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Budapest opens station to migrants 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:44:11 GMT 
    The main railway station in the Hungarian capital, Budapest, opens its doors to hundreds of migrants after a two-day stand-off.


China parade marks victory over Japan 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 07:56:12 GMT 
    China has held a lavish parade in Beijing to mark the defeat of Japan in World War Two, showcasing its military on an unprecedented scale.


Earth's trees number 'three trillion' 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 03:31:40 GMT 
    A new report says there are three trillion trees on Earth, eight times as many as the previous best estimate.


Heavily laden boat sinks off Malaysia 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 07:38:05 GMT 
    Malaysian authorities say a boat carrying at least 70 people has capsized off the country's west coast.


Chinese navy ships seen off US coast 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 03:39:37 GMT 
    Five Chinese naval ships are spotted for the first time in the Bering Sea off the coast of the US state of Alaska, US defence officials say.


Guatemalan president resigns 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:32:38 GMT 
    Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina resigns amid a corruption scandal which saw him stripped of his immunity and a warrant issued for his arrest.


Mid-East wars 'hit 13m schoolchildren' 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:35:58 GMT 
    The UN says conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa are depriving more than 13 million children of an education.


Abuse 'ignored' at top Australia school 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 06:05:04 GMT 
    Former students of an elite Australian school say sexual abuse complaints were ignored, as an inquiry into child sex abuse hears evidence.


Emissions 'far above' 2C target 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:29:03 GMT 
    Researchers say that global efforts to cut carbon are far short of what's needed to avert dangerous climate change.


Video suggests slain US man was armed 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:37:39 GMT 
    Texas authorities say a new video shows that a man killed by police officers was holding what appears to be a knife when he was shot.


Boy's naked selfie recorded as crime 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:43:59 GMT 
    A 14-year-old boy who sent a naked photo of himself to a girl at school has had a crime of making and distributing indecent images recorded against him, the BBC learns.


Love Bug actor Dean Jones dies 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:29:42 GMT 
    The US actor Dean Jones, best known for starring in Disney's The Love Bug and That Darn Cat!, dies at the age of 84.


VIDEO: 'We need Europeans to save us' 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:40:23 GMT 
    In the Hungarian capital, Budapest, scuffles have broken out between migrants and the authorities outside Keleti station.


VIDEO: China marks 70 years since end of WW2 
  Thu, 03 Sep 2015 05:19:22 GMT 
    China held a large military parade to mark 70 years since their defeat of Japan and the end of World War Two.


VIDEO: Londongrad: TV show on expat Russians 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:05:37 GMT 
    The first Russian television series filmed almost entirely on location in London is about to air on the Russian commercial station STS.
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