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KIEV -- Heavily armed rebel fighters backed by tanks entered the Ukrainian port of Novoazovsk Thursday in a bid to create a land link between Russia and Crimea.
BRUSSELS -- On Saturday the European Union will pick the two top European Commission jobs for the next half decade – a new president and foreign policy chief.
GAZA CITY -- An open-ended truce with Israel brings to an end 50 days of conflict in which more than 2,200 people have been killed, most of them Palestinians.
BEIJING -- The first round of the all-new Formula E season starts on a street circuit in Beijing on September 13. Ten teams will race in ten cities on four continents.
GLENEAGLES -- America's top golfers will lock horns with holders Europe in a bid to win back the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland from September 25 to 28.
SAO PAULO -- Former Environment Minister Marina Silva would win Brazil’s presidency in a runoff against incumbent Dilma Rousseff, according to an Ibope poll.
ROME -- A shipment of Soviet-era weapons seized by the Italian navy in 1994 could be sent to ill-equipped Kurdish Peshmerga fighting Islamic State militants.
EDINBURGH -- Events include Scotland’s independence referendum, an Ebola vaccine to be trialled in West Africa, and a report on allegations of FIFA corruption.
CUPERTINO -- The all-new iPhone 6is expected to rollout at a special event around September 9, with a price tag likely to start at around $650 (£550, €490).
MADRID -- The Naismith Trophy and a place at the 2016 Olympics are up for grabs as the world’s top basketball nations head to Spain for the FIBA World Cup.