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'Millions of Ebola vaccines' in 2015 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:57:25 GMT 
    Millions of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines 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 17:39:41 GMT 
    David Cameron insists the UK will not pay £1.7bn demanded by the EU - but Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso says the bill should not have come as a surprise.


Egypt: Sinai 'bomb' kills 26 troops 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:31:38 GMT 
    A suspected jihadist car bomb attack kills at least 26 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai, Egyptian officials say, in one of deadliest incidents there.


Russia 'helped Yanukovych to flee' 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:02:21 GMT 
    Vladimir Putin says for the first time that Russia helped Ukraine's ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to flee after he was ousted in February.


Yellow powder sparks security alerts 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:04:29 GMT 
    Envelopes containing an unknown yellow powder have been sent to five consulates in the Turkish city of Istanbul, officials say.


Detained Myanmar reporter shot dead 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:12:51 GMT 
    A Burmese journalist taken into detention while covering clashes near the Thai border is shot dead while trying to escape, the army says.


Tunis 'militant hideout' stormed 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:00:15 GMT 
    Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say.


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.


Rwanda bans BBC over genocide film 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:29:57 GMT 
    Rwanda suspends BBC broadcasts in the Kinyarwanda language with immediate effect because of a controversial documentary about the 1994 genocide.


Puffer fish poisons 11 in Brazil 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:32:26 GMT 
    Eleven people fell seriously ill in Brazil after eating a deadly puffer fish for lunch, it was reported.


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".


Dolce & Gabbana cleared in tax case 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:06:58 GMT 
    Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, founders of the Dolce & Gabbana fashion house, are cleared by an Italian court of tax evasion.


VIDEO: Brazil's 'tightest' presidential vote 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:21:16 GMT 
    Sunday's presidential run-off vote in Brazil is too close to call and the election battle has centred on the pivotal home state of both candidates, Minas Gerais.


VIDEO: Sargy Mann: Painting with inner vision 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:38:20 GMT 
    Artist Sargy Mann has been registered blind for 25 years. His paintings are highly acclaimed and sought-after.


VIDEO: The Queen sends her first tweet 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:05:08 GMT 
    The Queen's has sent her first tweet - sent through the @BritishMonarchy account - heralding the launch of a major new exhibition at London's Science Museum.
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