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Deaths in Gaza now more than 1,000  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:56:35 GMT
The death toll in Gaza has passed 1,000, Palestinian medical officials say, 19 days after Israel launched an offensive against Hamas militants. 
US evacuates Libya embassy staff  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:58:44 GMT
The US temporarily evacuates staff from its embassy in the Libyan capital following clashes between rival militias, the state department says. 
Nigeria 'on red alert' over Ebola  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:27:16 GMT
Entries into Nigeria are placed on red alert after the authorities confirm the first death from the Ebola virus in the commercial capital Lagos. 
Russia lambasts new EU sanctions  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:07:41 GMT
Russia warns new EU sanctions against it over the Ukraine crisis will jeopardise security co-operation and the fight against terrorism. 
Pakistan climbers scale K2 summit  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:56:27 GMT
The world's second highest mountain, K2 - which lies in Pakistan - is successfully scaled by a team of Pakistani climbers for the first time. 
Second Air Algerie black box found  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:49:36 GMT
Search teams in Mali locate the second flight recorder on board Air Algerie flight AH5017, which crashed on Thursday killing 116 people. 
Isis 'may be on UN war crimes list'  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:21:22 GMT
Fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis) may be added to a list of war crimes suspects in Syria, a UN investigator says. 
Cancer blood test moves step closer  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:12:29 GMT
A British team of researchers has developed what might be a simple blood test for cancer, scientists from the University of Bradford say. 
Rape case stopped as judge 'asleep'  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:46:00 GMT
A judge is being investigated after being accused of falling asleep during a child rape trial at Manchester Crown Court. 
Van Gaal tells players to speak English  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:56:48 GMT
Manchester United's record signing Juan Mata says new manager Louis van Gaal has told his players they must communicate in English. 
Huge Commonwealth flotilla for Games  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:32:55 GMT
The largest flotilla ever seen on the River Clyde sails from Greenock to Glasgow as part of the city's Commonwealth Games celebrations. 
Butler 'crushed to death by lift'  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:09:26 GMT
Police investigate the death of a butler who was fatally injured while working at a Tudor mansion in Lincolnshire. 
VIDEO: Thunderstorms on Air Algerie route  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:00:19 GMT
BBC Weather's Tomasz Schafernaker says there were thunderstorms in the area where Air Algerie flight AH5017 was flying before it crashed. 
VIDEO: Peru to auction ex-spy chief jewels  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:38:07 GMT
The Peruvian government is to sell dozens of gold watches and diamond-encrusted cufflinks seized from disgraced ex-spy chief Vladimiro Montesinos. 
VIDEO: Huge dust cloud covers Phoenix  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:18:20 GMT
A large dust storm has covered the Phoenix metropolitan area in Arizona, causing poor visibility and tough driving conditions.