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Bitter pill

October 4, 2016 - 8:44am
A study linking the contraceptive pill with depression is met with relief, frustration and debate.
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Bangladesh student stabbed 'for rejecting suitor'

October 4, 2016 - 8:33am
A female student in Bangladesh is critically injured after being stabbed by a suitor she allegedly rejected - the fourth such case in recent months.
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Turkey purges 13,000 police officers over failed coup

October 4, 2016 - 8:14am
Nearly 13,000 police officers become the latest to be dismissed or suspended as part of the Turkish government's crackdown following July's coup.
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Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian sues Iran over 'torture'

October 4, 2016 - 7:32am
Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post's former bureau chief in Tehran, sues Iran's government for "irreparable harm" during his 18-month imprisonment.
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Syria conflict: Spain and France draft Aleppo truce resolution

October 4, 2016 - 7:14am
France and Spain draft a UN resolution to halt the fighting in Aleppo, after the US ended its negotiations with Russia on Monday.
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Paris climate deal: EU backs landmark agreement

October 4, 2016 - 6:55am
The European Parliament backs the ratification of the Paris climate deal, the world's first comprehensive climate agreement.
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Spain opens 'biggest corruption trial'

October 4, 2016 - 6:55am
Thirty-seven people, including leading members of Spain's ruling Popular Party, have gone on trial in Madrid accused of involvement in a massive corruption network.
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Nigerian actress Rahama Sadau sorry for 'offensive hug'

October 4, 2016 - 6:51am
A leading Nigerian actress, who was banned from the Hausa-language film industry because of her "immoral" behaviour, apologises to her fans.
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Colombia's President Santos keeps up push for Farc peace deal

October 4, 2016 - 6:26am
Colombian leader Juan Manuel Santos seeks talks with opponents of a peace agreement with Farc rebels following the deal's surprise rejection in a popular vote.
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