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Exiled Nazis collected US benefits

BBC News - October 20, 2014 - 12:47pm
The US has paid dozens of exiled Nazi war criminals millions of dollars in social benefits after forcing them to leave the country, a new report finds.
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Four held 'over Iran acid attacks'

BBC News - October 20, 2014 - 12:41pm
Iranian police arrest four men following a string of acid attacks against women allegedly for not following the country's strict dress code.
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Dem candidate Nunn uses HW Bush image in campaign ad -- despite being warned

Fox News - October 20, 2014 - 12:31pm
Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn once again has used former President George H.W. Bush’s image to push her own Senate bid, despite repeatedly being asked by the 41st president not to do that.
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Militant pleads not guilty in Benghazi attacks

Fox News - October 20, 2014 - 11:59am
A Libyan militant on Monday pleaded not guilty to charges arising from the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens.
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Nigeria declared free of Ebola

BBC News - October 20, 2014 - 11:48am
The World Health Organization declares Nigeria officially free of Ebola - hailing it a "spectacular success story" - after six weeks with no new cases.
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Pakistani Hindus want Diwali holiday

BBC News - October 20, 2014 - 11:46am
Members of Pakistan's Hindu community are calling on the government to make the festival of Diwali a national holiday.
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Reggae singer John Holt dies at 67

BBC News - October 20, 2014 - 11:44am
Reggae singer John Holt, who was famed for writing and singing the original version of Blondie's hit The Tide is High, dies aged 67.
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Thai accused of dead king insult

BBC News - October 20, 2014 - 11:41am
Two retired army officers complain about comments made by academic Sulak Sivaraksa about King Naresuan, who died more than 400 years ago
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Republicans accused of 'race-baiting' for running ad on black convict murderer

Fox News - October 20, 2014 - 11:20am
Democrats are accusing Republicans of “race-baiting” for running an ad in a Nebraska House race that highlights the case of a black convict who murdered four people within weeks of being released from prison.
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Brits my boss, not Barroso, says PM

BBC News - October 20, 2014 - 11:17am
David Cameron promises to set out plans by Christmas to further curb the rights of EU migrants after European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso warns of risks
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Sri Lanka calls early elections

BBC News - October 20, 2014 - 11:15am
Sri Lanka will hold early presidential elections in January, a government minister says, with President Mahinda Rajapaksa expected to seek a third term.
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Navratilova slams ITF over Williams

BBC News - October 20, 2014 - 10:58am
Martina Navratilova slams the International Tennis Federation's "silence" after one of its members mocks the Williams sisters.
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Kobayashi's Caterham safety 'scare'

BBC News - October 20, 2014 - 10:58am
Kamui Kobayashi admitted to being "seriously troubled" about the safety of his Caterham during the Russian GP weekend.
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Lufthansa pilots' strike expanded

BBC News - October 20, 2014 - 10:53am
A Lufthansa pilots' strike hitting both short and long-haul services has affected the plans of 200,000 travellers.
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Benghazi suspect pleads not guilty

BBC News - October 20, 2014 - 10:51am
Ahmed Abu Khattala, the suspected ringleader of the September 2012 raid on a US diplomatic post in the Libyan city of Benghazi, has pleaded not guilty to all charges.
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Dem turnout effort can’t turn tide

Fox News - October 20, 2014 - 10:37am
Obama strategy to hold down GOP turnout, keep Republican-leaning swing voters home and juice Democratic base is falling short.
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Actress Lynda Bellingham dies at 66

BBC News - October 20, 2014 - 10:35am
Tributes are paid to British actress and TV presenter Lynda Bellingham, who has died at the age of 66 after suffering colon cancer.
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Dewani dubbed 'cold and controlling'

BBC News - October 20, 2014 - 10:15am
The cousin of Anni Dewani, who was killed while on honeymoon in South Africa, tells a court she was "suspicious" of Anni's husband.
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Amnesty deplores abuses in Ukraine

BBC News - October 20, 2014 - 10:12am
Amnesty International finds evidence of atrocities committed by both warring sides in eastern Ukraine, but not on the scale reported by Russia.
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Day in pictures: 20 October

BBC News - October 20, 2014 - 10:03am
A selection of news photos from around the world
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