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Burundi officials face EU sanctions 
  Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:55:07 GMT 
    The EU imposes sanctions on three Burundi officials accused of ordering the use of excessive force against protestors, along with a coup plotter.

Haze health fears shut Malaysia schools 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 14:32:24 GMT 
    Malaysia orders the closure of most of the country's schools amid health concerns over thick haze caused by Indonesian forest fires.

Japanese man shot dead in Bangladesh 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 17:41:07 GMT 
    A Japanese man is shot dead in Bangladesh by unknown attackers, the second killing of a foreign national in a week claimed by Islamic State.

Brian Friel's funeral takes place 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 18:34:45 GMT 
    The funeral of the Northern Ireland-born playwright Brian Friel takes place in County Donegal.

Golden Horn wins Arc under Dettori 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 14:03:41 GMT 
    Epsom Derby winner Golden Horn, ridden by Frankie Dettori, wins the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp.

Guatemala landslide death toll rises 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 23:00:04 GMT 
    The death toll from a landslide on a village 15km away from the Guatemalan capital rises to 73, with hundreds more feared missing, authorities say.

Argentina 45-16 Tonga 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 20:13:10 GMT 
    Argentina stand firm against a powerful Tonga side to take a giant stride towards the World Cup quarter-finals.

Hajj dead arrive back in Iran 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 07:40:42 GMT 
    The first bodies of Iranian pilgrims killed in a stampede during the Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca arrive back in Iran, but scores are still missing.

Baghdad hit by deadly suicide bombings 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 16:38:46 GMT 
    At least 18 people are killed in two suicide car bomb attacks in a mainly Shia district of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, police say.

Flood alert remains for South Carolina 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 17:56:48 GMT 
    The US state of South Carolina remains on high alert amid widespread flooding that has cut power to thousands and forced water and road rescues.

Pope Francis met gay couple in US 
  Fri, 02 Oct 2015 19:10:59 GMT 
    The pontiff had a private meeting with a gay couple last week in Washington, one of his guests tells the BBC.

Your pictures: Balance 
  Wed, 30 Sep 2015 15:23:38 GMT 
    Readers' photographs on the theme of balance.

Week in pictures 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 01:20:58 GMT 
    A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.

Surviving the bullring for a comfy retirement 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 23:12:05 GMT 
    The animals that entered the bullring and survived

Dunhuang: a city on the old Silk Road - in pictures 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 23:22:11 GMT 
    Images from Dunhuang, a city on the old Silk Road
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