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Soldier killed in Canada shootings 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:28:43 GMT 
    A huge security operation is under way in Canada's capital Ottawa after a gunman killed a soldier at a war memorial and shots were fired in the parliament building.


Four guilty of Blackwater killings 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:16:30 GMT 
    A US federal jury finds four Blackwater security guards guilty of killing 14 Iraqis in a square in Baghdad in 2007.


WHO crisis team holds Ebola talks 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:36:32 GMT 
    The World Health Organization's emergency committee holds talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak.


Syria air force 'steps up strikes' 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:41:31 GMT 
    The Syrian military has stepped up its air strikes on rebel-held areas dramatically, carrying out more than 200 in recent days, activists say.


Total plane crash driver 'got lost' 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:57:12 GMT 
    A snowplough driver at a Moscow airport says he lost his bearings before a collision with a plane that killed Total oil boss Christophe de Margerie.


Sweden could use force in sub hunt 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:39:27 GMT 
    Sweden could use weapons in the search for a suspected foreign submarine near the capital Stockholm, a senior naval official tells the BBC.


Jerusalem car 'attack' kills baby 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:36:35 GMT 
    A baby girl is killed and eight others injured after a car hits pedestrians in Jerusalem in what police are suggesting was a "terrorist attack".


Energy crisis prompts palm tree sale 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:28:11 GMT 
    Kiev's botanical gardens sell off exotic plants over Ukraine's heating worries.


Somali teenager 'stoned to death' 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:47:13 GMT 
    An Islamic court has stoned an 18-year-old to death in southern Somalia after convicting him of raping a woman, a pro-Islamist news site reports.


Microsoft to phase out Nokia name 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:44:18 GMT 
    Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new devices, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish mobile firm.


Nasa shares free sounds from space 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:23:13 GMT 
    The US space agency uploads a free library of audio files, including astronaut voices.


Serena in heaviest loss for 16 years 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:19:40 GMT 
    World number one Serena Williams is beaten by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals in her heaviest defeat for 16 years.


VIDEO: Orphan baby elephant rescued from well 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:56:16 GMT 
    An elephant calf has been air rescued after he fell down a well in the remote region of Milgis Lugga in Northern Kenya.


VIDEO: Military reburials for WW1 soldiers 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:33:08 GMT 
    A reburial service has been taking place in northern France for 15 British World War One soldiers, exactly one hundred years after they were killed in battle.


VIDEO: Kurds' fury as Kobane battle rages on 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:54:39 GMT 
    The fighting in Kobane has pushed relations between the Turkish government and Turkey's Kurdish population to the lowest point for years
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