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South Africa in commanding position in series decider with Black Caps
Kane Williamson had a South African to thank after the New Zealand captain's call at the toss inadvertently allowed the grateful Proteas to assume control of the series-deciding second test at Centurion. 
© 2016 4:35am 

-North Korean Olympic athletes return to low-key welcome home
-Oliveira hat trick as Kashiwa stuns Kawasaki 5-2 in Japan
-Indian police arrest key Kashmiri separatist leader
-1 hurt as truck hits, collapses bridge on English motorway
-Romanian PM: EU talks with Turkey must continue
-Tottenham draws 1-1 with Liverpool in Premier League
-Ahmed century lifts Pakistan to 251 in 2nd ODI
-You talkin' to me? English no longer a must for NYC cabbies

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-The embrace of life: A story of 2 sisters in Italy's quake
-Italy's quake survivors fear family villages will become ghost towns
-German rightists scale Brandenburg Gate to protest immigration
-Sources deny report Merkel delaying announcement on possible fourth term

Tottenham 1-1 Liverpool
Tottenham fight back to earn a point against Liverpool at White Hart Lane thanks to a second-half strike from Danny Rose. 
© 2016 BBCWorld 2:25am 

Funerals held in Italy as search for survivors continues
Funerals for some of the victims of Wednesday's earthquake are being held in Italy, while rescuers continue the search for more survivors. 
© 2016 BBCWorld 2:25am 

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Micronesia: Couple rescued from desert island after SOS spotted in sand
Seven-day search ends when giant SOS sign is seen by helicopter on beach of uninhabited island. 
© 2016 BBCWorld 2:25am 

Probe set for science pass of Jupiter
The US space agency’s Juno probe is about to make its first close approach to Jupiter since going into orbit in July. 
© 2016 BBCWorld 2:25am 

-How to not get scammed on Amazon
-How camping technology made us feel at home in nature
-Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in September
-Iran detects malware in petrochemical plants, says not linked to recent fires

Rosberg on pole for Belgian GP, Hamilton set to start last after penalty
Germany's Nico Rosberg set the fastest time in qualifying on Saturday to seize pole position for the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix. 
© 2016 2:05am 

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Tottenham strike back for 1-1 draw with Liverpool in English Premier League
Liverpool drew 1-1 with Tottenham in its third straight away game to open the Premier League season after conceding a second-half equaliser by Danny Rose on Saturday. 
© 2016 2:55am 

-4 soldiers wounded in attack in southeast Turkey
-Little precedent for $400 million cash payment to Iran
-3 top former Turkish diplomats jailed in failed coup attempt
-Barrel bombs kill at least 15 civilians in Syria's Aleppo
-Pakistan 251 all out against England in second ODI
-Egypt court orders release of lawyer who defied president
-Footbridge collapses on British motorway, one injured
-Gupta family says it plans to sell off South African holdings
-AP PHOTOS: Ganges overflows its banks in Indian holy town
-Hurricane Lester, Tropical Storm Madeline strengthen in Pacific
-Syria rebels battle rival force as Turkey presses operation
-The Latest: Turkey claims strikes on Syria 'terror groups'
-Liverpool pricked by Rose thorn in Spurs draw
-Vatican says it has high hopes of better ties with China
-GOP vice presidential nominee Pence among Sunday show guests

Belgian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg takes pole position from Max Verstappen
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg takes pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix, which team-mate Lewis Hamilton will start from the back. 
© 2016 BBCWorld 2:25am 

Why is Darayya important?
The evacuation of rebels from the town of Darayya holds strategic and symbolic significance for the Syrian conflict. 
© 2016 BBCWorld 2:25am 

Rio tickets scandal: Kevin Mallon to be released on bail
Irishman Kevin Mallon, who was arrested in Brazil over alleged illegal ticket sales at Rio 2016, is to be released on bail. 
© 2016 BBCWorld 2:25am 

China school pollution reports 'wrong' - investigation
Investigators in China say they have found no evidence that pollution caused hundreds of school pupils to become sick, as suggested in dramatic TV reports earlier this year. 
© 2016 BBCWorld 2:25am 

Donald Trump doctor admits writing health note in five minutes
Dr Harold Bornstein says he quickly wrote a letter saying Donald Trump would be the "healthiest individual ever" elected president so that the candidate "would be happy". 
© 2016 BBCWorld 2:25am 

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