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Ukraine agrees to 'permanent truce'  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 08:41:35 GMT
Ukraine's President Poroshenko says he has agreed with Russian President Putin on a "permanent ceasefire" in the war-torn east of the country. 
Sotloff beheading video 'authentic'  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 08:54:26 GMT
A video showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff by Islamic State militants is authentic, the US confirms. 
'Humiliated' Indian girl found dead  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 07:52:33 GMT
A teenage Indian girl who was allegedly humiliated by village elders for protesting against her father's harassment is found dead near a railway track in West Bengal state. 
Australia asylum seeker 'brain-dead'  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 08:01:15 GMT
An Iranian man seeking asylum in Australia has been declared brain dead after an infected cut led to septicaemia, a refugee activist says. 
DNA overturns 30-year US convictions  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:56:35 GMT
Two US men who spent three decades in prison for rape and murder, one on death row, are released after new DNA evidence proves their innocence. 
Corruption 'costs millions of lives'  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:58:03 GMT
About $1tn a year is being taken out of poor countries and millions of lives are lost because of corruption, the One campaign group says. 
Celebrity leaks 'no breach' - Apple  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:49:12 GMT
The leaking of intimate photos of celebrities from iCloud accounts was due to a theft of log-in information, not a security breach, says Apple. 
Ashya's parents freed from prison  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 08:29:45 GMT
The parents of Ashya King are released from prison in Spain after UK prosecutors withdrew a European arrest warrant. 
Fukushima workers sue over pay  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 02:58:38 GMT
A group of workers decommissioning the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant sue its operator Tepco over unpaid hazard wages. 
Calais mayor threatens to block port  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 04:16:37 GMT
The mayor of the French city of Calais threatens to block the port unless Britain does more to control the rising number of illegal migrants. 
Gary Barlow 'settling tax affairs'  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:36:02 GMT
Singer Gary Barlow has said he is working with new accountants following controversy over his tax dealings. 
Economics 'driving language loss'  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:58:20 GMT
A thriving economy can lead to the extinction of some languages, scientists believe. 
VIDEO: Beslan school siege: Ten years on  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:12:10 GMT
Ten years after the end of the deadly siege of a school in Beslan, North Ossetia, BBC Russian's Olga Ivshina spoke to some of those who were there. 
VIDEO: Modi's first 100 days in power  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:18:12 GMT
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has completed his first 100 days as leader of the country. 
VIDEO: Apple: Celebrity accounts hacked  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:58:14 GMT
The FBI are investigating allegations that the online accounts of dozens of celebrities have been hacked, allowing explicit photos to be posted on the internet.