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MH17 dead to be flown to Netherlands  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:50:51 GMT
The first bodies from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine are due to be flown to the Netherlands for identification. 
UN chief: 'Start talking' over Gaza  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:22:48 GMT
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pushes for an end to the Gaza conflict with a call in Israel for both sides to "start talking". 
Airlines halt flights into Israel  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:07:01 GMT
US and European airlines suspend flights into Israel's Ben Gurion airport after Israeli police confirmed that a rocket landed one mile away. 
Suicide car bomb kills 21 in Iraq  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:36:33 GMT
A suicide car bomb has killed at least 21 people at a police checkpoint in Baghdad's Kadhimiya district, Iraqi police say. 
US court allows Arizona execution  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:39:03 GMT
The US Supreme Court clears the way for Arizona to execute a murderer who had sought information about the lethal drugs to be used to kill him. 
Poisoned spy death inquiry announced  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:20:31 GMT
The government announces a public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the former KGB officer poisoned with radioactive polonium in London. 
Call to end FGM 'in this generation'  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:19:05 GMT
Parents face prosecution in the UK if they fail to prevent daughters undergoing female genital mutilation or forced marriage, under new measures. 
Joko Widodo wins Indonesia poll  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:41:18 GMT
Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of Indonesia's hotly-contested presidential election. 
US courts conflict on Obamacare law  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:04:04 GMT
Two US appeals courts give conflicting rulings regarding a federal regulation implementing key subsidies of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. 
Tajik spy charge academic freed  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:31:33 GMT
An academic working for a British university has been freed after being held for over a month in Tajikistan on suspicion of spying. 
Microsoft profit falls on Nokia loss  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:00:59 GMT
Technology giant Microsoft reports a 7% fall in profits to $4.6bn in the second quarter, hit by a $692m loss at its newly-acquired Nokia handset division. 
Queen's horse fails drugs test  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:14:16 GMT
Estimate, a racehorse owned by the Queen, has tested positive for the prohibited substance morphine. 
VIDEO: 'Miracle' survivor of Gaza blast  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:57:48 GMT
UN officials say more than 100,000 people have been forced to take shelter in UN buildings in Gaza because of the violence - double the number of the Gaza conflict five years ago. 
VIDEO: Relatives mourn Israeli soldier deaths  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:41:42 GMT
Relatives of soldiers killed in Israel in the on-going fighting with Palestinians have spoken to the BBC as the UN secretary-general calls for an end to the conflict. 
VIDEO: Goodluck Jonathan meets girls' parents  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:42:26 GMT
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has had his first meeting with the parents of the 219 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist extremists.