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Nato warns Russia on Syria strikes 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 19:49:39 GMT 
    Nato urges Russia to end air strikes "on the Syrian opposition and civilians", five days after Moscow launched raids to support Syria's government.

California enacts right-to-die law 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 20:30:12 GMT 
    California has joined four other US states that allow terminally ill patients to legally to end their lives with a doctor's supervision.

Rio 2016 budget reduced by 30% 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 22:46:08 GMT 
    Organisers of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games are making cutbacks of up to 30% to avoid going over budget, the BBC understands.

Lost cargo ship sank off the Bahamas 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:42:14 GMT 
    The US Coast Guard says the cargo ship El Faro sank off the Bahamas after sailing into the path of Hurricane Joaquin, with 33 people still missing.

Trans-Pacific free trade deal agreed 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 18:22:04 GMT 
    US, Japan and 10 other Pacific rim countries agree a wide-ranging Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal that covers about 40% of the world economy.

American Airlines pilot dies on flight 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 18:33:30 GMT 
    A pilot on an overnight flight from Phoenix to Boston had a medical emergency and later died, the airline has confirmed.

Pistorius 'must remain in jail' 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 17:24:59 GMT 
    Oscar Pistorius must remain in jail and not be transferred to house arrest after a decision to grant him parole was again delayed.

More than 60 killed in Iraq bombings 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 19:28:34 GMT 
    More than 60 people are killed and many injured in at least three car bomb attacks in north and south Iraq, police and medical sources say.

GCHQ 'can take control of smartphones' 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:59:23 GMT 
    Smartphone users can do "very little" to stop security services getting "total control" over their devices, US whistleblower Edward Snowden tells the BBC in his first British TV interview.

Clinton unveils new gun law plan 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 17:05:23 GMT 
    Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton wants to eliminate legal immunity for gun sellers, in the wake of the deadly Oregon school shooting.

Palestinians killed in W Bank clashes 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 19:40:31 GMT 
    Two Palestinian youths, including a 13-year-old boy, are killed in clashes with Israeli forces, Palestinian medics say, amid a surge in violence.

Botswana cheetah Legolas killed 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 17:53:07 GMT 
    A Botswana cheetah called Legolas that was taking part in a research project has been shot and killed, a conservation group says.

VIDEO: US: Afghans requested Kunduz help 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 22:26:06 GMT 
    The US military has changed its account of an air strike which struck a hospital in Kunduz at the weekend.

VIDEO: The struggle for security in Balochistan 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 22:50:43 GMT 
    Pakistan says it is winning the battle against separatist insurgents in the restive province of Balochistan.

VIDEO: Supercar hurtles into crowd at show 
  Mon, 05 Oct 2015 12:25:14 GMT 
    Amateur footage shows a supercar crashing into spectators at a motor show in Malta at the weekend, injuring 26 people.
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