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Indian paramilitary troopers on patrol in front of shuttered shops during a strike called by Kashmiri separatists protesting against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the region, in Srinagar on Oct 23, 2014. (Photo: AFP/Tauseef Mustafa)

India-Pakistan tensions set to sour regional summit

The first South Asian summit in three years follows cross-border violence in Kashmir between India and Pakistan.

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Indian paramilitary troopers on patrol in front of shuttered shops during a strike called by Kashmiri separatists protesting against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the region, in Srinagar on Oct 23, 2014. (Photo: AFP/Tauseef Mustafa)

India-Pakistan tensions set to sour regional summit

The first South Asian summit in three years follows cross-border violence in Kashmir between India and Pakistan.

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World

US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif pose for a photographer prior to a bilateral meeting of the closed-door nuclear talks at the Palais Coburg in Vienna. (AFP/POOL/RONALD ZAK)

World powers discuss extending Iran deal deadline

The five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany (the P5+1) have been locked in talks with Iran for months to turn an interim deal that expires on Monday into a lasting accord.

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Sport

AC Milan's Jeremy Menez (R) fights for the ball with Inter Milan's Serbia Zdravko Kuzmanovic during the Italian Serie A football match at San Siro Stadium in Milan. (AFP/OLIVIER MORIN)

Football: Obi's leveller saves Mancini blushes in Milan derby

Mancini, who led the Serie A giants to seven trophies including three consecutive league titles from 2004 to 2008, was handed a San Siro baptism of fire on his first game back at Inter after replacing Walter Mazzarri a fortnight ago.

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Health

Red Cross volunteers receive training in Paris, France, on how to handle the deadly Ebola disease. (AFP/PATRICK KOVARIK)

Can robots help stop the Ebola outbreak?

The US military is using a germ-zapping robot that can disinfect a room with ultraviolet light, in the fight against Ebola.

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Lifestyle

Young military school cadets march with the flag of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic during a swearing-in ceremony. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)

Teenage cadets swear allegiance to Ukraine rebel state

Now, as fighting rumbles on between between pro-Russian insurgents and government forces, cadets are pledging an oath of loyalty to the rebels' self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DNR).