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Scottish independence: Decision day 
  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:43:45 GMT 
    People in Scotland will vote later on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation.


Obama: No US combat mission in Iraq 
  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:27:14 GMT 
    President Barack Obama has said US troops fighting Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria "do not and will not have a combat mission".


Australia launches anti-terror raids 
  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:04:36 GMT 
    Australian police make arrests in Sydney and Brisbane in what they say is the biggest counter-terrorism operation in the country's history.


Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer 
  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:14:02 GMT 
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with a "fairly aggressive" rare cancer, doctors treating him say.


Ebola can 'ruin W Africa economies' 
  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:38:39 GMT 
    The Ebola outbreak could have a catastrophic economic impact on three West African countries, the World Bank says.


US Fed to end stimulus in October 
  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:38:42 GMT 
    The US Federal Reserve says it will raise interest rates once a "considerable time" has passed after its stimulus programme ends in October.


Nigeria college attacked by gunmen 
  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:33:14 GMT 
    Gunmen attack a teacher training college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, with officials saying at least 15 people have been killed.


Ukraine to vet one million officials 
  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:32:52 GMT 
    Ukraine will screen one million civil servants to root out corrupt practices, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk says.


Kosovo 'imams held' in raids on IS 
  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:14:35 GMT 
    Prominent imams are among 15 people arrested in Kosovo as police tackle recruitment for Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq, reports say.


Austria’s Alps hit by climate change 
  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:46:05 GMT 
    Austria, with its sensitive Alpine regions, has been particularly hard hit by climate change, a major survey says.


eBay attack puts its buyers at risk 
  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:32:14 GMT 
    A sophisticated attack on eBay compromises at least two listings so that users who click on them are redirected to a fake page that attempts to steal their credentials.


VIDEO: Somali PM: 'Al-Shabab amnesty working' 
  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:06:51 GMT 
    Somalia's prime minister says members of the Somali militant Islamist group al-Shabab are responding to a government amnesty and have defected from the organisation.


VIDEO: War ammo found in residential garage 
  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:05:42 GMT 
    Munitions and other artefacts from World War One and World War Two have been found during a raid on a residential garage in St Albans, Hertfordshire.


VIDEO: Politician recovering after bin stunt 
  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:10:43 GMT 
    A politician has told Ukrainian TV he needs to recover "morally, physically and psychologically" after being dumped in a rubbish bin.


VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:53:12 GMT 
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