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First US strike under new IS plan  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:01:53 GMT
The US has carried out an air strike in support of Iraqi troops under attack by Islamic State, the military says, the first under an expanded mission. 
Ukraine and EU to ratify key pact  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:27:28 GMT
Ukrainian MPs and the European Parliament are set to ratify a key EU association pact criticised by Russia. 
Campaigns seize on Scotland pledge  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:18:01 GMT
The pro-independence camp in Scotland calls a devolution pledge by the main UK parties an "insult" while pro-union campaigners hail it as a "vision". 
Obama 'to pledge troops for Ebola'  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:52:14 GMT
President Obama is to announce plans to send 3,000 troops to Liberia to help fight the Ebola virus, US officials say. 
Climate change remedies 'affordable'  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:57:55 GMT
A global commission says the extra costs of tackling climate change will be 'modest', but doing nothing could put the world economy at risk. 
Nato troops killed in Kabul bombing  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:12:02 GMT
A Taliban suicide car bomber attacks a foreign military convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing three Nato soldiers and injuring at least 16 civilians. 
Six police killed in Egypt bombing  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:47:25 GMT
Six Egyptian policemen have been killed by a roadside bomb in the Sinai peninsula, the interior ministry says. 
Alibaba raises price of share sale  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:48:05 GMT
Chinese online giant Alibaba increases the price range of its initial public offering, meaning it could raise more than $25bn when it lists in New York. 
Death sentence for Nigeria mutineers  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:10:34 GMT
Twelve Nigerian soldiers are sentenced to death for mutiny after shots were fired at their commanding officer in the city of Maiduguri in May. 
Police search after Thailand deaths  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 03:40:42 GMT
Police in Thailand continue to search for a man they want to speak to in connection with the deaths of two British tourists on the island of Koh Tao. 
Typhoon Kalmaegi hits southern China  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:26:48 GMT
Tens of thousands of Chinese are evacuated as Typhoon Kalmaegi lands in Hainan province, after barrelling past the Philippines and Hong Kong. 
Belgian murderer wins 'right to die'  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:34:41 GMT
A Belgian man serving a life sentence for rape and murder will be allowed to have doctors end his life, after a landmark ruling. 
VIDEO: Ivory Coast's homegrown tablet  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:01:16 GMT
How an Ivory Coast company developed a tablet computer which is being introduced in the country's schools. 
VIDEO: Why are London pavements exploding?  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:43:13 GMT
Two van drivers had a lucky escape after a pavement explosion in central London which was caught on CCTV. 
VIDEO: Dr Edhi: A life helping Pakistan's poor  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:06:37 GMT
Sixty years ago, Abdul Sattar Edhi gave up everything to start a charitable organisation, dedicated to improving the lives of the poor in Pakistan.