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VIDEO: Pakistan's first female fire fighter 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 23:02:35 GMT 
    Shazia Parveen is breaking taboos in Pakistan by becoming the country's only female fire fighter.

VIDEO: Must See: Dog chases bears away 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 13:06:20 GMT 
    A French bulldog named Jewel has been caught on CCTV casing bears out of her owner's back garden in Monrovia, California.

VIDEO: Hairy start to world beard competition 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 00:12:03 GMT 
    An Austrian village is bristling with activity, as the World Beard and Moustache Championships get under way.

VIDEO: Many dead in Guatemala landslide 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 23:38:59 GMT 
    Guatemalan authorities say the number of people killed when a hillside collapsed on houses in the village of El Cambray, 15km (nine miles) outside the capital, has risen to 56.

Why Obama is powerless to reform gun laws 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 23:50:52 GMT 
    President Barack Obama says a majority of Americans want greater regulation of firearms, but the Republican Congress has its own political reality.

Singapore's students ready to be entrepreneurs 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 23:58:11 GMT 
    A new generation of Singaporean students is more ready to embrace risk as they search for satisfying careers, says Karishma Vaswani.

Can Nigerians stop being unruly? 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 00:05:58 GMT 
    Few Nigerians can deny they are unruly but Nigerian writer Abaobi Tricia Nwaubani considers whether they can change their behaviour as requested by their president.

Six things about the Kyrgyzstan elections 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 01:39:29 GMT 
    Voters in the mountainous central Asian republic of Kyrgyzstan will elect a new parliament on 4 October in a poll markedly different from those in other ex-Soviet states in the region.

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.

Lethal Weapon set for TV remake 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 12:52:02 GMT 
    Lethal Weapon is to be the latest film to be remade for the small screen, after the Fox network decided to turn it into a TV show.

Fifa sponsors say Blatter must go 
  Fri, 02 Oct 2015 22:00:31 GMT 
    Fifa president Sepp Blatter will not resign despite major sponsors, including Coca-Cola, calling for him to step down.

Markets recover after US jobs figures 
  Fri, 02 Oct 2015 19:17:11 GMT 
    The US economy added just 142,000 jobs in September, lowering the chance of an interest rate rise this year.

Crowdfunding site hacked data leaked 
  Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:48:12 GMT 
    About 15 gigabytes of data including names, addresses and donations have been published online following a hack attack on crowdfunding site Patreon.

Routers 'vaccinated' by benign virus 
  Fri, 02 Oct 2015 09:20:12 GMT 
    More than 10,000 home routers have been 'vaccinated' by a benign virus that tries to harden them against cyber-attacks.

Martian blasts to top of film chart 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 16:30:46 GMT 
    Space thriller The Martian, in which Matt Damon plays an astronaut stranded on Mars, lands at the top of the North American box office chart.
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