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US probes 'stray Syria air drop'  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:49:13 GMT
The US Pentagon says it is examining an Islamic State video appearing to show militants with a weapons bundle intended for Kurdish fighters. 
Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:59:34 GMT
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization. 
US editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:03:30 GMT
Ben Bradlee, the editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal that toppled President Nixon, has died aged 93, the newspaper says. 
Physics reveals how nature sparkles  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:15:57 GMT
Researchers reveal that the same physical mechanism is behind many of nature's most dazzling shines. 
UN chief plans Gaza conflict inquiry  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:54:24 GMT
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says he is setting up an inquiry into attacks on UN facilities during Israel's recent offensive in the Gaza Strip. 
Yahoo profits surge on Alibaba sale  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:43:40 GMT
Technology giant Yahoo reports profits of $6.8bn for the third-quarter, buoyed mostly by earnings from the firm's stake in Chinese firm Alibaba. 
Briton found with throat cut in Bali  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:09:09 GMT
A British man is found dead with his hands tied and throat cut on the Indonesian island of Bali, the British embassy in Jakarta says. 
DR Congo doctor wins Sakharov prize  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:52:24 GMT
A doctor from the Democratic Republic of Congo wins Europe's Sakharov human rights prize for helping thousands of gang rape victims. 
Infant bodies found in Canada locker  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:15:44 GMT
The bodies of up to four infants "of a very young age" have been found in a storage locker in Winnipeg, say police. 
US $7bn fails to stop opium growth  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:16:04 GMT
US counter-narcotics efforts costing $7.6bn fail to stop production of opium poppies in Afghanistan reaching an all-time high, a new report says. 
US Marine held for Philippine murder  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:22:08 GMT
A US Marine accused of murdering a transgender woman in the Philippines is moved to a Philippine army base, but fails to attend an initial hearing. 
Canada seized car killer's passport  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:47:45 GMT
A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car, killing one of them, had had his passport seized by police for suspected terror ties. 
VIDEO: Paralysed man walks after cell surgery  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:27:42 GMT
A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord. 
VIDEO: Pistorius: The unanswered questions  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:32:44 GMT
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius begins serving time in jail, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. 
VIDEO: Ukraine separatists shun elections  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:06:02 GMT
Steve Rosenberg visits two cities in rebel held Ukraine which will be boycotting the forthcoming parliamentary elections.