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Grim find in Austria migrant lorry 
  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:03:15 GMT 
    The decomposing bodies of between 20 and 50 migrants have been found in a lorry abandoned in eastern Austria, near the Hungarian border, police say.

US TV station mourns journalists 
  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:14:34 GMT 
    Staff at a US TV station in Virginia hold a minute's silence in memory of the two journalists who were shot dead by an ex-colleague live on air.

Arsenal face Bayern in group stage 
  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:03:10 GMT 
    The draw for the group stage of the European Champions League - the richest tournament in world football - is made.

Poles warned off 'gold train' hunt 
  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:41:50 GMT 
    Polish authorities warn treasure hunters to stop looking for a rumoured Nazi "gold train" as it could be mined or carrying "dangerous materials".

UK jihadist 'killed in drone strike' 
  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:06:13 GMT 
    A British man described as a "top cyber jihadist" has been killed in a military drone strike in Syria, US officials say.

Knut polar bear death riddle solved 
  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:02:35 GMT 
    Scientists say Knut, the famous polar bear that drowned at Berlin Zoo in 2011, had a type of autoimmune inflammation of the brain that is also recognised in humans.

Obama: New Orleans 'moving forward' 
  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:54:36 GMT 
    US president Barack Obama is set to visit New Orleans, saying the city is "moving forward" 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

Bolt beats Gatlin to complete double 
  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:56:19 GMT 
    Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin to win 200m gold and complete the sprint double at the World Championships in Beijing.

Saudi Arabia sees Mers deaths surge 
  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:38:50 GMT 
    Saudi Arabia announces four more deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), bringing the number of deaths in the past week to 17.

Greece names first woman as interim PM 
  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:47:02 GMT 
    Greece's top Supreme Court judge Vassiliki Thanou is named caretaker prime minister - the country's first woman leader - ahead of early elections.

Car bomb kills two Iraqi generals 
  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:47:01 GMT 
    A suicide bombing by the so-called Islamic State group near the Iraqi city of Ramadi kills two senior army commanders.

Ice doctors to repair Everest route 
  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:01:20 GMT 
    A team of Nepalese Sherpa mountaineers start work to repair the climbing route on Mount Everest four months after it was destroyed by a devastating earthquake.

VIDEO: On-air silence for shot reporters 
  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:35:33 GMT 
    Colleagues of two journalists who were shot dead live on TV in the US state of Virginia have held a moment's silence in their memory.

VIDEO: Reporter's boyfriend tells of their love 
  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 06:50:57 GMT 
    There have been renewed calls for tougher gun laws in the US after two journalists were shot dead live on TV in the US state of Virginia.

VIDEO: Daughter 'gives Tutu hugs from well-wishers' 
  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:12:09 GMT 
    Archbishop Desmond Tutu's daughter Canon Mpho Tutu speaks about her father's health, saying she passes on hugs and kisses from well-wishers.
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Grim find in Austria migrant lorry  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:03:15 GMT
US TV station mourns journalists  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:14:34 GMT
Arsenal face Bayern in group stage  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:03:10 GMT
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