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VIDEO: Gates 'optimistic' for Ebola sufferers  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:27:37 GMT
Microsoft founder Bill Gates has said he is "optimistic" about increasing the treatment capacity for Ebola in West Africa. 
VIDEO: Henning's wife makes new mercy plea  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:12:05 GMT
The wife of British hostage Alan Henning has made a renewed direct appeal to the IS militants holding her husband. 
VIDEO: Hot air balloon descends into cave  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:23:10 GMT
An Austrian balloon pilot has succeeded in taking a balloon deep underground. 
VIDEO: Brazil's silent abortion dilemma  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:29:18 GMT
Julio Carneiro looks at why so many Brazilians still oppose the legalisation of abortion, despite a series of recent deaths. 
Tom and Jerry carries racism warning  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:37:02 GMT
Tom and Jerry cartoons on television are being accompanied by a warning that they may depict scenes of "racial prejudice". 
Chimp culture captured on camera  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:13:11 GMT
Researchers capture the social spread of a new type of tool use in a wild population of chimps for the first time. 
France to shrink deficit by 2017  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:08:39 GMT
The French government says it will reduce its budget deficit to below the EU threshold of 3% of GDP by 2017, two years later than promised. 
Asian stocks retreat on HK protests  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:28:37 GMT
Asian stocks suffer their fourth consecutive day of losses as political protests in Hong Kong show no signs of abating. 
Counterfeit Xbox One makers charged  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:21:43 GMT
Five men accused of being part of a hacking ring that stole pre-release video games and put a prototype Xbox One on sale have been charged. 
Microsoft unveils Windows 10 system  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:56:47 GMT
Microsoft announces the next version of its core operating system, called Windows 10, which will reintroduce the Start Menu. 
SA soap on hiatus after cast sacking  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:53:05 GMT
South African soap fans are cut off from the country's most popular programme following the August sacking of its entire cast. 
AC/DC's Malcolm Young has dementia  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:54:56 GMT
Malcolm Young, founding member and rhythm guitarist of AC/DC, left the rock band because he is suffering from dementia, his family confirms. 
US and India sign space agreement  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:09:56 GMT
The space agencies of India and the US sign an agreement on future co-operation at Mars and at Earth. 
Protest halts Nasa spaceflight plans  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:42:24 GMT
Nasa is facing a delay to work on two new commercial spacecraft after a formal protest about the contract award process. 
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