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Migrants refuse to leave Hungary train
Scuffles break out west of Budapest as police try to force migrants off a train at a refugee camp, while European leaders wrangle over the growing refugee crisis.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:50:28 GMT)

China parade marks victory over Japan
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.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 07:56:12 GMT)

Farmers stage Paris tractor protest
Hundreds of French farmers and more than 1,300 tractors converge on central Paris in the latest protest by French farmers over collapsing incomes.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 10:39:05 GMT)

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

Mel Gibson will not face charges
Hollywood actor Mel Gibson will not be charged over allegations that he pushed and verbally abused a female photographer in Australia.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 09:37:22 GMT)

UK reporters freed from Turkish jail
Two Vice News British journalists arrested in Turkey on terror charges are being released from prison, but their translator remains in custody.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:34:57 GMT)

Twin blasts kill 10 in Cameroon
At least 10 people are killed in two bomb attacks in the far north of Cameroon, where Nigeria's Boko Haram militants are active, officials say.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 15:04:27 GMT)

Guatemalan president resigns
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina resigns amid a corruption scandal which saw him stripped of his immunity and a warrant issued for his arrest.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:36:39 GMT)

China 'poses threat to global growth'
Slower growth in China and continuing stock market uncertainty pose a threat to global economic growth, the International Monetary Fund has warned.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 09:35:58 GMT)

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

Heavily laden boat sinks off Malaysia
Malaysian authorities say a boat carrying at least 70 suspected Indonesian migrants has capsized off the country's west coast.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 10:04:23 GMT)

SA tops Africa millionaires list
South Africa is named as the country with the highest number of dollar millionaires in Africa, with Johannesburg at the top.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 10:48:14 GMT)

Three sisters give birth on same day
Three Irish sisters all give birth on the same day, in the same hospital, while a fourth sister who is also pregnant was days overdue.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 06:40:21 GMT)

Chris the sheep 'sets new record'
An overgrown sheep dubbed Chris, found wandering near Australia's capital, sets an unofficial world record for the heaviest fleece.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 05:47:33 GMT)

Obama has enough support for Iran deal
US President Barack Obama secures enough support in the US Senate to ensure that the Iran nuclear deal will go into effect.
(Wed, 02 Sep 2015 17:42:08 GMT)

Separate trials in Freddie Gray case
A US judge rules that six Baltimore police officers accused of causing the death of a man in their custody will stand trial separately.
(Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:41:21 GMT)

Tension at Brazil indigenous killing
The Brazilian justice minister condemns the killing of an indigenous leader, shot during a land protest in the state of Matto Grosso do Sul.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:18:14 GMT)

Argentina orders HSBC to replace boss
Argentina's central bank has ordered HSBC to replace its chief executive in the country and accused it of failing to prevent tax evasion.
(Wed, 02 Sep 2015 09:45:48 GMT)

Taylor Swift director defends video
The director of Taylor Swift's new video defends it following criticisms it depicts a whitewashed version of Africa.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 10:24:39 GMT)

Ugandan bodies flown home from Somalia
The bodies of 10 Ugandan soldiers killed in Somalia by militant Islamist group al-Shabab have been flown back home.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 11:56:24 GMT)

Outrage over linking rape to condom ad
An Indian politician's comment that a condom advertisement starring a porn star will lead to a rise in rapes causes outrage on social media.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 10:36:30 GMT)

Tamil MP to lead Sri Lanka opposition
A Tamil MP becomes leader of the opposition in Sri Lanka's parliament - the first member of the ethnic minority group to hold the post in 32 years.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:25:04 GMT)

ECB cuts growth and inflation outlook
The European Central Bank cuts its forecasts for growth and inflation in the eurozone for 2015 and the next two years.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:54:40 GMT)

Bayern plan refugees 'training camp'
Football giants Bayern Munich are to set up a 'training camp' to help refugees coming into Germany.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:10:31 GMT)

World 'failing Syrian refugees'
A UN inquiry into the conflict in Syria criticises the "global failure" to protect the country's refugees, saying it has fuelled Europe's migrant crisis.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 13:04:45 GMT)

