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VIDEO: Is the UN still fit for purpose?

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 23:07
As global leaders gather in New York for the General Assembly the current wave of global crises has also raised questions about the UN's ability to deal with them all.
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Siemens acquires US firm for $7.6bn

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 22:32
Siemens of Germany makes a $7.6bn acquisition of a US firm to help boost its oil and gas business in North America.
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Turkey clamps down on Syria border

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 22:03
Turkey closes most of its border crossings with Syria after the entry of at least 70,000 Kurd refugees, as IS militants approach a key Syrian town.
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Hong Kong students begin boycott

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 21:29
Hong Kong students begin a week-long boycott of classes to protest against China's stance on electoral reform in the territory.
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Blair: Don't rule out ground troops

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 21:29
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair says the West should not rule out sending ground troops to the Middle East to fight Islamic State militants.
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VIDEO: Blair: 'Boots on ground' to defeat IS

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 19:57
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has told the BBC that IS militants will not be defeated until they are fought on the ground.
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'Deadly blasts' in China's Xinjiang

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 19:50
Two people are killed and others injured in a series of blasts in China's Xinjiang region, Chinese media say.
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New toxic mine spill in Mexico

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 19:14
The Mexican authorities have issued a new alert about a toxic spill into a river from a copper mine run by the mining giant, Grupo Mexico.
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US hopes for Afghan security pact

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 18:36
US Secretary of State John Kerry says he hopes a key bilateral security agreement with Afghanistan can be signed before the end of the month.
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Labour to 'reach out' to Yes voters

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 18:05
Labour is to reach out to supporters who voted for independence in last week's referendum, the party says.
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Tomb mystery captivates Greece

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 17:38
Secrets of ancient burial site keep Greeks guessing
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The 'mobile gatekeepers' of India's railways

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 17:32
The men who run with the trains in India
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World Leaders flock to UN General Assembly

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 17:23
World leaders head for annual whirlwind get-together at UN
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Westgate's unanswered questions

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 17:21
One year on, Kenyans await answers about the mall attack
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What the Afghan power-sharing deal means

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 16:57
What the Afghan power-sharing deal means
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Levante 0-5 Barcelona

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 16:31
Lionel Messi scores and misses a penalty as Barcelona cruise to an easy victory over bottom club Levante.
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Sierra Leone Ebola lockdown to end

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 16:10
Authorities in Sierra Leone say a three-day curfew aimed at containing the Ebola outbreak has been a success and will not be extended.
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Police probe Balotelli racist abuse

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 15:44
Police are investigating after Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is subjected to racist abuse on Twitter.
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GM recalls cars over brake defect

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 15:35
American car giant General Motors recalls more than 220,000 vehicles, mainly in the US and Canada, due to a brake defect.
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Labour would extend child benefit cap

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 15:05
Labour plans to retain for a further year a coalition policy limiting the annual increase in child benefit to 1%, Ed Balls will tell his party's conference.
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