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USA: Ebola Halloween costumes spark outrage online

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"Flying coffins" in Ivory Coast and a rich Maltese couple rescuing migrants

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Jokowi: 'A new hope' for Indonesia

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Christophe de Margerie, a jovial and strategic boss

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Exiled family returns to Somaliland

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Whose boots on the ground? Turkey wary of Syrian Kurds (part 2)

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Whose boots on the ground? Turkey wary of Syrian Kurds

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Interview: Ebola 'a wake-up call', says World Bank chief

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Latest update : 2013-01-17

Lance Armstrong opens up to Oprah

In the United States, disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong bares all to Oprah Winfrey in a widely anticipated TV interview. Next, three years after the earthquake, we find out why so many Haitians are still living in makeshift shelters. Finally, we head to Florida where it’s man versus the deadly Burmese python. That's right: a month-long hunting contest is taking place in a bid to rid the Everglades wetlands of this invasive and dangerous species.

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2014-10-16 Ebola

Ebola: Outbreak sparks panic in United States

This week, two American nurses have contracted Ebola after they helped care for a Liberian man with the disease. That's prompted panic across the United States. Next, there's a...

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2014-10-08 Mexico

Mexico: Shock and mourning following mass grave discovery

Authorities in Mexico are under growing pressure to solve the disappearance of 43 students. Two gang hitmen have admitted killing 17 of the students after the discovery of a mass...

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2014-10-01 Barack Obama

Narendra Modi's US charm offensive

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets a rock star welcome in the United States, with 19,000 people in New York and a meeting with the president. Next, the first round of...

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2014-09-24 climate change

Abuse scandal: American football league under fire after Rice video

The Head of the NFL apologises after domestic abuse scandals hit American football. The League has been accused of ignoring the behaviour of stars like Ray Rice. Also, the UN...

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2014-09-18 Canada

US strategy to combat the Islamic State group

Barack Obama was elected on a promise to get the US out of Iraq. But the rise of the Islamic State Organisation is forcing him to rethink that decision. As the US president heads...

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