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Migrant deaths in Med pass 3,000

September 29, 2014 - 11:27am
The International Organization for Migration finds that a record 3,072 migrants have died crossing the Mediterranean so far this year.
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Clarke rift will not sway McGinley

September 29, 2014 - 11:16am
Paul McGinley says his relationship with Darren Clarke will not influence the appointment of Europe's next Ryder Cup captain.
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IS and Iraq battle over key town

September 29, 2014 - 10:50am
Iraqi ground forces, backed by air strikes, appear to have halted advancing Islamic State (IS) militants in a key town near Baghdad.
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Monday's gossip column

September 29, 2014 - 10:30am
Liverpool chase Hamsik, Hazard vows to stay at Chelsea, Valencia keen on Mata, Young could move from Old Trafford, plus more.
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Cuba jails Canadian executive

September 29, 2014 - 10:28am
A court in Cuba sentences the president of a Canadian transport company to 15 years in jail and seizes assets worth $100m (£62m).
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VIDEO: Turkey stops Kurds from Syria fight

September 29, 2014 - 10:21am
The refugee crisis from Kobane in Syria has revived tensions between the Turkish government and Turkish Kurds, as Turkey prevents Kurds from leaving the country to fight against Islamic State in Syria.
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Mad Men's Hamm to star in Black Mirror

September 29, 2014 - 10:15am
Mad Men star Jon Hamm is to star in the Christmas special of Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror.
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Mexico students missing after rally

September 29, 2014 - 10:08am
A search is under way for dozens of Mexican students after they clashed with police at a protest in the southern town of Iguala.
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Canada body parts murder trial opens

September 29, 2014 - 10:03am
The trial of a Canadian man accused of killing his lover and sending parts of his body in the post to political figures opens in Montreal.
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German asylum centre abuse probed

September 29, 2014 - 10:01am
German police investigate reports that refugees were abused by staff at an asylum centre in the western town of Burbach.
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EU to decry Apple's Irish tax deal

September 29, 2014 - 9:33am
The EU is expected to accuse Apple of benefiting from illegal state aid through its tax arrangements in Ireland.
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Paris St-Germain v Barcelona

September 29, 2014 - 9:19am
Paris St-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is unfit to play against former club Barcelona in the Champions League.
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VIDEO: HK protesters defy calls to leave

September 29, 2014 - 9:19am
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters are blocking Hong Kong's streets, shutting down its business hub and ignoring appeals from officials to leave.
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VIDEO: Ghani inaugurated as Afghan president

September 29, 2014 - 9:01am
Afghanistan's new president, Ashraf Ghani, is sworn in at a ceremony in Kabul.
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Memorial for stab death teacher

September 29, 2014 - 8:59am
Tributes are paid to a teacher who was stabbed to death at a school in Leeds by her family, friends and civic dignitaries at a memorial service attended by hundreds.
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Ghani sworn in as Afghan president

September 29, 2014 - 8:55am
Ashraf Ghani is sworn in as Afghanistan's new president under a unity deal with his rival, ending months of deadlock over a disputed election.
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Karadzic 'drove Bosnia war crimes'

September 29, 2014 - 8:50am
Prosecutors say Radovan Karadzic was the driving force behind persecution of non-Serbs in the 1990s, as closing arguments are heard at his Hague trial.
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VIDEO: Passenger captures Channel ferry fire

September 29, 2014 - 8:37am
A fire has broken out on a cross-Channel ferry, operator P&O has confirmed.
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Verstappen, 17, to drive at Suzuka

September 29, 2014 - 8:10am
Max Verstappen will be the youngest participant in a GP weekend when he drives in practice in Japan, three days after turning 17.
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Parody laws set to come into effect

September 29, 2014 - 8:09am
Changes to UK legislation are to come into force later this week allowing the parody of copyright works.
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