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MH17 bodies leave Ukraine rebel area  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:28:53 GMT
A train carrying the remains of most of the victims of the MH17 plane crash arrives in the Ukrainian city of Kharkhiv, out of rebel-held territory. 
Fresh push to broker Gaza truce  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:01:13 GMT
A diplomatic push to broker a truce in the Gaza Strip is intensifying, as Israel continues its military operation on the Palestinian territory. 
FGM parents to face prosecution  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:43:18 GMT
Parents will face prosecution if they fail to prevent their daughters undergoing female genital mutilation or forced marriage under new measures being announced. 
Indonesia candidate rejects election  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:41:16 GMT
Indonesian presidential election candidate Prabowo Subianto says he is withdrawing from the election process, alleging massive fraud, hours before results are due. 
'Foreigners' killed in Kabul attack  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:50:21 GMT
A suicide bomber outside Kabul airport kills at least one Afghan and at least three foreign security guards, officials say. 
Litvinenko death inquiry announced  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:25:52 GMT
An inquiry will be held into the death of the Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko, the Home Secretary Theresa May announces. 
Nigeria leader to see girls' parents  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:24:17 GMT
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan is due to meet for the first time parents of the girls abducted by militant Islamists 100 days ago. 
S Korea ferry boss death confirmed  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:22:12 GMT
Police in South Korea say a body they found in June is that of the fugitive boss of the operator of a ferry that sank in April killing 300 people. 
Credit Suisse posts quarterly loss  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:12:02 GMT
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse reports its biggest quarterly loss in almost six years after being hit by its settlement with US authorities over tax evasion charges. 
Boston bomber 'friend' found guilty  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:12:40 GMT
A friend of one of the men suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombing is convicted of impeding the investigation into the attack. 
Texas deploys troops to US border  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 02:09:32 GMT
Texas Governor Rick Perry orders 1,000 troops to the US border with Mexico, saying the federal government had failed to secure it. 
Beef's greater environment burden  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:08:53 GMT
A new study says the production of beef is around 10 times more damaging to the environment than any other form of livestock. 
VIDEO: 'I was forced to marry a stranger'  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:22:50 GMT
BBC News hears from a 17-year-old in Zambia who was forced into marriage against her will. 
VIDEO: Gaza 'terror tunnels' - in 60 secs  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:08:20 GMT
Israel sent ground troops into Gaza on Thursday, saying the ground operation is necessary to target Hamas' network of tunnels. 
VIDEO: Could you beat Usain Bolt in a race?  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:06:48 GMT
Engineers are making it possible for spectators to race against the world's fastest man.