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WHO crisis team holds Ebola talks  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:36:32 GMT
The World Health Organization's emergency committee holds talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak. 
'Nine million have TB' - WHO report  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:17:01 GMT
The World Health Organization revises its estimate as to how many people have tuberculosis up by 500,000, in its latest report into the killer disease. 
Ecclestone steps in to Caterham row  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:45:37 GMT
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone is hoping to resolve the dispute threatening the future of the Caterham team. 
Balotelli shirt swap angers Rodgers  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:29:29 GMT
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is unhappy Mario Balotelli swapped shirts with Real Madrid's Pepe at half-time. 
Remembering Ben Bradlee  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:26:06 GMT
Today presenter James Naughtie remembers his friend, the legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee who's died aged 93. 
Tales from the India Office  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:04:32 GMT
Millions of documents recording Britain's 350-year presence in the sub-continent reveal some exotic stories. 
Rwanda MPs condemn BBC genocide film  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:45:12 GMT
Rwanda's parliament condemns the BBC for broadcasting a TV documentary which questions official accounts of the 1994 genocide in the country. 
India's Modi visits Siachen glacier  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:04:04 GMT
Indian PM Narendra Modi makes a brief visit to the Siachen glacier on his way to Indian-administered Kashmir to spend the Diwali festival looking at the damage caused by last month's floods. 
Everton fans 'hit with tear gas'  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:39:58 GMT
Everton supporters are reportedly involved in disorder ahead of their Europa League match with Lille. 
Mayor 'ordered attack on students'  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:19:31 GMT
The mayor of the Mexican town of Iguala, where 43 students went missing last month, is wanted for allegedly ordering police to confront them. 
Syria air force 'steps up strikes'  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:41:31 GMT
The Syrian military has stepped up its air strikes on rebel-held areas dramatically, carrying out more than 200 in recent days, activists say. 
Obama 'optimistic' over Ebola in US  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:42:32 GMT
President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country. 
NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul'  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:30:46 GMT
The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say. 
Police killer Roberts to be freed  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:02:58 GMT
Police killer Harry Roberts is to be released after more than 45 years - a Parole Board decision described as "scandalous". 
Fewer teenagers got five good GCSEs  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:23:07 GMT
New data shows fewer teenagers got five good GCSEs, including English and maths, this year amid major changes to the exams system. 
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