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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.


Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:00:39 GMT 
    The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak passes 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization's latest report says.


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.


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.


Attacks 'threaten Egypt's existence' 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:03:52 GMT 
    Egypt faces an existential threat from jihadists, the president says, after at least 31 soldiers are killed in two attacks in the Sinai peninsula.


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.


Iran woman's hanging draws protests 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:19:36 GMT 
    Iran hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her, drawing protests from human rights groups and western countries.


Mass protest over Italy job reforms 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:04:08 GMT 
    A mass protest is held in the Italian capital, Rome, against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's plans for labour market reform.


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.


Britain must pay EU bill, says MEP 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:05:03 GMT 
    The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a £1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said.


Mulaudzi killed in a car crash 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:06:51 GMT 
    Former Olympic 800m silver medallist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi is killed in a road traffic accident in his native South Africa.


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: 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


VIDEO: Using Facebook to get a pay rise 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:13:53 GMT 
    BBC News speaks to the creators of Smarpshare, who want employees to become brand ambassadors for their firms.
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