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- Thousands more join HK protests
- Pro-democracy crowds grow in Hong Kong ahead of what organisers hope will be the largest protests so far on Wednesday, China's National Day.
- Kurds fight IS on Iraq-Syria border
- Heavy fighting is reported on both sides of a key border crossing between Iraq and Syria, where Kurdish forces are battling Islamic State militants.
- Thousands of Ebola orphans 'shunned'
- At least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone who have lost parents to Ebola this year face being shunned, the UN says.
- Iran 'postpones' woman's execution
- Iran is reported to have postponed the execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari, convicted of killing a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.
- Microsoft unveils Windows 10 system
- Microsoft announces the next version of its core operating system, called Windows 10, which will reintroduce the Start Menu.
- Phelps 'arrested for drink driving'
- US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested for driving under the influence, police in Baltimore, Maryland say.
- Argentina defies US over debt payment
- Argentina deposits $161m in bond interest payments with a state-controlled bank, in an effort to skirt US court rulings.
- Afghans sign deal to keep US troops
- The new Afghan government signs a security deal with American officials that will allow US troops to remain in the country beyond 2014.
- White House security plan 'failed'
- The director of the US Secret Service says its security plan was "not properly executed" when a man broke into the White House this month.
- EU to keep Russia sanctions in place
- The EU decides to keep sanctions on Russia in place, judging that Ukraine's peace deal is not fully effective.
- Catalans rally for independence vote
- Thousands of pro-independence campaigners take to the streets of Barcelona after the Catalan government says it remains "determined" to hold the vote.
- Obama and Modi call for 'new agenda'
- Indian PM Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama call for a "new agenda" between their countries during Mr Modi's two-day visit to the US.
- VIDEO: Gates 'optimistic' for Ebola sufferers
- Microsoft founder Bill Gates has said he is "optimistic" about increasing the treatment capacity for Ebola in West Africa.
- VIDEO: 'I hid from boulders as volcano erupted'
- A mountain guide who was on Mount Ontake when it erupted speaks about the moment it exploded without warning.
- VIDEO: Hot air balloon descends into cave
- An Austrian balloon pilot has succeeded in taking a balloon deep underground.
- VIDEO: One-minute World News
- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: The battle to protect gates of Baghdad
- Iraqi ground forces, backed by air strikes, have been involved in fierce fighting with Islamic State (IS) militants in a town west of Baghdad.
- VIDEO: Clintons leave hospital with baby
- Chelsea Clinton leaves a New York hospital with her baby daughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky.
- VIDEO: Brazil's silent abortion dilemma
- Julio Carneiro looks at why so many Brazilians still oppose the legalisation of abortion, despite a series of recent deaths.
- VIDEO: Obama woos Modi at White House
- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is invited to the White House by President Obama after 10 years of being shunned by Washington.
- Pakistan plane video man sacked
- A man who filmed passengers preventing Pakistan's former interior minister from boarding a plane for being late is sacked from his job.
- VIDEO: False widow bite leads to amputation
- A woman has had her finger amputated - and told she was within hours of death - after being bitten by a false widow spider.
- eBay to split off PayPal business
- E-commerce site eBay is planning to split off its payments system PayPal into a separate company next year.
- VIDEO: BBC World News business headlines
- The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.
- Thousands flock to 'anti-Facebook'
- Ad-free social media platform Ello overcomes a technical setback to continue its rapid growth, but one expert questions its business model.
- Threat posed by voice activation
- Voice-activation functions on smartphones and other devices can be a significant security risk, warn researchers.
- Chinese cinema set for record year
- Chinese cinema box office revenue surges 32% in the first nine months of the year, figures show.
- Marcos art seized in Philippines
- Artworks belonging to former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos are seized by authorities who claim they were acquired with embezzled state funds.
- Protest halts Nasa spaceflight plans
- Nasa is facing a delay to work on two new commercial spacecraft after a formal protest about the contract award process.
