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VIDEO: Ebola carers 'face discrimination'

2 hours 59 min ago
An increasing number of health workers worry that they may face discrimination when they return home.
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VIDEO: Peshmerga fighters 'in Kobane'

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:47
Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters cross the Turkish border to help defend the Syrian town of Kobane from Islamic State.
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VIDEO: 'Crowds demand general steps down'

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:30
Protesters in Burkina Faso are demanding that President Compaore's replacement Gen Traore step down, reports Laeila Adjovi from Ougadougou.
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VIDEO: 'Peshmerga generate hope' in Kobane

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:14
The arrival of Iraqi Kurd Peshmerga fighters has "generated hope in the Kurdish community" reports Jiyar Gol from the Syria-Turkey border
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VIDEO: Costa Rica issues volcano warning

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:07
Costa Rica has issued an emergency alert after the eruption of Turrialba volcano in the centre of the country.
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VIDEO: Baby pandas wrestle with their keeper

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 07:23
A breeder in China's Chendgu province was trying to give these two baby pandas medicine instead of their usual bamboo leaves- and they were having none of it.
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VIDEO: 'Rage on the streets' in Burkina Faso

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:07
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power for a year under a transitional government, following a day of violent protests demanding his resignation.
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VIDEO: The mystery drones flying over nuclear sites

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 01:47
Unmanned aircraft have been seen flying over many of France's nuclear stations and the authorities don't know where they have come from.
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VIDEO: The makeshift 'protection' for Ebola

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 01:32
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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VIDEO: Russia and Ukraine agree gas deal

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:21
Russia has agreed to resume gas supplies to Ukraine over the winter in a deal brokered by the European Union.
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VIDEO: Inside a haunted house in Louisiana

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 21:30
It's Halloween and nowhere is it celebrated more than in the US. The BBC Pop Up team went behind the scenes at one of America's scariest haunted houses in Baton Rouge.
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VIDEO: On the buses with Prince Harry

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 14:01
Prince Harry meets supporters of the British Legion's London Poppy Day Appeal at Buckingham Palace.
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VIDEO: Where people openly smoke marijuana

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:14
The BBC's Anna Holligan visited a cafe in Amsterdam where people smoke as much marijuana as they like, and the government gets a share of the proceeds.
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VIDEO: Where are Mexico's missing students?

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:36
The Mexican president has met with the families of 43 students who went missing in September, following clashes with police.
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VIDEO: Inside India bank robbers' tunnel

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:01
Indian police are hunting for thieves who tunnelled into a bank and fled with valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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VIDEO: Ebola threat to Sierra Leone mothers

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 06:21
Sierra Leone has one of the world's highest infant mortality rates, and the Ebola outbreak is likely to push it even higher.
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VIDEO: Lava flow creeps toward Hawaii homes

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 06:00
Molten lava from a volcano erupting on Hawaii's Big Island has been flowing slowly across the island.
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VIDEO: The psychological cost of war

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 05:44
South Sudan is desperately in need of mental health facilities to treat people brutalised by decades of conflict.
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VIDEO: Becoming a mother at 70 in India

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 05:01
The BBC's Divya Arya reports from India, where women of 60 and 70 are becoming mothers for the first time.
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VIDEO: Chinese Hollywood builds Forbidden City

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:53
Hengdian, a small town on the east coast of China, has become the setting for one of the largest outdoor movie studios in the world.
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