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66,000 Syrians 'flee to Turkey' 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:52:07 GMT 
    Turkey says at least 66,000 Syrians have crossed the border in 24 hours, as hundreds of Kurds head the other way to fight Islamic State militants.


Brown vows to 'lock in' Scots powers 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:47:09 GMT 
    Gordon Brown says his promise of further powers for Scotland will be delivered to the timetable set out ahead of the independence referendum.


UK and France agree Calais measures 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:04:37 GMT 
    The UK government is to provide £12m to help France tackle the problem of illegal immigrants trying to enter Britain from Calais.


Boko Haram 'kills dozens' at market 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 19:49:35 GMT 
    Islamist militants from Boko Haram attack a rural market in the Nigerian state of Borno, killing dozens, security officials and witnesses say.


Yemen agrees truce with Houthis - UN 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:00:04 GMT 
    Yemen's government agrees a truce with Shia Houthi fighters, a UN envoy says, after a week of deadly clashes in the capital Sanaa.


Ukraine deal with eastern rebels 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:50:41 GMT 
    The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels agree a memorandum on a peace plan for the conflict in the east of the country, at talks in Minsk.


Paratroops mark Arnhem WW2 battle 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:26:34 GMT 
    Paratroops from Europe and the US are staging parachute jumps in the Netherlands to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem.


Blast hits Hezbollah checkpoint 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:40:32 GMT 
    A suicide blast has targeted a checkpoint manned by the Shia Hezbollah group in eastern Lebanon, killing three people, state media says.


French farmers torch tax office 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:49:30 GMT 
    Angry French vegetable farmers protesting against falling living standards burn down tax and insurance offices in a Brittany town.


Philippines storm displaces 200,000 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:34:20 GMT 
    Tropical storm Fung-Wong brings flooding, heavy rains and high winds to the Philippines, forcing some 200,000 people from their homes.


Britons detained in Qatar fly home 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:05:17 GMT 
    Two Britons detained in Qatar after investigating the treatment of migrant workers there fly back to the UK.


Tipsy Australian 'repels' crocodile 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:08:55 GMT 
    An Australian hunter says he fought off a crocodile by poking the reptile in the eye, admitting he was tipsy during the attack.


VIDEO: River dwellers fear for their future 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:01:05 GMT 
    A government immigration census in Cambodia has members of the ethnic Vietnamese community living on the Tonlé Sap river fearing for their future.


VIDEO: Metal ballet meets Games of Thrones 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:01:02 GMT 
    Brutal Ballet performed a Games of Thrones inspired piece at TitanCon, a science fiction and fantasy convention in Belfast.


VIDEO: What could Act Two hold? In 60 secs 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:45:10 GMT 
    The stage is still set for change after the independence vote, not just in the Scotland, but the rest of the UK.
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