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Day in pictures: 29 August 2014

Fri, 2014-08-29 06:20
News images from around the world: 29 August

Brazil's economy enters recession

Fri, 2014-08-29 05:54
A contraction of 0.6% in Brazil's economy between April and June, and a revision of the first quarter, has pushed the country into recession, latest figures show.

Gun found at film director's home

Fri, 2014-08-29 05:34
Police are called to artist Sam Taylor-Johnson and actor husband Aaron's home after a passer-by spotted a machine gun inside the house.

VIDEO: Displaced and desperate: Syrians seek refuge

Fri, 2014-08-29 04:58
The United Nations Refugee Agency says Syria is the "the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era", with almost half of all Syrians forced to flee their homes.

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