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Ukraine rebels deny having missile  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:31:35 GMT
A pro-Russian rebel leader tells the BBC his forces do not possess the Buk missile thought to have brought down flight MH17 in Ukraine. 
Hamas ties ceasefire to blockade  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:20:09 GMT
Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal says there can be no ceasefire in Gaza without an end to Israel's economic blockade, as fighting continues. 
Arizona execution takes two hours  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:49:53 GMT
US death row inmate Joseph Wood takes almost two hours to die in Arizona's death chamber, and the state governor orders an inquiry. 
Taiwan plane crash toll reaches 48  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:15:37 GMT
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. 
CAR factions announce ceasefire  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:28:15 GMT
Rival armed groups in the Central African Republic sign a ceasefire agreement aimed at ending over a year of religious conflict. 
Venezuela opposition leader on trial  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:43:43 GMT
The trial begins of one of Venezuela's main opposition leaders, Leopoldo Lopez, accused of inciting violence during anti-government protests. 
US lifts ban on flights to Tel Aviv  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:39:49 GMT
The US aviation regulator lifts its ban on US carriers flying to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport, but warns the situation remains "very fluid". 
Suspected Auschwitz guard dies in US  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:47:15 GMT
Johann Breyer, 89, has died awaiting extradition to Germany amid allegations he committed Nazi war crimes during World War Two. 
US 'around the world' flier crashes  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:55:18 GMT
A US teenager and his father who crashed their plane during an attempt to fly around the world knew the risks, a relative says. 
Costa Concordia heads for scrapyard  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:37:38 GMT
The wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia is being towed away for scrap, in one of the biggest maritime salvage operations ever staged. 
S Leone chief Ebola doctor infected  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:17:55 GMT
The doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone is now being treated for the deadly virus, a statement from the presidency says. 
Commonwealth Games begin in Glasgow  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:15:02 GMT
The 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony takes place at Celtic Park in Glasgow, with events starting on Thursday. 
VIDEO: Last journey of Costa Concordia  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:16:41 GMT
The BBC's Alan Johnston reports on the journey so far of the wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia as it is towed to Genoa for scrapping. 
VIDEO: Hundreds die in Syria 'deadliest week'  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:31:01 GMT
More than 1,700 people have reportedly been killed in seven days as fighting in Syria intensifies. 
VIDEO: Mayfly swarm fools radar  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:08:01 GMT
Millions of mayflies took to the air in Wisconsin, tricking radar into thinking it was raining