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Hamas rockets after Israel truce bid  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:24:57 GMT
Hamas militants fire rockets into Israel, rejecting an Israeli offer to extend until 21:00 GMT a 12-hour ceasefire in Gaza. 
US evacuates Libya embassy staff  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:58:44 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
Entries into Nigeria are placed on red alert after the authorities confirm the first death from the Ebola virus in the commercial capital Lagos. 
Russia lambasts new EU sanctions  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:17:05 GMT
Russia warns new EU sanctions against it over the Ukraine crisis will jeopardise security co-operation and the fight against terrorism. 
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. 
Second Air Algerie black box found  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 16:05:41 GMT
Search teams in Mali locate the second flight recorder on board Air Algerie flight AH5017, which crashed on Thursday killing 116 people. 
S Sudan food crisis 'world's worst'  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 16:44:27 GMT
South Sudan's food crisis is now the worst in the world, the UN Security Council warns, urging donor nations for urgent action. 
Isis 'may be on UN war crimes list'  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:21:22 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. 
Pair arrested over FGM conspiracy  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 16:08:48 GMT
A man and a woman are arrested in London for conspiracy to commit female genital mutilation. 
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. 
Kidnapped Briton freed in Yemen  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 18:48:56 GMT
A British teacher who was kidnapped in Yemeni capital Sanaa in February has been released safely, the UK Foreign Office says. 
Nibali poised to win Tour de France  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:39:11 GMT
Tony Martin wins stage 20's individual time trial as Vincenzo Nibali moves closer to overall Tour de France victory. 
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: Huge dust cloud covers Phoenix  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:18:20 GMT
A large dust storm has covered the Phoenix metropolitan area in Arizona, causing poor visibility and tough driving conditions.