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Islamic State 'beheads US hostage' 
  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 01:04:52 GMT 
    An Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist abducted by the group, is released.


Obama in Europe for Ukraine talks 
  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:33:39 GMT 
    US President Barack Obama arrives in Estonia for talks with regional leaders amid growing concern over Russia's intervention in Ukraine.


Corruption 'costs millions of lives' 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:58:03 GMT 
    About $1tn a year is being taken out of poor countries and millions of lives are lost because of corruption, the One campaign group says.


DNA overturns 30-year US convictions 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:56:35 GMT 
    Two US men who spent three decades in prison for rape and murder, one on death row, are released after new DNA evidence proves their innocence.


Celebrity leaks 'no breach' - Apple 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:49:12 GMT 
    The leaking of intimate photos of celebrities from iCloud accounts was due to a theft of log-in information, not a security breach, says Apple.


Ashya's parents freed from prison 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:54:01 GMT 
    The parents of Ashya King are released from prison in Spain after UK prosecutors withdrew a European arrest warrant.


US targets al-Shabab's leader 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:44:15 GMT 
    The US military says it has carried out air strikes in Somalia, targeting the leader of militant group al-Shabab, but it is unclear if he was killed.


Fukushima workers sue over pay 
  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 02:58:38 GMT 
    A group of workers decommissioning the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant sue its operator Tepco over unpaid hazard wages.


Credit Suisse investigating traders 
  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 01:13:35 GMT 
    Credit Suisse is investigating two of its traders in London over allegations of misconduct.


Calais mayor threatens to block port 
  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 04:16:37 GMT 
    The mayor of the French city of Calais threatens to block the port unless Britain does more to control the rising number of illegal migrants.


Cockatoos teach tool-making tricks 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:19:28 GMT 
    Cockatoos learn to make and use tools when shown by another bird, research reveals.


Economics 'driving language loss' 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:58:20 GMT 
    A thriving economy can lead to the extinction of some languages, scientists believe.


VIDEO: Modi's first 100 days in power 
  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:18:12 GMT 
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has completed his first 100 days as leader of the country.


VIDEO: Apple: Celebrity accounts hacked 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:58:14 GMT 
    The FBI are investigating allegations that the online accounts of dozens of celebrities have been hacked, allowing explicit photos to be posted on the internet.


VIDEO: Beslan school siege: Ten years on 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:12:10 GMT 
    Ten years after the end of the deadly siege of a school in Beslan, North Ossetia, BBC Russian's Olga Ivshina spoke to some of those who were there.
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