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Total CEO Christophe de Margerie was on his way to Paris.
Total CEO Christophe de Margerie was on his way to Paris.

Total's CEO killed in Moscow business jet accident

Tuesday 21 October 2014 05:48

The chief executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed when a business jet collided with a snow plow during takeoff.

Total's CEO killed in Moscow business jet accident

Tuesday 21 October 2014 05:48

The chief executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed when a business jet collided with a snow plow during takeoff.

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Kerry urges stepped-up Asian effort against Islamic State

Monday 20 October 2014 20:05

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Asia-Pacific leaders on Monday to do more to stem the flow of foreign fighters to Islamic State in the Middle East and choke off finance to the militants.

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Gone in 30 seconds

Monday 20 October 2014 08:31

Surveillance video shows that after a gas station staff finished refuelling a black sedan and the driver left for the cashier desk, the man walked round to the vehicle and quickly drove it away.

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Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes, talks set for Tuesday

Monday 20 October 2014 08:00

A deepening sense of impasse gripped Hong Kong on Monday as pro-democracy protests entered their fourth week.

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Spanish Ebola nurse appears clear of disease, says government

Monday 20 October 2014 06:41

The Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for two infected priests in a Madrid hospital, appears to have overcome the deadly disease, the government said on Sunday.

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US Ebola czar seeks to reverse government mistakes, step up response

Monday 20 October 2014 06:30

US Ebola czar Ron Klain faces a hefty to-do list when he begins his new role.

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Fiercest fighting in days hits Syrian border town

Sunday 19 October 2014 17:06

The fiercest fighting in days shook the Syrian border town of Kobani overnight as Islamic State fighters attacked Kurdish defenders.

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US hospitals tighten up for Ebola panic as flu season looms

Sunday 19 October 2014 14:20

A young woman complaining of abdominal pain and nausea who had travelled to Africa arrived at a Long Island hospital fearful that she had contracted Ebola.

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Fiercest fighting in days hits Syrian border town

Sunday 19 October 2014 12:09

The fiercest fighting in days shook the Syrian border town of Kobani overnight, sources inside the town and a monitoring group said on Sunday.

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Americans 'can't give in to hysteria or fear' over Ebola: Obama

Sunday 19 October 2014 06:38

President Barack Obama said Saturday that Americans "can't give in to hysteria or fear" about the spread of the virus.

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