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Councils 'offer refugee sanctuary'

1 hour 38 min ago
More than 40 UK councils say they are ready to offer sanctuary to refugees fleeing fighting in Syria, Labour's Yvette Cooper says.
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Nadal loses to Fognini in thriller

2 hours 11 min ago
World number eight Rafael Nadal is out of the US Open after being beaten 3-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4 by Italy's Fabio Fognini.
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Migrants bussed to Austria border

2 hours 21 min ago
Thousands of exhausted migrants cross into Austria after Hungary's surprise move to provide buses to take them to the border.
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VIDEO: Russian sinkhole continues to expand

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 12:59
A crater in Russia which emerged 10 months ago has tripled in size to become a 120m-wide sinkhole.
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Obama reassures Saudis on Iran deal

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 11:45
Saudi Arabia says it is happy with President Obama's assurances that the recent nuclear deal with Iran will not imperil the Gulf states.
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VIDEO: The desperate journey towards Europe

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 11:23
One of the key departure points for many migrants heading to Europe is Libya, with the lack of a stable government making it an ideal base.
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Tajikistan clashes leave 10 dead

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 11:20
Gun Battles in and around Tajikistan's capital Dushanbe leave at least 10 dead, with the government blaming a disaffected minister.
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VIDEO: Guatemalans head to the polls

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 10:07
Guatemalans head to the polls this weekend to elect a new president, after the former head of state Otto Perez Molina resigned on Thursday.
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Guatemala ex-leader denies corruption

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 10:01
Jailed Guatemala's ex-president Otto Perez Molina rejects corruption allegations during court hearing - and asks to be placed under house arrest
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Top seed Williams through after scare

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 09:14
Serena Williams recovers to beat fellow American Bethanie Mattek-Sands and keep her Grand Slam hopes alive at the US Open.
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Austria opens border to migrants

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 08:26
The Austrian chancellor says his country - and Germany - have agreed to let migrants cross their borders from Hungary.
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Baseball in the League of Fire

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 08:13
The professional baseball teams playing in 43C heat
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The secret troops who tried to start a rebellion

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 08:07
The Pakistani troops who tried to start a rebellion
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The BBC DJ who 'brought down the USSR'

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 08:04
The DJ who fought the USSR with Bowie and the Beatles
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Gay couples wed in Kentucky county

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 07:33
Authorities in a county of the US state of Kentucky issue marriage licences to gay couples after a county clerk was jailed for refusing to do so.
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VIDEO: Underwater treasures go on display

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 06:35
Rare ancient Egyptian artefacts discovered underwater are going on display in Paris for the first time.
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NI Euro spot would be 'magnificent'

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 06:35
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill says it would be "a magnificent achievement" for his side to earn a place for Euro 2016.
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The hurling heroes of Ireland

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 06:11
The bruising sport that's been played for over 2,000 years
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VIDEO: Mother 'collapsed in tears' on migrant march

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 05:47
One migrant told the BBC's Matthew Price she was going to Germany to meet her husband. She had three children with her.
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VIDEO: Syria burial for drowned Kurdi family

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 05:29
The bodies of drowned Syrian boy Alan Kurdi and members of his family have been buried in Kobane in Syria after being transported there from Turkey.
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