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Ukraine rebels say they are poised to recapture Donetsk airport

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BRUSSELS/DONETSK Ukraine - EU officials proposed sanctions on Tuesday to starve Russian firms of cash as punishment for Moscow's role in Ukraine, where rebels said they were storming Donetsk airport, potentially their biggest prize since turning the war's tide last week. | Video

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Ukraine rebels say they are poised to recapture Donetsk airport 02 Sep 2014

BRUSSELS/DONETSK Ukraine - EU officials proposed sanctions on Tuesday to starve Russian firms of cash as punishment for Moscow's role in Ukraine, where rebels said they were storming Donetsk airport, potentially their biggest prize since turning the war's tide last week. | Video

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Britain rejects London mayor's 'Boris Island' airport plan 02 Sep 2014

LONDON - A plan to build a major new airport to the east of London was rejected by a government-appointed commission on Tuesday, dealing a blow to its high-profile backer, the city's mayor Boris Johnson. | Video

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Russian forces strengthening positions in Ukraine - Kiev military 02 Sep 2014

KIEV - Russian troops are strengthening their positions in eastern Ukraine and using aid shipments to smuggle in arms and other supplies to separatist forces, Kiev's military said on Tuesday.

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Exclusive - Alitalia, Etihad deal likely to be cleared by end of year : source 02 Sep 2014

BRUSSELS - Italian airline Alitalia and Etihad Airways are expected to win EU regulatory clearance for their tie-up by the end of the year with minor concessions, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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London police put their Scotland Yard HQ up for sale 02 Sep 2014

LONDON - London's cash-strapped police force put its New Scotland Yard headquarters up for sale on Tuesday with a 250 million pound guide price, as part of plans to re-invest in front-line policing and cut costs.

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Poor response to Ebola causing needless deaths – World Bank head 02 Sep 2014

DAKAR/LAGOS - The world's "disastrously inadequate response" to West Africa's Ebola outbreak means many people are dying needlessly, the head of the World Bank said on Monday, as Nigeria confirmed another case of the virus.

Nigeria records another Ebola case in oil city, 17 cases total 01 Sep 2014

ABUJA - Nigeria has a third confirmed case of Ebola in the oil hub of Port Harcourt, bringing the country's total confirmed infections to 17, with 271 people under surveillance, the health minister said on Monday.

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Iran's Zarif 'quite optimistic' of Iran nuclear agreement 01 Sep 2014

BRUSSELS - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif voiced optimism after talks with European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton on Monday that a dispute over Tehran's nuclear programme can be resolved by a Nov. 24 deadline.

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Ukraine accuses Russia of 'undisguised aggression' as rebels advance 01 Sep 2014

KIEV/MOSCOW - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Monday of "direct and undisguised aggression" which he said had radically changed the battlefield balance as Kiev's forces suffered a further reverse in their war with pro-Moscow separatists. | Video