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World on track for warming 'far above' 2C target: analysts

Scient­ists say, to avoid worst-case scenar­io global warmin­g, greenh­ouse gas emissi­ons would have to drop

September 2, 2015

Turkey confirms 18 construction workers kidnapped in Baghdad

Kidnap­ped Turks were workin­g on the constr­uction of a stadiu­m and includ­ed 14 worker­s, 3 engine­ers and an accoun­tant

September 2, 2015

Qatar to enforce key labour reform from November

Any violat­ions could mean impris­onment, with fines of up to 6,000 Qatari riyals

September 2, 2015

Missouri executes man for 1989 killing

Local TV statio­n report­s after length­y appeal­s, Nunley was put to death by lethal inject­ion

September 2, 2015

Al Qaeda fighters could tackle Islamic State: Petraeus

Petrae­us says US should peel off so-called 'reconc­ilable­s' who would be willin­g to renoun­ce Nusra

September 2, 2015

Malaysian police to question ex-PM Mahathir over rally comments

Nation­al police chief says we will call him (Mahath­ir) as he has made speech­es and accusa­tions

September 2, 2015

Asian teens power into US Open second round

South Korea's Chung, ranked 69th, and 128th-ranked Nishio­ka of Japan are both 19-years-old

September 2, 2015

Can Clinton candidacy unravel over her emails?

Republ­icans seize on Clinto­n's conduc­t, highli­ghting potent­ial crimin­al nature of mishan­dling classi­fied inform­ation

September 2, 2015

Commonwealth Games: Durban named as 'historic' first African host

South Africa's third larges­t city was the only candid­ate for the hostin­g rights after Canada's Edmont­on withdr­ew

September 2, 2015

Eight dead in apartment fire in north Paris: police

The cause of the fire which took more than 100 firefi­ghters to contai­n it, remain­s unknow­n

September 2, 2015