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Truce as deaths in Gaza pass 900  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 12:47:27 GMT
A 12-hour truce is observed in Gaza as diplomats seek longer Israel-Hamas ceasefire, and the scale of damage in Gaza becomes clear. 
US evacuates Libya embassy staff  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:20:31 GMT
The US temporarily evacuates staff from its embassy in the Libyan capital following clashes between rival militias, the state department says. 
Nigeria 'on red alert' over Ebola  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:27:16 GMT
All entries into Nigeria are placed on red alert after the authorities confirm the first death from the Ebola virus in the capital Lagos. 
Pakistan climbers scale K2 summit  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:56:27 GMT
The world's second highest mountain, K2 - which lies in Pakistan - is successfully scaled by a team of Pakistani climbers for the first time. 
Cancer blood test moves step closer  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:12:29 GMT
A British team of researchers has developed what might be a simple blood test for cancer, scientists from the University of Bradford say. 
Rape case stopped as judge 'asleep'  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:29:13 GMT
A judge is being investigated after being accused of falling asleep during a child rape trial at Manchester Crown Court. 
Isis 'may be on UN war crimes list'  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 08:36:15 GMT
Fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis) may be added to a list of war crimes suspects in Syria, a UN investigator says. 
Russia angry at US 'smear campaign'  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:00:07 GMT
Russia's foreign ministry rejects accusations from the US that its troops have been firing on Ukrainian soldiers from within Russia. 
US 'will send migrant youths home'  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 03:12:05 GMT
President Obama says undocumented immigrant children without legal claims to be in the US will be sent home, as he meets Central American leaders. 
Van Gaal tells players to speak English  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:56:48 GMT
Manchester United's record signing Juan Mata says new manager Louis van Gaal has told his players they must communicate in English. 
Huge Commonwealth flotilla for Games  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:22:00 GMT
The largest flotilla ever seen on the River Clyde sails from Greenock to Glasgow as part of the city's Commonwealth Games celebrations. 
Butler 'crushed to death by lift'  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:09:26 GMT
Police investigate the death of a butler who was fatally injured while working at a Tudor mansion in Lincolnshire. 
VIDEO: Thunderstorms on Air Algerie route  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:00:19 GMT
BBC Weather's Tomasz Schafernaker says there were thunderstorms in the area where Air Algerie flight AH5017 was flying before it crashed. 
VIDEO: Peru to auction ex-spy chief jewels  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:38:07 GMT
The Peruvian government is to sell dozens of gold watches and diamond-encrusted cufflinks seized from disgraced ex-spy chief Vladimiro Montesinos. 
VIDEO: Honour for 101-year-old weatherman  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:38:16 GMT
America's longest serving volunteer weather observer, 101-year-old Richard G Hendrickson, will be honoured on Sunday for 84 years service.