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Chemical Weapons Watchdog Ships Last Declared Chemicals Out Of Syria

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-23 07:05

Nine months after the mission started, the last remaining chemicals that had been identified for removal from Syria were loaded on a Danish ship. The OPCW called it a "major landmark."

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Day in pictures: 23 June 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 07:04
24 hours of news photos: 24 June 2014

UKIP outline direct democracy plans

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 07:00
Nigel Farage says UKIP wants to let people hold local and national referendums to decide policy issues as part of direct democracy.

Kenyan warplanes 'bomb al-Shabab'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 07:00
Kenyan fighter jets bomb the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab group in Somalia, killing more than 80 of its fighters, the African Union (AU) says.

VIDEO: Felix Dennis dies at the age of 67

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 06:58
Publishing millionaire Felix Dennis has died at the age of 67 after a long battle with throat cancer

High-speed rail 'needed in north'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 06:53
A new HS3 high-speed rail link connecting Manchester and Leeds could help create a northern "global powerhouse", Chancellor George Osborne says.

VIDEO: Watch Murray's first-round win

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 06:49
Wimbledon champion Andy Murray makes a winning return to Centre Court, beating Belgian David Goffin in straight sets.

Deadly shoot-out in Rio de Janeiro

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 06:48
Three people have died after a shoot-out in a shanty town in Rio de Janeiro as Brazil hosts tens of thousands of visitors for the football World Cup.

Last of Syrian chemical arms removed

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 06:43
The last of Syria's declared chemical weapons have been shipped out of the country for destruction, the international watchdog OPCW says.

Council workers to strike over pay

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 06:42
Local government workers and school support staff in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will strike over pay, public service union Unison says.

Hundred-year Mafia murder 'solved'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 06:34
Police on the Italian island of Sicily believe they have solved the notorious 1909 murder of New York policeman Joe Petrosino.

France claims victory in Alstom deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 06:20
The boss of rail and energy group Alstom says the $17bn deal to sell most of its power business to General Electric will protect France's interests and save jobs.

Murray starts title defence in style

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 06:18
Britain's Andy Murray opens the defence of his Wimbledon title with a straight-sets victory over Belgian David Goffin.

VIDEO: UKIP outline direct democracy plans

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 06:10
Nigel Farage has said UKIP wants to give people direct democracy - with referendums to decide some policy.

Monday's gossip column

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 06:07
Eden Hazard is plan b for Barca, Cristiano Ronaldo says Portugal are "average", Man United eye Nigel de Jong, plus more.

Are Manchester and Leeds a dream team?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 06:06
Could Manchester, Leeds and others link up to rival London?

Man jailed for decades of sex crimes

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 05:51
A former community centre caretaker who raped and abused vulnerable adults and children is jailed for 15 years and four months.

McLaren supercar crash man 'stable'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 05:44
A McLaren worker who suffered "critical injuries" when he crashed one of the company's supercars is in a stable condition.

Netanyahu Says Israel Has Proof Hamas Is Behind Kidnapping Of Teens

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-23 05:35

The Israeli prime minister said that while he appreciates help from Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, he also wants Abbas to renege on the unity government formed with Hamas.

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Meanstruation: HelloFlo's Mother-Daughter War Is Funny, And Sad

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-23 05:27

The company's popular new ad for "period starter kits" has lightened the mood on a difficult subject, but NPR's Laurel Dalrymple thinks tween angst is hard enough without petty family battles.

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