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Millions of Ebola vaccines for 2015 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:57:25 GMT 
    Millions of doses of an Ebola vaccine will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has announced.


PM: I won't meet £1.7bn EU demand 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:48:07 GMT 
    David Cameron insists the UK will not pay £1.7bn demanded by the European Union by 1 December, condemning it as "appalling".


Tunis 'militant hideout' stormed 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:27:04 GMT 
    Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say.


Sweden calls off search for sub 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:28:59 GMT 
    Sweden calls off its massive week-long search for a suspected Russian submarine, saying the vessel has probably left its territorial waters.


Canada attack 'not linked to IS' 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:27:37 GMT 
    Canada's foreign minister tells the BBC there is no evidence so far that the man behind gun attacks in Ottawa was linked to Middle Eastern jihadists.


Detained Myanmar reporter shot dead 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:45:50 GMT 
    A Burmese journalist taken into detention while covering clashes near the Thai border is shot dead while trying to escape, the army says.


NY axe attack: Islamist link probed 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:09:33 GMT 
    Police in New York investigate whether a man who attacked two officers with an axe before being shot dead was linked to Islamist extremism.


Mortar fire on Pakistan-Iran border 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:58:49 GMT 
    Pakistani and Iranian forces have exchanged mortar fire, in the latest incident between the two countries along their porous border.


Malaysia envoy sent to NZ over rape 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:26:49 GMT 
    A Malaysian diplomat, wanted by New Zealand authorities on allegations of attempted rape in the city of Wellington in May, is finally extradited.


The Queen sends her first tweet 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:51:47 GMT 
    The Queen sends her first tweet to launch the London Science Museum's ambitious new Information Age gallery.


First transplant of 'dead' heart 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:00:25 GMT 
    Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".


Serbia awarded 3-0 Albania walkover 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:44:01 GMT 
    Serbia are awarded a 3-0 walkover against Albania after their Euro 2016 qualifier was abandoned but lose three points.


VIDEO: CCTV of Ottawa shooting suspect 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:28:51 GMT 
    The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) releases video footage of the suspected gunman arriving at the country's parliament building during Wednesday's shooting incident.


VIDEO: US air strike 'hits IS command' 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:13:11 GMT 
    Photographs show a US air strike hitting an Islamic State position on a hill near the embattled Syrian town of Kobane.


VIDEO: Security for polio workers in Pakistan 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:27:22 GMT 
    The number of cases of polio in Pakistan has topped 200 for the first time in nearly 15 years.
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