National / International News

Poroshenko Says Ukraine Near To 'Full-Scale War'

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 04:43

Speaking at a meeting of European Union foreign ministers, the Ukrainian president says Kiev is "close to the point of no return," over Moscow's direct support of separatists.

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Boy killed in crash in family's car

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 04:30
A seven-year-old boy dies and four members of his family are seriously injured when their car is in collision with a lorry in Kent.

Arson attack 'was murder attempt'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 04:17
A man whose house was deliberately set on fire says the attack was "attempted murder".

What No Strategy On The Islamic State Means For The Region

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 03:30

Scott Simon talks to Jane Harman, director and CEO of the Woodrow Wilson Center, about the threat of ISIS and the United States' counterterrorism strategy.

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Fiancée Of Imprisoned Journalist Advocates For His Release

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 03:30

Mohammed Fahmy is among three Al Jazeera journalists who have been jailed in Egypt on terrorism charges. His fiancée continues to plan their wedding, even as the case languishes.

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Russian Incursion Continues In Ukraine

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 03:30

Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.

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China warns of Hong Kong 'meddling'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 02:35
China warns foreign countries against "meddling" in Hong Kong's politics ahead of a crucial announcement on the territory's election process.

VIDEO: Peter Kay lights up Blackpool

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:32
Comedian Peter Kay hosted the big switch-on of the Blackpool Illuminations

AUDIO: Should you recline your plane seat?

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:11
The use of gadgets to prevent passengers putting their seat back has lead to mid-air arguments, should airlines allow them to go back at all?

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