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Mexico bodies 'not all students'

October 11, 2014 - 7:38pm
Some bodies found in shallow graves are not those of 43 students who went missing after clashes with police in Iguala, the state governor says.
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How English became language of science

October 11, 2014 - 6:57pm
How the US changed the language of science
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VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

October 11, 2014 - 6:51pm
The latest iPhone debate - and more weekly trends in 60 seconds
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VIDEO: Nigeria singer tackles child abuse

October 11, 2014 - 6:39pm
Tackling taboo of child abuse in soulful song
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The fatal attraction of lead

October 11, 2014 - 6:23pm
The wine-sweetening metal that may have caused a crime wave
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UN chief in Libya to make peace plea

October 11, 2014 - 4:10pm
The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, calls for peace in Libya during a surprise visit to Tripoli as part of a UN-brokered reconciliation process.
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Poland 2-0 Germany

October 11, 2014 - 4:05pm
World champions Germany lose for the first time in 19 competitive matches as Poland move top of their Euro 2016 qualifying group.
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Uruguay qualify for Rugby World Cup

October 11, 2014 - 3:52pm
Uruguay beat Russia 36-27 to overcome a first-leg play-off deficit and qualify for the World Cup for only third time.
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Baghdad car bombs kill dozens

October 11, 2014 - 3:27pm
Three car bombs explode in mainly Shia Muslim areas of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing at least 38 people, as fighting continues in the north.
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Syria Kobane toll 'passes 500'

October 11, 2014 - 3:20pm
At least 553 people are reported killed in the battle for Kobane, the Kurdish town on Syria's border with Turkey under Islamic State attack.
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Former Haiti ruler Duvalier buried

October 11, 2014 - 2:57pm
Hundreds of people attend the funeral of the notorious former ruler of Haiti, Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, in Port-au-Prince.
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UK expects 'handful' of Ebola cases

October 11, 2014 - 2:12pm
The UK should expect a "handful" of Ebola cases in the coming months, the chief medical officer says, as she defends airport screening.
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VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius - in 60 seconds

October 11, 2014 - 1:10pm
BBC News looks at the key events in the Olympic athlete's life - in 60 seconds.
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Scotland 1-0 Georgia

October 11, 2014 - 1:05pm
A first-half own goal is enough to give Scotland a Euro 2016 qualifying win against a stubborn Georgia at Ibrox.
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Concerns rise over US-EU trade talks

October 11, 2014 - 12:34pm
There is rising concern over trade liberalisation talks between the EU and the US, with protests planned this weekend across Europe.
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IS battles to encircle Syrian Kurds

October 11, 2014 - 12:16pm
The Kurdish defenders of the Syrian border town of Kobane hold back advancing Islamic State fighters, with the US supplying air support.
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Coptic landmark restored in Cairo

October 11, 2014 - 11:48am
The restoration of one of Egypt's oldest Coptic Christian churches, the Virgin Mary church in Cairo, is completed after 16 years.
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Drivers back 'virtual safety car'

October 11, 2014 - 11:35am
Leading drivers back a move to implement changes in the wake of the accident that left Jules Bianchi in a critical condition.
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New York's JFK starts Ebola checks

October 11, 2014 - 11:21am
New York's JFK is the first of five US airports to screen passengers in an effort to limit the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,000.
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"Oye El Consejo" (Listen to My Advice) performed by Los Guayaberos, the musical group of legendary Cuban composer, Faustino Oramas (1911-2007; "El Guayabero").