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Russia 'hits IS in Syria from Caspian' 
  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 16:58:46 GMT 
    Russia says it has launched missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria from its warships in the Caspian Sea - about 1,500km (930 miles) away.

Blatter provisionally suspended by Fifa 
  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 16:59:59 GMT 
    Fifa president Sepp Blatter is provisionally suspended for 90 days after an investigation by its ethics committee.

DNA repair wins chemistry Nobel 
  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 09:51:50 GMT 
    The 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry is awarded for discoveries in DNA repair.

Migrant crisis 'needs more Europe' 
  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 16:00:59 GMT 
    The French and German leaders urge EU members to act together to tackle the migrant crisis which has seen more than 600,000 people arrive this year.

New VW chairman pleads for time 
  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 13:56:39 GMT 
    Hans Dieter Poetsch says VW's investigation into the emissions scandal will take time, after being appointed the company's new chairman.

MSF demands Kunduz war crimes probe 
  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 11:07:28 GMT 
    Aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres wants a never-used body to investigate the US bombing of its hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz.

Belarus 'does not need' Russia air base 
  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 09:29:04 GMT 
    Belarus does not need a Russian air base, President Alexander Lukashenko says, despite growing pressure from Moscow to establish such a facility.

Arrests over Sydney police shooting 
  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 10:32:45 GMT 
    Four people are arrested in dawn raids in Sydney in connection with the fatal shooting last week of police worker Curtis Cheng outside a police station.

Palestinian shot after stabbing Israeli 
  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 15:02:57 GMT 
    A Palestinian has been shot dead after wounding two Israelis in an attack in Israel, officials say, hours after another stabbing in Jerusalem.

Mobiles to load news articles faster 
  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 14:22:05 GMT 
    A scheme pioneered by Google and backed by the BBC and other publishers will allows articles to download faster on mobile devices.

Model accuses Bill Cosby of assault 
  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 09:13:59 GMT 
    A 25-year-old model files a lawsuit against US comedian Bill Cosby alleging he sexually assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles in 2008.

VIDEO: Who is fighting whom in Syria? 
  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 08:23:48 GMT 
    Who’s fighting whom in Syria? Jonathan Marcus explains in 90 seconds.

VIDEO: 'Nuclear smuggler' police raid filmed 
  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 16:51:33 GMT 
    Attempts by smugglers to sell nuclear material to extremist groups in the Middle East are thwarted by police in Moldova working with the FBI.

VIDEO: Toddler's head re-attached to spine 
  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 10:15:17 GMT 
    A toddler is expected to make a full recovery after a near-fatal car accident caused his head to detach from his spine.

AUDIO: Blessed 'bit through umbilical cord' 
  Wed, 07 Oct 2015 13:01:54 GMT 
    Brian Blessed has described how he delivered a baby girl in London's Richmond Park "years ago", biting through the umbilical cord before an ambulance arrived.
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