20 September 2014 Last updated at 17:37

66,000 Syrians 'flee to Turkey'

Turkey says at least 66,000 Syrians have crossed the border in 24 hours, as hundreds of Kurds head the other way to fight Islamic State militants.


 Ukrainian soldiers drive on a Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) in Kramatorsk town, near Slaviansk, Ukraine, 11 September 2014Ukraine deal with eastern rebels

The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels agree a memorandum on a peace plan for the conflict in the east of the country, at talks in Minsk.

Prime Minister John Key gives the thumbs up outside his campaign bus during the National Party Bus TripNZ governing party wins elections

New Zealand's governing National Party, led by Prime Minister John Key, wins an emphatic election victory, near-complete results show.

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