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IS accused of Iraq ethnic cleansing

BBC News - 11 min 24 sec ago
Amnesty International says it has proof Islamic State militants have launched a campaign of ethnic cleansing against minorities in northern Iraq.
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Afghan militants 'may join IS'

BBC News - 18 min 22 sec ago
Fighters from a militant Islamic group in Afghanistan, allied to the Taliban, have told the BBC they are considering joining forces with Islamic State.
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Man Utd identity is broken - Phelan

BBC News - 27 min 26 sec ago
Former Manchester United coach Mike Phelan fears the club's identity is broken with the departure of Danny Welbeck to Arsenal.
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Abuse scandal force faces inquiry

BBC News - 33 min 2 sec ago
South Yorkshire Police commissions an independent investigation into its handling of the Rotherham child abuse scandal, while Labour suspends four members in the town.
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Egypt police killed in Sinai attack

BBC News - 36 min 45 sec ago
At least 11 policemen have been killed in a bomb attack on a convoy in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula, officials say.
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Uber banned across Germany by court

BBC News - 36 min 59 sec ago
A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work.
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Dethroned beauty queen seeks apology

BBC News - 39 min 19 sec ago
A dethroned Burmese beauty queen is refusing to hand back her crown until she receives an apology from South Korean organisers.
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Arrests over Afghan child marriage

BBC News - 43 min 11 sec ago
The parents of an eight-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy are arrested on charges of arranging their under-age marriage in northern Afghanistan.
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UK activist's Thailand trial begins

BBC News - 45 min 33 sec ago
A UK activist who campaigns for better labour conditions goes on trial in Thailand charged with criminal defamation.
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Russia 'to alter military strategy'

BBC News - 48 min 42 sec ago
Russia is to adjust its military doctrine as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's increasing presence in eastern Europe, a top Russian official says.
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Swiss economy stalls as EU slows

BBC News - 59 min 8 sec ago
Switzerland's economy failed to grow in the second quarter of the year, official figures show, with trade affected by stagnation in the rest of Europe.
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Reunite Ashya with parents - Clegg

BBC News - 1 hour 5 sec ago
The deputy prime minister calls for the parents of five-year-old brain tumour patient Ashya King to be freed from custody and reunited with their son.
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VIDEO: Volcano continues fiery lava eruption

BBC News - 1 hour 8 min ago
A dramatic lava eruption that began early on Sunday near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has continued into Monday.
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Ecuador volcano increases activity

BBC News - 1 hour 10 min ago
A massive ash cloud is rising from the Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador as it shows increased activity with a series of explosions on Monday.
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Thieving monkey hands out money

BBC News - 1 hour 14 min ago
A monkey in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh steals money from a home and rains down banknotes on people, reports say.
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Thousands in late rush to vote

BBC News - 1 hour 19 min ago
Local registration centres say in recent days they have received tens of thousands of applications from people wanting to vote.
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Nigeria militants 'seize' major town

BBC News - 1 hour 26 min ago
Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram seizes the key north-eastern town of Bama after fighting with government forces, residents tell the BBC.
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Clacton by-election set for October

BBC News - 1 hour 30 min ago
The Clacton by-election, triggered by Douglas Carswell's defection to UKIP, is to be held on 9 October, the Conservative Party says.
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Ebola 'threatens' W Africa harvests

BBC News - 1 hour 33 min ago
The deadly Ebola outbreak is putting food prices and and harvests in West Africa "at serious risk", warns the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation.
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US 'targets al-Shabab's leader'

BBC News - 1 hour 37 min ago
The US military carries out air strikes in Somalia, reportedly targeting the leader of militant group al-Shabab, though it is unclear if he was hit.
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