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After a long summer of bombardment by government forces, residents of Luhansk are trying to return to normal life as the BBC's Paul Adams reports.
Representatives from 16 nations, UN and Arab League participating in meeting against background of continued fighting.
In swaths of Syria now controlled by ISIS, children can no longer study math or social studies. Sports are out of the question -- as are lessons about elections and democracy.
German prosecutors have charged a 93-year-old man with being an accessory to murder in at least 300,000 cases while working for the Nazis at the Auschwitz concentration camp.
ISIS has used videos of its shocking beheadings of Western hostages to seize the world's attention, threatening the United States and its allies.
Bangladeshi 'torturer of women' Delwar Hossain Sayeedi spared capital ...
Dhaka: Death sentence of top Islamist leader Delwar Hossain Sayeedi was on Wednesday commuted to life imprisonment by Bangladesh Supreme Court, however the verdict does not seem to satisfy his supporters as his party Jamaat-e-Islami is now ...
ICSF deeply disappointed with Sayedee verdictDhakaTribune
Sayedee verdict: Witnesses now fear for livesThe Daily Star
Bangladesh court reduces sentence of Islamistseattlepi.com
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Nick Clegg: England MP changes must happen alongside Scotland powers
Changes to the rules on Scottish MPs voting on England-only measures should be brought in at the same time as Scotland gets more control over tax and spending, Deputy PM Nick Clegg says. Allowing Scottish MPs to vote on English matters "is simply not ...
Scots' choice: independence or sterlingFinancial Times
Union and rebellion: Milestones of Scotland's journey from British union to ...Fox News
A House divided over Scottish independenceWashington Post (blog)
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Earthquake stronger than Napa hits Guam, little damage
HAGÅTÑA, Guam — A 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck Wednesday off the northwest coast of Guam, causing power outages throughout the U.S. island territory but little damage. The quake, which happened at about 2:15 a.m. ET, 4:15 p.m. local time, was ...
Magnitude-6.7 earthquake hits off coast of Guam; no tsunami warning issuedThe Republic
7.1-magnitude quake strikes off Guam: USGSBusiness Recorder
Magnitude-6.7 earthquake hits Guam; no damage reported and no tsunami ...The Tribune
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A shift in Qatari foreign policy is a first step to end the political standoff between Qatar and fellow GCC states.
Tasnim News Agency
Spokesman: No Plan for Rouhani-Obama Meeting in New York
Tasnim News Agency
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will travel to New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly, the government spokesman announced on Wednesday, adding that no plan has been made for a meeting between presidents of ...
EU, Iran to hold fresh nuclear talksThe Express Tribune
N-talks to resume Wednesday: IranBusiness Standard
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Women, children and rebel commanders among victims of government air raids targeting Talbiseh, monitoring group says.
Tropical Storm Odile is expected to bring torrential rain to the desert Southwest in the coming days.
The top official in Indian-administered Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, defends the response to the region's worst flooding in decades, which have killed more than 200.
Queen Elizabeth has been careful to avoid expressing her opinion on the break-up of the UK -- publicly at least. But breaking up the UK now would prompt an identity crisis for Queen and country.
Two wildfires in California have forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, including in the town of Weed.
Uighur tool, talisman now feared after knifings in China
Los Angeles Times
Here on the fertile edge of the Taklimakan Desert, people have long believed that placing a knife on their bedside keeps away bad dreams. On a baby's seventh day of life, it's tradition for parents to briefly slip a blade under the sleeping infant's head to ...
Lawyers hope Chinese university professor will be spared death penaltyTelegraph.co.uk
Uighur Scholar Braces for Stiff Sentence, Lawyer SaysBusinessweek
Uyghur Scholar Goes On Trial In ChinaRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
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US man held for alleged attempt to swim to N Korea
South Korean army soldiers stand guard at a military check point at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, South Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. South Korean ...
US man arrested for allegedly trying to swim from South to North KoreaCTV News
American arrested in South Korea over alleged attempt to swim to NorthFox News
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Scottish Athletes Are Going to Have to Make a Very Tough Choice
Olympic Games - London 2012 Gold medalist Andy Murray of Great Britain poses after the medal ceremony for the men's singles tennis match at the Olympic Games on Aug. 5, 2012, in London Professional Sport—Popperfoto/Getty Images ...
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Column: Without Scotland, Not So Great BritainABC News
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