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S Korean's chocolate propaganda war

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 18:56
Can a chocolate pie topple North Korea?
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NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 18:54
A US doctor who returned to New York from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa becomes the first person to test positive for the virus in the city.
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Gold prizes for Dubai commuters

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 18:36
The emirate wants people to get out of their cars to ease traffic congestion.
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Sweden calls off search for sub

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 18:28
Sweden calls off its massive week-long search for a suspected Russian submarine, saying the vessel has probably left its territorial waters.
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EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 17:59
The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions.
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Mortar fire on Pakistan-Iran border

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 17:58
Pakistani and Iranian forces have exchanged mortar fire, in the latest incident between the two countries along their porous border.
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Toilets and free speech in Texas

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 17:50
Pastors fighting transgender toilet access in Texas
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VIDEO: Could amputees re-grow lost limbs?

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 17:49
Amputees could one day re-grow their missing limbs, according to researchers at Imperial College London.
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Egyptian obelisk revealed anew

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 16:47
Egyptian hieroglyphs are seen in a new light
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VIDEO: WW1: The Famine of Mount Lebanon

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 16:05
As a proportion of the total population, more people died in Greater Syria than anywhere else in the world during the First World War. In Mount Lebanon a third of the population died of famine and disease.
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US firm fine for underpaying Indians

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:45
US authorities penalise a Silicon Valley company for "grossly underpaying" eight workers brought over from India for a special project.
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'Hold Qatar World Cup in May'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 14:59
Europe's biggest football clubs consider asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat.
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Science chief warns on acid oceans

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 14:18
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.
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Governor quits over Mexico missing

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:49
The governor of Mexico's southern Guerrero state - where 43 students went missing after deadly clashes with police last month - stands down.
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China 'punishes 17' for deadly clash

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:44
Chinese authorities arrest an official and punish 16 others following a deadly clash in a Yunnan village.
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Yemen 'is at risk of civil war'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:30
Yemen is at risk of civil war, envoy says
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VIDEO: Security for polio workers in Pakistan

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:27
The number of cases of polio in Pakistan has topped 200 for the first time in nearly 15 years.
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VIDEO: Sargy Mann: Painting with inner vision

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:38
Artist Sargy Mann has been registered blind for 25 years. His paintings are highly acclaimed and sought-after.
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Quiz of the week's news

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:37
Why is Florida angry with Breaking Bad?
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Ukraine: Land of chaos and courage

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:36
A journey across a Ukraine wracked by conflict
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