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Students vow to step up HK protests  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:58:15 GMT
Student demonstrators in Hong Kong vow to step up pro-democracy protests and occupy government buildings if leader CY Leung does not quit. 
Deadly attack on Donetsk school  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:20:41 GMT
A shell blast kills four people at a school in the rebel-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk on the first day of classes, delayed because of the conflict. 
Iraq PM opposes Arab strikes in Iraq  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:19:57 GMT
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tells the BBC he "totally" opposes Arab nations joining air strikes against Islamic State in his country. 
Kissinger 'considered Cuba strikes'  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:49:31 GMT
US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger wanted to "smash Cuba" by air strikes nearly 40 years ago, newly disclosed government documents show. 
Armed man shared lift with Obama  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:09:13 GMT
US President Barack Obama rode in a lift with an armed security contractor who had assault convictions, in another security lapse. 
Karadzic takes blame for Serb crimes  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:21:12 GMT
Radovan Karadzic sums up his defence, saying he takes "moral responsibility" for crimes committed by Bosnian Serbs but denying he ordered killings. 
Fresh strikes around key Syrian town  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:31:37 GMT
US-led forces carry out air strikes on Islamic State militants battling Kurdish fighters around the northern Syrian border town of Kobane. 
Chile avalanche kills extreme skiers  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:14:46 GMT
Extreme skiers Jean-Philippe Auclair and Carl Andreas Fransson have died in an avalanche in southern Chile, officials confirm. 
Congo ex-fighters 'starve in camp'  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:04:34 GMT
More than 100 demobilised militia fighters and their relatives die from hunger and disease in an army camp in DR Congo, according to a rights group. 
Airlines told to replace cockpit kit  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:49:37 GMT
The US air safety regulator has ordered airlines to replace cockpit displays in more than 1,300 planes because of fears that wi-fi signals can make them go blank. 
Battle over Somali mountains  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:28:36 GMT
Troops in northern Somalia battle al-Shabab Islamist militants for the Galgala mountains, with both sides claiming to have won. 
BBC World News wins two Emmy Awards  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:20:56 GMT
BBC World News America wins two News and Documentary Emmys for its coverage of the conflicts in Syria and the Central African Republic (CAR). 
VIDEO: Chaotic scenes at exit point for Syrians  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:28:32 GMT
Paul Adams reports from the Syrian-Turkish border where thousands of refugees are attempting to reach safety. 
VIDEO: Hunt for US Ebola victim contacts  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:55:25 GMT
The United States has confirmed the first case of a patient developing the Ebola virus on US soil. 
VIDEO: The day Ivan got hitched to Ove  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:08:36 GMT
It is 25 years since Denmark became the first country to celebrate same-sex civil unions.