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Search ends for Nepal survivors

October 19, 2014 - 6:12am
Rescue teams in Nepal say there are no trekkers left stranded, after completing their search for survivors of a devastating Himalayan storm.
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Body found in US hunt for student

October 19, 2014 - 5:54am
Virginia state police say they have found a body which could be that of Hannah Graham, a British-born student missing since 13 September.
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VIDEO: Refugee misery for Iraqi Christians

October 19, 2014 - 4:40am
When Islamic State militants swept across northern Iraq during the summer, people from Christian communities were threatened with death if they refused to convert to Islam.
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Rossi wins, Smith third in Australia

October 19, 2014 - 4:37am
Italian Valentino Rossi wins the Australian MotoGP as Britain's Bradley Smith takes third, his first podium finish.
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Serena angered by 'sexist' slur

October 19, 2014 - 4:19am
Serena Williams criticises Russian Tennis Federation president Shamil Tarpischev for making "sexist and racist" comments.
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VIDEO: 'Foreign activity' in Swedish waters?

October 19, 2014 - 3:31am
Sweden has boosted its military presence in the Stockholm Archipelago, amid rising tension between Russia and Scandinavian countries over the Ukraine crisis.
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Hurricane Gonzalo batters Bermuda

October 19, 2014 - 2:52am
Bermudians are clearing up the damage after a direct hit from Hurricane Gonzalo felled trees and downed power lines on the small Atlantic island.
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Calling time on America's blockade of Cuba

October 19, 2014 - 1:09am
New calls for US to end crippling embargo of Cuba
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Evans rape inquiry fast-tracked

October 19, 2014 - 12:33am
An inquiry into the rape conviction of footballer Ched Evans is to be fast-tracked by the body that examines potential miscarriages of justice.
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VIDEO: Ebola: Cuba to send medics to Africa

October 18, 2014 - 11:54pm
Cuba's former President Fidel Castro says his country will send almost 300 extra doctors and nurses to Africa.
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West urges end to Libya violence

October 18, 2014 - 10:44pm
The US and four European allies call for an immediate end to the fighting in Libya between government forces and Islamist rebels.
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Is bushmeat behind Ebola outbreak?

October 18, 2014 - 8:16pm
What role does wild animal meat play in the Ebola outbreak?
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Pakistan's 'miracle' doctor inspired by NHS

October 18, 2014 - 8:06pm
The medic who brought free healthcare to Karachi's poor
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The element that causes arguments

October 18, 2014 - 7:59pm
The element that heats the Earth and gets everyone arguing
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The forgotten women of the 'war in the East'

October 18, 2014 - 7:54pm
The forgotten women of the 'war in the East'
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Days of deadly rains hit Nicaragua

October 18, 2014 - 7:45pm
Twenty-two people have died in Nicaragua during several days of heavy rains, nine of them in the capital Managua when a wall collapsed.
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'Worst baseball team' may win title

October 18, 2014 - 7:36pm
The unfancied Kansas City Royals could win baseball crown
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VIDEO: Brit seeks 'soccer' in the US

October 18, 2014 - 7:02pm
Ben Zand is travelling across the country as part of BBC's Pop Up project. In every city he visits, he's checking in on football's fate in the states.
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Barcelona 3-0 Eibar

October 18, 2014 - 6:11pm
Barcelona beat Eibar as Lionel Messi moves to within two goals of becoming La Liga's record goalscorer.
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Sunderland 8-0 defeat 'embarrassing'

October 18, 2014 - 5:56pm
Manager Gus Poyet says Sunderland's 8-0 defeat at Southampton is his "most embarrassing" moment in football.
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