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Soldier killed in Canada shootings 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:56:51 GMT 
    A huge security operation is under way in Canada's capital Ottawa after a gunman killed a soldier at a war memorial and shots were fired in the parliament building.


Four guilty of Blackwater killings 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:16:30 GMT 
    A US federal jury finds four Blackwater security guards guilty of killing 14 Iraqis in a square in Baghdad in 2007.


Obama 'optimistic' over Ebola in US 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:59:41 GMT 
    President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country.


Mexico orders Iguala mayor's arrest 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:58:58 GMT 
    Mexico orders the arrest of the mayor of the southern town of Iguala, where 43 students disappeared after clashing with police last month.


Syria air force 'steps up strikes' 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:41:31 GMT 
    The Syrian military has stepped up its air strikes on rebel-held areas dramatically, carrying out more than 200 in recent days, activists say.


Sweden could use force in sub hunt 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:39:27 GMT 
    Sweden could use weapons in the search for a suspected foreign submarine near the capital Stockholm, a senior naval official tells the BBC.


Jerusalem car 'attack' kills baby 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:36:35 GMT 
    A baby girl is killed and eight others injured after a car hits pedestrians in Jerusalem in what police are suggesting was a "terrorist attack".


Energy crisis prompts palm tree sale 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:28:11 GMT 
    Kiev's botanical gardens sell off exotic plants over Ukraine's heating worries.


Microsoft to phase out Nokia name 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:44:18 GMT 
    Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new devices, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish mobile firm.


Nasa shares free sounds from space 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:23:13 GMT 
    The US space agency uploads a free library of audio files, including astronaut voices.


Serena in heaviest loss for 16 years 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:19:40 GMT 
    World number one Serena Williams is beaten by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals in her heaviest defeat for 16 years.


VIDEO: Orphan baby elephant rescued from well 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:56:16 GMT 
    An elephant calf has been air rescued after he fell down a well in the remote region of Milgis Lugga in Northern Kenya.


VIDEO: Military reburials for WW1 soldiers 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:33:08 GMT 
    A reburial service has been taking place in northern France for 15 British World War One soldiers, exactly one hundred years after they were killed in battle.


VIDEO: Kurds' fury as Kobane battle rages on 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:54:39 GMT 
    The fighting in Kobane has pushed relations between the Turkish government and Turkey's Kurdish population to the lowest point for years


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  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:37:45 GMT 
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