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Wife pleads for release of IS hostage

The wife of a taxi driver being held by IS said she could not see how his death could assist any cause.

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Man with knife found in White House

The US Secret Service is reviewing its security measures after a man jumped a fence and entered the White House.

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‘No ransom paid for IS hostages’

President Tayyip Erdogan said no ransom had been paid for the release of Turkish hostages held by Islamic State.

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Wife pleads for release of IS hostage
September 21 2014 at 15:34

The wife of a taxi driver being held by IS said she could not see how his death could assist any cause.

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‘No ransom paid for IS hostages’
September 21 2014 at 15:15

President Tayyip Erdogan said no ransom had been paid for the release of Turkish hostages held by Islamic State.

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Man with knife found in White House
September 21 2014 at 15:31

The US Secret Service is reviewing its security measures after a man jumped a fence and entered the White House.

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Oktoberfest opens to toast millions
September 20 2014 at 16:46

With the cry of "O'zapft is" ("The keg is tapped"), the amber fluid officially began to flow for the world-famous Oktoberfest.

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New Zealand's National party secures third term
September 20 2014 at 13:59

Prime Minister John Key's party received 48.1 percent of the vote, improving its performance from the previous vote in 2011.

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Turkey secures release of 49 hostages seized in Iraq
September 20 2014 at 10:50

Turkish intelligence agents brought 49 hostages seized by Islamic State militants in northern Iraq back to Turkey.

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Man jumps fence at White House
September 20 2014 at 09:59

[VIDEO] A man jumped over the White House fence and made it to the front doors of the executive mansion before being apprehended.

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Flooding paralyses Manila
September 19 2014 at 14:38

Tens of thousands of people fled roof-high floods and one girl drowned in the Philippine capital as another vicious storm swept across the disaster-plagued country.

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Poland to stay out of Ukraine conflict
September 19 2014 at 14:17

Poland will not send arms or otherwise get involved in the bloody conflict in neighbouring Ukraine, its prime minister-designate Ewa Kopacz said.

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Human error caused vaccination deaths: WHO
September 19 2014 at 14:11

A muscle relaxant appears to have been mixed mistakenly with measles vaccine, killing 15 children in Syria, the World Health Organisation said.

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