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Polls: Scots to vote ‘No’

Opinion polls on the eve of Scotland's historic referendum suggest voters will narrowly reject independence.

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Obama meets generals planning IS assault

President Obama is consulting with military officials about the US counterterrorism campaign against Islamic State fighters.

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American ‘tried to swim to N Korea’

South Korean soldiers arrested a US citizen while attempting to swim across the river to North Korea to “meet” Kim Jong-Un.

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Special status for Ukraine’s rebellious east
September 16 2014 at 12:33

Ukrainian lawmakers have adopted legislation granting limited self-rule to parts of the pro-Russian east.

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US Army invites women to Ranger school
September 16 2014 at 12:31

Female soldiers chosen for a training programme at the US Army’s gruelling Ranger school will be subjected to the same treatment as the men.

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Turkey considers border buffer zone
September 16 2014 at 12:12

Turkey may establish a buffer zone along its border with Syria and Iraq amid an escalating threat posed by Islamic State.

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Academic ‘shackled, refused warm clothes’
September 16 2014 at 12:11

A professor who championed the rights of Xinjiang’s Muslim Uighur people is being kept in shackles ahead of his trial, according to his lawyer.

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Police boss resigns amid child sex scandal
September 16 2014 at 12:11

Rotherham’s top policeman has resigned over a scandal involving the sexual exploitation of as many as 1 400 children.

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Suicide bomber targets Kabul
September 16 2014 at 11:39

Three foreign troops have been killed in one of the worst attacks on international forces in the Afghan capital in months.

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Lula rallies behind Rousseff
September 16 2014 at 11:22

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has endorsed Dilma Rousseff as she chases re-election.

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‘Scotland we love you, don’t go’
September 16 2014 at 10:59

Scores of people have gathered in London to urge Scottish voters to reject independence and stay in the United Kingdom.

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Dalai Lama concerned about India’s problems
September 16 2014 at 10:58

The Dalai Lama has invited India’s spiritual leaders to try to tackle rape, communal violence and other issues in the country.

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Three held after Koh Tao murders
September 16 2014 at 10:57

Thai police have questioned three men over the murder of two UK tourists found naked on the island of Koh Tao.

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