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Wed, 03 Sep 2014 01:04:52 GMT
An Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist abducted by the group, is released.
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 01:48:50 GMT
US President Barack Obama flies to Estonia for talks with regional leaders amid growing concern over Russia's intervention in Ukraine.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:58:03 GMT
About $1tn a year is being taken out of poor countries and millions of lives are lost because of corruption, the One campaign group says.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:44:15 GMT
The US military says it has carried out air strikes in Somalia, targeting the leader of militant group Al-Shabab, but it is unclear if he was killed.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:58:20 GMT
A thriving economy can lead to the extinction of some languages, scientists believe.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:49:12 GMT
The leaking of intimate photos of celebrities from iCloud accounts was due to a theft of log-in information, not a security breach, says Apple.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:52:29 GMT
A global military intervention is needed to curb the largest ever Ebola outbreak, according to the medical charity Medecins sans Frontieres.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:32:02 GMT
Actress Julie Gayet, linked to President Hollande, wins a privacy case against a photographer who snapped her in her car, which French law deems private space.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:42:30 GMT
US oilfield firm Halliburton says it has agreed a $1.1bn settlement to meet the majority of claims against it for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:56:35 GMT
Two US men who spent three decades in prison for rape and murder, one on death row, are released after new DNA evidence proves their innocence.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:59:50 GMT
Four UN peacekeepers are killed and 15 injured by a landmine in northern Mali, amid what the UN calls a period of "increased attacks".
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:20:01 GMT
A monkey in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh steals money from a home and rains down banknotes on people, reports say.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:54:52 GMT
A dethroned Burmese beauty queen is refusing to hand back her crown until she receives an apology from South Korean organisers.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:35:15 GMT
More than 30 teenagers held at a juvenile detention centre in Tennessee escape by crawling through a fence and nine are still being sought.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:53:44 GMT
The brain can be trained to prefer healthy food over unhealthy high-calorie foods, suggests a study from the US.


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