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Salmond to quit after Scots vote No 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:24:04 GMT 
    Alex Salmond is to step down as first minister of Scotland and Scottish National Party leader after voters rejected independence in Thursday's referendum.


Queen urges referendum 'respect' 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:12:13 GMT 
    The Queen says she believes Scotland will unite in a "spirit of mutual respect and support" following the independence referendum.


Ukraine deal with eastern rebels 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 01:21:17 GMT 
    The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels agree a memorandum on a peace plan for the conflict in the east of the country, at talks in Minsk.


Russian jets intercepted off Alaska 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:40:33 GMT 
    Six Russian fighter jets are intercepted by American and Canadian planes off the coast of Alaska on Wednesday, US defence officials confirm.


New Zealand votes in 'dirtiest' poll 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:16:15 GMT 
    Voters in New Zealand begin voting after what is being called the dirtiest campaign in the nation's history.


Kerry says Iran can help defeat IS 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:03:14 GMT 
    US Secretary of State John Kerry says Iran has a role to play in the fight against Islamic State despite not being part of the US-led coalition.


Intruder sparks White House alert 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:53:22 GMT 
    Secret Service agents briefly evacuate part of the White House after an intruder was spotted running through the grounds.


Court to hear Berlusconi fraud appeal 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:08:13 GMT 
    The European Court for Human Rights will hear Italian ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi's appeal against a fraud conviction, his lawyer says.


Guilty plea in US embassy bombings 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:14:51 GMT 
    An Egyptian man accused of helping to plan the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania pleads guilty in a New York court.


ICC summons Kenya leader to hearing 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:33:50 GMT 
    The International Criminal Court orders Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to appear on 8 October, over claims his government obstructed prosecutors.


Catalonia approves independence vote 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:30:16 GMT 
    Catalonia's parliament votes to give its leader the power to call a secession consultation, a move the Spanish government has criticised.


Ukraine exits next year's Eurovision 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:32:38 GMT 
    Ukraine announces it will not take part in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest due to financial constraints.


VIDEO: Guinea Ebola team found killed 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:21:27 GMT 
    Eight members of a team trying to raise awareness about Ebola have been killed by villagers using machetes and clubs in Guinea, officials say.


VIDEO: US jet in emergency landing 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:12:04 GMT 
    A JetBlue airlines A-320 flying over California has been forced to make an emergency landing when an engine problem caused smoke to enter the aircraft's cabin.


VIDEO: Madrid opposes Catalan referendum 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:39:32 GMT 
    The Spanish government in Madrid says a referendum in Catalonia would be illegal under the national constitution.
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