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Algeria passenger jet feared crashed
A passenger plane carrying 116 people is missing, feared crashed, on a flight from Burkina Faso to the Algerian capital, Algiers.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:29:03 GMT)

Gaza shelter attack 'kills 15'
At least 15 people have been killed and more than 200 injured when a UN-run school used as a shelter in Gaza came under fire, Gazan health officials say.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:10:07 GMT)

Sudan 'apostasy' woman meets Pope
A Sudanese woman who fled to Italy after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam meets Pope Francis at the Vatican.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:18:08 GMT)

More MH17 bodies leave Ukraine
Two planes carrying bodies of those killed on board flight MH17 land in the Netherlands, as UK experts start examining data from the two flight recorders.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:51:55 GMT)

Amazon reports $126m quarterly loss
Amazon reports a loss of $126m in the second quarter and warns of slowing sales.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:19:11 GMT)

Poland 'helped in CIA rendition'
Poland violated the human rights convention and helped the CIA's rendition of terror suspects, the European Court of Human Rights finds.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:53:28 GMT)

MSF allowed to resume Rakhine work
Myanmar allows Medecins Sans Frontieres to resume work in Rakhine state, where residents have had almost no access to healthcare since the group was ejected in February.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:35:21 GMT)

Deadly ambush on Iraq prison convoy
Suicide attackers mount a bomb and gun attack on a prison convoy in Iraq, killing 51 prisoners and nine police officers, security sources say.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:58:39 GMT)

Inquiry urged into two-hour execution
Lawyers for a double murderer whose lethal injection in Arizona took nearly two hours to kill him have called for an independent review of the execution.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:51:23 GMT)

Venezuela trial 'test for democracy'
One of Venezuela's main opposition leaders, Leopoldo Lopez, says his trial for inciting violence will "test the quality" of the Venezuelan democracy.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:58:58 GMT)

Iraq MPs elect Massoum as president
Iraqi parliament elects Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum as the country's next president, succeeding Jalal Talabani.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:20:53 GMT)

Google quizzed over deleted links
Watchdogs are told that Google has complied with more than 45,000 requests for links to be erased from its European search results.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:56:29 GMT)

More art found in Gurlitt's home
Two sculptures, possibly by Rodin and Degas, are discovered in the home of the late art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt in Munich.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:10:12 GMT)

Drone finds missing 82-year-old man
A model drone has helped locate an elderly man in Wisconsin who had been missing for three days.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:24:27 GMT)

Indian boy has 232 teeth removed
Doctors in India extract 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation.
(Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:23:06 GMT)

GM profits hit by recall problems
Earnings at the US carmaker General Motors slump because of the cost of vehicle recalls.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:33:05 GMT)

Suspect: Detroit shooting 'accident'
A man charged with killing an unarmed black woman on his suburban Detroit porch in November initially told police it was an accident, a jury hears.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:29:16 GMT)

Aruba detains top Venezuela official
The Caribbean island of Aruba has detained a top Venezuelan official, Gen Hugo Carvajal, sought in the US for drug trafficking offences.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:55:13 GMT)

Colombian army kills ELN rebels
The Colombian armed forces kill eight rebels from the left-wing National Liberation Army in an operation in eastern Arauca province.
(Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:11:03 GMT)

SA teachers 'racially abused pupils'
South Africa's Human Rights Commission finds a school guilty of hate speech towards black and mixed-race pupils.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:44:39 GMT)

SA to block land sales to foreigners
The South African government is fast-tracking a bill to block land sales to foreigners, which could come into effect in 2019.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:34:50 GMT)

Taiwan plane crash toll reaches 48
Forty-eight people are now known to have died after a passenger plane crashed in Taiwan's Penghu island, as a storm passed over the area.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:29:17 GMT)

Mirza hits back in nationality row
Indian tennis star Sania Mirza rejects claims by a ruling party MP that she is not fit to represent newly-created Telangana state because she is married to a Pakistani.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:53:33 GMT)

Norway in Syria-linked terror alert
Norway is boosting security because of an imminent threat from people linked to Islamist militants in Syria, Norway's intelligence chief says.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:01:34 GMT)

Protests target Israel football club
Pro-Palestinian protesters disrupt a football match in Austria between the Israeli club Maccabi Haifa and French team Lille.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:08:28 GMT)

Europe lifts Tel Aviv flights ban
The European Aviation Safety Agency has joined the US in lifting its ban on flights to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:22:06 GMT)

Suicide car bomb kills 21 in Iraq
A suicide car bomb has killed at least 21 people at a police checkpoint in Baghdad's Kadhimiya district, Iraqi police say.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:36:33 GMT)

