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Migrants 'vanish' from Austria hospital 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 21:35:48 GMT 
    Three Syrian children and their families disappear from an Austrian hospital where they were treated after being rescued from an overcrowded minivan.


'Severe damage' to Palmyra temple 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 22:01:57 GMT 
    The Islamic State group has destroyed part of another temple at the ancient Syrian site of Palmyra, activists and witnesses say.


'Massive gas discovery' off Egypt coast 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 14:33:26 GMT 
    Italian energy group Eni says it has found one of the world's largest natural gas fields off Egypt's coast.


Kenya tops Beijing Athletics table 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 16:54:23 GMT 
    Kenya comes top of the overall medal table at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing for the first time, with seven gold medals.


China punishes 197 over stock 'rumours' 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:25:30 GMT 
    Chinese authorities punish 197 people for spreading rumours online about the recent stock market crash and fatal explosions in Tianjin.


UK ambassador summoned over trial 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:18:51 GMT 
    Britain's ambassador to Egypt is summoned over his "unacceptable interference" following the trial of three al-Jazeera journalists.


Neurologist Oliver Sacks dies aged 82 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 14:42:42 GMT 
    British neurologist and acclaimed author Oliver Sacks dies at the age of 82.


Mahathir call to topple Malaysian PM 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:56:03 GMT 
    Malaysia's former PM Mahathir Mohamad urges protesters on streets of the capital Kuala Lumpur to remove the current prime minister.


Hynde under fire for rape remarks 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 14:52:29 GMT 
    Pretenders star Chrissie Hynde comes under fire for comments in an interview suggesting it can be a woman's fault if she is raped.


Ferries disrupted by Calais blockade 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 21:52:50 GMT 
    Passengers are facing Bank Holiday delays at the port of Calais following a fresh protest by former workers of a dissolved ferry company.


'Pre-suicide behaviour' identified 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:41:15 GMT 
    Depressed people who display "risky behaviour", agitation and impulsivity are at least 50% more likely to attempt suicide, a study finds.


VW and Suzuki settle four-year dispute 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:25:38 GMT 
    The International Chamber of Commerce rules that VW should sell its stake in Suzuki, ending a four-year dispute between over their failed partnership.


VIDEO: Clooney: Pardon al-Jazeera reporters 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 11:42:04 GMT 
    The lawyer for one of three al-Jazeera journalists sentenced to three years in prison in Egypt calls on President al-Sisi to pardon the men.


VIDEO: Migrants 'pick up litter or face jail' 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:28:27 GMT 
    Residents on the Greek island of Agathonisi say they need help to deal with the large number of refugees arriving there on a daily basis.


VIDEO: Dancing and tears in New Orleans 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:25:13 GMT 
    Commemorations are taking place in the US city of New Orleans to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
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