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US nurse angry over Ebola quarantine 
  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:31:24 GMT 
    A US nurse quarantined for Ebola after working in Sierra Leone criticises her treatment, as the US's UN envoy starts a visit to West Africa.


Ukraine to vote in snap elections 
  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 02:55:25 GMT 
    Ukrainian voters will go to the polls to elect a new parliament, amid the continuing conflict with pro-Russian rebels in the east.


Botswana's ruling party wins polls 
  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 01:34:57 GMT 
    The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) wins the general elections for the world's largest diamond producer with 33 of the 57 seats.


Brazil votes in presidential run-off 
  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 03:14:37 GMT 
    Brazilians will choose between Dilma Rousseff and Aecio Neves in what correspondents say is the tightest presidential election for decades.


Tunisia set for historic election 
  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 02:41:26 GMT 
    Tunisia is set to hold its first election under a new constitution passed earlier this year following a 2011 uprising.


IS forces 'pushed back' in Iraq 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:42:26 GMT 
    Kurdish and Iraqi forces say they have gained ground from Islamic State militants in northern Iraq and near Baghdad, amid intense US-led air strikes.


Clashes hit historic Lebanese market 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:40:56 GMT 
    At least six Lebanese soldiers have died in clashes with Islamist gunmen at a historic market in the northern town of Tripoli, the army says.


Uruguay votes for new president 
  Sun, 26 Oct 2014 03:23:02 GMT 
    Uruguayans will elect a new president to replace outgoing Jose Mujica who is barred by the law from running for a second term.


Chile marches against education bill 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:15:33 GMT 
    Tens of thousands of parents in Chile march against the government's planned education bill which would phase out subsidised schools.


US urges probe into West Bank death 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:03:05 GMT 
    The US urges an investigation after an Palestinian-American teenager is shot dead by Israeli soldiers near Ramallah in the West Bank.


Protesters scuffle at N Korea border 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:04:27 GMT 
    Scuffles break out as South Korean residents try to prevent activists sending balloons into the North carrying anti-government leaflets.


Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies, aged 71 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:22:55 GMT 
    Scottish musician Jack Bruce, the bassist and singer with 1960s supergroup Cream, dies aged 71, his publicist confirms.


VIDEO: Paris's Picasso museum reopens 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:13:33 GMT 
    Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years.


VIDEO: WWI soldier's bedroom frozen in time 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:27:20 GMT 
    The bedroom of a First World War soldier, killed on the battlefield almost a century ago, has been kept virtually untouched by successive owners of the house up to the present day.


VIDEO: Russia turns back clocks for good 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:48:49 GMT 
    Russia prepares to turn back the clocks, moving the country on to "permanent winter time" - a move which has divided opinion
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