- New images from Flight MH370 hunt
- The team looking for missing flight MH370 releases detailed images of the seabed for the first time, revealing extinct volcanoes and deep depressions.
- Antibiotic 'link to child obesity'
- A large American study suggests young children who are given repeated courses of antibiotics are more likely than those given fewer drugs to be obese.
- Children hit by tooth decay at three
- More than one in 10 three-year-olds have tooth decay, the first survey of the age group shows.
- CSKA Moscow 0-1 Bayern Munich
- Thomas Muller scores a penalty as Bayern Munich beat CSKA Moscow 1-0 at an empty stadium in the Champions League.
- Verstappen 'could be F1 superstar'
- Sir Jackie Stewart says Max Verstappen could become a "superstar" if he impresses in his grand prix weekend debut.
- One people, 1,200 sausages
- The history of Germany in beer and bratwurst.
- A jihadist beheading in middle America?
- It is still unclear whether a man who beheaded his co-worker did so in a violent rage, or as an act of jihad.
- Recalculation boosts Kenyan economy
- Kenya's economy is believed to be 25% larger than previously estimated following a change in the way its size is calculated.
- India teacher 'locked boy in kennel'
- Authorities in India investigate reports that a five-year-old boy was allegedly locked up in a kennel by his school teacher as punishment for talking to another child in class.
- Ireland gave 'state aid' to Apple
- The European Commission publishes a letter it sent to Ireland accusing the country of giving Apple illegal state aid through special tax arrangements.
- Venezuela defends Clorox seizure
- Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro defends his government's decision to seize a US-owned factory following the departure from Venezuela of Clorox.
- Hostage's wife makes new mercy plea
- The wife of a British hostage being held by militants makes a renewed call for his release, saying there has been "outcry across the world" over his imprisonment.
- California imposes plastic bag ban
- The US state is the first to pass legislation imposing a ban on single-use plastic bags in grocery and convenience stores.
- RAF jets strike first IS targets
- RAF jets attack two Islamic State targets in Iraq - the first strikes since Parliament approved military action on Friday.
- May: Our values will beat extremists
- A future Conservative government would seek new powers to ban extremist groups and curb the activities of "harmful" individuals, Theresa May says.
- DJ Fox arrested over 'sex assaults'
- Radio DJ Neil Fox - known as "Dr Fox" - is arrested in London by police investigating claims of sex offences.
- Teacher found dead filmed naked boys
- Indecent images of pupils are found on the computer of an Essex deputy head teacher who was found dead the day after he was visited by police.
- In pictures: People of India
- Exhibition featuring work by three generations of photographers
- In pictures: Hong Kong stand-off
- Pro-democracy protesters remain on the streets in Hong Kong
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- News images from around the world: 29 September
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- Echoes of the Black Country
- Industrial landscapes of the Midlands
- In pictures: Mali’s motorbiking eye surgeons
- Eye surgeons battle preventable blindness in Mali
- Urban kingfishers in pictures
- Wildlife on London's waterways
- Why 'boots on the ground'?
- Where does this overused phrase come from?
- Almaz's story
- Abused and unpaid - the story of an African servant in Saudi Arabia
- Islamic State 'adapting to air strikes'
- IS militants seem to be changing tactics after air strikes
- Day in pictures: 30 September
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- In pictures: The lure of gold
- Photos of men and women who risk their lives to get rich in Guinea
- Sewer sensors to sniff out bombs
- Sewer sensors to sniff out home-made bombs
- VIDEO: Could VR help build better cities?
- How virtual reality is helping build better cities
- In pictures: India's dying printing tradition
- India's declining printing tradition kept alive in Calcutta
- Coding for cannabis cash
- The startups hoping to transform the marijuana industry
- VIDEO: D*Face captures stars who died young
- Ghostly portraits of stars who died young
- EU hearings: The grilling of Lord Hill
- UK's Lord Hill faces tough scrutnity for EU job
- The RAF's 'difficult' Iraq mission
- Why British jets are struggling to find targets in Iraq
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