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NY doctor tests positive for Ebola 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:14:55 GMT 
    A US doctor who returned to New York from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa becomes the first person to test positive for the virus in the city.


Canada attack 'not linked to IS' 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:56:49 GMT 
    Canada's foreign minister tells the BBC there is no evidence so far that the man behind gun attacks in Ottawa was linked to Middle Eastern jihadists.


Sweden calls off search for sub 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:46:18 GMT 
    Sweden calls off its massive week-long search for a suspected Russian submarine in the sea south of Stockholm.


EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:59:54 GMT 
    The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions.


NY axe attack: Islamist link probed 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:09:33 GMT 
    Police in New York investigate whether a man who attacked two officers with an axe before being shot dead was linked to Islamist extremism.


Governor quits over Mexico missing 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:49:56 GMT 
    The governor of Mexico's Guerrero state, where 43 students went missing last month, stands down.


Mortar fire on Pakistan-Iran border 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:58:49 GMT 
    Pakistani and Iranian forces have exchanged mortar fire, in the latest incident between the two countries along their porous border.


China 'punishes 17' for deadly clash 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:44:43 GMT 
    Chinese authorities arrest an official and punish 16 others following a deadly clash in a Yunnan village.


Malaysia envoy sent to NZ over rape 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:26:49 GMT 
    A Malaysian diplomat, wanted by New Zealand authorities on allegations of attempted rape in the city of Wellington in May, is finally extradited.


Cliff Richard police raid 'inept' 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:12:23 GMT 
    The handling of a police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard is described as inept by the Commons Home Affairs Committee.


US firm fine for underpaying Indians 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:45:02 GMT 
    US authorities penalise a Silicon Valley company for "grossly underpaying" eight workers brought over from India for a special project.


Monster shark 'kept whales in check' 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:23:19 GMT 
    The extinction of the biggest shark known to science may have triggered whales to grow to their current hefty sizes, a study suggests.


VIDEO: Exhibition on a changing Afghanistan 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:45:29 GMT 
    The Imperial War Museum's latest exhibition focuses on Afghanistan as British troops prepare to leave.


VIDEO: The smartphone that answers back 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:23:50 GMT 
    How one manufacturer is making its smartphone really stand out from the crowd.


VIDEO: Art on motorbikes in Kampala 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:19:26 GMT 
    Artists in Uganda are using motorbikes to carry and display street art installations as part of the Kampala Contemporary Art Festival.
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