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Head of UK's Labour party in Scotland quits Open in new window
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LONDON (Reuters) - The head of Britain's opposition Labour party in Scotland has quit, unsettling the party in one of its heartlands ahead of national elections in May next year.

Europe's Bank Test Aims to Strengthen Economy Open in new window
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European Central Bank review could push weak banks to raise money, restructure

Iran hangs woman despite campaign Open in new window
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Iran defies an international campaign and hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.

Brazil elections: Last-ditch push in 'Mini-Brazil' state Open in new window
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Who will prevail in Brazil's battleground state?

Poland Bids to Reclaim Forgotten Past as Haven for Jews Open in new window
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Poland, the country on whose soil Nazi Germany carried out the darkest acts of the Holocaust, is starting to re-connect with its other role in Jewish history, as a home for 1,000 years to one of the w...

Australia's Ebola response a shambles, medical association president says Open in new window
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AMA head Brian Owler says apparently 16 Australian health care workers have been trained to go to west Africa, but he has no idea who they are Continue reading...

Ebola Patient in New York Is Called a Doctor at Ease in Danger Open in new window
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A teenager named Robert Cedar moved to Michigan from Canada and began his sophomore year of high school without knowing a soul, and he remembers well the first student who gave him the time of day. Hi...

South Koreans trying to launch anti-North leaflets clash with border residents Open in new window
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PAJU South Korea (Reuters) - A planned launch of balloons by South Korean activists to send leaflets to North Korea on Saturday with messages critical of its leader turned into a clash with residents of the border area who said the move will threaten peace between the Koreas.

Ebola.com Domain Sold For Big Payout Open in new window
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The owners of the website Ebola.com have scored a big payday with the outbreak of the epidemic, selling the domain for more than USD 200,000 in cash and stock.

Expert: 8,000 More Rohingya Flee Myanmar Open in new window
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In sign of growing desperation, expert says 8,000 Rohingya flee Myanmar in less than 2 weeks

Growing Ebola Fears Loom Large in US Elections Open in new window
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Only four people have been diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S but the fearsome disease has become a dominant issue in midterm elections less than two weeks away.

US judge sentences Farc commander Open in new window
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A US judge has sentenced an ex-Colombian rebel to 27 years in prison for his role in the kidnapping of three American citizens in 2003.

From the archive, 25 October 2003: Time machines final trip leaves an empty sky Open in new window
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End of an icon as the final Concorde comes in to land3 March 1969: Concorde takes to the air Continue reading...

14 dead in Nepal bus crash Open in new window
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Bus packed with people including Israeli tourists and locals heading home for Diwali veers off mountain highway Continue reading...

Outgoing President's Party Leads Uruguay Contest Open in new window
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Uruguay president's party leads going into contest to replace him, but clear win not assured

Coal mine accident in far west China kills 16: Xinhua Open in new window
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Sixteen workers were killed after a coal mine collapsed in China's far western region of Xinjiang, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday, highlighting the poor safety standards in the world's biggest coal producing country.

The new generation running for parliament in Ukraine Open in new window
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Despite not being a party member and with an unusual route into politics, Alex Ryabchyn is in line to be one of the countrys newest MPs Continue reading...

China to shut factories during APEC to curb Beijing pollution: Xinhua Open in new window
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli ordered a temporary shutdown of factories to ensure air quality during a meeting of Asia-Pacific leaders in Beijing next month, the official Xinhua news agency reported late on Friday.

5.2 Magnitude Earthquake in Northern Greece Open in new window
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A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck northern Greece early on Saturday, the country's earthquake observatory said, with no reports of victims or major damage.

China's top graft-buster says fight will never end Open in new window
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BEIJING (Reuters) - China's fight against deeply engrained corruption will never end, the country's top official in charge of tackling graft said ahead of a key meeting to root out corruption in the world's second-largest economy.

Marine's Death is First in Campaign Against Islamic State Open in new window
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The Pentagon has announced the first death of a U.S. military member involved in the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.

Grateful for US Strikes, Syrian Kurds Name Baby 'Obama' Open in new window
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Sultan Muslim, a Syrian Kurd, had no doubt what to name her seventh child when he was born, safely in Turkey, after a harrowing month-long flight from her home in Kobane: Obama.

War-Scarred Ukraine Set For Key Polls Open in new window
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Ukraine voters will go to the polls on Sunday in elections set to dramatically reshape parliament, after a year of upheavals in which a deadly pro-Russian uprising has threatened to splinter the ex-So...



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