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Monday, 1st September 2014

World News

Ukraine rebels soften demand for independence (CBS News)

The incredible moment a 7 week old baby hears for the first time and shares his first ever smile with his emotional parents (Daily Mail)

David Cameron unveils fresh terror crack-down to tackle jihadist threat against Britain (Daily Mail)

Gordon Brown urges against Scotish independence because Scots get higher NHS spending (Daily Mail)

Japan to Double Investment in India Within 5 Years (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Nato Plans 'Spearhead' Force To Face Russia (Sky News)

UN body to probe Islamic State crimes in Iraq (ALJAZEERA)

British man 'shot dead father-in-law lover in failed murder-suicide bid' (Daily Mail)

Shiite Turkmen celebrate end of ISIS siege (Daily Mail)

Israel under fire for 'land grab' (CNN)

Ukraine Shifts to Defense Against Russia (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Hand of God meets right hand man of God Pope welcomes Maradonna and football greats from across the world to Vatican for inter-faith match for peace (Daily Mail)

NATO preparing high-readiness force to counter Russia (CBS News)

Plebgate police accused of industrial levels of dishonesty (Daily Express)

Fan who took free kick at West Ham vs Spurs match fined (Daily Mail)

'If I want to I can take Kiev in a fortnight': Putin's threat to Europe revealed by EU boss as Ukraine loses control of key airport (Daily Mail)

Madeleine: Secret Report On Police Probe (Sky News)

Royal Philharmonic's Nicholas Smith jailed for groping teenage cellist 36 years ago (Daily Mail)

Did Handcuffed Man Kill Himself? Family Demands Feds Probe Case (NBC News)

Police detain 13 Bosnian Serbs for war crimes (ALJAZEERA)

Sandra McDonald was adopted and battled to find her real mum for over 40 years (Daily Mail)

U.N. Rights Council to Investigate ISIS Abuses in Iraq (New York Times - Paywall)

Family Dinners Protect Against The Effects of Cyberbullying (Time Magazine)

China accuses MPs of 'interference' (BBC)

Russia outraged after Kiev accuses Moscow of nuclear attack threats (Russia Today)

U.N. to send team to investigate Islamic State crimes in Iraq (Reuters)

Olive farmer hit by Israel move (CNN)

U.N. to probe alleged ISIS war crimes (CNN)

Britain's most notorious lifer Charles Bronson pictured for the first time in a decade - as he's convicted of yet ANOTHER vicious assault on prison governor (Daily Mail)

Charles Bronson gets another two years in the slammer for headlock fight (Daily Star)

As battle lines shift in Iraq, Sunnis who welcomed the Islamic State fear retribution. (Washington Post - Paywall)

Ukraine crisis: John Sweeney doorsteps Vladimir Putin over killings (Independent)

Ukraine crisis: Nato readies a rapid-reaction spearhead force to respond to Russian intervention - with sizeable British contingent (Independent)

Ukraine crisis: Nato readies a rapid-reaction spearhead force in response to Russian intervention - with sizeable British contingent (Independent)

China: Man kills 3, jumps off building (CNN)

First British Ebola victim recovering pretty well after being given experimental drug (Daily Express)

Iraqi prime minister pledges to eradicate Islamic militants (Fox News)

Ukraine accuses Russia of 'undisguised aggression' as rebels advance (Reuters)

Pakistani protesters force state TV station off air (Guardian)

Protesters clash with police over Hong Kong election rules (Los Angeles Times)

Boyfriend who knew he had HIV for three years jailed for GBH after deliberately infecting his girlfriend by having unprotected sex (Daily Mail)

Pakistani protesters clash with police, soldiers secure state TV (Reuters)

Burning Man 2014 (CBS News)

'It truly boggles the mind': David Cameron, Barack Obama and other world leaders BANNED from Russian airport's duty free shop amid conflict in Ukraine (Daily Mail)

75 years since WWII began (CNN)

Kiev accuses Russia of direct aggression' (Financial Times - Paywall)

UN to send investigators to Iraq over allegations of Islamic State 'atrocities' (Guardian)

Ashya's grandmother condemns police for forcing 5-year-old to remain alone in Spanish hospital (Daily Mail)

