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Islamic State 'kills US hostage'
An Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist abducted by the group, is released.
Million 'have fled Ukraine conflict'
The number of people who have fled the fighting in Ukraine has doubled in weeks, and the UN says more than a million have now been displaced.
Celebrity leaks 'no breach' - Apple
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.
Ebola response 'lethally inadequate'
A global military intervention is needed to curb the largest ever Ebola outbreak, according to the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres.
US targets al-Shabab's leader
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.
Gayet wins new French privacy case
Actress Julie Gayet, linked to President Hollande, wins a privacy case against a photographer who snapped her in her car, which French law deems private space.
Halliburton agrees oil spill deal
US oilfield firm Halliburton says it has agreed a $1.1bn settlement to meet the majority of claims against it for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
DNA overturns 30-year US convictions
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.
Terror suspects held in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia's interior ministry says it has arrested 88 people suspected of plotting attacks inside and outside the country.
'Cartel links' mayors to be charged
Police in Mexico are holding two serving mayors and one ex-mayor over allegations they have links to the Knights Templar drug cartel.
Mali landmine kills four UN soldiers
Four UN peacekeepers are killed and 15 injured by a landmine in northern Mali, amid what the UN calls a period of "increased attacks".
Justin Bieber charged with assault
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is charged with assault and dangerous driving after crashing his quad bike into a minivan.
Thieving monkey hands out money
A monkey in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh steals money from a home and rains down banknotes on people, reports say.
Dethroned beauty queen seeks apology
A dethroned Burmese beauty queen is refusing to hand back her crown until she receives an apology from South Korean organisers.
Mass escape from juvenile US prison
More than 30 teenagers held at a juvenile detention centre in Tennessee escape by crawling through a fence and nine are still being sought.
Brain 'can learn to eat healthily'
The brain can be trained to prefer healthy food over unhealthy high-calorie foods, suggests a study from the US.
Nicaragua suspends search for miners
Rescue teams in Nicaragua suspend efforts to locate seven men trapped by a cave-in at a gold mine in a remote region in the north of the country.
Ecuador volcano increases activity
A massive ash cloud is rising from the Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador as it shows increased activity with a series of explosions on Monday.
Nigeria militants 'seize' major town
Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram seizes the key north-eastern town of Bama after fighting with government forces, residents tell the BBC.
Ebola 'threatens W Africa harvests'
The deadly Ebola outbreak is putting food prices and harvests in West Africa "at serious risk", warns the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation.
Afghan militants 'may join IS'
Fighters from a militant Islamic group in Afghanistan, allied to the Taliban, tell the BBC they are considering joining forces with Islamic State.
Pakistan MPs hold emergency session
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif seeks to gain support in an emergency joint session of parliament as protesters on the streets of Islamabad call for his resignation.
EU's Mogherini calls for Nato muscle
Nato must back words with actions to reassure countries bordering on Russia, the EU's new foreign affairs chief says.
Uber banned across Germany by court
A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work.
IS accused of Iraq ethnic cleansing
Amnesty International says it has proof Islamic State militants have launched a campaign of ethnic cleansing against minorities in northern Iraq.
Yemen president dismisses government
Yemen's president has dismissed his government and promised to review a fuel subsidy cuts in a bid to end a stand-off with Zaidi Shia rebels.
Islamic State holding British captive
A British hostage is among those being held by Islamic State militants, Number 10 confirms.
Ashya's parents freed from prison
The parents of Ashya King are released from prison in Spain after UK prosecutors withdrew a European arrest warrant.
UK moves up global economic ranking
The UK edges up the World Economic Forum's worldwide rankings, but the group warns that the health of the global economy is at risk.
Wall Street market report
Wall Street Market Report
Detroit's bankruptcy battle begins
A hearing to convince a judge to approve Detroit's plan to restructure the city's debts has begun.
Cook will not quit as ODI skipper
Alastair Cook says he will not stand down as England one-day captain despite the series defeat by India.
England v Norway
Everton defender John Stones will make his first start for England in Wednesday's friendly against Norway at Wembley.
Gallacher gets Ryder Cup wildcard
Europe captain Paul McGinley selects debutant Stephen Gallacher, Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood as his Ryder Cup wildcards.
Police 'incompetence' over Sir Cliff
South Yorkshire Police are accused of "sheer incompetence" by MPs in the way they dealt with the BBC over a search of Sir Cliff Richard's home.
FBI probes 'Cloud' celebrity leaks
The FBI looks into allegations that the online accounts of celebrities have been hacked, leading to intimate pictures being posted online.
Survivor singer Jamison dies aged 63
Jimi Jamison, the lead singer for US rock band Survivor, who sang and co-wrote the theme tune for hit TV series Baywatch, dies aged 63.
VIDEO: Escaped Ebola patient recaptured
The recapture of an escaped Ebola patient in Liberia has raised fears that West African countries are struggling to contain the outbreak.
VIDEO: Video shows Ukraine soldiers 'abuse'
Ukraine's defence minister has accused Russia of launching a "great war" that could claim tens of thousands of lives.
VIDEO: Apple: Celebrity accounts hacked
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: Ashya parents freed from prison
Ashya King's parents have been freed from a Spanish prison, following their arrest on Saturday.
VIDEO: Waiting for water in debt-hit Detroit
Samira Hussain reports on the day-to-day struggles of people living in Detroit, as the city attempts to climb out of its financial problems.
VIDEO: Beauty queen refuses to return crown
Myanmar's first ever beauty queen has refused to give back her $100,000 (60,300) crown after being dethroned.
VIDEO: Volcano continues fiery lava eruption
A dramatic lava eruption that began early on Sunday near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has continued into Monday.
VIDEO: The park blamed for Japan's dengue fever
Japan is battling its first outbreak of dengue fever in almost 70 years, with at least 22 people confirmed as being infected.
How to protect yourself in the cloud
After the celebrity leaks, what can you do to safeguard your photos?
A peace project at a time of war
How the EU's 'peace project' can work in a time of war
Nigerian army's pride wounded
Nigeria's campaign against Boko Haram goes from bad to worse
Day in pictures: 2 September 2014
Images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours
Pakistan's leader cornered by protests
Why the military holds the key to Pakistan's protests
Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway
Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway
China's museum boom hatches roast duck tribute
China's museum boom hatches roast duck tribute
The students behind Nigeria's online jobs giant
The student entrepreneurs behind Nigeria's online jobs giant
Saving America?s honeybees
Can America's honeybees be saved?
Anti-euro party shakes up German politics
Anti-euro but pro-EU party shakes up German politics

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