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More footage purporting to show IS fighters in Kobane has emerged

Turkey is to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross the Syrian border to fight Islamic State (IS) militants in Kobane, in what is being seen as a policy reversal.

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imageThe body of at least one victim was found at a Motel 6 in Indiana, officials say

The bodies of seven women have been recovered in the US state of Indiana as a man confessed to a recent murder and led authorities to more.

Darren Vann, 43, confessed to strangling a woman whose body was found at a local...

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The siblings of Oscar Pistorius have spoken on the eve of his sentencing for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's day 2013.

In the television interview, Carl and Aimee Pistorius speak of the burden of public exposure in the 20 months since the shooting.

Aimee Pistorius said that "her brother would...

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imageThe suspension of ARY News TV comes four months after GEO TV was briefly taken off air

Pakistan's authorities have suspended a TV channel supporting opposition politician Imran Khan for 15 days for allegedly defaming the judiciary.

ARY News TV was also fined 10m rupees ($97,089; £60,182) by...

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imagePolice estimate there are 50,000 people who have accessed child abuse images in the UK

Some paedophiles with images of child abuse will escape prosecution, the head of the National Crime Agency says.

Keith Bristow said expecting all the estimated 50,000 people in the UK who have accessed abuse images...

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Africa

Nigeria: Fate of Chibok Girls Still Uncertain

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[Deutsche Welle]Fresh violence in northern Nigeria has dashed hopes of a ceasefire with the militant Islamist sect Boko Haram. Nigerians are doubtful whether the Chibok girls, kidnapped six months ago, will be released....

Nigeria: What Boko Haram Ceasefire?

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[Premium Times]Despite claims of a ceasefire between the Nigerian government and extremist sect, Boko Haram, soldiers on Sunday night shot dead 25 members of the sect during an attack on Damboa town of Borno state....

Mozambique: Ruling Party Polls Lead Shrinks

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[AIM]Maputo -The parallel count of the votes in last Wednesday's Mozambican general elections still gives the ruling Frelimo Party and its presidential candidate, Filipe Nyusi, a substantial victory - but their lead over their main rivals, the former rebel movement Renamo, and its candidate, Afonso Dhlakama, has shrunk somewhat....

Zambia: Ill Sata Heads Abroad for Treatment

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[Zambia Reports]Earlier today a brief media statement was circulated to media house by the Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations George Chellah announcing that President Michael Sata had last night traveled abroad for medical treatment....

West Africa: Ebola Hits West Africa Food Security

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[IRIN]Kenema/Freetown/Dakar -West Africa's Ebola outbreak, which has been disrupting agricultural and market activities, threatens to erode food security and negatively affect the livelihoods of millions of already vulnerable people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone unless more is done to meet their immediate food and nutritional...

Russia

EU Supports Expanding OSCE Observer Mission to Russian Checkpoints

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The EU Foreign Affairs Council has expressed strong support for the expansion of the OSCE monitoring mission in Ukraine to Russian border checkpoints....

Russia’s Gazprom Completes 80% of Plan to Fill European Gas Storage Facilities

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Russian energy giant Gazprom has filled European underground storage facilities with 3.8 billion cubic meters of gas, with a total 5 billion planned, the company informed after an examination of energy readiness ahead of the 2014-2015 winter period....

Russia-Ukraine Gas Conflict

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EU Foreign Affairs Council Calls for Ukraine, Russia to Urgently Sign Gas Agreement

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The European Union's Foreign Affairs Council stressed on Monday the urgency of reaching an agreement on Russian gas deliveries to Ukraine for the upcoming winter....

Amnesty Urges Uzbekistan To Free 'Prisoner Of Conscience'

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Amnesty International says nearly 200,000 people have signed a petition calling on Uzbek President Islam Karimov to immediately release a woman it calls a “prisoner of conscience.”...

Krisinformation

  • Uppdaterad 20/10: Den person som på söndagen ankom till Arlanda flygplats och sedan har utretts och vårdats vid Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset är inte smittad av ebola visar provsvar.
  • Uppdaterad 20/10: Även Nigeria är nu fritt från ebola, meddelar WHO. Utbrottet av ebola i Senegal är nu över meddelade Världshälsoorganisationen WHO på fredagen. En patient sjuk i ebola konstaterades i Senegal den 28 augusti och landet har sedan dess arbetat med vård och att hindra smittspridning.
  • Myndigheten för samhällsskydd och beredskap, MSB, genomför på uppdrag av regeringen hjälpinsatser i några av de länder som har drabbats hårt av ebola.

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