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Assad warns of Mid-East destruction 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 13:45:37 GMT 
    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says a coalition between Syria, Russia, Iran and Iraq must succeed "or else the whole region will be destroyed".

French Riviera floods leave 16 dead 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 11:10:12 GMT 
    At least 16 people die after violent storms and flooding hit the French Riviera, including three elderly people who drowned in their retirement home.

Pope opens synod amid gay priest row 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 09:55:48 GMT 
    Pope Francis opens a synod of Roman Catholic bishops focusing on teachings on the family, a day after a senior Vatican priest came out as gay.

Oregon teen 'played dead' in shooting 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 12:26:57 GMT 
    A teenager survived the Oregon shooting because she was covered in another victim's body and the attacker believed she was dead, her father says.

MSF staff leave Kunduz hospital 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 15:05:34 GMT 
    Charity MSF says staff have left its hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz after it was hit by air strikes it blames on US-led Nato forces

Israelis killed in Jerusalem attacks 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 08:57:09 GMT 
    Israeli police ban Palestinians from entering Jerusalem's Old City after two Israelis were killed and three wounded in separate attacks.

Merkel: VW scandal won't harm Germany 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 13:30:53 GMT 
    The Volkswagen emissions scandal was a "dramatic event" but would not inflict lasting damage on Germany's reputation, Angela Merkel says.

PM plans more drones to fight IS 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 07:44:28 GMT 
    Britain's military capability to fight Islamic State militants is to be increased, pledges the prime minister, as Conservatives gather for the party conference in Manchester.

Haze health fears shut Malaysia schools 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 14:32:24 GMT 
    Malaysia orders the closure of most of the country's schools amid health concerns over thick haze caused by Indonesian forest fires.

Floods trigger South Carolina emergency 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 00:53:35 GMT 
    US President Barack Obama declares a state of emergency in South Carolina, as rainfall is set to trigger more flooding across the east coast.

China biker held for clocking 237km/h 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 14:25:14 GMT 
    A motorcyclist who reached the speed of 237km/h (147mph) in Beijing and went viral on social media is held by police for dangerous driving.

Fans snap up Glastonbury tickets 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 08:56:57 GMT 
    All 118,200 standard tickets for next year's Glastonbury music festival sell out in half an hour.

VIDEO: Flash floods tear through French Riviera 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 14:16:29 GMT 
    Violent storms and flooding have hit southeast France, killing at least 13 people with six more missing, officials said.

VIDEO: Oregon survivor 'saved by victim's blood' 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 12:06:58 GMT 
    The father of a woman who survived Thursday's college shooting in Oregon has said he believes the blood of one of the victims saved his daughter's life.

VIDEO: Hungary 'in no hurry to close borders' 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 07:49:17 GMT 
    Of the 180,000 refugees and migrants who entered Germany in September, 140,000 passed through Hungary.
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