Scores dead as Nigerian security forces defend town against attack by Boko Haram extremists (Fox News)

Unseen Footage From 'Plebgate' Andrew Mitchell Saga 'Shows Police Dishonesty' (Huffington Post)

Brother and sister separated as children found each other on Facebook after 60 years (Daily Mail)

Caught in the nick of time: Man dashes fully-clothed into a lake to save his drone from the water after it runs out of battery (Daily Mail)

Man Who Inspired Ice Bucket Challenge Is a New Dad (NBC News)

World News Update: Police in Ferguson, Missouri, will now have to wear body cameras (Daily Star)

Obama notifies Congress of air strikes and humanitarian aid for Iraqi town (Guardian)

Hells Angel murderer who walked out of prison and spent NINE YEARS on the run while claiming benefits and holidaying abroad is jailed again (Daily Mail)

Briton Andy Hall in Thai court on defamation charge after speaking out over human rights abuses' against migrant workers (Independent)

As Ukraine Talks Resume, Putin and Poroshenko Trade Barbs (New York Times - Paywall)

Iraqi forces recapture Amerli (CNN)

Britain Gives Police Powers to Seize Passports of Suspected Jihadists (Time Magazine)

Satire emerges as weapon against ISIS brutality (CBS News)

Ukraine dismisses Russia's call for cease-fire, says it is fighting on behalf of Europe (Washington Post - Paywall)

Israel's Palestinian Land Grab In The West Bank Is 'Deplorable' Says Cameron (Huffington Post)

Israeli and Palestinian groups criticise land appropriation in West bank - video (Guardian)

Israel seizes 400 hectares of West Bank land (ALJAZEERA)

German eurosceptics chide Merkel after state surge (Reuters)

China stance on HK voting sparks protests (Financial Times - Paywall)

Euro slips to near 1-year dollar low amid ongoing economic weakness and Ukraine uncertainties (Fox News)

Anti-government protesters storm Pakistan state television station and 'beat journalists' (Daily Mail)

West Ham pitch invader spared lifetime ban after 'bending it 30mph slower than Beckham' (Daily Star)

Long-lost radio interview reveals truth behind David Bowies unsuccessful first US tour (Daily Express)

Australia to Step Up Russia Sanctions (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Israel under fire for 'largest West Bank land grab in 30 years' as soldiers swoop on 1,000 acres of Palestinian territory (Daily Mail)

Malta is gearing up to welcome Kate, Duchess of Cambridge on her first solo foreign tour (Daily Mail)

WorldViews: Modi goes to Japan, takes an indirect swipe at China (Washington Post - Paywall)

Russia accused (CNN)

Defending arming of Kurds, Merkel calls Islamic State a threat to Europe (Reuters)

Ukraine hit by military setbacks (BBC)

Brother of child-abusing mother who was part of Facebook paedophile ring among drug smuggling gang jailed for almost 150 years (Daily Mail)

Imran Khan apologises after Pakistani protesters storm state broadcaster - video (Guardian)

Israel seizes most West Bank land in 30 years (ALJAZEERA)

Brits on Edge: Police Get Power to Seize Terror Suspect Passports (NBC News)

Ferguson police wear body cameras (BBC)

Huge new Israeli settlement in West Bank condemned by US and UK (Guardian)

The Beslan survivors' decade of hell: Ten years since the horrific school siege, how the children caught up in it are still suffering (Daily Mail)

VIDEO: Pakistan's state TV back on air (BBC)

White British pupils will be outnumbered in English state schools by 2037, claims Department for Education report (Daily Mail)

Islamic State and the appeal of 72 Virgins-in-waiting: Video games, boredom and the lack of future prospects (Russia Today)

Man Born With The Upside-Down Head, Claudio Vieira de Oliveira, Becomes Inspirational Speaker (Huffington Post)

Man denies assaulting MP Galloway (BBC)

What can West do about Putin? (CNN)

Turkish police detained over alleged plot to topple Erdoan government (Guardian)

Pakistan Protesters Pelt Police At Govt HQ (Sky News)

Residents in rebel-held village in east Ukraine pick up pieces as fighting rages on (Fox News)

Why strategy on ISIS takes time (CNN)

