Thursday, August 28, 2014
BBC World News
- Rivals set out case in Fifa vote The rivals for the Fifa leadership, Sepp Blatter and Prince Ali, deliver final appeals to electors in a vote overshadowed by corruption allegations.
- Merkel: I'll work with UK on EU change Angela Merkel says she does not rule out future treaty changes as she promises to work "constructively" with the UK on EU reform.
- Transplant man meets donor's sister A woman, whose brother was killed in a car accident, has met the man who was given his face in a pioneering transplant operation.
- US removes Cuba from terror list The United States has removed Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terror, allowing the country to conduct banking in the United States, among other activities.
- Turkish paper probed on arms claims Turkish prosecutors launch an investigation after a newspaper releases footage it says proves the security services sent arms to Syrian rebels.
- More migrants rescued as Asean meets Myanmar intercepts a boat of 700 migrants off its southern coast, as countries agree to try to tackle the crisis at a regional meeting in Bangkok.