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Turkey clamps down on Syria border 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:07:57 GMT 
    Turkey closes most of its border crossings with Syria after the arrival of at least 130,000 Kurd refugees, as IS militants approach a key Syrian town.

Ukraine to pull back artillery 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:01:32 GMT 
    Ukraine is preparing to withdraw heavy weaponry away from separatist rebel lines in the east, the military says.

Rockefellers to divest fossil fuels 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:26:15 GMT 
    The Rockefeller family, which made its fortune from oil, is to join an initiative divesting from fossil fuels, and putting money into clean energy.

Tesco probe into £250m profit error 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:12:54 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).

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.

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.

S Leone hails lockdown 'success' 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:10:41 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.

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.

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.

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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