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UN call to 'prevent Iraq massacre'  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:46:19 GMT
A UN envoy calls for action to prevent what he says may be the possible massacre of Iraqis in the town of Amerli, besieged by Islamic State. 
Russian convoy leaves Ukraine  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:01:44 GMT
Lorries from an unauthorised Russian aid convoy cross back from rebel-held east Ukraine as German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds talks in Kiev. 
Galileo satellites on wrong orbit  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:56:12 GMT
The European Space Agency says the latest two satellites for Europe's version of the US GPS sat-nav system have not gone into the correct orbit. 
May pledges new anti-extremist powers  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:15:36 GMT
New measures to fight extremist groups are being looked at by the government, the home secretary says, as she defends counter-terrorism strategy. 
MH370 search faces tough next phase  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:01:08 GMT
The next part of the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet MH370 will be very challenging in places, sea-floor mapping data suggests. 
Race to find Japan landslide victims  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 04:42:33 GMT
Rescuers search desperately for survivors in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture where a landslide killed at least 42 people, with 43 still missing. 
US anger at China 'air interception'  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:05:54 GMT
A Chinese fighter came perilously close to a US military patrol plane over international waters east of China's Hainan Island, the Pentagon says. 
'Dozens killed' in CAR mine collapse  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:14:44 GMT
At least 25 people have died in the collapse of a rebel-held gold mine in the southern Central African Republic, officials say. 
Lennon killer denied parole again  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:31:29 GMT
Mark Chapman, the man who killed John Lennon in 1980, is denied parole for an eighth time by authorities in New York. 
VIDEO: SpaceX rocket explodes during testing  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:52:12 GMT
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded shortly after lift-off on Friday at the company's site in McGregor, Texas. 
AUDIO: How well does comedy travel?  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:47:39 GMT
How well does stand up comedy travel outside the US and UK? 
VIDEO: One-minute World News  Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:50:45 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: New Doctor Who titles inspired by fan  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:43:57 GMT
The creators of Doctor Who were so impressed by a title sequence made by one fan, they asked if they could use his ideas for the new series. 
VIDEO: Venezuela to fingerprint shoppers  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:21:32 GMT
President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela has announced a mandatory fingerprinting system in supermarkets to combat food shortages and smuggling. 
VIDEO: Gibraltar banishes troublesome monkeys  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:19:17 GMT
Gibraltar is planning to banish some of its Barbary macaque population which have become too cheeky or aggressive