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New Orleans marks Katrina anniversary 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 02:47:00 GMT 
    Commemorations take place in New Orleans to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which devastated the US city.


Malaysia protest enters second day 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 01:16:10 GMT 
    Tens of thousands of Malaysians are expected to protest for a second day in Kuala Lumpur, calling for PM Najib Razak to quit over a financial scandal.


Les Mis Broadway star dies in fall 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:48:55 GMT 
    The first African-American and youngest person ever to play the lead role in Les Miserables on Broadway, Kyle Jean-Baptiste, dies in a fall.


US decries al-Jazeera jail sentences 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:05:09 GMT 
    The US says it is "deeply disappointed and concerned" at the three-year jail sentences handed down in Egypt to three al-Jazeera journalists.


Three killed in Portugal shooting 
  Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:29:07 GMT 
    Three people, including two policemen, are shot dead in Portugal after a domestic row said to involve a barking dog, media and officials say.


Baseball fan dies in fall at Atlanta 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 03:31:32 GMT 
    A baseball fan dies after falling from an upper stand at Turner Field, during the Atlanta Braves game with the New York Yankees.


US hiker found after nine-day hunt 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 02:40:29 GMT 
    A 62-year-old American hiker missing for nine days in California's rugged Sierra Nevada is found alive.


Chad executes Boko Haram fighters 
  Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:45:10 GMT 
    Chad executes 10 members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, a day after they were found guilty of terror crimes.


Round world yacht race set to begin 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:28:55 GMT 
    The Clipper Round The World Yacht Race, which will see 12 teams spend a year travelling the globe, is due to begin in London.


Lebanese hold 'You Stink' protest 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:14:12 GMT 
    Thousands of protesters staged a rally in the Lebanese capital over the government's failure to tackle a rubbish disposal crisis.


Dresden rally in support of refugees 
  Sat, 29 Aug 2015 22:01:38 GMT 
    A mass rally in support of refugees passes off peacefully in the eastern German city of Dresden.


French hotel thieves posed as guests 
  Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:28:15 GMT 
    French police arrest two men suspected of stealing safes from hotel rooms by posing as wealthy Gulf tourists.


VIDEO: Al-Jazeera journalists convicted 
  Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:40:36 GMT 
    Judges in Egypt sentence three al-Jazeera journalists to three years in jail at a retrial.


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.


VIDEO: Egypt verdict 'a dangerous message' 
  Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:46:48 GMT 
    The conviction of three al-Jazeera journalists by an Egyptian court "sends a dangerous message", lawyer Amal Clooney says.
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