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VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:56:35 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: RAF releases video of Iraq attack 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:26:39 GMT 
    RAF jets have carried out their first strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq, attacking a "heavy weapon position" and an armed pick-up truck.


VIDEO: 'I hid from boulders as volcano erupted' 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:37:26 GMT 
    A mountain guide who was on Mount Ontake when it erupted speaks about the moment it exploded without warning.


VIDEO: Henning's wife makes new mercy plea 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:12:05 GMT 
    The wife of British hostage Alan Henning has made a renewed direct appeal to the IS militants holding her husband.


VIDEO: Gates 'optimistic' for Ebola sufferers 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:27:37 GMT 
    Microsoft founder Bill Gates has said he is "optimistic" about increasing the treatment capacity for Ebola in West Africa.


Tom and Jerry carries racism warning 
  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:37:02 GMT 
    Tom and Jerry cartoons on television are being accompanied by a warning that they may depict scenes of "racial prejudice".


Record haul-out for Pacific walrus 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:04:36 GMT 
    Tens of thousands of Pacific walrus have been photographed moving ashore in northwest Alaska.


France to shrink deficit by 2017 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:08:39 GMT 
    The French government says it will reduce its budget deficit to below the EU threshold of 3% of GDP by 2017, two years later than promised.


US dollar rally 'has years to go' 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:29:38 GMT 
    The US dollar continued its rally on Wednesday, hovering near a four-year high against major currencies, and analysts say there is more to come.


Counterfeit Xbox One makers charged 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:21:43 GMT 
    Five men accused of being part of a hacking ring that stole pre-release video games and put a prototype Xbox One on sale have been charged.


ARM creates new operating system 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:23:35 GMT 
    British computer chip designer ARM is branching out into operating system software by releasing free code designed to power devices.


SA soap on hiatus after cast sacking 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:53:05 GMT 
    South African soap fans are cut off from the country's most popular programme following the August sacking of its entire cast.


Roses reteams Cumberbatch and Scott 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:36:53 GMT 
    Benedict Cumberbatch will be joined by his Sherlock co-star Andrew Scott in the cast of BBC Two's next major Shakespeare adaptation.


Sites vie for European Mars landing 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:42:47 GMT 
    The European Space Agency produces a list of four possible locations on Mars where it could send a rover in 2018.


US and India sign space agreement 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:09:56 GMT 
    The space agencies of India and the US sign an agreement on future co-operation at Mars and at Earth.
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