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VIDEO: Air France pilots end long strike

September 29, 2014 - 4:42am
Air France pilots have called off a strike that has lasted for two weeks and cost the airline hundreds of millions of euros.
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Hong Kong's future?

September 29, 2014 - 3:35am
Linda Yueh asks if Hong Kong's future as a hub is at risk
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California adopts sex crime rule

September 29, 2014 - 3:25am
California becomes the first US state to require students to have active consent before all sexual activity, as it seeks to tackle rape on campus.
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VIDEO: Japan volcano rescue effort resumes

September 29, 2014 - 2:21am
Rescue teams in Japan have resumed their search for survivors of a volcanic eruption on Saturday.
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Prada bosses probed for tax evasion

September 29, 2014 - 2:03am
Prada's two chief executives are being investigated by Italian authorities for possible tax evasion, the company said.
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Banks shut branches over HK protests

September 28, 2014 - 11:19pm
Standard Chartered and other lenders have suspended some of their operations in Hong Kong following pro-democracy protests.
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VIDEO: New Afghan president to take office

September 28, 2014 - 11:17pm
Afghanistan's new government takes office on Monday, almost six months after the country's election process began.
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Family tribute to stab death teacher

September 28, 2014 - 11:12pm
The family of a teacher stabbed to death at her Leeds school describe her as a "dedicated wife" and "natural mother", ahead of a public memorial service in the city.
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New York gives star treatment to Indian PM Modi

September 28, 2014 - 10:39pm
NY star treatment for Indian PM
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VIDEO: Serbia's Gay Pride march returns

September 28, 2014 - 9:54pm
A Gay Pride march has taken place in the Serbian capital Belgrade for the first time in four years, as Guy Delauney reports.
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Sumo shines in the US

September 28, 2014 - 9:39pm
US hosts the largest amateur competition outside Japan
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VIDEO: Modi wows Madison Square Garden

September 28, 2014 - 8:52pm
Thousands of Indian-Americans heard Indian PM Narendra Modi speak on Sunday at Madison Square Garden in New York; he meets President Obama on Monday.
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One people, 1,200 sausages

September 28, 2014 - 8:18pm
The country with one people, and more than 1,200 sausages
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Padmini Prakash: India's first transgender news anchor

September 28, 2014 - 7:56pm
India's first transgender anchor on a daily TV news show
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UK manufacturers 'want to stay in EU'

September 28, 2014 - 7:51pm
UK manufacturers are overwhelmingly in favour of the country remaining a part of the European Union, a survey suggests.
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VIDEO: Lenin statue torn down in Kharkiv

September 28, 2014 - 7:40pm
Nationalists tear down a statue of Lenin in the centre of Ukraine's second-largest city, Kharkiv, in a move supported by officials.
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Mexico politician killed in Acapulco

September 28, 2014 - 7:36pm
A regional Mexican political leader, Braulio Zaragoza, is shot dead by unidentified gunmen at a hotel restaurant in the popular resort of Acapulco.
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VIDEO: 'Underestimated' - Obama on IS rise

September 28, 2014 - 7:33pm
President Obama says American intelligence underestimated the growing strength of Islamic State militants occupying large parts of Syria and Iraq.
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Five worries for Afghanistan's new leader

September 28, 2014 - 7:10pm
Defiant Taliban, fragile unity deal - worries for new Afghan leader
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Could a makeover save your career?

September 28, 2014 - 7:02pm
Why work attire matters
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