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Renown yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies

1 hour 38 min ago
The yoga guru who helped make the ancient Indian spiritual practice a global phenomenon passes away, aged 95.
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Pakistan army pushes for talks amid protests

2 hours 10 min ago
Intervention by army comes amid mass protests by famous cricketer-turned-politician and a cleric urging PM Nawz to quit.
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Japan landslides leave many dead

5 hours 28 min ago
At least 18 die in Hiroshima as average rainfall for the whole of August falls on the city overnight.
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Basketball's Turban ban 'discriminatory'

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 22:28
US politicians launch campaign after Indian players asked to take their Turbans off at a tournament in China.
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CAR to get 7,600 UN peacekeepers next month

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 20:35
African peacekeeping forces will hand over their duties to UN troops and police on September 15.
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Liberia declares curfew in Ebola battle

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 19:11
Government calls 9pm-6am curfew and says it is considering even tougher restrictions on movements as deaths mount.
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Protesters back on the streets in US suburb

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 18:33
Demonstrators say they will persist until white police officer is charged for killing an unarmed black teenager.
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IS group says beheads US journalist

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 17:28
Islamic State group says acted in revenge for US strikes against it in Iraq and threatens to kill another US journalist.
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Islamic State 'has 50,000 fighters in Syria'

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 14:43
Monitoring group says Islamic State recruited 6,000 in last month alone, including 1,000 foreigners.
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Mass protest heads to Pakistan parliament

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 14:10
Tens of thousands enter Islamabad's 'red zone', which houses government, to demand the resignation of PM Nawaz Sharif.
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Islamic State is our top enemy: Saudi mufti

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 13:57
Saudi Arabia's highest religious authority calls group labels group apostates and says terrorism has no place in Islam.
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Punishing the Palestinians?

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 13:08
Military says there is a personal price to pay when carrying out attacks against Israelis.
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Pakistan deploys army to guard parliament

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:03
Officials say four rings of security will protect sensitive buildings in Islamabad as protesters march on parliament.
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Donetsk shelled as Ukraine army advances

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:55
Residents flee homes as rebel-held city comes under artillery fire amid reports of fighting near the centre.
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Egypt calls for US restraint over Ferguson

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:00
Report says Cairo "closely" following US protests and calls on Washington to observe "international standards".
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Taliban launches major Afghan offensive

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 09:05
Some 700 Taliban rebels battle Afghan forces near Kabul as military's capacity to deal with security is tested.
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Pope's relatives killed in Argentina crash

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 08:42
Victims of the crash in Cordoba province included two of the pontiff's great nephews and their mother.
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Israel strikes Gaza targets after rocket fire

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 08:39
Benjamin Netanyahu tells army to hit "terrorism targets" after three missiles fired into Israel, in violation of truce.
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Ukraine army recovers refugee bodies

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 05:55
Fifteen bodies recovered from site of rocket attack on convoy of fleeing refugees near Luhansk in eastern Ukraine.
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Karzai calls for end to Afghan poll dispute

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 05:48
President's appeal comes as rivalry between candidates vying to succeed him risks reigniting tensions in Afghanistan.
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