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The second in command of Burkina Faso's presidential guard, Colonel Isaac Zida, said on Saturday he has assumed power as head of state during the transition...
Thousands of visitors and dignitaries have gathered in the southern WA city of Albany to mark 100 years since the Anzac's first departure to join the Allies in...
British Muslims are being urged to wear a 'poppy hijab' to mark Remembrance Day and honour the first Muslim soldier to win the Victorian Cross, but some UK...
In the latest step forward for Beijing's ambitious space program, a Chinese probe flew around the moon and safely returned to Earth.

Ebola crisis: Death toll rises

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Virgin's pioneering tourist-carrying spacecraft has crashed on a test flight in California, killing a pilot and scattering debris across the desert - and raising...
The creator of boardgame Operation couldn't afford an operation of his own, so his friends got together to raise the money to pay for it.

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Hello Kitty cuteness is taking over Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles as the city hosts the first Hello Kitty fan convention.
Traditional West African funerals, at which mourners extensively touch and kiss the dead, are “superspreader” events for transmission of the Ebola virus, says a...
A number of academics have signed an open letter, pushing for cultural change in universities across Australia.
The Prime Minister may have wanted a mature discussion, but the week in politics started out as anything but.
Pakistan cricket officials hope Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai can inspire young women to take up cricket.
Pope Francis' comments that the theories of evolution and the Big Bang are real and does not contradict with the role of God has sparked heated debate.
Investigators have recovered additional human remains in eastern Ukraine after gaining rare access to the site where MH17 was downed in mid-July.
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It’s 30 years since Dateline first went on air and this week's program is a special edition looking back at the stories, people and places that have made the program what it is since 1984.

In pictures: Burkino Faso unrest

Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore has been toppled as the army took power after protesters set parliament ablaze in a popular uprising against the veteran leader's 27-year-rule.
Dog costume parades have been held in New York and California a week ahead of Halloween.

New leads for Amelia Earhart's Plane

Researches believe they have discovered debris belonging to Amelia Earhart's plane on a South Pacific beach. The International Group for Historic Recovery (TIGHAR) are convinced that sonar images taken off Nikumaroro Island, an uninhabited atoll in the Republic of Kiribati, is the fuselage of her ill-fated flight Lockheed Electra, 200 metres beneath the sea. The aviatrix and aircraft went missing in July 1937.
Models take to the catwalk in chocolate-clad gowns to celebrate 'Salon du Chocolat' in Paris.
Thousands of mourners have lined the streets of the Canadian city of Hamilton for the funeral of a soldier killed last week in an attack in the centre of the nation's capital.
Imagine a day when computers are part of our bodies instead of devices in our pockets. That future is not as far away as you might think. There’s a growing number of humans augmenting their body with technology – to address disability, and increasingly, to enhance typical human performance.
More than 55 of the world’s leading fashion houses will be showcasing their one-off masterpieces at the Art Gallery of South Australia this summer. The exhibition, Fashion Icons, will house nearly a hundred iconic haute couture pieces spanning eight decades by high-end designers including Christian Dior, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Givency, Yamamoto and Yves Saint Laurent.

In pictures: Sculpture by the Sea

The 18th Sculpture by the Sea exhibition opened in Bondi today running until 9 November 2014.
Canada's parliament is in lockdown after a gunman shot a soldier outside before storming into the building, police say.
Diwali, the Festival of Lights, marks victory over evil and commemorates the time when Hindu god Lord Rama achieved victory over Ravana and returned to his kingdom Ayodhya.