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists pepper-sprayed as they disrupt Communist official's speech (Daily Mail)

Revealed: David Bowie's first US tour was a disaster because he forgot to get a work visa and couldn't play gigs (Daily Mail)

Beijing's Ruling on Hong Kong Sparks Protests (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Russia launches construction of gas pipeline to China in $400 billion deal (Independent)

Is this the craziest ice bucket challenge yet? Man uses cement mixer lorry to pour 7,000 litres of freezing water on his head (Daily Mail)

Europe drafts emergency energy plan with eye on Russia gas shut-down (Reuters)

No specific threat to the Tube, police respond after social media rumours (Daily Mail)

Case filed against Pakistan protest leaders (ALJAZEERA)

Sinosphere Blog: German Broadcaster Is Urged to Speak for Press Freedom in China (New York Times - Paywall)

Lorry driver jailed for eight years for killing 'inspirational' charity cyclists (Guardian)

Sinosphere Blog: Foreign Forces in League with Hong Kong's Democrats Include Gandhi, King, Jesus (New York Times - Paywall)

Ukraine troops abandon key airport (BBC)

VIDEO: Police release new 'plebgate' CCTV (BBC)

Ten years after Beslan school siege, survivors struggle to make a new life (Guardian)

Anti-govt protesters, police clash anew in Pakistan (CBS News)

I snorted so much meow meow I thought I was dying, says married BBC presenter Paul Ross after his drug-fuelled affair with man he met dogging is revealed (Daily Mail)

Norwegian police suspect man killed while base jumping in Oslo (Fox News)

Hong Kong protests - in pictures (Guardian)

Britain 'deplores' Israel decision to claim West Bank land (Reuters)

Barack Obama urged to take decisive action against ISIS (Daily Mail)

Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov: no military intervention in Ukraine video (Guardian)

Pakistani Protesters Briefly Take Over State TV Building (New York Times - Paywall)

Ukraine clashes force troops to abandon airport ahead of crisis talks (Guardian)

Iraq retakes more towns from Islamic State (ALJAZEERA)

City executive to become BBC's first female chairman to face grilling MPs over HSBC role (Daily Mail)

NATO planning new high-readiness 'spearhead' force to counter new threat from Russia (Fox News)

13 years ago Arshid Hussain was accused of abusing girls in Rotherham so why are police only NOW acting? (Daily Mail)

Husband takes his wife back to the same cinema where they had their first date 50 years ago (Daily Mail)

Russia Warns Ukraine Troops To Pull Back (Sky News)

Beijing's Stance Has Democrats in Hong Kong Facing Tough Choices (New York Times - Paywall)

VIDEO: Russia calls for Ukraine ceasefire (BBC)

Ukraine crisis may solve NATO's 'identity crisis' (Los Angeles Times)

Dad Stabs Three Kids to Death on First Day of School (NBC News)

Police crackdown on cannabis farms using illegal immigrants as SLAVES (Daily Star)

U.S. lawmakers demand ISIS strategy (CNN)

Parent Stabs to Death 3 Students at Elementary School in China (New York Times - Paywall)

China Factory Output Slows (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Man Jumps Off Mountain WITHOUT A Parachute And Lands Safely In A Lake (Huffington Post)

Earth's 'voice' revealed: Interactive map lets you explore our planet's soundscapes - and listen to how man is changing them forever (Daily Mail)

Ukraine crisis: Heavy clashes near Luhansk airport as Russian troops move into towns (Independent)

Hong Kong's rising defiance in democracy battle challenges Beijing's playbook on dissent (Fox News)

Protesters storm state TV in Pakistan, try to reach PM's residence (Russia Today)

Pakistani protesters briefly occupy state TV (ALJAZEERA)

Germany Eurosceptics win state seats in Saxony (Guardian)

China opposes proposed EU sanctions against Russia (Reuters)

Homeless man kills two New Zealand welfare workers' after describing his benefit struggles in local paper (Independent)

Hong Kong voters 'would be confused by too many candidates' (Guardian)

'I Was Raped At Oxford University. The Police Pressured Me Into Dropping Charges', Claims Student (Huffington Post)

The man who hunted bin Laden (CNN)

Germany arms Iraqi Kurds against IS (BBC)

