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Turkey clamps down on Syria border

Monday 22nd of September 2014, 4:03
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria

Turkey closes most of its border crossings with Syria after the entry of at least 70,000 Kurd refugees, as IS militants approach a key Syrian town.
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Hong Kong students begin boycott

Monday 22nd of September 2014, 3:29
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong students begin a week-long boycott of classes to protest against China's stance on electoral reform in the territory.
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'Deadly blasts' in China's Xinjiang

Monday 22nd of September 2014, 3:09
related countries: China China
related places: Xinjiang

Two people are killed and others injured in a series of blasts in Luntai county in China's restive Xinjiang region, Chinese media say.
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VIDEO: Blair: 'Boots on ground' to defeat IS

Monday 22nd of September 2014, 1:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has told the BBC that IS militants will not be defeated until they are fought on the ground.
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New toxic mine spill in Mexico

Monday 22nd of September 2014, 1:14
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The Mexican authorities have issued a new alert about a toxic spill into a river from a copper mine run by the mining giant, Grupo Mexico.
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US hopes for Afghan security pact

Monday 22nd of September 2014, 0:36
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US Secretary of State John Kerry says he hopes a key bilateral security agreement with Afghanistan can be signed before the end of the month.
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Sierra Leone Ebola lockdown ends

Monday 22nd of September 2014, 0:01
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

Authorities in Sierra Leone say a three-day curfew aimed at containing the Ebola outbreak has been a success and will not be extended.
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