerous Takata airbags to 7.8 million, warning that owners should take 'immediate action'.
- Lloyds expected to cut 9,000 jobs
- Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs - around a tenth of its entire workforce - over the next three years, the BBC understands.
- Audi claims self-drive speed record
- Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven version.
- VIDEO: New smart glasses 'look to rival Google'
- BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at the smart glasses on show at the annual Ceatec electronics exhibition in Japan.
- Wilko Johnson is 'cancer free'
- Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been "cured" of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012.
- Bush calls comeback 'extraordinary'
- Singer Kate Bush says her recent run of 22 comeback concerts was "one of the most extraordinary experiences" of her life.
- Chimps filmed in 'daring' food raids
- Wild chimps carry out night-time crop raids, footage reveals, suggesting the animals are being pushed into risky foraging behaviour.
- Slumbering lions win top photo prize
- A black and white image of lions resting on a rock outcrop in the Serengeti has won the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award.
- WHO crisis team holds Ebola talks
- The World Health Organization's emergency committee holds talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak.
- 'Nine million have TB' - WHO report
- The World Health Organization revises its estimate as to how many people have tuberculosis up by 500,000, in its latest report into the killer disease.
- Liverpool 0-3 Real Madrid
- Real Madrid score three goals in the first half to secure a comfortable 3-0 win at Liverpool in the Champions League.
- RSC Anderlecht 1-2 Arsenal
- Arsenal score twice in the final two minutes to earn a dramatic comeback win at Champions League opponents Anderlecht.
- Remembering Ben Bradlee
- Today presenter James Naughtie remembers his friend, the legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee who's died aged 93.
- Tales from the India Office
- Millions of documents recording Britain's 350-year presence in the sub-continent reveal some exotic stories.
- Somali teenager 'stoned to death'
- An Islamic court has stoned an 18-year-old to death in southern Somalia after convicting him of raping a woman, a pro-Islamist news site reports.
- Protest group ends Islamabad sit-in
- Supporters of a leading anti-government cleric in Pakistan end a two-month protest in the capital Islamabad against PM Nawaz Sharif, but others remain.
- Total plane crash driver 'got lost'
- A snowplough driver at a Moscow airport says he lost his bearings before a collision with a plane that killed Total oil boss Christophe de Margerie.
- Cuba leads way on Ebola effort
- Cuba sends a second group of medical staff to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak, becoming the biggest single provider of healthcare workers.
- UN chief plans Gaza conflict inquiry
- UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says he is setting up an inquiry into attacks on UN facilities during Israel's recent offensive in the Gaza Strip.
- Freed N Korea detainee back in US
- A US citizen freed from detention in North Korea receives an emotional homecoming in Ohio as Washington works to release two other Americans.
- NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul'
- The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.
- Police killer Roberts to be freed
- Police killer Harry Roberts is to be released from prison after more than 45 years, after a decision by the Parole Board.
- 'Anti-extremism' school code shelved
- The Department for Education has shelved plans for a code of practice for some religious schools which operate outside of mainstream education, the BBC learns.
- 'More to do' on disabled hate crimes
- Hate crime convictions are at an all-time high, but disability hate crime convictions have dropped, according to a new report.
- Day in pictures: 21 October
- 24 hours of news images: 21 October
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- What floods did to Kashmir's most treasured historic sites
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- Actress Lynda Bellingham's career on screen
- Day in pictures: 20 October
- 24 hours of news images: 20 October
- In pictures: Kashmir floods aftermath
- Aftermath of worst flooding in Indian-administered Kashmir
- Week in pictures: 11-17 October 2014
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- From silver mine to wet plate
- From silver mine to wet plate in Peru
- Reclaiming the swastika
- How the world loved the swastika - until Hitler stole it
- US seniors face student loan debt
- Some US seniors are still paying off student loans
- Will coal exports kill the Great Barrier Reef?
- Will coal exports kill the Great Barrier Reef?
- Ukraine rebels dream of New Russia
- Ukraine rebels fight on to keep dream alive
- Six surprising Ebola numbers
- Six surprising numbers from the fight against the epidemic
- What's lurking in Sweden's waters?
- What is lurking in Sweden's waters?
- Photographer captures beauty of Greenland
- Australian photographer explores Greenland's vast ice sheet
- Nirvana: 25 years since first UK gig
- Fans recall Nirvana's first UK gig 25 years on
- The Brazilian walk-in siesta centres
- Renting your own room for a power nap
- In pictures: India celebrates Diwali
- Indians celebrate Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival
- Tories split over Juncker's Commission
- Tories in Brussels split over Juncker's Commission
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