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Russia 'to alter military strategy' 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:45:29 GMT 
    Russia is to adjust its military doctrine as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's increasing presence in eastern Europe, a top Russian official says.

Afghan militants 'may join IS' 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:15:49 GMT 
    Fighters from a militant Islamic group in Afghanistan, allied to the Taliban, have told the BBC they are considering joining forces with Islamic State.

FBI probes 'Cloud' celebrity leaks 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:09:12 GMT 
    The FBI looks into allegations that the online accounts of celebrities have been hacked, leading to intimate pictures being posted online.

Nigeria militants 'seize' major town 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:08:09 GMT 
    Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram seizes the key north-eastern town of Bama after fighting with government forces, residents tell the BBC.

Ecuador volcano increases activity 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:23:18 GMT 
    A massive ash cloud is rising from the Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador as it shows increased activity with a series of explosions on Monday.

IS accused of Iraq ethnic cleansing 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:22:47 GMT 
    Amnesty International says it has proof Islamic State militants have launched a campaign of ethnic cleansing against minorities in northern Iraq.

Ebola 'threatens' W Africa harvests 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:00:56 GMT 
    The deadly Ebola outbreak is putting food prices and and harvests in West Africa "at serious risk", warns the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation.

US 'targets al-Shabab's leader' 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:56:27 GMT 
    The US military carries out air strikes in Somalia, reportedly targeting the leader of militant group al-Shabab, though it is unclear if he was hit.

Egypt police killed in Sinai attack 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:57:26 GMT 
    At least 11 policemen have been killed in a bomb attack on a convoy in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula, officials say.

Uber banned across Germany by court 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:57:12 GMT 
    A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work.

Dethroned beauty queen seeks apology 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:54:52 GMT 
    A dethroned Burmese beauty queen is refusing to hand back her crown until she receives an apology from South Korean organisers.

Russian sex geckos die in orbit 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:51:57 GMT 
    Five gecko lizards sent into orbit on a Russian space satellite as part of a sex experiment have all died, the Russian space agency says.

Survivor singer Jamison dies aged 63 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:31:54 GMT 
    Jimi Jamison, the lead singer for US rock band Survivor, who sang and co-wrote the theme tune for hit TV series Baywatch, dies aged 63.

VIDEO: Uganda's Ghetto Kids: 'Dance changed my life' 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:03:04 GMT 
    Children in Uganda working in a pioneering dance group, Ghetto Kids, have been describing how it has changed their lives for the better.

VIDEO: The most future-proof profession? 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:01:16 GMT 
    BBC News talks to Ian Lowe, a blacksmith who teaches other people an ancient art he believes to be future-proof.
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