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Fresh fighting in key Syrian town 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:30:58 GMT 
    Fierce fighting breaks out in the Syrian town of Kobane, ending two days of relative calm after defenders pushed back Islamic State militants.


Ebola-hit nations get key supplies 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:49:38 GMT 
    Vital supplies to tackle Ebola are beginning to arrive in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - the worst-hit countries, Ghana's president says.


Gough Whitlam dies at the age of 98 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:26:44 GMT 
    Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, credited with transforming Australian society in the 1970s, has died at the age of 98.


Total boss dies in Moscow air crash 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:01:44 GMT 
    Christophe de Margerie, chief executive of French oil company Total, has died in a Moscow air crash, a Vnukovo airport official confirms.


Exiled Nazis collected US benefits 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:47:32 GMT 
    The US has paid dozens of exiled Nazi war criminals millions of dollars in social benefits after forcing them to leave the country, a new report finds.


Chile arrests former Pinochet aide 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:12:08 GMT 
    Chile arrests Col Cristian Labbe, former aide to ex-military leader Augusto Pinochet, over the killings of 13 political prisoners in the 1970s.


Sweden steps up 'mystery sub' hunt 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:27:47 GMT 
    Sweden steps up its search in waters off Stockholm and tells some civilian vessels to leave the area amid suspicions of a Russian submarine.


Four held 'over Iran acid attacks' 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:41:49 GMT 
    Iranian police arrest four men following a string of acid attacks against women allegedly for not following the country's strict dress code.


Bodies of seven women found in US 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:19:43 GMT 
    A man in the US state of Indiana confessed to a motel murder and directed police where to find more bodies - and six more were found.


Thai accused of dead king insult 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:41:33 GMT 
    Two retired army officers complain about comments made by academic Sulak Sivaraksa about King Naresuan, who died more than 400 years ago


Google changes 'to fight piracy' 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:16:27 GMT 
    Google announces changes to its search engine in an attempt to curb online piracy.


Magnum photographer Rene Burri dies 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:09:43 GMT 
    Celebrated Swiss photographer Rene Burri who took pictures of the likes of Che Guevara and Pablo Picasso for the Magnum agency dies aged 81.


VIDEO: Investigation into US 'pumpkin riot' 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:26:17 GMT 
    An annual pumpkin festival in Keene, New Hampshire, turned violent as the event descended into a night of rioting.


VIDEO: Ebola survivors’ blood 'saving lives' 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:21:11 GMT 
    Blood from survivors of the Ebola virus is being used to treat patients suffering from the disease.


VIDEO: Panorama: Inside Taliban stronghold 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:24:11 GMT 
    BBC Panorama has gained unique access inside a Taliban stronghold, little more than an hour's drive from the capital, Kabul.
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