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US drops arms to Kurds battling IS  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:25:32 GMT
US military aircraft drop weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish fighters battling IS militants in the key Syrian town of Kobane. 
Japanese industry minister quits  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:44:20 GMT
Japanese Trade and Industry Minister Yuko Obuchi submits her resignation amid allegations of the misuse of political funds. 
Spanish nurse's Ebola test negative  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:39:20 GMT
The Spanish nurse who became the first person to contract Ebola outside West Africa has now tested negative for the virus, the government says. 
Jokowi sworn in as Indonesia leader  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 03:47:38 GMT
Joko Widodo, the winner of Indonesia's presidential election in July, is sworn in as the leader of the South East Asian nation. 
HK protesters deny 'foreign link'  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:15:32 GMT
Pro-democracy activists criticise comments by Hong Kong leader CY Leung, who says "external forces" are involved in protests in the territory. 
Russia denies submarine incident  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:13:33 GMT
Russia denies that one of its submarines got into trouble off Sweden, after reports of suspicious activity in the Baltic. 
China's communist leaders to gather  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:51:31 GMT
A key meeting of Chinese Communist Party leaders focusing on the rule of law and fighting corruption is due to begin in Beijing. 
Germany faces more transport strikes  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:45:17 GMT
Pilots at Germany's Lufthansa airline are set to walk out again, just as train drivers end their weekend of strike action. 
Modi party to form state governments  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 03:52:21 GMT
India's BJP is set to form governments in Maharashtra and Haryana, after the party won the elections in both states. 
Barroso appeals to pro-EU Britons  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:26:08 GMT
The outgoing European Commission president is to call on pro-European politicians in the UK to make a more positive case for staying in the EU. 
Search ends for Nepal survivors  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:12:18 GMT
Rescue teams in Nepal say there are no trekkers left stranded, after completing their search for survivors of a Himalayan storm which killed 39. 
Comet Siding Spring skims past Mars  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:10:16 GMT
A recently discovered comet known as Siding Spring passes Mars, giving scientists a unique chance to study the object. 
VIDEO: Pitt: Fury 'depicts reality of war'  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:23:48 GMT
The London Film Festival closed on Sunday evening with a screening of Brad Pitt's new film Fury. 
VIDEO: Why are protesters targeting Mong Kok?  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:03:00 GMT
The BBC's Celia Hatton reports on why pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong see the Mong Kok district as key to their movement. 
VIDEO: Running a marathon in a smog mask  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:08:53 GMT
The Chinese capital has been suffering under heavy smog for the past few weeks, but the 34th edition of the Beijing marathon still went ahead on Sunday.