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Russia 'to alter military strategy'  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:37:19 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. 
US 'targets al-Shabab's leader'  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:00:15 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. 
Terror suspects held in Saudi Arabia  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:33:39 GMT
Saudi Arabia's interior ministry says it has arrested 88 people suspected of plotting attacks inside and outside the country. 
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, tell 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. 
Ebola 'threatens' W Africa harvests  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:54:11 GMT
The deadly Ebola outbreak is putting food prices and harvests in West Africa "at serious risk", warns the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation. 
Nigeria militants 'seize' major town  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:15:04 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. 
Egypt police killed in Sinai attack  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:38:45 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.