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Jamal Khashoggi case: Journalist 'died after fight' - Saudi TV
Until now the kingdom had denied that the journalist was killed in its Istanbul consulate.

Amritsar: India train mows down crowd killing scores
The victims were standing on the tracks watching celebrations for the Hindu festival of Dusshera.

Migrant caravan: US-bound migrants clash with Mexico riot police
A caravan of hundreds of Central American migrants faces Mexican riot police as they try to cross.

Afghanistan election: Voters cast ballots amid heavy security
Afghans are set to defy militant threats and fears over fraud as they elect a new parliament.

Russian woman charged with attempted US election meddling
The St Petersburg woman is the first to be charged with interfering in the US mid-terms elections.

Macedonia parliament votes to start name change process
The country would be known as North Macedonia, resolving a 27-year dispute with neighbouring Greece.

Mission to Mercury: BepiColombo spacecraft ready for launch
Europe and Japan await the launch of their joint mission to the little world nearest the Sun.

Brexit: France's Macron makes English faux pas over visas
UK visitors will not need French visas if there is no Brexit deal, the president's team clarifies.

EU court orders Poland to halt court retirements law
This comes after Poland lowered the retirement age of Supreme Court judges, triggering protests.

Julian Assange: Wikileaks co-founder to take legal action against Ecuador
The Wikileaks co-founder has been living in the country's UK embassy in London since 2012.

Hurricane Michael: 'World's biggest peanut' cracked by fierce winds
A city in Georgia launches a fundraising campaign to restore the monument damaged by Hurricane Michael.

Upcycling grenades in Gaza
Ahmed collects debris at the Israeli Gaza border during the ongoing protests then turns it into something new.

The Venezuelans making a new life in Brazil
Thousands of Venezuelans have fled to Brazil, trying to escape their country’s crisis.

Cardi B hands out free winter coats in Brooklyn
Fans of the rapper queue for hours for the clothing as well as for selfies with the star.

BepiColombo: Mercury space mission to help us understand Earth
BepiColombo mission could shed light on space weather and history of our planet

Afghanistan election: Female MP refutes 'heavy' make-up news report
An Afghan news channel has focused on female candidates' appearance in the run-up to the parliamentary election.

Why is this African village letting mosquitoes in?
The genetically modified insects are part of a project which aims to tackle malaria in Africa.

Rockslide in French Alps forces villagers to hire helicopter
With their only road destroyed, fuel, food and cars are airlifted in to the cut off residents.

Man 'fought snakes' to survive after falling down 100ft mineshaft
The Arizona man fell down an abandoned mineshaft and went for two days without food or water.

Ukrainian edible carrier bag wins award
Ukrainian scientists have made an eco-friendly plastic bag that you can eat.

Russian minister offers land as prize on Instagram
Alexander Kozlov came in for criticism after offering land as a prize on his Instagram account.

Russian region offers phones for extremism tip-offs
A Russian region extremism site has been offering phones for tip-offs.

Thousands apply to be an Iraqi minister
Online applications to become an Iraqi minister run into the tens of thousands.

Why do people think this 'manspreading' video is a Kremlin hoax?
There are reasons why some suspect that the Russian state was behind a viral video.

Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi murder suspect had spy training
A source tells the BBC about one of the Saudi agents alleged to have killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Fake moon: Could China really light up the night sky?
The sci-fi plan would use giant mirrors in space to light city streets, but scientists are sceptical.

Week in pictures: 13 - 19 October 2018
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

One Nigerian woman's mission to save Lagos beaches and turtles from plastic
The activist leading the way in preserving her local beach and its visiting sea turtles.

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