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EU-Canada summit scrapped as Belgium blocks Ceta trade deal

October 27, 2016 - 5:59am
An EU-Canada summit is cancelled because of a Belgian region's objections to a key trade deal.
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Deadly Colombia landslide engulfs highway near Medellin

October 27, 2016 - 5:51am
A landslide hits a road north of Colombia's second-largest city, Medellin, killing six people.
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Dreamworld: Australia theme park under fire from victims' families

October 27, 2016 - 5:39am
The owners of Australia's Dreamworld theme park face anger from the families of four people killed on a ride.
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Tata saga

October 27, 2016 - 5:12am
A blunt email from Tata's ex-chairman to his former employers has made headlines. But what do you know about what he said?
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Guo Chuan: Search suspended for sailor attempting world record

October 27, 2016 - 5:08am
The US Coast Guard suspends its search for a Chinese sailor attempting a world record Pacific crossing.
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Oil fires started by IS outside Mosul turn sheep black

October 27, 2016 - 5:01am
Oil fires started by IS militants as they retreated to Mosul have blighted the Iraqi town of Qayyarah, polluting the air and turning sheep black.
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Deutsche Bank reports profit despite 'tough' environment

October 27, 2016 - 4:31am
Embattled Deutsche Bank reports a surprise profit for the third quarter of the year.
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Australian magistrate tells Aboriginal teen to 'be like 50 Cent'

October 27, 2016 - 4:31am
An Australian magistrate suggests an Aboriginal boy use US rapper 50 Cent as a role model.
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Chinese police investigate Inner Mongolia swan deaths

October 27, 2016 - 3:17am
Police are hunting for suspects behind the poisoning of 233 swans at an Inner Mongolia lake.
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Italy earthquakes: Strong tremors shake central region

October 27, 2016 - 2:31am
Two strong earthquakes hit central Italy, damaging buildings and sending people into the streets.
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Australian MP uses official chauffeur to shuttle dogs

October 27, 2016 - 12:52am
A senior Australian politician apologises for using his chauffeur to transport his dogs 120km (80 miles) to his country house.
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Venezuela anti-Maduro protests: Policeman shot dead

October 27, 2016 - 12:14am
A police officer is shot dead and many people are hurt as anti-government protests are organised in cities across Venezuela.
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Samsung operating profit plunges 30% in wake of Note 7 fiasco

October 26, 2016 - 11:21pm
The world's largest smartphone maker Samsung sees its operating profit plunge by 30%, pulled down by the recall of its Note 7 flagship phone.
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Guo Chuan: World record attempt Chinese sailor missing

October 26, 2016 - 11:05pm
A Chinese sailor trying to break the world record for crossing the Pacific alone goes missing near Hawaii.
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US abstains from UN vote against Cuba embargo

October 26, 2016 - 9:20pm
In a historic first, the US abstains from a UN vote condemning its economic embargo on Cuba.
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Al-Qaeda leader 'targeted by US drone strike in Afghanistan'

October 26, 2016 - 7:53pm
US military officials say a drone strike targeted a senior al-Qaeda leader in north eastern Afghanistan on Sunday.
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Oklahoma manhunt for live-streaming homicides suspect

October 26, 2016 - 7:51pm
Oklahoma police hunt a double murder suspect who live-streamed his escape after a shoot-out.
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Mosul battle: Inside one of Islamic State's tunnels

October 26, 2016 - 7:32pm
Orla Guerin goes inside one of Islamic State's tunnel networks on the frontline outside the northern Iraqi city Mosul.
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The Skype sex scam

October 26, 2016 - 7:24pm
Arab men are being targeted by blackmailers who trick them into them masturbating on webcams - then make them pay for it.
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October 26, 2016 - 7:18pm
Kosovan Albanians' adulation for Bill and Hillary Clinton persists years after Nato's military intervention, finds the BBC's Guy Delauney - but is it justified?
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