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Syrian Refugees Flood Turkish Border

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

Tens of thousands of Syrian refugees are fleeing fighting between Kurdish forces and the Islamic State militants. NPR's Wade Goodwyn speaks to correspondent Deb Amos from the border about the crisis.

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Climate Marchers Try To Build Momentum For 2015

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

Tens of thousands of people demanding action on climate change are expected to march in New York City, ahead of the UN Climate Summit. Joel Rose speaks with NPR's Wade Goodwyn from the protests.

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U.S. Launches Media Campaign To Counter ISIS Videos

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

The Islamic State is posting graphic violent images on social media to recruit fighters. NPR's Wade Goodwyn speaks with the State Department's Alberto Fernandez about the U.S.'s aggressive response.

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Deadly bomb blast in central Cairo

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 01:43
A bomb explosion near the Egyptian foreign ministry in Cairo kills at least two police officers, security officials say.

VIDEO: Andrew Marr's Gordon Brown impression

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 01:40
Andrew Marr amused Labour's Ed Miliband when he did an impression of Gordon Brown, as part of a question about whether he might return to front line politics.

Cape Fear actress Bergen dies aged 84

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 00:47
Polly Bergen, the actress whose fictional family was terrorised by Robert Mitchum in the 1962 film Cape Fear, dies aged 84.

VIDEO: Inside London hospital's 'eye bank'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 00:05
BBC Inside Out has met the patients who have been given a new lease of life as a result of eye donations and has gone inside Moorfields Hospital’s 'eye bank' in London.

In pictures: Discovery Channel marks 25 years

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 23:42
Discovery Channel marks 25th anniversary

VIDEO: SpaceX lifts off for ISS with supplies

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 23:28
A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3D printer for astronauts in orbit.

VIDEO: Walliams joins SwimBritain relay

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 23:26
A series of swimming relays is taking place across Britain this summer, in an initiative to get more people enjoying the fun and fitness benefits of the sport.

VIDEO: Malta lights up for Prince William

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 23:24
Prince William speaks of the Queen's fondness for Malta in a speech marking the island's 50th anniversary of independence.

After the referendum, the political rows - the papers

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 21:16
Sunday's papers lead on bitter rows between Labour and the Tories on the question of Scottish Mps voting on English matters, and also on internal Conservative Party conflict.

Downing St dismisses Salmond claims

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 20:50
Downing Street dismisses claims from Alex Salmond that Westminster leaders are "reneging" on their pledge to devolve more powers to Scotland.

White House security stepped up

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 20:48
The US Secret Service says it has launched a comprehensive review of security at the White House after two attempted breaches in 24 hours.

Afghan contenders in election deal

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 20:33
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah says his rival Ashraf Ghani should become leader, as they prepare to announce a power-sharing deal.

VIDEO: Parachute jump marks Arnhem battle

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 20:07
Paratroops from Europe and the US have completed parachute jumps in the Netherlands to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem.

UK woman dead after Mexico hurricane

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 19:51
The body of a British woman missing since a hurricane hit the Mexican coast last weekend has been found, state prosecutors say.

Boy, 2, falls from hotel balcony

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 19:17
A two-year-old boy suffers serious head injuries falling from a mezzanine balcony into the lobby of Liverpool's Hilton Hotel.

Labour 'to raise minimum wage to £8'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 18:54
The minimum wage would rise to £8 per hour by the end of the next parliament if Labour wins the general election, leader Ed Miliband promises.

What now for Britishness?

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 18:01
What now for the sense of Britishness?

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