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Burkina Faso's president resigns 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:49:39 GMT 
    Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore announces he has resigned, following violent protests at his attempt to extend his 27-year rule.


UN chief defends Ebola aid workers 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:31:17 GMT 
    UN chief Ban Ki-moon says discrimination against humanitarian workers who return home from the Ebola crisis in West Africa is "unacceptable".


China makes 'biggest cash haul' 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:59:49 GMT 
    Anti-corruption investigators in China reportedly find the equivalent of $33m in cash at an official's home - the biggest such haul to date.


Lawsuit over Malaysia missing plane 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:40:12 GMT 
    Two children whose father was on Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 which disappeared file a lawsuit against the airline and Malaysia's government.


Key Jerusalem holy site reopens 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:56:12 GMT 
    Israel reopens a key Jerusalem holy site after its temporary closure following the shooting of a prominent Jewish activist.


Russia-Ukraine deal secures EU gas 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:08:33 GMT 
    Russia will resume gas deliveries to Ukraine this winter in a deal brokered by the European Union, which will also safeguard supplies to EU countries.


IPCC debates 'most important' report 
  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:34:14 GMT 
    Scientists and government officials are meeting in Copenhagen to edit a report on the causes, impact and solutions to global warming.


Deadly blast at Nigeria bus station 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:57:53 GMT 
    At least eight people die in an explosion at a major bus station in Gombe state in north-eastern Nigeria, witnesses tell the BBC.


Hungary scraps controversial web tax 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:57:00 GMT 
    Hungary shelves a proposed tax on internet data traffic after tens of thousands of Hungarians marched against it.


Myanmar in rare multi-party talks 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:20:20 GMT 
    Myanmar's president is holding rare roundtable talks with the opposition, military and ethnic groups, as the US calls for "credible" elections next year.


BOJ boosts monetary stimulus measure 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:34:29 GMT 
    Japan's central bank, the Bank of Japan, surprises markets by announcing an expansion of its monetary stimulus policy.


US police killing suspect captured 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:26:50 GMT 
    A US man who has eluded police in the forests of Pennsylvania for seven weeks after the fatal shooting of a police officer has been found.


VIDEO: Baby pandas wrestle with their keeper 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:23:55 GMT 
    A breeder in China's Chendgu province was trying to give these two baby pandas medicine instead of their usual bamboo leaves- and they were having none of it.


VIDEO: Lab for world’s worst animal viruses 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:10:15 GMT 
    A look around a new lab at Pirbright Institute in Surrey, where the world’s most contagious livestock viruses will be kept.


VIDEO: Prototype flying car shown off 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:18:17 GMT 
    BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights, including a flying car and electric rollerskates.
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