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Andy Murray keeps his ATP World Tour Finals hopes alive with a 6-3 7-5 win over Canadian Milos Raonic in London.
India's opposition Congress party calls a general strike in Chhattisgarh where 13 women died after sterilisation surgery at a state-run camp.
A NZ woman who suffered "mutilating" injuries when her arm was trapped in an industrial oven for 40 minutes receives a NZ$45,000 payout.
Brazilian police have killed more than 11,000 people over the past five years, averaging about six killings a day, an NGO says.
The world's most expensive watch has sold at auction in Geneva for 20.6m Swiss francs (£13.4m).
Technology giant Yahoo said it will buy digital video advertising service BrightRoll for $640m (£402m).
The tax inspector and the student who helped oust a leader
Jews reject Russian claims of Ukraine anti-Semitism
Turkey's ceasefire with Kurdish rebels at risk of collapse
How Syria's president has survived a brutal war
National Australia Bank has taken the first step towards settling a class action brought against Australia's major banks over late payment fees.
Obama hopes for "legacy" trade deal in Asia
Leading Japanese shares were up on Wednesday, building on their seven-year high hit on Tuesday.
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Are we missing the point about the Ebola outbreak?
Prisoners and employees are being left vulnerable at HMP Elmley as a result of staff shortages, inspectors find.
Opposition politicians walk out on talks with the government designed to establish a bipartisan commitment to renewable energy in Australia.
A Malian nurse dies of Ebola, the second confirmed death in Mali, but officials say it is unrelated to the first case.
The royal power behind Qatar's obsession with education