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UN calls for immediate Gaza truce 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:28:29 GMT 
    The UN Security Council calls for an "immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire" in Gaza after fighting continued on Sunday.


MH17 military mission 'unrealistic' 
  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:57:27 GMT 
    Sending an international military mission to secure the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine would be "unrealistic", Dutch PM Mark Rutte says.


Dinosaurs' extinction 'bad luck' 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:21:49 GMT 
    Dinosaurs might have survived if the asteroid that wiped them out had hit the Earth a few million years later or earlier, a new study suggests.


Korea ferry trial: Students testify 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:51:01 GMT 
    High school students who survived South Korea's Sewol ferry disaster begin testifying at the trial of the ship's crew.


California hit by raging wildfires 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:30:42 GMT 
    Two fast-moving fires in California destroy 10 homes and force the evacuation of hundreds more, as a man dies in a lightning strike in Los Angeles.


Aruba frees top Venezuela official 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:19:15 GMT 
    The Caribbean island of Aruba releases a top Venezuelan official, Gen Hugo Carvajal, detained over US accusations of drug-trafficking activities.


Fresh Benghazi clashes kill 38 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:42:43 GMT 
    At least 38 people are killed in clashes between pro-Libyan government troops and Islamist militants in the city of Benghazi, officials say.


Costa Concordia ends final voyage 
  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 16:29:30 GMT 
    The wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia enters the port of Genoa for scrapping after a lengthy salvage operation.


'Boko Haram abductions' in Cameroon 
  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:40:39 GMT 
    Boko Haram militants are suspected of carrying out two high-profile abductions in Cameroon and a church bombing in northern Nigeria.


Japanese girl 'dismembers classmate' 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:12:38 GMT 
    A high school girl has been arrested on suspicion of killing and dismembering a classmate, Japanese police say.


WW1 remembrance database launched 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:10:31 GMT 
    The Royal British Legion starts an online campaign to gather tributes to every Commonwealth serviceman and woman who died in World War One.


Nibali seals Tour de France win 
  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:05:53 GMT 
    Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wraps up his first victory in the three-week race as Marcel Kittel wins the final stage in Paris.


VIDEO: The facts about global travel 
  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:11:12 GMT 
    BBC News looks at the facts about global travel.


VIDEO: Dog friendly buses in Hong Kong 
  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:58:10 GMT 
    A new bus service has been launched in Hong Kong for pet lovers.


VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:48:38 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
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