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Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:01:37 GMT
More than 100 Palestinians die, officials say, as Israel intensifies its Gaza bombardment and warns of a long conflict ahead. 
EU widens sanctions against Russia  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:25:58 GMT
The EU imposes new economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, going beyond asset freezes and travel bans. 
China investigates ex-security chief  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:22:31 GMT
China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been placed under investigation for "serious disciplinary violation", state media say. 
West Africa flight ban over Ebola  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:05:47 GMT
A West African airline halts flights to Liberia and Sierra Leone amid concern about Ebola as a leading doctor dies of the virus in Sierra Leone. 
OKCupid experiments with 'bad' matches  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:47:43 GMT
Dating website OKCupid reveals that it experimented on its users, including putting the "wrong" people together to see if they would connect. 
Jewish Museum suspect extradited  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:45:53 GMT
Mehdi Nemmouche, the suspected gunman in a fatal shooting at a museum in Brussels in May, has been extradited to Belgium from France. 
Migration changes 'to put UK first'  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:16:35 GMT
Britain is to cut from six to three months the amount of time out-of-work EU migrants can claim benefits without realistic job prospects. 
Italy to 'help douse' Libya fire  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:53:53 GMT
Italy offers to help extinguish a huge blaze that has engulfed the biggest fuel storage facility in the Libyan capital, Libya's government says. 
US: Russia 'violated missile treaty'  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:46:18 GMT
The US accuses Russia of violating a Cold War arms treaty by testing a nuclear cruise missile, saying the breach is "very serious". 
Deadly attack hits China's Xinjiang  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:16:24 GMT
Dozens of people have been killed or injured in an attack in China's troubled western region of Xinjiang, state media say. 
Japan girl 'admits dismemberment'  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:19:44 GMT
The Japanese schoolgirl arrested on Sunday has reportedly confessed to killing and dismembering her classmate, say local media 
Ecclestone 'to settle' bribery case  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:11:29 GMT
Lawyers for Bernie Ecclestone say the Formula 1 boss is ready to pay a German bank 25 million euros ($34m; £20m) to settle a court case against him. 
VIDEO: British dancer returns from Russia  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:02:28 GMT
A dancer from Hull who became the first British dancer to be employed by the Mariinsky Ballet in Russia returns to the UK to perform with the company at Covent Garden. 
AUDIO: Fifty shades of red face: Is it a 'date' film?  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:13:36 GMT
Diana Mather and Rosamund Urwin discuss who it is appropriate to invite to the cinema to watch Fifty Shades of Grey. 
VIDEO: Star Trek star Takei's life on film  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:53:52 GMT
Star Trek star George Takei talks about being his childhood experience of living in an internment camp during World War Two.