China Knife Attack: Dad Kills Three At School (Sky News)

Man with an UPSIDE DOWN head defies all odds to become public speaker (Daily Express)

'The X Factor': Watch Chloe Jasmine's First Audition From 2006, Wearing A Shocking Pink Cowboy Hat And Saying She 'Craved Fame' (VIDEO) (Huffington Post)

Alex Salmond Forced To Deny Orchestrating Vitriolic Abuse Against No Camp (Huffington Post)

Man Utd agree to sign Falcao on loan (BBC)

ISIS jihadis blowing themselves up and rejecting radio as un-Islamic - welcome to Iraqi TV's cartoon satire on terror (Daily Mail)

Lawmakers seek to fast track law on personal data storage in Russia (Russia Today)

Brighton Police race to recover body spotted on beach before tide comes back in (Daily Mail)

Pakistan protesters storm state TV station, push toward prime minister's house (Fox News)

Putin launches world's biggest gas pipeline network to China (Russia Today)

Targeting Russia, hitting own businesses and people - State Duma Speaker on EU sanctions (Russia Today)

Tests show no sign of Ebola in Swedish man (Reuters)

Russia urges 'immediate ceasefire' in Ukraine (ALJAZEERA)

Three children killed in China school stabbing (Guardian)

Australias Iraqi ambassador warns on weapons supply to Kurds (Guardian)

Man With Suspected Ebola Hospitalized in Sweden (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Decision Time? Obama Faces Crossroads in Fight Against ISIS (NBC News)

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Chair Says It's Time to Arm Ukraine (Time Magazine)

Boy sees ISIS beheadings (CNN)

Indigenous title claim settled in South Australia after 18 years in court (Guardian)

Ukraine Loses Ground to Separatists (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Pakistani Protesters Storm State TV Station as Fresh Clashes Erupt (Time Magazine)

UN rights council asked to set up investigation into Islamic State group's alleged crimes (Fox News)

Russian foreign minister calls for immediate ceasefire in Ukraine (Guardian)

Iraqi forces break Islamic State's siege of Amerli - video (Guardian)

Australia imposes new round of sanctions against Russia (Russia Today)

Dozens of Turkish Police Arrested for Alleged Anti-Government Plot: Reports (Time Magazine)

Opinion: Why Hong Kong worries China (CNN)

Israel Claims Almost 1,000 Acres of West Bank for New Settlement (Time Magazine)

Factory data fuel fears for China economy (Financial Times - Paywall)

UN considers emergency mission to Iraq to investigate Isis 'war crimes' (Guardian)

Brutal Rise of Islamic State Turns Old Enemies Into New Friends (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Timor-Leste spy case: Brandis denies referring lawyer to police (Guardian)

Hong Kong braced for more demonstrations as pro-democracy protesters dispersed by police (Independent)

Turkish authorities issue arrest warrants for 33 police accused of plotting against government (Fox News)

New round of Ukraine talks to be held in Belarus; Russia foreign minister calls for cease-fire (Fox News)

U.S. Rebukes Israel Over West Bank Land Appropriation (NBC News)

Dozens of Turkish police detained over "anti-government plot" - media (Reuters)

The Great War Soldiers saved by a pocket Bible, a whistle and a camera: Incredible stories of how three heroes cheated death revealed for the first time (Daily Mail)

Ukraine crisis: Border patrol boat sunk in first naval attack as Ukrainian conflict continues to escalate (Independent)

Ukraine crisis: Border patrol boat sunk in first naval attack as conflict continues to escalate (Independent)

Millionaire couple follow Pope's call on rescue boat to help desperate migrants - and on its first voyage they save hundreds of Syrians and Palestinians sinking in the Mediterranean (Daily Mail)

Ukraine warns of 'full-scale war' with Russia (CNN)

Beijing Abandons Pragmatism on Hong Kong (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Disruptive Hong Kong protests loom after China rules out democracy (Reuters)

Top Chinese university warns against criticising Communist Party: journal (Reuters)

Paul Ross admits to cheating on his wife of ten years with gay affair (Daily Mail)

Russia accused of 'open aggression' as talks over truce due (Channel4)

New Zealand police arrest suspected killer after he fled the scene of a double shooting on a bicycle video (Guardian)

