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Ukraine near 'point of no return'  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 18:19:51 GMT
Ukraine's president says his country is "close to a point of no return - full scale-war", as the EU discusses more sanctions against Russia. 
Pakistan protesters in police clash  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:31:57 GMT
Police in Islamabad fire tear gas at anti-government protesters marching on the official residence of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. 
'Slow progress' in Iraq Amerli push  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:52:08 GMT
The Iraqi army, Shia militias and Kurdish fighters are reported to be making slow progress in breaking the siege of the Amerli town in the north. 
Iran anger over new US sanctions  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:20:31 GMT
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani criticises new US sanctions, saying they will harm negotiations over his country's nuclear programme. 
Lesotho PM flees 'military coup'  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:53:50 GMT
Lesotho's prime minister crosses into South Africa, accusing Lesotho's army of staging a coup and telling the BBC his life is in danger. 
El Salvador gangs re-launch truce  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 19:45:45 GMT
Leaders of five of El Salvador's powerful gangs say they will stop attacking police and military in a bid to re-launch a gang truce agreed two years ago. 
Philippine Syria troops 'attacked'  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:58:49 GMT
A group of Philippine peacekeepers trapped by rebels in the Syrian Golan Heights are "under attack", the Philippine defence minister says. 
Man charged over Galloway assault  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:40:37 GMT
A man is charged with religiously-aggravated assault after MP George Galloway was attacked in a west London street. 
Jews 'forced' from Guatemala village  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:38:45 GMT
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community. 
PM warns of terror threat to Europe  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 18:20:14 GMT
The terrorist threat posed by Islamist extremists is as much a concern for countries in mainland Europe as it is for the UK, David Cameron says. 
'Forgotten' Swiss baby dies in car  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:39:47 GMT
A 16-month-old baby in Switzerland dies after one of its parents went to work forgetting that the child had been left in the car. 
First openly gay NFL player dropped  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:03:24 GMT
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the National Football League, fails to make the final roster for the St Louis Rams. 
VIDEO: Long queues to leave Mariupol  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:01:47 GMT
The Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is in Brussels to discuss the ongoing crisis in his country with EU leaders. 
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: Brazil dismantles Amazon 'destroyers'  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 03:22:05 GMT
Police in northern Brazil say they are in the process of dismantling one of the country's biggest environmental criminal gangs.