Wednesday, 22 Oct, 2014
<a href="http://www.crashonline.com/ebola-serum-africa-weeks/"><b>Ebola serum for Africa ‘in weeks’</b></a><p>Serum made from the blood of recovered Ebola patients could be available within weeks in Liberia,  says the World Health Organization</p> <a href="http://www.crashonline.com/us-spends-7bn-fails-stop-opium-growth/"><b>US spends $7bn but fails to stop opium growth</b></a><p>Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan hit record levels in 2013 despite counter-narcotics efforts by Washington, a US report says</p> <a href="http://www.crashonline.com/hong-kong-protesters-march-fruitless-talks-government/"><b>Hong Kong protesters march after fruitless talks with government</b></a><p>About 200 Hong Kong protesters marched to the home of the city’s Beijing-backed leader on Wednesday to push their case for greater democracy a day after talks between student leaders and senior officials failed to break the deadlock.</p> <a href="http://www.crashonline.com/boeing-chinese-partner-make-jet-fuel-cooking-oil/"><b>Boeing and Chinese partner to make jet fuel from “cooking oil”</b></a><p>Aircraft makers Boeing and Commercial Aircraft Corp of China have launched a joint pilot project to turn used cooking oil into jet fuel</p> <a href="http://www.crashonline.com/us-editor-ben-bradlee-dies-93/"><b>US editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93</b></a><p>Ben Bradlee, the editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal that toppled President Richard Nixon, has died </p> <a href="http://www.crashonline.com/us-probes-stray-syria-air-drop/"><b>US probes ‘stray Syria air drop’ (video)</b></a><p>The US defence department has said it is examining an Islamic State video appearing to show militants in control of US weapons intended for Syrian Kurdish fighters</p> <a href="http://www.crashonline.com/briton-found-throat-cut-bali/"><b>Briton found with throat cut in Bali</b></a><p>A Briton has been found dead with his hands tied and throat cut on the Indonesian island of Bali, the British embassy in Jakarta has said</p> <a href="http://www.crashonline.com/five-britons-week-joining-isis/"><b>‘Five Britons a week joining Isis’</b></a><p>Five Britons are travelling to Iraq and Syria to join Islamic State (Isis) every week, the UK’s most senior police officer has revealed</p> <a href="http://www.crashonline.com/battles-african-mobs-riot-police-photos-video/"><b>Battles between African mobs and riot police (photos & video)</b></a><p>The gangs fight over the best routes to the ferry port to the UK </p> <a href="http://www.crashonline.com/un-chief-plans-gaza-conflict-inquiry/"><b>UN chief plans Gaza conflict inquiry</b></a><p>The UN secretary general has said he is setting up an inquiry into attacks on UN facilities during Israel’s recent offensive in the Gaza Strip</p> <a href="http://www.crashonline.com/pregnant-duchess-kate-dazzles-blue-photos-video/"><b>Pregnant Duchess Kate dazzles in blue (photos &video)</b></a><p>All eyes were on the Duchess last night, who looked stunning in a floor length powder blue evening gown</p> <a href="http://www.crashonline.com/audi-claims-self-drive-speed-record-video/"><b>Audi claims self-drive speed record (video)</b></a><p>The German car giant says its RS7 vehicle topped 149mph (240km/h) while driving uncrewed round the Hockenheim racing circuit</p> <a href="http://www.crashonline.com/physics-reveals-nature-sparkles/"><b>Physics reveals how nature sparkles</b></a><p>Researchers from the University of Bristol have revealed “a universal explanation” for many of the dazzling coloured and silvery reflections in the natural world</p>
 
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Photo of the Day
Kurdish refugee children from the Syrian town of Kobani sit behind a fence in Suruc
Eyes wide shut: Kurdish refugee children from the Syrian town of Kobani sit behind a fence in a camp in the southeastern town of Suruc on the Turkish-Syrian border (Reuters Photo)