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China faces smoking 'death epidemic' 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 08:07:06 GMT 
    A new study warns that a third of all men currently under the age of 20 in China will die prematurely if they do not give up smoking.

First refugees fly from Italy to Sweden 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 08:35:23 GMT 
    Around 20 Eritreans have left Italy for a new life in Sweden, the first refugees to be resettled under a new EU relocation plan.

India anger at Saudi arm chopping 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 08:22:39 GMT 
    India says it has complained to Saudi Arabia after an employer allegedly chopped off an Indian maid’s arm when she tried to escape.

DNA reveals 'into Africa' migration 
  Thu, 08 Oct 2015 22:50:11 GMT 
    A 4,500-year-old African genome reveals how our ancient ancestors moved back and forth between continents.

Scottish Ebola nurse back in isolation 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 08:32:45 GMT 
    A Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone is readmitted to an isolation unit in London following an "unusual late complication".

UN proposes Libya unity government 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 06:29:19 GMT 
    The UN says the country's two rival authorities have agreed to consider proposals for a unity government to end years of instability.

Pope and Merkel among Nobel favourites 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 07:23:44 GMT 
    Pope Francis and Angela Merkel are among the favourites to be awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

US shooting family in $6.5m settlement 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 03:25:29 GMT 
    A South Carolina city reaches a $6.5m settlement with the family of Walter Scott, an unarmed black man killed by a white policeman in April.

'Rogue' Brazilian policemen arrested 
  Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:33:53 GMT 
    Police in Brazil arrest nine of their fellow officers suspected of carrying out a series of killings on the outskirts of Sao Paulo in August.

Russian missiles 'fell in Iran' 
  Thu, 08 Oct 2015 21:28:43 GMT 
    Four Russian cruise missiles fired at Syria from the Caspian Sea on Wednesday landed in Iran, unnamed US officials say, but Russia insists they all hit their targets.

Nigerian city in new Ebola scare 
  Thu, 08 Oct 2015 21:54:58 GMT 
    A new Ebola scare is reported in the southern Nigerian city of Calabar, a year after the country was declared free of the virus.

France train attack hero stabbed in US 
  Thu, 08 Oct 2015 19:46:43 GMT 
    Spencer Stone, hailed as a hero after an attack on a French train, is stabbed in Sacramento, California.

VIDEO: Nobel Peace Prize announcement 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 08:45:43 GMT 
    The winner of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize will be announced in Oslo on Friday morning.

VIDEO: 'I was a child soldier in Kony's army' 
  Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:03:59 GMT 
    At 12 Polline was forced to become a soldier in Joseph Kony's army, now 26 she is telling her story to some of the most powerful and famous women in the world to raise awareness.

VIDEO: A journey through North Korea 
  Fri, 09 Oct 2015 08:29:48 GMT 
    Reporter Stephen Evans journeys through North Korea as a BBC team gets rare access inside the reclusive state of North Korea.
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