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First US strike under new IS plan 
  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:05:17 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 MPs to ratify key EU deal 
  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 03:44:30 GMT 
    Ukraine's lawmakers are set to ratify a landmark EU association agreement, but the implementation of a free trade deal is delayed.


Pro-Union leaders in powers pledge 
  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:16:17 GMT 
    The leaders of the UK's three main political parties sign a pledge to devolve more powers to Scotland, if Scots reject independence.


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.


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 07:22:33 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 04:15:51 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.


Move to cut Bangladesh marriage age 
  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:43:05 GMT 
    The Bangladeshi cabinet proposes measures to lower the marriageable age for men and women, while toughening the penalty for violating the limits.


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.


Strong typhoon sweeps past Hong Kong 
  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 03:32:00 GMT 
    Typhoon Kalmaegi barrels past Hong Kong, closing schools and disrupting flights, on its way to mainland China from the Philippines.


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 home-grown 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.
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