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New Taliban leader calls for unity 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 16:12:37 GMT 
    The new leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, calls for unity and says the group will continue fighting.


Iraqi Kurds issue warning to PKK 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 15:37:00 GMT 
    Iraqi Kurdish authorities urge Turkish Kurd separatist forces to leave civilian areas, as Turkey continues its air strikes.


Mourners attend Bobbi Brown funeral 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 16:55:34 GMT 
    Mourners attend the private funeral in the US state of Georgia of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of late singer Whitney Houston.


Snoop Dogg cash seized in Italy 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 14:38:13 GMT 
    Rap star Snoop Dogg is stopped by police at an Italian airport for carrying more cash than allowed, with half of his $422,000 seized.


Dozens die as rains lash SE Asia 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 16:18:24 GMT 
    As torrential rain continues, dozens die in eastern India and neighbouring Myanmar, where disaster zones have been declared.


BA to cut hand baggage allowance 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 16:20:57 GMT 
    British Airways announces it is to cut the hand baggage allowance for customers on its flights.


Aeroplane debris arrives in France 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 15:38:59 GMT 
    A piece of debris that experts believe could be from missing flight MH370 arrives in France from Reunion in the Indian Ocean for analysis.


Bin Laden relatives on crash plane 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 16:38:58 GMT 
    A plane that crashed at a small UK airport killing four people is believed to have belonged to Osama bin Laden's family.


Harman calls for Calais compensation 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:39:24 GMT 
    Labour's acting leader writes to David Cameron calling for compensation from the French government for UK people affected by the Calais crisis.


11 arrested over Serbia lottery 'fix' 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 11:13:30 GMT 
    Eleven people are questioned by Serbian police after a television graphic predicts a winning lottery number before it is drawn.


Wrestler 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 05:55:01 GMT 
    The former professional wrestler 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper, known for wearing a kilt in the ring, dies aged 61.


Gunman injured by armadillo ricochet 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 14:57:19 GMT 
    A man in East Texas is wounded after a bullet he fired at an armadillo ricocheted and hit him, the local sheriff says.


VIDEO: Myanmar journalist braves floodwaters 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 10:08:45 GMT 
    A journalist for the Democratic Voice of Burma files a report on the country's floods whilst chest-deep in water.


VIDEO: 'Why can't we get married?' 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:21:32 GMT 
    Two men attending the annual Gay Pride parade in Belfast explain why they believe they should be able to get married.


VIDEO: Skydivers set 'giant flower' record 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:47:40 GMT 
    A new record for the largest ever vertical skydiving formation has been set in Ottawa, Illinois, by 164 flyers who formed the shape of a flower in the sky.
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