Hong Kong police disperse pro-democracy group (ALJAZEERA)

Hong Kong democracy (CNN)

Mafia boss helped fund Labor man Michael Tetis campaign, say reports (Guardian)

Hong Kong MPs disrupt Chinese official's speech in electoral protest (Guardian)

Putin seeks statehood' talks for SE Ukraine (Financial Times - Paywall)

Sinosphere Blog: Ukraine Conflict Has Been a Lift for China, Scholars Say (New York Times - Paywall)

Protesters storm state TV station in Pakistan (Los Angeles Times)

Iraq breaks Islamic State siege of Amerli (ALJAZEERA)

VIDEO: Eurosceptics win German state seats (BBC)

The City of Angels: 10 years after Beslan (Russia Today)

Protesters storm Pakistan state TV (BBC)

Pakistani protesters, police clash as demonstrators try to push into government complex (Fox News)

Aide to Germany's Merkel seeks to downplay anti-euro party's success in state election (Fox News)

Obama warned Isis terrorists 'will target US cities and kill with abandon' (Independent)

Man held over New Zealand killings (BBC)

Lavrov: US, EU must demand Kiev stop using heavy artillery, airstrikes against civilians (Russia Today)

Australia to adopt tougher sanctions against Russia over Ukraine (Guardian)

Man stabs students, teachers at central China school, killing 2 before jumping to his death (Fox News)

Hong Kong Election Decision Prompts Protests (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Hong Kong lawmakers, citizens protest China's restrictions on chief executive candidates (Fox News)

Hong Kong blocked from open nominations in first elections (CBS News)

US senators urge arms for Ukraine (BBC)

Three stabbed to death at central China school (Reuters)

Beslan atrocity,10 years after (CNN)

HK activists vent anger against Beijing (Financial Times - Paywall)

Beijing official faces rare show of defiance in Hong Kong on decision to limit vote reform (Fox News)

'Screaming' cat saves man from fire that gutted house in Melbourne (Guardian)

Alternative for Germany Party Takes Its First Seats in a State Parliament (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

I don't feel guilty': Single surviving Beslan terrorist unrepentant 10 years after tragedy (Russia Today)

3 days in hell: Russia mourns Beslan school siege victims 10 years on (Russia Today)

Rebels attack border guard vessel in Ukraine (CBS News)

New Zealand shooting: two people killed, one injured, say police (Guardian)

China manufacturing growth slowed in August on sluggish global demand for exports (Fox News)

Beijing Rules Out Open Hong Kong Election (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

China factory growth misses forecast (BBC)

Obamas delay on ISIS strategy leads to strange bedfellows (CBS News)

Agiripalli Journal: Redrawing a State in India Drives Land Prices to the Sky (New York Times - Paywall)

Ukraine troops dejected, tired (CNN)

Kate Bush has EIGHT albums in the top 40: Two make the top ten on back of singer's 'spellbinding' return to stage after 35 years (Daily Mail)

P.R. Firm for Putin's Russia Now Walking a Fine Line (New York Times - Paywall)

With U.S. help, Iraqi forces and Shiite militias free besieged town (Los Angeles Times)

Obama's 'cautious' approach on ISIS (CNN)

X Factor shocker as singer dumps her man in a frantic attempt at fame (Daily Express)

Israel to take over West Bank land (BBC)

US urges Israel to reverse appropriation of land for West Bank settlement (Guardian)

Hong Kong-China relations (CNN)

Foreign fighters in east Ukraine (BBC)

Israel claims West Bank land for possible settlement use, draws U.S. rebuke (Reuters)

All you need is love... and the cinema where we first met (Daily Express)

Pictured: Parents of Ashya leave court for transfer to Madrid as grandmother of the five-year-old attacks police for arresting the couple (Daily Mail)

Morning Mail: air strikes in Iraq, March in August, Putin calls for 'statehood' in south-eastern Ukraine (Guardian)

Facing abstract threat' Germany to arm Iraqi Kurds against Islamic State (Russia Today)

Iraqi forces claim to have broken ISIS siege of Shiite town (Fox News)

China refuses to give Hong Kong right to choose leaders; protesters vow vengeance (Washington Post - Paywall)

