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Afghan Presidential Candidates Sign Power-Sharing Agreement

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

When the Afghan presidential elections were held, each candidates proclaimed himself the winner. Correspondent Sean Carberry tells NPR's Wade Goodwyn a power-sharing deal has been hammered out.

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Syrian Refugees Flood Turkish Border

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

Tens of thousands of Syrian refugees are fleeing fighting between Kurdish forces and the Islamic State militants. NPR's Wade Goodwyn speaks to correspondent Deb Amos from the border about the crisis.

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Climate Marchers Try To Build Momentum For 2015

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

Tens of thousands of people demanding action on climate change are expected to march in New York City, ahead of the UN Climate Summit. Joel Rose speaks with NPR's Wade Goodwyn from the protests.

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U.S. Launches Media Campaign To Counter ISIS Videos

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

The Islamic State is posting graphic violent images on social media to recruit fighters. NPR's Wade Goodwyn speaks with the State Department's Alberto Fernandez about the U.S.'s aggressive response.

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Adding Color To 'The Great White Way'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

NPR's Michel Martin asks a panel of award-winning playwrights how diverse artists are challenging Broadway's landscape, and whether it matters.

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For This Job, You Need A Creepy Voice And A Fabulous Scream

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:45

Halloween may seem like it's a long ways away, but haunted houses around the country are already getting ready, and they are looking for aspiring actors who can make the hair on your neck stand up.

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Turkish troops clear border Kurds

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:42
Turkish troops fire water cannon and tear gas at crowds which had gathered at the border in support of Syrian Kurdish refugees.

Officer hit by brick during trouble

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:31
A policeman is hit in the face with a brick as his patrol responds to disturbances involving groups of youths in east Belfast.

Labour makes £8 minimum wage pledge

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 03:10
The minimum wage would rise to £8 per hour by the end of the next parliament if Labour wins the general election, leader Ed Miliband promises.

Prince William attends Mass in Malta

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 02:38
The Duke of Cambridge attends a Mass in Malta to celebrate the country's 50 years of independence.

Jolie to direct ivory poaching film

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 02:35
Angelina Jolie signs up to direct Africa, a film about a conservationist's battles with ivory poachers.

Man charged over '£25K cocaine' find

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 02:23
A 41-year-old man is charged over the seizure of suspected cocaine with an estimated street value of £25,000 in Lisburn, County Antrim.

Wedding reception venue catches fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 02:13
More than 200 guests are evacuated as a fire breaks out at a wedding reception.

UK hostage's wife in appeal to IS

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 02:08
The wife of a British taxi driver being held hostage by Islamic State appeals to the militants to "see it in their hearts" to release him.

More celeb 'naked pictures' leaked

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 02:06
Kim Kardashian, Mary-Kate Olsen and Vanessa Hudgens seem to be some of the latest victims.

Swimmers bare all for charity cash

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 02:01
About 300 naked people take a plunge in the North Sea to raise money for charity.

I have been given six watches - Dyke

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 02:01
FA chairman Greg Dyke says that he has received six watches but is calling for an end to the culture of gift giving.

VIDEO: Miliband fears at referendum 'lessons'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 01:56
Labour leader Ed Miliband has said that there is a "huge danger" that the political class is learning the "wrong lessons" from the Scottish referendum.

Pardew hits back at pundit Savage

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 01:46
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew criticises Robbie Savage for comments the pundit made in his BBC Sport column this week.

Deadly bomb blast in central Cairo

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 01:43
A bomb explosion near the Egyptian foreign ministry in Cairo kills at least two police officers, security officials say.
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