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VIDEO: The makeshift 'protection' for Ebola

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 14:32
The BBC's Anne Soy reports from Ghana, where health care workers in one hospital serving Liberian refugees have had to use rain coats instead of proper protective gear against Ebola.
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ANZ bank announces record profit

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:55
One of Australia's biggest lenders, ANZ, announces a record full-year net profit of A$7.3bn ($6.4bn, £4bn), up 15% from a year earlier.
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India bans official luxury travel

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:16
India's government bans first class air travel for bureaucrats, meetings in five-star hotels and purchases of cars in a series of tough austerity measures.
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Brazil football club to open cemetery

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:00
Brazilian football club Corinthians is to open a cemetery for supporters who want to be buried close to their favourite players.
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Charity warns US on Ebola quarantine

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:51
Charity Doctors Without Borders warns some mandatory US state Ebola quarantine measures are having a "chilling effect" on its work.
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Australia ends sanctions on Fiji

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:23
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she is committed to "normalising" relations between Australia and Fiji after the nation's elections last month.
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VIDEO: Russia and Ukraine agree gas deal

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:21
Russia has agreed to resume gas supplies to Ukraine over the winter in a deal brokered by the European Union.
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Citigroup legal costs up by $600m

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:43
Investment bank Citigroup puts aside an extra $600m to cover legal expenses due to "rapidly evolving regulatory inquiries".
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The price of peace in Colombia

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 09:19
What would Colombia look like, if talks could end conflict?
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Russia-Ukraine deal secures EU gas

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 09:08
Russia will resume gas deliveries to Ukraine this winter in a deal brokered by the European Union, which will also safeguard supplies to EU countries.
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The volunteers ready to fight Ebola

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 09:05
The health workers volunteering to fight Ebola
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Ukraine's 'cyborg' defenders at Donetsk airport

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 09:02
Where Ukraine's battle goes on despite ceasefire
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Australia urged to send Ebola medics

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 08:57
Tony Abbott comes under more pressure for not sending health workers to Africa to help fight Ebola after the US offers to care for any who get sick.
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Wal-Mart to close 30 stores in Japan

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 08:48
The world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart, is closing 30 stores in Japan to improve profitability, the company says.
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The channel that's spiced up French TV

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 08:06
The TV station that's spiced up the French airwaves
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The scandal-hit politicians seeking re-election

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 07:57
The scandal-hit US politicians who could be re-elected
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Starbucks sales disappoint investors

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 07:33
Starbucks' shares fall as investors express disappointment at the company's latest quarterly sales figures.
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Hamilton critical of double points

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 07:08
Lewis Hamilton says it would "suck" if he lost the world title as a result of the controversial final-race double points rule.
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Evacuations amid Costa Rica eruption

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:29
Costa Rica issues an alert and evacuates communities after ash from the Turrialba volcano reaches the capital, San Jose, and beyond.
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Maine bid to force nurse quarantine

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 06:28
The governor of Maine vows to exercise the "full extent" of his authority to quarantine a US nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa
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