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Pierson steps down after breaches

Secret Service boss Julia Pierson quit after incidents that exposed holes in Barack Obama’s protective cocoon.

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Blasts rock Bulgarian explosives plant

Blasts tore through an explosives plant in northeastern Bulgaria, injuring at least three workers and raising fears of more casualties.

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Secret Service chief resigns over security breaches

The director of the US Secret Service has resigned following a string of lapses by the elite presidential protection branch.

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Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in rebel attack
September 29 2014 at 12:16

Seven soldiers were killed when a separatist shell hit their armoured personnel carrier near Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine.

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Briton held for suspected IS recruitment
September 29 2014 at 12:16

A British citizen has been arrested in Bangladesh on suspicion of recruiting people to fight alongside Islamic State militants in Syria.

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Gallery: Hong Kong democracy protests
September 29 2014 at 12:10

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters are demanding Beijing give them full democracy.

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Syria ‘ground zero’ for jihadists - Obama
September 29 2014 at 11:40

America’s intelligence agencies underestimated Islamic State activity inside Syria, says Barack Obama.

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Lenin statue toppled in Ukraine
September 29 2014 at 11:24

Protesters in Ukraine’s eastern city of Kharkiv have brought down a giant Lenin monument.

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Trucker ‘was distracted before collision’
September 29 2014 at 11:24

An 18-wheel tractor-trailer has collided with a bus on Interstate 35 near Davis, Oklahoma.

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Supporters commit suicide over politician’s jail term
September 29 2014 at 11:23

Six people killed themselves and 10 others died of cardiac arrest after an Indian court sent a powerful politician to jail.

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Afghanistan’s new leader sworn in
September 29 2014 at 10:34

Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has replaced Hamid Karzai as Afghanistan’s president.

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US-led strikes hit Syria’s Aleppo region
September 29 2014 at 10:34

Islamic State targets in Syria’s Raqa and Aleppo provinces have been targeted in fresh US-led air strikes.

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Eleven killed in gang battle
September 29 2014 at 10:33

Mexican police say a shootout between rival gangs claimed the lives of 11 people in south-western Chihuahua.

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