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Hungary migrants start walk to border 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 15:58:44 GMT 
    A large group of migrants have set off on foot from Budapest, as Hungarian authorities try to contain thousands desperate to reach western Europe.


UK to accept 'thousands' more refugees 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 15:13:29 GMT 
    David Cameron says the UK will fulfil its "moral responsibility" by giving sanctuary to "thousands" more Syrian refugees and providing £100m more in aid to the region.


IS 'blows up Palmyra tower tombs' 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 09:43:13 GMT 
    Islamic State (IS) militants continue their destruction of the ancient Syrian site of Palmyra by blowing up three funerary towers.


UAE soldiers killed by Yemen 'blast' 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 15:35:52 GMT 
    Twenty-two soldiers from the United Arab Emirates have been killed in Yemen while fighting Houthi rebels as part of a Saudi-led coalition, state media say.


Village of 1,000 sealed off over Ebola 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 11:14:30 GMT 
    A Sierra Leone village of nearly 1,000 people is put under quarantine after a dead woman's body tested positive for Ebola.


Tajikistan clashes leave 17 dead 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 16:14:40 GMT 
    Clashes in and around Tajikistan's capital Dushanbe leave 17 dead, with the government blaming a disaffected minister.


Nazi train 'finders' go public 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 16:11:07 GMT 
    Two men who claim to have found a Nazi train said to be laden with gold go public on Polish television but give few details.


US economy adds 173,000 jobs in August 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 16:01:35 GMT 
    The US economy adds 173,000 jobs in August in the last unemployment report before September's interest rate decision by the Federal Reserve.


Main Thai bomb suspect 'still free' 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 13:06:03 GMT 
    Thai police investigating the Erawan Shrine bombing say that neither of the two men held in connection with the blast are believed to be the main suspect.


Arrest after drone disrupts US Open 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 13:41:54 GMT 
    A teacher in New York is arrested on charges of flying and crashing a drone into a row of empty seats during a tennis match at the US Open, police say.


Nigerian leader declares wealth 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 11:30:06 GMT 
    Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari declares he has $150,000 (£100,000) in his personal account - far less than his vice-president.


Four admit role in Hatton Garden raid 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 16:25:33 GMT 
    Four men plead guilty to conspiracy to burgle in connection with the Hatton Garden safety deposit box raid at Easter.


VIDEO: Hundreds march to Austria border 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 15:53:25 GMT 
    Hundreds of migrants stuck at a Budapest railway station for days have set off on foot, saying they intend to walk to Austria.


VIDEO: Grief at drowned Syria boys' burial 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 13:55:37 GMT 
    The bodies of drowned Syrian boy Alan Kurdi and members of his family are buried in Kobane in Syria after being transported there from Turkey.


VIDEO: Gay marriage row clerk jailed in US 
  Fri, 04 Sep 2015 02:21:26 GMT 
    A US judge has ordered a Kentucky official jailed for contempt of court after she has repeatedly refused to issue marriage licences to gay couples.
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