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Turkey clamps down on Syria border 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:45:36 GMT 
    Turkey closes most of its border crossings with Syria after the entry of at least 130,000 Kurd refugees, as IS militants approach a key Syrian town.


Thousands of HK students at boycott 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:47:25 GMT 
    Hong Kong students begin a week-long boycott of classes to protest against China's stance on electoral reform in the territory.


Tesco probe into £250m profit error 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:05:58 GMT 
    Tesco suspends "a number of people", including four executives, as it launches an inquiry into why its half-year profit forecast was overstated by £250m ($400m).


Cosmic study 'underestimated' dust 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:04:26 GMT 
    Scientists who claimed to have found evidence for a cosmic super-expansion just after the Big Bang underestimated a key confounding factor in their research, according to a new analysis.


Abbott: Security before some freedom 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:18:22 GMT 
    Australian PM says the "delicate balance" between freedom and security may shift as he seeks powers to tackle Islamists, after terror raids last week.


Mars Maven mission arrives in orbit 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 02:32:34 GMT 
    The US space agency's (Nasa) latest Mars satellite arrives successfully in orbit above the planet, in a mission to study its high atmosphere.


S Leone hails lockdown 'success' 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:14:16 GMT 
    Authorities in Sierra Leone say a three-day curfew aimed at containing the Ebola outbreak has been a success and will not be extended.


Pakistan appoints new spy chief 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:48:26 GMT 
    Pakistan names a close ally of the army chief to head the country's feared Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency.


Afghan soldiers missing from US base 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:26:04 GMT 
    Three Afghan soldiers participating in a joint exercise at an American base in Massachusetts are reported to be missing.


'Deadly blasts' in China's Xinjiang 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 03:09:51 GMT 
    Two people are killed and others injured in a series of blasts in Luntai county in China's restive Xinjiang region, Chinese media say.


Pakistan Sunni cleric to be buried 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:24:10 GMT 
    Rawalpindi is tense as it prepares for the funeral of Sunni prayer leader and Mufti Amanullah, 34, who was gunned down last night.


New toxic mine spill in Mexico 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 01:14:35 GMT 
    The Mexican authorities have issued a new alert about a toxic spill into a river from a copper mine run by the mining giant, Grupo Mexico.


VIDEO: Climate change in global spotlight 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:36:18 GMT 
    Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change have attracted hundreds of thousands of marchers in more than 2,000 locations worldwide.


VIDEO: Jude Law: "DRC gone off the radar" 
  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:19:43 GMT 
    During a trip to the troubled region of Eastern DRC, British actor Jude Law called for more international attention to be given to the country.


VIDEO: Singing the Western Sahara blues 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:01:50 GMT 
    Aziza Brahim, a singer from the disputed territory of Western Sahara, uses haunting melodies to draw attention to the plight of her people.
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