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"There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don't see them."

—Elie(zer) Wiesel (b. 1928) Romanian-born writer, lecturer, survivor Nazi camps, Nobel

 

World News From BBC

UN calls for immediate Gaza truce  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:16:43 GMT
The UN Security Council calls for an "immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire" in Gaza after the quietest night in weeks. 
MH17 downing 'may be war crime'  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:28:18 GMT
The downing of Malaysian airliner MH17 in eastern Ukraine may constitute a "war crime", the UN human rights chief Navi Pillay says. 
Dinosaurs' extinction 'bad luck'  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:21:49 GMT
Dinosaurs might have survived if the asteroid that wiped them out had hit the Earth a few million years later or earlier, a new study suggests. 
Ferry students 'floated from cabins'  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:50:48 GMT
Students who survived South Korea's ferry disaster describe how they floated out of flooded cabins, as the trial of the crew continues. 
California hit by raging wildfires  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:30:42 GMT
Two fast-moving fires in California destroy 10 homes and force the evacuation of hundreds more, as a man dies in a lightning strike in Los Angeles. 
Aruba frees top Venezuela official  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:19:15 GMT
The Caribbean island of Aruba releases a top Venezuelan official, Gen Hugo Carvajal, detained over US accusations of drug-trafficking activities. 
Fresh Benghazi clashes kill 38  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:42:43 GMT
At least 38 people are killed in clashes between pro-Libyan government troops and Islamist militants in the city of Benghazi, officials say. 
Costa Concordia ends final voyage  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 16:29:30 GMT
The wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia enters the port of Genoa for scrapping after a lengthy salvage operation. 
'Boko Haram abductions' in Cameroon  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:40:39 GMT
Boko Haram militants are suspected of carrying out two high-profile abductions in Cameroon and a church bombing in northern Nigeria. 
Japanese girl 'dismembers classmate'  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:12:38 GMT
A high school girl has been arrested on suspicion of killing and dismembering a classmate, Japanese police say. 
WW1 remembrance database launched  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:10:31 GMT
The Royal British Legion starts an online campaign to gather tributes to every Commonwealth serviceman and woman who died in World War One. 
Nibali seals Tour de France win  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:05:53 GMT
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wraps up his first victory in the three-week race as Marcel Kittel wins the final stage in Paris. 
VIDEO: Dog friendly buses in Hong Kong  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:58:10 GMT
A new bus service has been launched in Hong Kong for pet lovers. 
VIDEO: One-minute World News  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:01:42 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Quick-thinking mother saves baby  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 07:33:56 GMT
A woman and her baby had a lucky escape, when they narrowly avoided being involved in a car accident in San Francisco.