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Brazil elections: Dilma Rousseff promises reform after poll win

<b>President Dilma Rousseff has promised to re-unite Brazil after narrowly winning re-election to a second term in office with 51.6% of the vote.</b><p>She said "dialogue" would be her top priority after a bitterly fought campaign against centre-right candidate Aecio Neves, who got 48.4% of the vote.<p>The …

Two US Ebola nurses free of virus

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The missing face in Obama’s Ebola fight

Three tense weeks since the first case of Ebola was diagnosed in the U.S., President Barack Obama named Ron Klain, a former Chief of Staff to Vice …

Nigeria's Boko Haram 'abducts more women and girls'

<b>Dozens of women and girls from two villages in Nigeria's north-eastern Adamawa state have been abducted by suspected militants, residents say.</b><p>The abductions have not been confirmed by the authorities, but residents say they took place a day after the military announced it had agreed a ceasefire …

Ottawa shootings: Canada to toughen terror laws

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Hong Kong protests: Activists march to CY Leung's house

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Ebola: WHO emergency team holds talks on travel curbs

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Syria conflict: '200 air force strikes' in 36 hours

<b>The Syrian military has stepped up air strikes on rebel areas dramatically, carrying out more than 200 in recent days, opposition activists say.</b><p>The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the raids took place mostly in western areas between midnight on Sunday and noon on Tuesday.<p>The UK-based group …

Oscar Pistorius given five years for Reeva Steenkamp death

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Cameron: IS threat may require Syria intervention

<b>David Cameron has said there is a "strong case" for UK military intervention in Syria, as well as Iraq, to confront Islamic State (IS).</b><p>The prime minister said it was in the UK's interest to join in bombings in Iraq against IS and there was "no legal barrier" to similar action in Syria.<p>MPs voted by …

Australia and Cambodia sign refugee resettlement deal

<b>Cambodia's government has signed a deal with Australia to accept some of its rejected asylum seekers in exchange for money.</b><p>Australia's Immigration Minister Scott Morrison signed the deal on Friday with Cambodia's Interior Minister Sar Kheng.<p>Australia will pay A$40m (£22m, $35m) to the South East …

Islamic State: US releases oil refinery strikes images

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Yemen: Sanaa calm in wake of peace deal

<b>Yemen's capital, Sanaa, is reported to be calm a day after the government and Shia Houthi rebels signed an agreement to end days of fighting.</b><p>But the Houthis remain in control of the ministries and government buildings that they seized over the weekend.<p>They have also reportedly occupied the house of …

UN appeal as Syrian refugees flood over Turkish border

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Thousands of Hong Kong students start week-long boycott

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Arab Bank found liable by US court in Hamas attacks

<b>A New York jury has found Arab Bank liable for providing material support to Hamas.</b><p>As a result, the Jordan-based bank must provide compensation to victims of nearly two dozen terrorist attacks that Hamas carried out in Israel and Palestine in the early 2000s.<p>Nearly 300 American victims of those …

French tourist Herve Gourdel abducted by Algeria militants

<b>A French tourist has been kidnapped in Algeria by a militant group linked to Islamic State (IS), French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has confirmed.</b><p>Herve Gourdel, 55, was seized on Sunday in the unsettled north-east Kabylie area.<p>Algerian militant group Jund al-Khilafa threatened to kill him if …

White House intruder 'had ammo and a machete in his car'

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Probe against Ahmedabad hotel for asking northeast Indian staff to stay away during Xi Jinping's visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Delhi<p>With Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India, it is expected that bilateral ties between the two Asian …