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US: Foley beheading video authentic  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:50:14 GMT
The White House confirms that a jihadist video showing the beheading of American journalist James Foley is authentic. 
Israel strike 'targeted Hamas chief'  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:28:23 GMT
Hamas says militant chief Mohammed Deif is alive and leading its response to Israeli air strikes that killed 19 people in Gaza, including his wife and child. 
Rain sparks deadly Japan landslides  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:45:30 GMT
At least 32 people have been killed in landslides caused by heavy rain that buried houses in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture, officials say. 
Liberia troops enforce quarantine  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:04:06 GMT
Security forces in Liberia's capital deploy to enforce a quarantine in a large slum area in Monrovia in order to contain the spread of Ebola. 
Macy's settles racial profiling cases  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:57:29 GMT
One of the most famous names in US retailing, Macy's, pays $650,000 to settle claims that it racially profiled and detained customers. 
Fierce fight for east Ukrainian town  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:52:46 GMT
Ukrainian government and rebel forces both claim control of a small town after fierce fighting, as fighting claims 34 civilian lives in a day. 
Attorney General arrives in Ferguson  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:06:51 GMT
The US Attorney General arrives in Ferguson, Missouri, the scene of continuing protests over the police shooting of a black teenager. 
India yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:19:25 GMT
Legendary Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar, who developed the Iyengar form of yoga, dies in the western city of Pune aged 95. 
Hospital hack 'exploited Heartbleed'  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:54:39 GMT
A leading security expert alleges that hackers made use of the Heartbleed flaw to steal the personal details of 4.5 million healthcare patients. 
Chan 'sorry' for son's drug arrest  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:11:03 GMT
Actor Jackie Chan apologises over his son's arrest on drug-related charges, saying he feels "ashamed" as a public figure and "sad" as a father. 
Gandhi murder film sparks protest  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:15:09 GMT
Kaum De Heere, a controversial film on the October 1984 assassination of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, is set for release in India on Friday. 
India 'man-eating' tiger killed  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:46:25 GMT
Forest workers say they have shot dead a tiger blamed for killing seven people in the past six months in western India. 
VIDEO: Sad lament of Syrian child brides  Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:45:51 GMT
There has been a sharp increase in the number of girls under 18, who have fled the conflict in Syria, being forced into early marriages, the United Nations has told the BBC. 
VIDEO: Flying a vintage WW2 German plane  Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:01:25 GMT
The Civil Aviation Agency is consulting on changes which would allow the owners of vintage planes to take paying passengers on flights. 
VIDEO: Hacker conference - behind the scenes  Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:00:55 GMT
From hacking cars to traffic lights - behind the scenes at a cyber-security conference, Def Con.