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'Millions of Ebola vaccines' in 2015  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:57:25 GMT
Millions of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has announced. 
PM: I won't meet £1.7bn EU demand  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:39:41 GMT
David Cameron insists the UK will not pay £1.7bn demanded by the EU - but Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso says the bill should not have come as a surprise. 
Egypt: Sinai 'bomb' kills 26 troops  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:31:38 GMT
A suspected jihadist car bomb attack kills at least 26 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai, Egyptian officials say, in one of deadliest incidents there. 
Russia 'helped Yanukovych to flee'  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:02:21 GMT
Vladimir Putin says for the first time that Russia helped Ukraine's ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to flee after he was ousted in February. 
Yellow powder sparks security alerts  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:04:29 GMT
Envelopes containing an unknown yellow powder have been sent to five consulates in the Turkish city of Istanbul, officials say. 
Detained Myanmar reporter shot dead  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:12:51 GMT
A Burmese journalist taken into detention while covering clashes near the Thai border is shot dead while trying to escape, the army says. 
Tunis 'militant hideout' stormed  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:00:15 GMT
Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say. 
Canada attack 'not linked to IS'  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:27:37 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. 
Rwanda bans BBC over genocide film  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:29:57 GMT
Rwanda suspends BBC broadcasts in the Kinyarwanda language with immediate effect because of a controversial documentary about the 1994 genocide. 
Puffer fish poisons 11 in Brazil  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:32:26 GMT
Eleven people fell seriously ill in Brazil after eating a deadly puffer fish for lunch, it was reported. 
First transplant of 'dead' heart  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:00:25 GMT
Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart". 
Dolce & Gabbana cleared in tax case  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:06:58 GMT
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, founders of the Dolce & Gabbana fashion house, are cleared by an Italian court of tax evasion. 
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. 
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 Queen sends her first tweet  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:05:08 GMT
The Queen's has sent her first tweet - sent through the @BritishMonarchy account - heralding the launch of a major new exhibition at London's Science Museum. 
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