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Ukraine near 'point of no return'

Ukraine's president says his country is "close to a point of no return - full scale-war", as the EU discusses more sanctions against Russia.


Pakistani opposition protesters throw stones towards police in Islamabad (30 August 2014)Pakistan protesters in police clash

Police in Islamabad fire tear gas at anti-government protesters marching on the official residence of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Michael Sam, 28 AugustFirst openly gay NFL player dropped

Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the National Football League, fails to make the final roster for the St Louis Rams.

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Scenes from Gaza and Israel (July 2014)Middle East crisis

In-depth coverage of the conflict between Israel and militants in Gaza

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  • A healthworker wears a protective suitHealth Check

    Ebola's impact on health services in West Africa


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  • Today: 30/08/2014Today Listen

    Including Sports Desk, Thought for the Day and Weather.


  • Click: 30/08/2014Click Watch

    Including building the ultimate dance anthem and food labelling developments.


  • Panorama: Last Chance AcademyPanorama Watch

    One school's battle to save problem pupils from the scrap heap and bring exam success.


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