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17 dead in Turkey bus crash

A bus rolled into ditch in southern Turkey killing 17 people and leaving 28 injured, local media reported.

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Sri Lanka mudslide leaves scores homeless

Residents affected by mudslide said there was no room left at the shelters and no alternative housing for them to move to.

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Jerusalem holy site reopens

Israel reopened Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound after a rare closure following clashes sparked by the killing of a Palestinian.

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Second US Ebola nurse declared cured
October 29 2014 at 18:07

A Texas nurse who was the second US healthcare worker infected with Ebola while caring for a Liberian patient has left the hospital.

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Man dies after downing 56 shooters
October 29 2014 at 18:06

A 57-year-old French man has reportedly died of alcohol poisoning after knocking back 56 shooters in a drinking contest.

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Peshmergas poised to join Syria battle
October 29 2014 at 12:33

Iraqi peshmerga fighters have arrived in Turkey en route for the Syrian town of Kobani to try to help fellow Kurds break an Islamic State siege.

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Koh Tao murder probe continues
October 29 2014 at 11:49

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha says new DNA tests can be done as part of the police investigation into the murder of two British tourists.

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Dubai court jails man for smuggling drugs
October 29 2014 at 11:48

A Pakistani man has been jailed for 15 years for smuggling heroin in bags containing copies of the Qur’an.

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Cult leader gets 30 years for sex crimes
October 29 2014 at 11:48

An Israeli court has jailed a polygamist cult leader for multiple sexual offences including rape, indecent assault and incest.

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Obama bats for Burke in Wisconsin
October 29 2014 at 11:21

Barack Obama added his weight to a close Wisconsin governor's race between Democrat Mary Burke and Governor Scott Walker.

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Landslide in Sri Lanka buries 70 homes
October 29 2014 at 11:20

Three people were killed and more than 150 others were missing after a landslide in southern Sri Lanka.

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Chinese man held for ‘suicide scam’
October 29 2014 at 11:13

A Chinese man who staged repeated suicide attempts to extort cash drew mixed reactions from the country’s netizens.

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Banned group ‘planned Bangladesh coup’
October 29 2014 at 11:12

India’s top counter-terrorism agency has uncovered a suspected plot by a banned militant group to assassinate the prime minister of Bangladesh.

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