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updated Fri. August 29, 2014

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:08:12 GMT
US President Barack Obama accuses Russia of being responsible for the violence in Eastern Ukraine, as NATO prepares to hold an emergency meeting.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:26:27 GMT
The Islamic State group releases a video appearing to show militants killing a Kurdish man as a warning to forces fighting it in northern Iraq.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:05:07 GMT
West African health ministers meeting in Ghana follow WHO advice and lift travel restrictions on countries affected by the Ebola outbreak.

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:33:38 GMT
As a youth football coach, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly threatened a teacher and made players roll in goose droppings, newly released documents say.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:46:26 GMT
Forty-three UN peacekeepers are being held by an armed group in the Syrian Golan Heights, amid heavy fighting between rebels and the army.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:52:20 GMT
A study of genetic sequences sheds light on the settling of the North American Arctic, from ancient "Paleo-Eskimos" to the modern-day Inuit.

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:48:45 GMT
Recep Tayyip Erdogan is officially sworn in as Turkish president after winning the country's first ever public vote for head of state.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:00:23 GMT
Google reveals it has built and tested its own drones as part of a plan to make automated deliveries to remote homes as well as disaster-hit zones.

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:45:51 GMT
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan formally launches a national electronic identity card, which can also be used to make payments.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:45:32 GMT
Pakistani police name Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as a suspect in the murder of 14 followers of an anti-government cleric in Lahore, officials say.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:21:54 GMT
One of Afghanistan's architectural marvels, the minaret of Jam in Ghor province, is in danger of collapse, officials tell the BBC.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:06:35 GMT
Armed police dramatically raid the office of a video gamer near Denver, US - and the incident was broadcast live online.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:31:50 GMT
A sheep called Shaun has been shorn for the first time in his life and his fleece has weighed in at a huge 23 kilograms.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:55:01 GMT
A woman in southern India is set to win a court battle to keep a cow after DNA tests proved it belongs to her, her lawyer says.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:46:40 GMT
The US supermarket chain Market Basket agrees to sell to former boss Arthur T Demoulas, ending a months-long strike amongst workers and customers.




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