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Fresh Gaza strikes amid soldier hunt 
  Sat, 02 Aug 2014 08:16:08 GMT 
    Israel carries out fresh strikes on Gaza and militants launch more rockets into Israel, as a hunt continues for a missing Israeli soldier.


China factory blast kills dozens 
  Sat, 02 Aug 2014 04:53:20 GMT 
    An explosion at a factory in eastern China has killed at least 65 people and left scores injured, according to Chinese state media.


Australian pair abandon Down's baby 
  Sat, 02 Aug 2014 02:59:13 GMT 
    An online campaign for a baby with Down's Syndrome left with his surrogate Thai mother by an Australian couple has raised over $120,000 (£70,000).


Massive landslide near Nepal capital 
  Sat, 02 Aug 2014 06:30:11 GMT 
    A massive landslide on a river near the Nepalese capital Kathmandu buries dozens of homes, with six people so far confirmed dead.


Americans in N Korea plead for help 
  Sat, 02 Aug 2014 05:06:21 GMT 
    Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea have appealed for the US government to help secure their release.


UK suspends Tripoli embassy services 
  Sat, 02 Aug 2014 02:03:37 GMT 
    The Foreign Office says operations at the UK embassy in Tripoli are to be temporarily suspended as violence worsens in Libya.


Cameron urges Russia-Nato rethink 
  Sat, 02 Aug 2014 04:39:52 GMT 
    Nato needs to rethink its long-term relationship with Russia following its "illegal" actions in Ukraine, Prime Minister David Cameron warns.


Judge urges Argentina default talks 
  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 21:29:16 GMT 
    In the first hearing since Argentina defaulted on its debts, US judge Thomas Griesa calls for negotiations to be resumed urgently.


Obama defends under-fire CIA director 
  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 21:17:35 GMT 
    President Barack Obama has defended CIA Director John Brennan and acknowledged the US tortured prisoners after 9/11.


Mexican media denounces 'gag law' 
  Sat, 02 Aug 2014 00:47:29 GMT 
    Mexican journalists denounce a new law that introduces a number of restrictions on crime reporting in north-eastern Sinaloa state.


Police 'chokehold' caused NYC death 
  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:55:29 GMT 
    A medical examiner has ruled that a police officer's "chokehold" caused the death of a man in New York.


Foreigners 'owe millions in fines' 
  Sat, 02 Aug 2014 00:43:16 GMT 
    Councils are missing out on millions of pounds every year because foreign drivers are not paying parking fines, the Local Government Association says.


VIDEO: Germany's only WW1 exhibition 
  Sat, 02 Aug 2014 00:48:56 GMT 
    The Berlin Historical Museum is holding the only exhibition in Germany to look at the war and its European and global implications.


VIDEO: Rare contact with remote Amazon tribe 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:19:24 GMT 
    A group of previously isolated indigenous people from the Amazon has come face to face with a settled community of villagers for the first time in the Brazilian state of Acre, according to authorities.


VIDEO: Last of the scissor makers 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:33:30 GMT 
    Eric Stones has been making scissors by hand for 58 years.
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