Ukraine crisis: Putin pushes the boundaries as EU threatens more sanctions over Kremlin support for rebels (Independent)

Police face backlash over plans to extradite tumour boy Ashya King's parents (Daily Star)

VIDEO: Iraqi forces 'break siege' of Amerli (BBC)

Hong Kong's battle for hearts and minds (BBC)

Putin demands Kiev open 'statehood' talks with eastern Ukraine (Los Angeles Times)

Israel proposes taking more West Bank land for Jewish settlers (Washington Post - Paywall)

New Zealand Siamese cat led separate lives with two different families for 10 years (Daily Mail)

Iraqi forces 'reach besieged Amerli' (BBC)

Israel announces major West Bank land appropriation for settlement (Los Angeles Times)

Israel Shoots Down Drone From Syria (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

British Muslim leaders issue fatwa against ISIS (Russia Today)

Anti-Euro Party Wins Its First Seats in a German State Legislature (New York Times - Paywall)

News Analysis: East Meets West to Fill European Post, and It's Harder to Tell Them Apart (New York Times - Paywall)

Is it too risky to bomb ISIS inside Syria right now? (CBS News)

Germany to ship weapons to Iraqi Kurds (Financial Times - Paywall)

On cosmic budget: NASA's Opportunity to roll around Mars for 2 more years (Russia Today)

Ashya King's Grandmother Attacks Police Tactics During Search For Sick Boy (Huffington Post)

Germany offers military aid against IS group (ALJAZEERA)

Putin seeks 'statehood' talks on east Ukraine (ALJAZEERA)

Jubilant Iraqi forces break two-month siege of Amerli - officials (Reuters)

Ukraine Says Rebels Fired on Border Guard Vessel (NBC News)

Afghan man found dead in Tilbury shipping container 'had fled his homeland to escape loan shark' (Daily Mail)

Israel Claims Nearly 1,000 Acres of West Bank Land Near Bethlehem (New York Times - Paywall)

Young people attracted to Isis by its brutality', says German security chief (Independent)

Protests As China Rules Out Open HK Elections (Sky News)

Hong Kong braces for protests as China rules out full democracy (Reuters)

Calls for Nawaz Sharif's resignation sees Pakistani protesters clash with police (Daily Mail)

Amerli siege: Britain joins US air drops to help Iraqi town besieged by Isis (Independent)

VIDEO: Saying 'I do,' underwater in China (BBC)

U.S. airstrikes help Iraqi forces break Islamic State's siege (Washington Post - Paywall)

Iraqi forces take Amerli town from Islamic State fighters (Guardian)

Man dies of heart attack because 'chest was too hairy' (Daily Star)

China sets limits on 2017 Hong Kong popular vote, dismaying activists (Los Angeles Times)

Israel Appropriates 1000 Acres Of West Bank Land For Possible Settlement Expansion (Huffington Post)

Liberated Iraqi Town Vows to Carry On Struggle Against ISIS (Time Magazine)

How ISIS targets the minds of young children (CNN)

Israel appropriates 990 acres in West Bank (Financial Times - Paywall)

Vladimir Putin calls on Kiev to enter 'statehood' talks for south-east Ukraine (Guardian)

Light Up the Night: Hong Kong Protests Gain Steam (NBC News)

Putin calls for talks about statehood' in eastern Ukraine (Washington Post - Paywall)

Suicide bomber kills 37 in western Iraq - police officers, medical official (Reuters)

'Biggest in 30 years': Israel expropriates 400 hectares of W. Bank land (Russia Today)

The world's first 'unstealable' bike (CNN)

Ukraine crisis: Is this what Ukrainians really think of Putin? (Independent)

3 killed as police battle anti-government protesters in Pakistan (Los Angeles Times)

ISIS vs. al Qaeda: How they differ (CNN)

UK Police In Spain To Question Ashya's Parents (Sky News)

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif convenes parliament after three die in protests against him in weekend of violence (Independent)

Op-Ed Contributor: Arm Ukraine or Surrender (New York Times - Paywall)

Poland marks 34 years since Solidarity freedom movement was founded with new education center (Fox News)

Liberated: Iraqi Forces Free Town From ISIS Seige (NBC News)

