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IS 'not America's fight alone'  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:26:48 GMT
President Obama hails the support of Arab nations in air strikes which reportedly killed dozens of Islamic State and jihadist militants in Syria. 
'Crucial' climate talks begin in US  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:09:00 GMT
World leaders including US President Barack Obama are holding what they say is a crucially important summit on climate change at the UN in New York. 
Australian 'terror suspect' killed  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:25:30 GMT
A teenager said to have made threats to Australian PM Tony Abbott is shot dead after stabbing two police in Melbourne, reports say. 
Ebola death rates 70% - study  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:49:05 GMT
Ebola infections will treble by November if efforts to tackle the outbreak are not stepped up, the WHO warns, as death rate projections are revised up. 
Bin Laden son-in-law jailed for life  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:46:25 GMT
Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law, who was an al-Qaeda spokesman, is sentenced to life in prison for terrorism-related charges in New York. 
Tiger kills student at Delhi zoo  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:15:13 GMT
A white tiger has killed an Indian student at Delhi zoo, officials and witnesses say. 
Israel murder suspects shot dead  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:46:14 GMT
Two Palestinians suspected of the abduction and murder of three Israeli teenagers in June have been killed by Israeli forces, Israel's military says. 
Kidnapped reporter freed in Somalia  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:37:14 GMT
Journalist Michael Scott Moore, a dual US and German citizen, is released after nearly three years in captivity in Somalia, officials say. 
Second video of UK hostage released  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:03:35 GMT
A second video is released showing British journalist John Cantlie, who is being held hostage by Islamic State (IS) militants. 
Turkey hints at Iraq hostage swap  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:07:16 GMT
Turkey's President Erdogan does not deny reports that 49 hostages, mostly Turks, were freed by Islamic State (IS) as part of a prisoner swap. 
Liberia in 'trees for cash' deal  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:11:15 GMT
Liberia is to become the first nation in Africa to completely stop cutting down its trees in return for development aid. 
Karzai warns successors beware of US  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:18:48 GMT
Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai uses his last speech in office to warn the new government to beware of the United States. 
China jails Uighur academic for life  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:40:43 GMT
A Chinese court jails Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti for life for separatism, his lawyer says, in a verdict a rights group calls "deplorable". 
Medellin high-rises demolished  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:22:07 GMT
The remaining towers in the Space apartment complex in the Colombian city of Medellin have been demolished following a deadly collapse last year. 
DJ Travis guilty of indecent assault  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:15:59 GMT
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is convicted of one count of indecent assault in 1995 but cleared of two further charges. 
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National News From NPR
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Obama: Coalition Against ISIS Shows 'This Is Not America's Fight Alone'  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:43:00 -0400
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World News From BBC
IS 'not America's fight alone'  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:26:48 GMT
'Crucial' climate talks begin in US  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:09:00 GMT
Australian 'terror suspect' killed  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:25:30 GMT
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