Met investigated 18 justice campaigns
The Met Police collected information on 18 justice campaigns - including that of Jean Charles de Menezes - a report into a now defunct undercover unit says.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:57:57 GMT)

Ex-boyfriend guilty of Jayden murder
The ex-boyfriend of pregnant teenager Jayden Parkinson, whose body was found in an Oxfordshire graveyard, is convicted of murder.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:42:27 GMT)

IMF lowers global growth forecast
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its forecast for global economic growth this year, from 3.7% to 3.4% but the UK's forecast is raised.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:50:10 GMT)

Barclays challenges US fraud case
Barclays challenges legal action brought by US prosecutors alleging fraud in its "dark pool" trading operations.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:35:28 GMT)

Banks face tougher accounting rules
Newly published banking standards could mean banks have to hold significantly more funds to guard against potential loan losses.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:13:20 GMT)

I'm done with road racing - Wiggins
Sir Bradley Wiggins he will not ride the Tour de France again after describing road racing as having "no loyalty".
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:04:58 GMT)

Lampard joins MLS side New York City
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard joins Major League Soccer side New York City FC on a two-year deal.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:59:21 GMT)

Renicks sisters claim golden double
Sisters Kimberley and Louise Renicks win Scotland's first golds of the Commonwealth Games with thrilling judo victories.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:44:44 GMT)

Birdman heads Venice gala line-up
Birdman, starring Michael Keaton and Edward Norton, will lead this year's Venice Film Festival line-up.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:26:02 GMT)

Pet Shop Boys premiere Turing tribute
Pop duo the Pet Shop Boys unveil their latest work, a tribute to wartime code-breaker Alan Turing, at the first of this year's Late Night BBC Proms.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:18:52 GMT)

Elton film is from 'birth to rehab'
Billy Elliot writer Lee Hall says his new biopic about Sir Elton John, starring Tom Hardy in the main role, tells the singer's life story 'from birth to rehab'.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:41:14 GMT)

VIDEO: Ukraine village 'shelled by forces'
Natalia Antelava gains access to a village where one woman apparently died, and another was badly injured, when it was allegedly shelled by Ukrainian Grad rockets.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:07:53 GMT)

VIDEO: Wine fraudster to be sentenced in US
Rudy Kurniawan, who manufactured phony vintage wine in his kitchen, will be sentenced for fraud on Thursday.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:24:26 GMT)

VIDEO: Thousands mourn Israeli soldier
More funerals for Israeli soldiers killed in the conflict with Palestinians have been held as air strikes continue to target Gaza.
(Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:33:24 GMT)

VIDEO: Red Cross attacked by Gaza civilians
Paul Adams sees a Red Cross evacuation mission come under attack by local people in Gaza City's Shejaiya neighbourhood
(Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:13:58 GMT)

VIDEO: Ghanaians protest poor economic situation
Thousands of Ghanaians took to the streets on Thursday across the country, in protest against what they call the government's mismanagement of the economy.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:54:28 GMT)

VIDEO: 'Little faith' in CAR ceasefire
Fighting has continued in the Central African Republic despite a ceasefire agreement between the rival armed groups.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:06:31 GMT)

VIDEO: Ukraine rebel leader admits Russia links
The leader of Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, Alexander Borodai, has admitted contacts with Russian security services.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:47:27 GMT)

VIDEO: Commonwealth Games' opening ceremony
The 2014 Commonwealth Games have officially opened at a ceremony in the Scottish city of Glasgow
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:53:58 GMT)

A country where liberal journalists risk death
The country where a blasphemy charge is a death sentence
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:04:26 GMT)

Central African Republic's road to anarchy
Andrew Harding crosses paths with Central African militias
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:50:27 GMT)

The Ghanaian looking to inspire a nation
The track cyclist from Scotland with an African connection
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:42:42 GMT)

MH17 crash: Abandoned crime scene
The crash site is still littered with clues to the tragedy
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:29:19 GMT)

Devastation and tragedy of routine Taiwan flight
Taiwanese mourn after routine flight ends in tragedy
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:05:46 GMT)

Gaza: Hamas seeks to emerge stronger
Why the Palestinian group won't back down yet
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:59:17 GMT)

Awesome scale of auditing every Afghan vote
Race against time to audit every Afghan vote
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:19:43 GMT)

Day in pictures: 24 July 2014
Selection of news photos from around the world
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:24:01 GMT)

Santiago rail crash families want answers
Families wait for answers year after Spanish rail disaster
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:56:51 GMT)

Syria deaths mount as world looks on
Fighting continues, as Syria's Assad strengthens his position
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:40:45 GMT)

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