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Scottish independence: Decision day  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:43:45 GMT
People in Scotland will vote later on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation. 
Australia raids over killing plot  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 05:19:38 GMT
Australian police launch anti-terror raids after a call from a senior Islamic State militant for "demonstration killings", PM Tony Abbott says. 
US House approves Obama Syria plan  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:47:05 GMT
The US House of Representatives approves President Barack Obama's plan to train and arm the moderate Syrian opposition taking on Islamic State. 
Ukraine president in key US visit  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 03:23:01 GMT
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is beginning a key visit to the US to seek further support to tackle what he describes as Russian aggression. 
Iran nuclear talks set to resume  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:07:33 GMT
World powers are set to resume talks in New York with Iran, but diplomats say a breakthrough on its disputed nuclear programme is unlikely. 
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:14:02 GMT
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with a "fairly aggressive" rare cancer, doctors treating him say. 
NFL rocked by new violence arrest  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 01:41:31 GMT
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer is arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, police say, the latest such incident to rock the NFL. 
Muslim call for release of hostage  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 01:30:16 GMT
British Muslim leaders call for the immediate release of Alan Henning, the UK hostage threatened with death by Islamic State extremists in Syria. 
Fiji coup leader ahead in poll  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 03:47:30 GMT
Fiji's former military leader, Frank Bainimarama, looks on course to win a majority in the first polls in the island nation in eight years. 
China set to sign key India deals  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 05:32:32 GMT
India and China are expected to sign key economic deals on the second day of a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Delhi, as both sides try to reset a troubled relationship. 
Argentina tries 'baby theft' doctors  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 01:06:44 GMT
Medical staff go on trial in Argentina charged with kidnapping babies born in captivity to left-wing prisoners during military rule. 
Hiroshima artworks to go on show  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:24:20 GMT
Powerful and disturbing paintings by survivors of the 1945 atomic bomb in Hiroshima are to go on show outside Japan for the first time. 
VIDEO: China’s online shopping revolution  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:52:53 GMT
The Chinese internet giant Alibaba is set to raise billions on the US stock exchange and is expected to be one of the biggest share offerings in history. 
VIDEO: War ammo found in residential garage  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:05:42 GMT
Munitions and other artefacts from World War One and World War Two have been found during a raid on a residential garage in St Albans, Hertfordshire. 
VIDEO: Politician recovering after bin stunt  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:10:43 GMT
A politician has told Ukrainian TV he needs to recover "morally, physically and psychologically" after being dumped in a rubbish bin.