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Braving Ebola
Portraits of those who labor and those who survived at an Ebola treatment center in rural Liberia.

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Blaise Compaor Resigns as Burkina Faso?s President, and a General Assumes Power
Mr. Compaor quit as violent protests to his 27-year reign in the West African nation showed no signs of winding down.

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Liberia?s Ebola Crisis Puts President in Harsh Light
As Liberia?s first elected leader after a devastating civil war, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has pushed the country to economic growth, but gains have been halted by the Ebola outbreak.

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Syrian Photographer?s Record of Deaths Generates Outrage, but Little Action
A celebrated defector is no longer optimistic that the United States has the will to stop the abuses committed by the Assad government.

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Contested Holy Site in Jerusalem Reopens for Muslim Worship
Police officers were out in force and restricted access to the site, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary, barring men under 50.

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U.N. Panel Faults Sri Lanka Over Presidential Powers
A human rights report criticized a constitutional change that allows the president to appoint or dismiss judges, and repealed the limit on presidential terms.

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China and Russia Said to Block Creation of Antarctic Marine Reserves
International talks in Australia on establishing two marine reserve areas, each larger than Texas, in the waters around Antarctica ended in failure on Friday.

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Sinosphere Blog: Hong Kong Protesters Consider Taking Their Grievances to Beijing
Alex Chow, one of the student leaders, said that the demonstrators were weighing whether to go to the Chinese capital when world leaders, including President Obama, gather for a summit meeting next week.

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•  Brazil football club to open cemetery
Brazilian football club Corinthians is to open a cemetery for supporters who want to be buried close to their favourite players.
•  French town bans clowns after scares
A mayor in the south of France bans clown disguises for a month, starting on Halloween, after several violent incidents involving teenagers dressed as clowns.
•  Pompeii relic returned 50 years on
A woman from Canada hands back a stolen piece of the ruins of Pompeii more than 50 years after she put it into her bag.
•  Mosquito-catching contest announced
Taiwanese health authority offers prizes for catching mosquitoes, to stop the spread of dengue fever.
•  Chinese 'tomb raiders' arrested
Eleven people are accused of exhuming bodies for use in ritual 'ghost marriages'.


BBC: World [Video&Audio]
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•  VIDEO: 'Peshmerga generate hope' in Kobane
The arrival of Iraqi Kurd Peshmerga fighters has "generated hope in the Kurdish community" reports Jiyar Gol from the Syria-Turkey border
•  VIDEO: Costa Rica issues volcano warning
Costa Rica has issued an emergency alert after the eruption of Turrialba volcano in the centre of the country.
•  VIDEO: 'Crowds demand general steps down'
Protesters in Burkina Faso are demanding that President Compaore's replacement Gen Traore step down, reports Laeila Adjovi from Ougadougou.
•  VIDEO: The makeshift 'protection' for Ebola
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.
•  VIDEO: Baby pandas wrestle with their keeper
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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