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Philippine troops in Syria rescued

Sunday 31st of August 2014, 4:26
related countries: Philippines Philippines, Syria Syria

Thirty-two Philippine peacekeepers trapped by rebels in the Syrian Golan Heights are rescued, and another 40 escape, but 44 Fijians are held captive.
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Anti-PM clashes continue in Pakistan

Sunday 31st of August 2014, 3:54
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Clashes are continuing in Pakistan between police and protesters demanding the resignation of PM Nawaz Sharif, with 300 reported injured.
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EU sets Russia sanctions ultimatum

Sunday 31st of August 2014, 2:39
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Russia Russia

The EU gives Russia one week to reverse course in Ukraine or face new sanctions, as Ukraine's leader talks of the "point of no return".
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'Urgent' call for obesity taskforce

Sunday 31st of August 2014, 2:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Doctors' leaders are calling for an emergency taskforce to be set up to tackle childhood obesity in England.
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US planes drop aid to Iraq's Amerli

Sunday 31st of August 2014, 2:09
related countries: Iraq Iraq

US planes have made air drops and carried out strikes against Islamic State positions around the besieged northern Iraqi town of Amerli.
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Cameron welcomes EU chief's pledge

Sunday 31st of August 2014, 1:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron welcomes a commitment by Donald Tusk, the new president of the European Council, to reach a deal with the UK on EU reform.
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Pakistan protesters in police clash

Sunday 31st of August 2014, 0:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

More than 250 are injured as police in Islamabad fire tear gas at protesters marching on the residence of Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif.
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Missing Ashya King found in Spain

Sunday 31st of August 2014, 0:10
related countries: Spain Spain

A five-year-old boy with a brain tumour whose parents removed him from hospital against medical advice has been found, police confirm.
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