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'Russian troops deployed' in Ukraine  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:40:51 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. 
WHO warns 20,000 at risk of Ebola  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:51:37 GMT
The UN's health agency says the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa could infect more than 20,000 people before it is brought under control. 
UN peacekeepers held in Golan  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:38:49 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. 
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. 
Erdogan sworn in as Turkey president  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:59:34 GMT
Recep Tayyip Erdogan is officially sworn in as Turkish president after winning the country's first ever public vote for head of state. 
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. 
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. 
Historic Afghan minaret 'threatened'  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. 
Rooney named new England captain  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:18:17 GMT
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is named new England captain by manager Roy Hodgson. 
'Fashionable' smartwatches announced  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:51:08 GMT
South Korean tech firms LG and Samsung have announced more smartwatches, ahead of a widely anticipated entry to the sector from Apple. 
VIDEO: Police raid on gamer broadcast live  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:22:53 GMT
A video gamer in Denver was dramatically raided by armed police acting on an assumed hoax call - and the incident was broadcast live online. 
VIDEO: Esha Ness cave is 'UK's biggest'  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:50:57 GMT
Geologist Jonathan Swale claims that the Calders Geo sea cave at Esha Ness in Shetland is the largest in Britain. 
VIDEO: Brad and Angelina marry in France  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:49:55 GMT
Hollywood stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have married in France, a spokesman confirms.