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'Russian troops deployed' in Ukraine 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:36:06 GMT 
    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko cancels a foreign visit, citing "Russian troop deployments" in Ukraine, as rebels seize a town in the south.


IS 'kills dozens of Syrian soldiers' 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:15:38 GMT 
    Islamic State (IS) militants appear to have executed "dozens" of Syrian soldiers captured after they stormed the Tabqa airbase, activists say.


Ebola spreads to Nigeria oil hub 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:02:33 GMT 
    Nigeria confirms its first Ebola death outside Lagos, a Port Harcourt doctor, as the WHO says the total number of cases could eventually pass 20,000.


Missing plane search area refined 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:28:17 GMT 
    Australia says the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will focus on the southern part of the search area, after more data analysis.


Iceland examines volcano 'cauldrons' 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:40:59 GMT 
    Scientists in Iceland say they are examining several depressions, termed 'cauldrons', near Bardarbunga volcano, which could be a sign of an eruption.


France urges special Libya support 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:48:55 GMT 
    French President Francois Hollande calls for an "exceptional" UN intervention in Libya, warning of chaos unless action is taken.


FBI probe JP Morgan 'cyber-attack' 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:40:33 GMT 
    The FBI says it is investigating reports in the US media of recent cyber-attacks against several US banks.


Turkey's Erdogan to be inaugurated 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:25:39 GMT 
    Turkish President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan is due to be officially sworn in after winning the country's first ever popular vote for head of state.


Pitt and Jolie wedding announced 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:14:36 GMT 
    Actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are now married, according to a spokesman for the Hollywood couple.


Tomatoes linked with fighting cancer 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:03:56 GMT 
    Eating tomatoes may lower the risk of prostate cancer, research suggests.


Platini will not challenge Blatter 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:35:03 GMT 
    Uefa president Michel Platini announces he will not challenge Sepp Blatter by running for the leadership of Fifa.


India cow row 'settled by DNA tests' 
  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.


VIDEO: Litter bug mountaineers 'must recycle' 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:01:55 GMT 
    Over the decades tonnes of disposed tents, spent oxygen cylinders and bottles have been left behind on Mount Everest by people trying to scale it. Now authorities are urging them to bring the waste back down with them to recycle it.


VIDEO: Hamm on beards, baseball and moving on 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:13:12 GMT 
    He's best known for his portrayal as the cool and commanding Don Draper in Mad Men - but actor Jon Hamm is keen to shake off his bad boy image.


VIDEO: Keaton's comeback at Venice festival 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:06:30 GMT 
    The 71st Venice Film Festival opened on Wednesday with the world premiere of Birdman starring Michael Keaton, Emma Stone and Edward Norton.
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'Russian troops deployed' in Ukraine  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:36:06 GMT
IS 'kills dozens of Syrian soldiers'  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:15:38 GMT
Ebola spreads to Nigeria oil hub  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:02:33 GMT
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