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

We'll fulfil moral obligations - PM
David Cameron says the UK will fulfil its "moral responsibilities" as pressure mounts to take in more people fleeing to Europe.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:26:43 GMT)

Alcohol price plans face further delay
Plans to introduce minimum unit pricing for alcohol in Scotland face further delay, following an initial ruling by Europe's highest court.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:35:45 GMT)

Nissan invests £100m in UK plant
Japanese carmaker Nissan announces it will invest £100m in its UK plant at Sunderland to build the new Juke model.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 11:30:26 GMT)

Higher profits in the air for Easyjet
Easyjet raises its full-year profit forecast to between £675m and £700m after enjoying a better-than-expected August.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 07:36:34 GMT)

UK service sector growth 'slows'
Growth in the UK service sector slowed to its weakest rate for more than two years in August, a survey indicates.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 10:22:06 GMT)

Judge overturns Tom Brady suspension
A US judge has overturned a four-game suspension against National Football League (NFL) quarterback Tom Brady, calling the league's disciplinary process "fundamentally unfair".
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:53:25 GMT)

Arsenal's Welbeck out until Christmas
Arsenal and England striker Danny Welbeck expected to be out until Christmas after having knee surgery.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 13:39:08 GMT)

Drivers welcome tyre investigation
Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg are reassured by Pirelli's response to their tyre failures at the Belgian Grand Prix.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:19:06 GMT)

DreamWorks 'to split from Disney'
Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks Studios is to end its distribution partnership with Disney next year, according to Hollywood reports.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 11:31:19 GMT)

Sony defends American football film
Sony hits back at reports it downplayed elements of forthcoming Will Smith film Concussion to appease the National Football League (NFL).
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:20:19 GMT)

Take That join Apple Music festival
Take That, The Weeknd and Chemical Brothers are added to the line-up of the Apple Music festival in London.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:32:43 GMT)

VIDEO: Chaos as police stop Hungary migrant train
Hungarian riot police try to force migrants and refugees off a packed train that had left Budapest's international rail station.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:24:34 GMT)

VIDEO: Migrant crisis 'is a German problem'
Europe migrant crisis: Hungary's prime minister Viktor Orban says the crisis is "not a European problem, it is a German problem"
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:31:35 GMT)

VIDEO: Why is China showing military might now?
As China holds a lavish parade in Beijing to mark the defeat of Japan in World War Two, John Sudworth asks why China is choosing to showcase its military might on such an unprecedented scale now.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:49:41 GMT)

VIDEO: A look at China's weaponry on display
Alex Neill from the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) looks at the highlights of China's military parade and at what it tells us about China's war capabilities.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:01:11 GMT)

VIDEO: When Japanese and Western concertos collide
Miyabi, a brand new violin concerto, combines Japanese and western musical tradition
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 10:53:44 GMT)

VIDEO: Tractor protest descends on Paris
French farmers protesting about bureaucracy and collapsing incomes have taken a convoy of tractors into the outskirts of Paris.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 11:11:19 GMT)

VIDEO: Is this the world's woolliest sheep?
A sheep found wandering in scrubland in Australia has been given a much needed haircut, shedding almost half of its bodyweight.
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 09:28:56 GMT)

VIDEO: Who are Japan's Yakuza? In 60 secs
Who are Japan's mysterious Yakuza gangsters? BBC News explains, in 60 seconds.
(Wed, 02 Sep 2015 18:35:25 GMT)

Hodei: The man who vanished
A man goes to work abroad - and vanishes after six months
(Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:05:21 GMT)

Africans in the Premier League
Which English club has the most African players?
(Thu, 03 Sep 2015 12:26:34 GMT)

Crime clan continues to intrigue Argentina
Puccio crime family still shocks Argentina
(Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:15:28 GMT)

US state executing killers faster than any other
The US state executing more killers than any other
(Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:39:24 GMT)

Pressure mounts for political solution in Libya
Unity government in Libya remains elusive
(Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:43:57 GMT)

Is Teesta Setalvad India's most hounded activist?
The story of India's 'most hounded' activist
(Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:50:42 GMT)

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