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Passengers post pictures of plane's engine 'blown apart'

August 28, 2016 - 7:37am
A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Orlando in Florida had to make an emergency landing after a major problem with one of its two engines.
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Philippines: IS-linked Maute group inmates freed in 'raid'

August 28, 2016 - 6:41am
Muslim militants linked to so-called Islamic State are freed from jail in the Philippines in what officials say was a deal made to look like a "raid".
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Cars stranded in flooded underpass in Turkey capital

August 28, 2016 - 6:13am
Dozens of motorists are stranded when heavy rain flooded an underpass in the Turkish capital of Ankara.
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Vaccine sprint

August 28, 2016 - 5:47am
Africa's worst yellow fever outbreak in 30 years prompts a race to protect millions of people from the disease, complicated by a shortage of vaccines.
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American Football player Kaepernick refuses to stand for anthem

August 28, 2016 - 3:13am
American Football player Colin Kaepernick refuses to stand for the national anthem at a game in protest against what he sees as racial injustice.
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Europe migrant crisis: Germany expects 'up to 300,000' this year

August 28, 2016 - 1:13am
Germany expects up to 300,000 migrants to arrive in the country this year, the head of Germany's Federal Office for Migration and Refugees says.
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Solo pilot, 18, completes around-the-world flight

August 27, 2016 - 11:05pm
Australian teenager Lachlan Smart has become the youngest person to fly solo around the world in a single-engine aircraft.
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Police in Spain dismantle 'illegal Chinese immigration ring'

August 27, 2016 - 8:32pm
Police in Spain say they have dismantled a nationwide network that illegally regularised the working status of Chinese immigrants.
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Colombia peace deal: Farc to announce ceasefire on Sunday

August 27, 2016 - 8:11pm
The main leftist rebel group in Colombia, the Farc, is set to announce a ceasefire at midnight on Sunday after a peace deal with the government.
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Venezuela opposition leader Daniel Ceballos sent to prison again

August 27, 2016 - 8:03pm
A prominent opposition leader in Venezuela, Daniel Ceballos, is sent back to prison for allegedly planning political acts of violence.
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Norwegian icebreaker

August 27, 2016 - 7:56pm
The BBC's Will Grant meets the Norwegian man who played a central role in years of negotiations between Farc rebels and the Colombian government
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US elections: Trump details plans to track illegal immigrants

August 27, 2016 - 7:51pm
US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says he will develop a "tracking system" to remove illegal immigrants who outstay their visas.
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Back to the tents?

August 27, 2016 - 7:17pm
Pakistan has told all three million Afghan refugees within its borders to leave - causing chaos on its borders, the BBC's M Ilyas Khan reports.
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Mariachi's holiday snaps with a message

August 27, 2016 - 7:06pm
Karim Hauser's Instagram account, 'Mariachi in transit' sees him place himself as a mariachi in unexpected settings.
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Born a refugee: Syria's war babies

August 27, 2016 - 7:02pm
More than 300,000 babies have been born as refugees since the start of the Syrian civil war.
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First Turkish death in Syrian campaign

August 27, 2016 - 6:45pm
Turkey suffers its first loss of life in an intensifying campaign in northern Syria, when a soldier is killed in a Kurdish attack on a tank unit.
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Suspected rebels kill eight soldiers in ambush in Paraguay

August 27, 2016 - 5:49pm
Eight soldiers are killed in an ambush in northern Paraguay in an attack blamed on a Marxist rebel group.
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Canadians switched at birth in second case at hospital

August 27, 2016 - 3:54pm
Two men in a remote indigenous community in Canada find out they were switched at birth in a government-run hospital 41 years ago.
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Syrian war: Government regains Darayya after last rebels leave

August 27, 2016 - 2:36pm
The Syrian town of Darayya is back in government hands after the last rebels left under a deal to end a four-year siege.
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Maine Governor Paul LePage criticised for 'racist' remarks

August 27, 2016 - 12:43pm
Republican governor caps controversial 72 hours by saying people of colour are "the enemy" of his state.
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