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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. 
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. 
Australia launches anti-terror raids  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:50:56 GMT
Australian police make arrests in Sydney and Brisbane in what they say is the biggest counter-terrorism operation in the country's history. 
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. 
Ebola can 'ruin W Africa economies'  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:38:39 GMT
The Ebola outbreak could have a catastrophic economic impact on three West African countries, the World Bank says. 
US Fed to end stimulus in October  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:38:42 GMT
The US Federal Reserve says it will raise interest rates once a "considerable time" has passed after its stimulus programme ends in October. 
Nigeria college attacked by gunmen  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:33:14 GMT
Gunmen attack a teacher training college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, with officials saying at least 15 people have been killed. 
Ukraine to vet one million officials  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:32:52 GMT
Ukraine will screen one million civil servants to root out corrupt practices, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk says. 
Kosovo 'imams held' in raids on IS  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:14:35 GMT
Prominent imams are among 15 people arrested in Kosovo as police tackle recruitment for Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq, reports say. 
Austria’s Alps hit by climate change  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:46:05 GMT
Austria, with its sensitive Alpine regions, has been particularly hard hit by climate change, a major survey says. 
eBay attack puts its buyers at risk  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:32:14 GMT
A sophisticated attack on eBay compromises at least two listings so that users who click on them are redirected to a fake page that attempts to steal their credentials. 
VIDEO: Somali PM: 'Al-Shabab amnesty working'  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:06:51 GMT
Somalia's prime minister says members of the Somali militant Islamist group al-Shabab are responding to a government amnesty and have defected from the organisation. 
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. 
VIDEO: One-minute World News  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:53:56 GMT
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