International Education: Illinois Revoked Job Offer After Professor Criticized Israel (New York Times - Paywall)

Stewardess refused to use defibrillator on dying man because his chest was too hairy (Daily Express)

U.S. Airstrikes Help Break Militants' Siege of Northern Iraqi Town (New York Times - Paywall)

Iraqi army breaks ISIS siege of Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli (CBS News)

Man And Woman Killed In Windermere Fireworks Blaze (Huffington Post)

'Too cautious' Obama urged to get tough on Russia and Isis (Guardian)

Pakistan political protests against PM Sharif turn deadly (CBS News)

Anti-Semitism is poisonous: hundreds gather for rally against anti-Jewish attacks (Daily Express)

Islamic State cleric Dr Nabil al-Awadi was director of private Muslim primary school in Birmingham (Daily Mail)

Firefighters take man to hospital, then go back to his house to finish cutting his grass (Independent)

Putin Urges Talks on Greater Autonomy for Eastern Ukraine (New York Times - Paywall)

Hong Kong activists vow to take over financial centre in election protest (Guardian)

Alabama is good enough to beat West Virginia in opener (CBS News)

Missing Alice Gross leaf Hanwell, west London home Thursday and hasn't been seen since (Daily Mail)

Protesters condemn Hong Kong ruling (BBC)

Israel says shoots down drone over Golan Heights (Reuters)

Nato at odds over response to Russia (Financial Times - Paywall)

Israel shoots down drone near Syria (CNN)

Man dies in golf cart crash after drunken joyride with friends (Independent)

Man dies in golf cart crash after drunken joy ride with friends (Independent)

Dayton protesters rally at Walmart where black man was shot dead (Guardian)

Ice Bucket Challenge: Police investigate man who drenched his young granddaughter (Independent)

Hong Kong 2017 elections: Protests begin in China as authorities rule out open nominations (Independent)

Hong Kong 2017 elections: Protests begin in China as authorities criticised for anti- democracy crackdown (Independent)

Israel claims 400 hectares in West Bank for state use' (Independent)

BBC announces first female chairman - just three months after David Cameron said he was 'determined' to appoint a woman to the £110,000-a-year role (Daily Mail)

Ashya King Police Defend Tactics In Search For Little Boy With Brain Tumour (Huffington Post)

Man shot in legs in alleyway attack (BBC)

Iraqi forces enter town of Amerli (CNN)

Ukraine crisis: Putin calls for 'statehood' talks and warns Russia will not stand aside while people shot 'point blank' (Independent)

Putin calls for talks on 'statehood' of east Ukraine (Independent)

Putin urges talks on 'statehood' of eastern Ukraine (Independent)

Islamic State siege of Amerli broken by Iraqi forces (Channel4)

ISIS 'selling Yazidi women' as slaves (CNN)

Police arrest parents of Ashya King after discovery in Spain (Channel4)

Stockholm: Injuries as neo-Nazi march provokes clash with anti-fascists, police (Russia Today)

Russia nearing 'point of no return' (CNN)

Putin: Impossible to say when political crisis in Ukraine will end (Russia Today)

Beijing Rules Out Open Elections in Hong Kong (New York Times - Paywall)

Facebook threats against Galloway just hours before vicious street attack as man is charged with religiously aggravated assault on Respect MP (Daily Mail)

EU sets Russia sanctions ultimatum (BBC)

Sinosphere Blog: On Hong Kong, Democracy and Protecting the Rich (New York Times - Paywall)

U.S. airstrikes and aid for Iraqi city under siege (CBS News)

'Praying for death' in Ukraine (BBC)

How one man made football pay (CNN)

Dictionary completed after 101 years (BBC)

EU gives Russia ultimatum over Ukraine sanctions (CBS News)

VIDEO: IRA ceasefire: 20 years on (BBC)

Britain's supermarket jihadi: ISIS fighter who plans to 'bomb the UK' is unmasked as Morrisons security guard who was arrested on way to Syria - but LET GO by police (Daily Mail)

Cameron faces Ukip by-election bloodbath: Party set to win first Commons seat after shock poll reveals Farage's staggering 44-point lead over the Tories (Daily Mail)

First openly gay NFL player dropped (CNN)

