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Israel calls up 16,000 reservists  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:37:13 GMT
Israel calls up 16,000 extra reserve soldiers as conflict in Gaza continues, amid criticism over a strike that killed 16 at a UN-run school. 
Leaders meet to discuss MH17 access  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:07:13 GMT
Malaysian and Dutch leaders to meet later to discuss securing full access to the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine, two weeks after the plane went down. 
Race to find India landslide missing  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:46:01 GMT
Rescue workers in western India race to locate survivors of a landslide that has claimed at least 23 lives and buried up to 200 people. 
Argentina defaults for second time  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:01:06 GMT
Argentina has defaulted on its debt - for the second time in 13 years - after last-minute talks in New York with a group of bond-holders end in failure. 
Liberia shuts schools over Ebola  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:50:16 GMT
Liberia's government announced it is closing down all schools across the country and deploying troops to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. 
Nato 'unprepared for Russia threat'  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:53:35 GMT
Nato is poorly prepared for an attack on a member state by Russia, a group of MPs warns in a report. 
Bathers drown off Karachi coast  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:24:52 GMT
At least 19 bathers celebrating the Muslim Eid festival drown in rough seas off the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, officials say. 
Drug-resistant malaria 'widespread'  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:28:46 GMT
Drug-resistant malaria is spreading in South East Asia, and has now reached the Cambodia-Thailand border, according to a study. 
Shell sees 'robust' profits rise  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:41:08 GMT
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell describes its performance as "robust" after its second-quarter profits more than doubled. 
NZ lawmakers back match-fixing bill  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:35:58 GMT
New Zealand lawmakers back a bill making match-fixing a crime punishable by up to seven years in prison, as it prepares to host major sporting events. 
'Tape measure test' call on diabetes  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:32:07 GMT
People are being urged to take out the tape measure to assess their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. 
Kiribati claims historic medal  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:23:02 GMT
Weightlifter David Katoatau earns Kiribati its first ever Games medal with gold in 105kg as Ben Watson wins bronze. 
VIDEO: Mysterious miracle? Crop circle draws crowds  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:33:01 GMT
A giant crop circle which apparently appeared out of nowhere, has drawn crowds of people to a farmer's field in Bavaria, southern Germany. 
VIDEO: Argentina defaults for second time  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:53:37 GMT
Argentina has defaulted on its debt - for the second time in 13 years. 
VIDEO: Star Wars comes to County Kerry  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:59:06 GMT
Residents and tourists in Portmagee, County Kerry, are getting a taste of Hollywood as scenes for the new Star Wars film are shot on nearby island Skellig Michael.