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    03 Sep 2014 Wed

    Arming Ukraine could lead to nuclear war: Lech Walesa

    European military assistance to Ukraine could lead to a nuclear conflict between Russia and NATO, according to Poland's iconic cold warrior and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa.

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    03 Sep 2014 Wed

    Radioactive material goes missing in Kazakhstan

    Authorities in Kazakhstan are on high alert after a container holding the highly radioactive and dangerous substance caesium-137 disappeared in the west of the country, police said on Tuesday. (Sep 2)

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    03 Sep 2014 Wed

    Islamic State claims to behead second US reporter

    The so-called "Islamic State" released a video on Tuesday (Sep 2) showing a masked militant with a London accent apparently beheading an American journalist and threatening to kill a British captive.

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    03 Sep 2014 Wed

    World 'losing battle' to contain Ebola, warns MSF

    International medical agency Medecins sans Frontieres said on Tuesday (Sep 2) the world was "losing the battle" to contain Ebola as the United Nations warned of severe food shortages in the hardest-hit countries.

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    02 Sep 2014 Tue

    Saudi arrests 88 in 'anti-terrorism' drive

    Saudi Arabia has arrested 88 suspected extremists, more than half of them ex-Qaeda detainees who had previously been released, the interior ministry announced on Tuesday (Sep 2).

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    02 Sep 2014 Tue

    Travel restrictions could worsen Ebola crisis: experts

    Travel restrictions could worsen West Africa's Ebola epidemic, limiting medical and food supplies and keeping out much-needed doctors, virologists said on Tuesday (Sep 2) as the disease continued its deadly spread.

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    02 Sep 2014 Tue

    Iran unveils new missile, radar systems

    Iran unveiled a new surface-to-air missile on Tuesday (Sep 2) and two radar systems it said would improve its defences against "enemies". 

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    02 Sep 2014 Tue

    EU decision on Russia sanctions by Friday

    European Union nations will decide on new sanctions against Moscow by Friday (Sep 5), with Russian aggression towards Ukraine requiring the strongest possible response, said incoming EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini.

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    02 Sep 2014 Tue

    Yemen president to replace govt, cut fuel hike

    President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi will replace Yemen's unity government and cut a controversial fuel price hike, two demands of Shiite Huthi rebels, the official Saba news agency reported on Tuesday (Sep 2).

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    02 Sep 2014 Tue

    Doubts raised over British PM's anti-jihadist plans

    British media on Tuesday (Sep 2) voiced scepticism over "vague" plans announced by Prime Minister David Cameron to counter the threat of jihadist fighters travelling to Iraq and Syria.