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Turkey goes to the polls

President Erdogan of Turkey wants his party to get its parliamentary majority back; Thai film director Apichatpong Weerasethakul says his country is like a "sinking ship"; Watergate resident and Washington Post writer Michele Langevine Leiby on the building's 50th anniversary

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Turkey's Ruling AKP Regains Majority

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu called the result a victory for our democracy, but the result has been met with protests in the Kurdish regions of the country. Russia says its passenger plane that crashed in Egypt broke up at high altitude. The East German Communist official whose mistaken announcement triggered the fall of the Berlin Wall has died aged 86.

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Russian airliner crashes in Egypt

Russian airliner crashes in Sinai en route to St Petersburg - no passengers are thought to have survived; Dozens die in a nightclub fire in Bucharest believed to have been started by indoor fireworks; Halloween asteroid flyby

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Investigations Into Russian Airline Crash

Recovery teams have found the black boxes from a Russian airliner that crashed in Egypt. Two secular publishers have been attacked in Bangladesh - one of them is dead. New Zealand are the world champions in rugby, again - the first team ever to win the tournament three times.

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Turkey Votes This Weekend

Newshour comes from London and Istanbul, Turkey: Snap elections -- the second in five months -- have been called this weekend in Turkey, amidst a worsening security situation; the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague awards the Philippines the right to bring a case against China over a territorial dispute in the South China Sea; and the UK government's policy of paying former British detainees at Guantanamo Bay millions of dollars of compensation, but why?

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