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Israel 'to destroy Gaza tunnels'
Israel is "determined" to destroy militant tunnels from Gaza "with or without a ceasefire", Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says.
Russian experts to visit MH17 site
Russian aviation experts plan to visit the site of the flight MH17 crash in the east, as Ukraine calls a one-day truce with the rebels.
S Leone declares Ebola emergency
Sierra Leone's president declares a public health emergency to curb the deadly Ebola outbreak and order epicentres of the disease to be quarantined.
Race to find India landslide missing
Rescue workers in western India race to locate survivors of a landslide that has claimed at least 30 lives and buried up to 200 people.
Argentina defaults for second time
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.
Russia told to pay Yukos investors
Russia is ordered to pay about $2.5bn to former shareholders in defunct oil group Yukos by the European Court of Human Rights.
Australia 'in child asylum cover-up'
The Australian government sought to cover up the extent of mental health problems among children held in asylum detention, a psychiatrist tells a national inquiry.
Bathers drown off Karachi coast
At least 20 bathers celebrating the Muslim Eid festival drown in rough seas off the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, officials say.
Tags plan to cut alcohol-linked crime
Repeat offenders convicted of alcohol-related crimes could be forced by courts to wear ankle tags to monitor whether they are still drinking, under a new pilot scheme.
Facebook expands Africa push
Facebook puts itself at forefront of push into Africa by unveiling a plan to get millions of people in Zambia online.
Tibetan monk cremated in Nepal
Thousands of Tibetan exiles attend the funeral in Nepal of one of Tibetan Buddhism's most senior monks, Shamar Rinpoche.
Guilty plea in Australia racist rant
A woman whose racist rant caused shock in Australia is given a 12-month good behaviour bond after admitting offensive behaviour.
VIDEO: Mysterious miracle? Crop circle draws crowds
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
Argentina has defaulted on its debt - for the second time in 13 years.
VIDEO: Louvre rat infestation shocks tourists
The Louvre in Paris has called in pest controllers after an infestation of rats was spotted in the gallery's gardens.
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VIDEO: Star Wars comes to County Kerry
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.
VIDEO: The challenge of tackling Ebola
Scientists have been aware of Ebola since the mid-1970s, but so far no vaccine or cure has been developed.
VIDEO: Sun bracelet measures UV exposure
The BBC's Dougal Shaw tests out a digital bracelet designed to help people avoid getting too much sun exposure.
VIDEO: Inside Gaza militants' tunnel
Israel says its offensive in Gaza will continue until the extensive Hamas tunnel network is neutralised. The BBC's Orla Guerin was given access by the military to a recently discovered tunnel.
'E-cigs less harm than cigarettes'
An analysis of the current evidence available on e-cigarettes suggests they are safer than conventional cigarettes.
Broody octopus keeps four-year vigil
A deep-sea octopus is observed nursing her eggs for more than four years - the longest brooding time seen in any animal.
Eurozone inflation falls to 0.4%
The eurozone inflation rate has fallen to its lowest level since the height of the financial crisis, adding pressure on the European Central Bank to intervene again.
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Tor attack may have unmasked users
Users of the "dark net" service Tor who visited hidden websites may have had their identities revealed by a five-month long cyber-attack.
Broken robots 'learn to keep going'
Engineers take a step towards having machines that can operate even when they are damaged by developing a robot that can teach itself to walk, even with a broken leg.
Kylie to headline Games closing show
Kylie Minogue will perform at the closing ceremony of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, organisers confirm.
US TV producer Halmi dies aged 90
Prolific US television producer Robert Halmi Sr, whose work won dozens of Emmy Awards, dies at the age of 90.
Mystery of lemon-shaped Moon solved
Tides and spin gave the Moon its strange lemon shape more than four billion years ago, research reveals.
Minister wants UK animal tests ban
Norman Baker - the minister in charge of regulating animal experiments - tells the BBC he wants a total ban on them.
Drug-resistant malaria 'widespread'
Drug-resistant malaria is spreading in South East Asia, and has now reached the Cambodia-Thailand border, according to a study.
'Tape measure test' call on diabetes
People are being urged to take out the tape measure to assess their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Everton complete Lukaku signing
Everton sign Belgian World Cup striker Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea for a club record fee of £28m.
'We lost our heads' admits Deila
Celtic manager Ronny Deila says his side lost their heads as they lost 4-1 to Legia Warsaw in Champions League qualifying.
How many men are paedophiles?
The Pope was reported to have said that about 2% of Catholic clergy are paedophiles - but how does this compare to society as a whole?
The pre-nup that can end a happy marriage
In parts of Yemen when a brother and sister from one family marry siblings from another, the couples' fates can be locked together regardless of how happy they are.
Row over Senegal corruption trial
A leading Senegalese rights group condemns the corruption trial of Karim Wade, the former president's son, accused of embezzling about $238m (£140m).
Kiribati claims historic medal
Weightlifter David Katoatau earns Kiribati its first ever Games medal with gold in 105kg as Ben Watson wins bronze.
Nato 'unprepared for Russia threat'
Nato is poorly prepared for an attack on a member state by Russia, a group of MPs warns in a report.
US travel ban on Venezuela officials
The US imposes travel restrictions on Venezuelan government officials it says are linked to human rights abuses during recent protests.
'Dozens of bodies' at Libya base
At least 35 bodies are reportedly recovered from a military base that was overrun by Islamist-led militias in the Libyan city of Benghazi.
House votes to sue President Obama
The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution authorising a lawsuit against the president for allegedly exceeding his constitutional powers.
UK border staff 'not ready' for Ebola
Immigration and customs staff feel unprepared to deal with people arriving in the UK with suspected cases of the Ebola virus, a union leader warns.
Two thirds of pier saved in fire
Fire crews save two thirds of Eastbourne Pier after fire destroyed part of the structure, leaving a metal skeleton.
Academy trustee is new Ofsted chief
David Hoare, a trustee of a struggling academies chain, is announced by the government as the new chairman of schools regulator Ofsted.
Airline axes Gatwick bag handler
Leisure airline Monarch terminates its contract with Swissport, one of the baggage-handling companies at Gatwick airport, after weekend chaos.
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