China complains SAT may impose American values on its best students (Los Angeles Times)

Besieged Iraqi town buoyed by airstrikes, launch of offensive against militants (Washington Post - Paywall)

European leaders step up rhetoric against Russia as Ukraine urges tougher sanctions (Washington Post - Paywall)

Revealed: Damning dossier that proves police tsar refusing to quit over Rotherham scandal WAS alerted to the horrific scale of grooming (Daily Mail)

Ukraine President Says Europe's Security Depends on Stopping Russia (New York Times - Paywall)

Diana's iconic bridal gown returns to Harry and Wills from worldwide tour, seventeen years to the day since their mother's tragic death (Daily Mail)

Revealed: How 'drunk' crime scene detective derailed £100million 'axe in the head' case as it emerges secret police files on brutal murder of private eye slammed 'pathetic' probe (Daily Mail)

Amid ISIS violence, Saudi king warns of threat to U.S. (CBS News)

Pakistani Opposition Clashes With the Police (New York Times - Paywall)

Kerry Calls For Coalition Against IS Jihadists (Sky News)

Lesotho Military Moves on Police (New York Times - Paywall)

Business For The Repo Man Is Picking Up; Why That's A Good Thing (Forbes)

An Iraqi migr s new life in America (CBS News)

Russian troops in Ukraine 'an act of aggression' (Channel4)

Package containing £1,000 of cannabis arrived in the post while police were searching house for drugs (Daily Mail)

VIDEO: Police trial Bond-style tracking darts (BBC)

Is this the fittest man on Earth? (CNN)

Why Did British Police Ignore Pakistani Muslim Gangs Abusing 1,400 Rotherham Children? Political Correctness (Forbes)

New Charlie and the Chocolate Factory chapter was missing for 50 years (Daily Mail)

Kerry: Cancer of ISIS must not spread (CNN)

'Lady al Qaeda' family plea for ISIS captives (CNN)

Stop spy flights, China warns the U.S. (CNN)

Three years later, Fukushima radiation leaves towns eerily empty (CBS News)

U.S. Adds New Sanctions Against Iran (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

The U.N. says 7 in 10 Palestinians killed in Gaza were civilians. Israel disagrees. (Washington Post - Paywall)

Mexican Court Drops Criminal Charges Against Union Leader (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Rebels control key Ukraine town as EU ministers urge new Russia sanctions (CBS News)

Senegal confirms first Ebola case (BBC)

WorldViews: U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry's statement on U.S. citizens detained or missing in Iran (Washington Post - Paywall)

MSN Messenger to end after 15 years (BBC)

Have soldiers' selfies given away Russia's Ukraine role? (Channel4)

It Is Time To Face It, The West Is Already In A Kind Of War With Russia (Forbes)

Nato images - 'proof' Russian soldiers inside Ukraine (Channel4)

State-owned enterprises: Fixing China Inc (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

New Hampshire's Senate race: Casting stones in the Granite State (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Ukraine and Russia: War, not peace (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

TV crew member killed by Omaha police - pictures (Channel4)

What weapons has Islamic State seized at Tabqa? (Channel4)

'Roadmap' for peace? Ukraine to seek ceasefire after talks (Channel4)

China slams 'aggressive jet' claim (CNN)

China executes attack 'masterminds' (CNN)

Ukraine and Russia: Battering on (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Politics in Hong Kong: Learning from the enemy (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Rural schools: Down and out in rural China (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Child brides in west Africa: Girls fight back (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Japan's defense plans rile China (CNN)

World's first panda triplets (CNN)

Russia and the West: Flexing its mussels (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Palm oil in west Africa: Grow but cherish your environment (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

The Panama Canal: Now for the next 100 years (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Israel and Gaza: After the storm (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

In pictures: The Maliki years (BBC)

Russia and the West: How to lose friends (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Did couple steal state secrets? (CNN)

Commemorating the first world war: In foreign fields (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

How the first world war reshaped Europe: Redrawing the map (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Hong Kong's media: Tamed hounds (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

South Florida mastermind of $1 billion-plus swindle sentenced to 20 years in prison (Miami Herald)

The little violinist, 20 years after the Cuban rafter crisis (Miami Herald)