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Obama: Russia causing Ukraine crisis 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:08:12 GMT 
    US President Barack Obama accuses Russia of being responsible for the violence in eastern Ukraine, as Nato prepares to hold an emergency meeting.


IS militants 'behead Kurdish man' 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:26:27 GMT 
    The Islamic State group releases a video appearing to show militants killing a Kurdish man as a warning to forces fighting it in northern Iraq.


No charges in US accidental shooting 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:26:49 GMT 
    Officials say there will be no charges for a nine-year-old girl who killed her shooting instructor by accident.


Ford 'threatened' fellow school coach 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:33:38 GMT 
    As a youth football coach, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly threatened a teacher and made players roll in goose droppings, newly released documents say.


Ebola Africa travel bans to be axed 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:05:07 GMT 
    West African health ministers meeting in Ghana follow WHO advice and lift travel restrictions on countries affected by the Ebola outbreak.


UN peacekeepers held in Golan 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:50:34 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.


Google trials drone deliveries 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:00:23 GMT 
    Google reveals it has built and tested its own drones as part of a plan to make automated deliveries to remote homes as well as disaster-hit zones.


Erdogan sworn in as Turkey president 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:48:45 GMT 
    Recep Tayyip Erdogan is officially sworn in as Turkish president after winning the country's first ever public vote for head of state.


Nigeria launches electronic ID cards 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:45:51 GMT 
    Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan formally launches a national electronic identity card, which can also be used to make payments.


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.


Police seize video gamer live on cam 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:06:35 GMT 
    Armed police dramatically raid the office of a video gamer near Denver, US - and the incident was broadcast live online.


VIDEO: Police seize gamer during live broadcast 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:22:53 GMT 
    A video gamer in Denver was dramatically involved in a raid by armed police acting on an assumed hoax call - and the incident was broadcast live online.


VIDEO: Song of a four-storey 'earth harp' 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:31:30 GMT 
    William Close is the inventor of the 'Earth Harp', a musical instrument which makes use of the architecture around it to create its sound.


VIDEO: Millionaires search Med for migrants 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:02:35 GMT 
    A philanthropist couple have launched what they say is the world's first privately funded boat to help migrants in trouble at sea.


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  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:35:49 GMT 
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