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IS forces 'pushed back' in Iraq  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:42:26 GMT
Kurdish and Iraqi forces say they have gained ground from Islamic State militants in northern Iraq and near Baghdad, amid intense US-led air strikes. 
Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:00:39 GMT
The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak passes 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization's latest report says. 
Chile marches against education bill  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:15:33 GMT
Tens of thousands of parents in Chile march against the government's planned education bill which would phase out subsidised schools. 
Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies, aged 71  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:22:55 GMT
Scottish musician Jack Bruce, the bassist and singer with 1960s supergroup Cream, dies aged 71, his publicist confirms. 
Attacks 'threaten Egypt's existence'  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:03:52 GMT
Egypt faces an existential threat from jihadists, the president says, after at least 31 soldiers are killed in two attacks in the Sinai peninsula. 
Clashes hit historic Lebanese market  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:40:56 GMT
At least six Lebanese soldiers have died in clashes with Islamist gunmen at a historic market in the northern town of Tripoli, the army says. 
Iran woman's hanging draws protests  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:19:36 GMT
Iran hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her, drawing protests from human rights groups and western countries. 
Mass protest over Italy job reforms  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:04:08 GMT
A mass protest is held in the Italian capital, Rome, against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's plans for labour market reform. 
US urges probe into West Bank death  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:03:05 GMT
The US urges an investigation after an Palestinian-American teenager is shot dead by Israeli soldiers near Ramallah in the West Bank. 
Protesters scuffle at N Korea border  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:04:27 GMT
Scuffles break out as South Korean residents try to prevent activists sending balloons into the North carrying anti-government leaflets. 
Britain must pay EU bill, says MEP  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:05:03 GMT
The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a £1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said. 
Mulaudzi killed in a car crash  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:06:51 GMT
Former Olympic 800m silver medallist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi is killed in a road traffic accident in his native South Africa. 
VIDEO: Paris's Picasso museum reopens  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:13:33 GMT
Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years. 
VIDEO: Russia turns back clocks for good  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:48:49 GMT
Russia prepares to turn back the clocks, moving the country on to "permanent winter time" - a move which has divided opinion 
VIDEO: Using Facebook to get a pay rise  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:13:53 GMT
BBC News speaks to the creators of Smarpshare, who want employees to become brand ambassadors for their firms. 
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