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VIDEO: West looks 'really weak' over Ukraine

September 2, 2014 - 11:07am
A senior Ukrainian diplomat says the West looks weak against a "power drunk" Russia.
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Mali landmine kills four UN soldiers

September 2, 2014 - 10:59am
Four UN peacekeepers are killed and 15 injured by a landmine in northern Mali, amid what the UN calls a period of "increased attacks".
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Ebola response 'lethally inadequate'

September 2, 2014 - 10:52am
A global military intervention is needed to curb the largest ever Ebola outbreak, according to the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres.
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India humble England to win series

September 2, 2014 - 10:45am
India send England to a humiliating nine-wicket defeat to win the fourth one-day international at Edgbaston and the series 3-0.
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'Cartel links' mayors to be charged

September 2, 2014 - 10:33am
Police in Mexico are holding two serving mayors and one ex-mayor over allegations they have links to the Knights Templar drug cartel.
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Ebola 'threatens W Africa harvests'

September 2, 2014 - 10:08am
The deadly Ebola outbreak is putting food prices and harvests in West Africa "at serious risk", warns the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation.
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Abuse case council faces inspection

September 2, 2014 - 10:00am
The government is considering conducting an inspection of Rotherham Council in the wake of the child abuse scandal in the town, Home Secretary Theresa May says.
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Gallacher gets Ryder Cup wildcard

September 2, 2014 - 9:55am
Europe captain Paul McGinley selects debutant Stephen Gallacher, Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood as his Ryder Cup wildcards.
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Halliburton agrees oil spill deal

September 2, 2014 - 9:42am
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.
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Terror suspects held in Saudi Arabia

September 2, 2014 - 9:38am
Saudi Arabia's interior ministry says it has arrested 88 people suspected of plotting attacks inside and outside the country.
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Chris Brown pleads guilty over punch

September 2, 2014 - 9:29am
Rapper Chris Brown admits punching a man in October last year but walks free from court because of time already served.
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Beckham sad to see Welbeck leave

September 2, 2014 - 9:13am
David Beckham says he is sad to see striker Danny Welbeck leave Manchester United but believes he will succeed at Arsenal.
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VIDEO: Beauty queen refuses to return crown

September 2, 2014 - 9:13am
Myanmar's first ever beauty queen has refused to give back her $100,000 (£60,300) crown after being dethroned.
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Pakistan MPs hold emergency session

September 2, 2014 - 8:55am
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif seeks to gain support in an emergency joint session of parliament as protesters on the streets of Islamabad call for his resignation.
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Golan UN captors 'issue demands'

September 2, 2014 - 8:38am
The kidnappers of 44 UN peacekeepers from Fiji have given a list of demands for their release, the head of Fiji's military says.
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Reunite Ashya with parents - Clegg

September 2, 2014 - 8:25am
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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How to protect yourself in the cloud

September 2, 2014 - 7:51am
After the celebrity leaks, what can you do to safeguard your photos?
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Man Utd identity is broken - Phelan

September 2, 2014 - 7:39am
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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Nigeria militants 'seize' major town

September 2, 2014 - 7:15am
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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Day in pictures: 2 September 2014

September 2, 2014 - 6:58am
Images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours
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Fransini Giraldo is a Colombian girl who dances her own style of Salsa. In this video, she dances to the rhythm of Sonora Carruseles de Colombia, presumably in the Colombia countryside. Published July 16, 2013.