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10-04 Former Haiti president Duvalier dies Port-au-Prince, Haiti
C. 10-04 HK leader calls for 'return to order' Hong Kong
D. 10-04 North and South Korea 'agree to talks' Incheon, South Korea
E. 10-04 US hostage's family in video appeal Indiana
5. 10-04 American base jumper dies in Swiss Alps Sex Rouge, Switzerland
G. 10-04 Fighting for key airport threatens to derail shaky cease-fire Donetsk airport, Donbass
7. 10-04 Polio hits record high in Pakistan Tribal Areas
8. 10-04 Ebola: Eid celebrations subdued in West Africa Guinea
9. 10-04 Smoke in cabin of plane forces emergency exit at Karachi airport

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Oct.4   Haiti   Former Haiti president Duvalier dies
Map of Port-au-Prince Haiti
  Haiti's former ruler Jean-Claude 'Baby Doc' Duvalier has died of a heart attack in the capital Port-au-Prince, reports quoting official sources say


  Hong Kong   HK leader calls for 'return to order'
  CY Leung has warned that police will take 'all actions necessary' to ensure government offices and schools reopen on Monday


  South Korea   North and South Korea 'agree to talks' Map of Incheon South Korea  North and South Korea have agreed to resume formal high-level talks that had effectively been suspended since February

  Indiana US hostage's family in video appeal  The parents of US hostage Peter Kassig have appealed to Islamic State militants to 'show mercy' and release him

  Switzerland American base jumper dies in Swiss Alps  44-year-old man was misjudging his launch, hitting a cliff and falling hundreds of meters into a gorge from the 2,900-meter Sex Rouge peak

  Donbass Fighting for key airport threatens to derail shaky cease-fire  9 civilians killed on Wednesday, a Red Cross staffer killed Thursday, scores killed and wounded since the fighting was supposed to stop

  Tribal Areas Polio hits record high in Pakistan  Pakistan has recorded its highest number of polio cases for 15 years, with health officials blaming the rise on attacks on immunisation teams

  Guinea Ebola: Eid celebrations subdued in West Africa  Celebrations in West Africa for the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha have been badly affected by the Ebola outbreak

  Karachi Smoke in cabin of plane forces emergency exit at Karachi airport  The plane came to a halt on the tarmac and all 82 passengers and the crew had to scramble out of the Airbus 320

Day News


  Libya   Briton held hostage in Libya freed
  British teacher David Bolam has been released after being held hostage by militants in Libya since May


  Bangkok Thai king hospitalized with high fever  86-year-old Bhumibol Adulyadej has been hospitalized with a high fever and irregular blood pressure

  Dallas First US Ebola case Thomas Duncan 'critical'  The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola within the US has deteriorated from a serious to a critical condition, doctors in the state of Texas say

Evening News


  Mexico     Mass grave found near Mexico town Map of Iguala Mexico  A mass grave has been found on the outskirts the Mexican town of Iguala, where 43 students went missing on 27 September, officials say

  Hong Kong   Hong Kong pro-democracy protests enter second week   Fresh scuffles erupted between pro-democracy activists occupying central parts of HK and riot police, as the protests entered their second week

  Tribal Areas Pakistan Taliban vow support for IS in Syria and Iraq  In a statement marking the Muslim festival of Eid, the group appealed to Islamists there to unite against the 'enemy' - the US-led alliance

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