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Fresh migrant protests in Budapest 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:52:03 GMT 
    Hundreds of migrants protest for a second day at Hungary's decision to stop them from travelling by train to European destinations.


Thai fingerprint 'matches bomb suspect' 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 09:57:40 GMT 
    Thai police say fingerprints found on seized bomb-making material match those of a man detained over the Bangkok shrine attack.


Eight dead in Paris apartment fire 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:41:20 GMT 
    A fire in an apartment in Paris kills eight people, including two children, French officials say, amid reports that it may have been started deliberately.


China shares recover early losses 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:14:09 GMT 
    Chinese markets recovered from early losses on Wednesday, with analysts speculating that the government had stepped in to prop up the market.


Turkish workers seized in Iraq 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:12:36 GMT 
    At least 18 Turkish construction workers have been kidnapped by gunmen in Iraq's capital Baghdad, Iraqi and Turkish officials say.


UK's EU vote campaign rules 'rethink' 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:29:27 GMT 
    Planned rules on campaigning in the UK's in-out EU referendum are to face "significant" changes, the government is to announce.


Deadly bombing in Syria's Latakia 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:56:55 GMT 
    At least seven people are killed in a car bomb explosion in the Syrian city of Latakia, a stronghold of President Bashar al-Assad, state TV says.


Death row delay for Pakistan paraplegic 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:44:38 GMT 
    Pakistani prison officials miss a court deadline to explain how they would hang a disabled man on death row for a murder he says he did not commit.


Wikipedia blocks 'scam' accounts 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:26:49 GMT 
    Wikipedia has blocked 381 accounts for what it calls "black hat" editing - charging money for creating promotional articles using 'sock puppet' accounts.


DRC 'Terminator' at war crimes trial 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:33:29 GMT 
    Former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda pleads not guilty to all charges at the start of his war crimes trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC).


US police 'shoot man with hands up' 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 06:36:03 GMT 
    Video footage in Texas appears to show police shooting and killing a man with his hands up, as they respond to a domestic dispute.


VIDEO: From Syria to Sweden: A migrant's story 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 16:00:09 GMT 
    The BBC's James Reynolds follows the trail of a Syrian migrant called Nour, as she travels 2,000 miles through nine countries to fulfil her dream of applying for asylum in Sweden.


VIDEO: Migrants camp under Budapest station 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:28:51 GMT 
    Hundreds of migrants set up camp at a major railway station in Budapest after police seal off the terminal to stop them travelling through the EU.


VIDEO: 'Picture perfect' scene for China parade 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:33:46 GMT 
    China prepares to stage a huge military parade on 3 September to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Asia.


VIDEO: 'We were locked in, in the dark' 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:02:19 GMT 
    Up to 2,000 Eurostar passengers have had their journeys disrupted after migrants in Calais got on to tracks near the Channel Tunnel in France.
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