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Merkel in Ukraine as crisis mounts 
  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:06:25 GMT 
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to arrive in Ukraine, after calling Russia's decision to send an unauthorised aid convoy an "escalation".


May pledges new anti-extremist powers 
  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:02:43 GMT 
    New measures to fight extremist groups are being brought forward by the government, the home secretary confirms, as she defends its counter-terrorism strategy.


Galileo satellites on wrong orbit 
  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:56:12 GMT 
    The European Space Agency says the latest two satellites for Europe's version of the US GPS sat-nav system have not gone into the correct orbit.


MH370 search faces tough next phase 
  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:01:08 GMT 
    The next part of the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet MH370 will be very challenging in places, sea-floor mapping data suggests.


US anger at China 'air interception' 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:05:54 GMT 
    A Chinese fighter came perilously close to a US military patrol plane over international waters east of China's Hainan Island, the Pentagon says.


Ebola outbreak speed 'unprecedented' 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:00:43 GMT 
    The World Health Organization says the speed and extent of the Ebola outbreak is "unprecedented", as it confirms more deaths from the disease.


Israel vows response to boy's death 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:11:21 GMT 
    Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu says army and intelligence operations will "intensify" after a four-year-old boy is killed by fire from Gaza.


Race to find Japan landslide victims 
  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 04:42:33 GMT 
    Rescuers search desperately for survivors in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture where a landslide killed at least 42 people, with 43 still missing.


Dozens killed in Iraq mosque attack 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:26:34 GMT 
    Suspected Shia militants kill at least 68 worshippers at a Sunni mosque, in a blow to a government push for sectarian unity against IS militants.


National Guard pulls out of Ferguson 
  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:45:16 GMT 
    The National Guard withdraws from Ferguson, Missouri, where the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman sparked days of protests.


Colombia military meet Farc rebels 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:58:18 GMT 
    Members of Colombia's armed forces meet Farc rebel leaders for the first time at Havana peace talks, to discuss ways of implementing a ceasefire.


Lennon killer denied parole again 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:31:29 GMT 
    Mark Chapman, the man who killed John Lennon in 1980, is denied parole for an eighth time by authorities in New York.


VIDEO: Gibraltar banishes troublesome monkeys 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:19:17 GMT 
    Gibraltar is planning to banish some of its Barbary macaque population which have become too cheeky or aggressive


VIDEO: Venezuela to fingerprint shoppers 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:21:32 GMT 
    President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela has announced a mandatory fingerprinting system in supermarkets to combat food shortages and smuggling.


VIDEO: New Doctor Who titles inspired by fan 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:43:57 GMT 
    The creators of Doctor Who were so impressed by a title sequence made by one fan, they asked if they could use his ideas for the new series.
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World News From BBC
Merkel in Ukraine as crisis mounts  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:06:25 GMT
May pledges new anti-extremist powers  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:02:43 GMT
Galileo satellites on wrong orbit  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:56:12 GMT
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