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Ukraine hit by military setbacks 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:48:26 GMT 
    Ukraine suffers a series of military setbacks, as hundreds of troops are taken prisoner and its forces withdraw from a key airport.


US works to free trio in N Korea 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:31:51 GMT 
    The White House says securing the release of three American citizens detained in North Korea is a "top priority", after they appealed for help.


'Cloud' concerns after celeb leaks 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:35:06 GMT 
    Experts have raised concerns over the security of "cloud" storage sites following the leak of intimate pictures of celebrities.


China accuses MPs of 'interference' 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:00:01 GMT 
    Chinese authorities accuse British MPs of interfering in Hong Kong's affairs by investigating tensions there, BBC Newsnight learns.


PM outlines new anti-terror plans 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:11:30 GMT 
    New powers are needed to seize the passports of terrorist suspects and stop British jihadists from returning to the UK, David Cameron says.


Iran clerics 'must accept internet' 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:02:46 GMT 
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urges Iran's clerics to be more tolerant of the internet and new technologies after recent criticism from hardliners.


Iraq crimes 'on unimaginable scale' 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:16:43 GMT 
    The UN says reports from Iraq "reveal acts of inhumanity", as a BBC team reaches the town of Amerli after a two-month siege ends.


Ashya parents fight extradition 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:21:05 GMT 
    A couple who took their five-year-old boy from a British hospital refuse to consent to their extradition to the UK at an appearance at Spain's High Court.


Fresh clashes in Pakistan capital 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:47:28 GMT 
    Clashes between security forces and protesters continue in Pakistan's capital Islamabad, after the national TV channel's HQ was briefly stormed.


Ferguson police wear body cameras 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:35:18 GMT 
    Police in Ferguson, Missouri, are now using body cameras, three weeks after a white officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager leading to weeks of violent unrest.


Bosnian Serbs held for 1992 killings 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:20:19 GMT 
    Thirteen former Bosnian Serb police and soldiers are detained by police on suspicion of carrying out killings at the start of the Bosnian war in 1992.


VIDEO: Footage of powerful solar flares 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:44:43 GMT 
    The US Space Agency Nasa has released new footage showing a series of powerful solar flares.


VIDEO: Embracing animation in Africa 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:57:20 GMT 
    There are already animation studios in Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa, but only a very limited number of good schools teach art and animation techniques on the African continent.


VIDEO: Could Horseball gain Olympic glory? 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:33:38 GMT 
    Horseball, a mix of rugby and basketball, was invented in France in the 1970s, and now there are attempts to get it into the Olympics, as the BBC's Ollie Williams reports.


VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:42:32 GMT 
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