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Iraq forces push against jihadists  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:42:00 GMT
Iraqi Shia and Kurdish forces capture an Islamic State stronghold, as a BBC team enters Amerli the day after a two-month siege ends. 
Ukraine hit by military setbacks  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:48:26 GMT
Ukraine suffers a series of military setbacks, as hundreds of troops are taken prisoner and its forces withdraw from a key airport. 
'Cloud' concerns after celeb leaks  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:35:06 GMT
Experts have raised concerns over the security of "cloud" storage sites following the leak of intimate pictures of celebrities. 
US works to free trio in N Korea  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:31:51 GMT
The White House says securing the release of three American citizens detained in North Korea is a "top priority", after they appealed for help. 
PM outlines new anti-terror plans  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:03:37 GMT
New powers are needed to seize the passports of terrorist suspects and stop British jihadists from returning to the UK, David Cameron says. 
Iran clerics 'must accept internet'  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:02:46 GMT
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urges Iran's clerics to be more tolerant of the internet and new technologies after recent criticism from hardliners. 
Nigeria militants 'suffer losses'  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:59:35 GMT
The Nigerian army claims to have repelled an attack by Islamist militants Boko Haram on the town of Bama in the country's north-east. 
China accuses MPs of 'interference'  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:38:45 GMT
Chinese authorities accuse British MPs of interfering in Hong Kong's affairs by investigating tensions there, BBC Newsnight learns. 
Ferguson police wear body cameras  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:35:18 GMT
Police in Ferguson, Missouri, are now using body cameras, three weeks after a white officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager leading to weeks of violent unrest. 
Spain returns Colombian treasure  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:08:27 GMT
Spain returns to Colombia 691 smuggled indigenous artefacts, seized from drug gangs in a police operation in 2003. 
Boris Island airport plan 'rejected'  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:13:56 GMT
A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", looks set to be shelved, the BBC understands. 
Arsenal agree £16m fee for Welbeck  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:59:20 GMT
Arsenal agree a £16m fee with Manchester United to sign England international striker Danny Welbeck. 
VIDEO: Footage of powerful solar flares  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:44:43 GMT
The US Space Agency Nasa has released new footage showing a series of powerful solar flares. 
VIDEO: Embracing animation in Africa  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:57:20 GMT
There are already animation studios in Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa, but only a very limited number of good schools teach art and animation techniques on the African continent. 
VIDEO: Could Horseball gain Olympic glory?  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:33:38 GMT
Horseball, a mix of rugby and basketball, was invented in France in the 1970s, and now there are attempts to get it into the Olympics, as the BBC's Ollie Williams reports.