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Thousands rave until dawn at Earth's lowest point

International music artists keep thousands of Israelis and tourists dancing from sunset until sunrise at a rave at the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth....

Video shows hatchet-wielding man moments before attack

A hatchet‑wielding attacker charged a group of New York City police officers posing for a photograph wounding two, one critically. Rough Cut (No...

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Here's the latest news for Friday, Oct. 24th: Ebola case diagnosed for first time in NYC; Ebola spreads to Mali in Africa; Rare tornado strikes Washington state; Coin toss decides election in Peru.

Markets applaud Volvo surprise

Truck‑maker Volvo steps up costs cuts after an unexpected profit rise in the third quarter. Axel Threlfall reports.

UK Crossrail's final tunnel push

As the final tunnels are being dug underneath the streets of London, Ciara Lee ventures deep into the subterranean network of Europe's biggest...

Pakistan's health workers put own lives on line to fight polio

Polio vaccine workers in Pakistan face frequent threats to their safety as they try to rid the country...

China's economic foundation shaken by drop in home prices

China’s property sector is suffering, as prices fall and developments are left empty. Jane Lanhee Lee explains why it is the bad news Beijing has...

Asia Week Ahead: Honda air bag crisis to deflate earnings?

All eyes on quarterly earnings from Honda Motors as the Japanese automaker steers through a growing airbag crisis. Samsung Electronics and big China banks...

Revival of Thai south script points way to peace

From signposts to school textbooks, Malay‑Muslims are reclaiming their native Yawi script in public life after decades of forced assimilation...