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UN calls for immediate Gaza truce

BBC News - July 28, 2014 - 4:30am
The UN Security Council calls for an "immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire" in Gaza after the quietest night in weeks.
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VIDEO: UN calls for immediate truce in Gaza

BBC News - July 28, 2014 - 4:19am
The United Nations Security Council has held an emergency meeting this morning to call for an immediate end to the hostilities in Gaza.
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Lawmakers announce tentative deal on bill to overhaul troubled VA

Fox News - July 28, 2014 - 3:30am

The leaders of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees unveiled a tentative deal on Monday on legislation meant to improve veterans' health care and tackle the litany of scandalous problems at the VA, in a bid to get the wheels turning on a solution ahead of the looming August recess.

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MH17 crash: The 298 who perished

BBC News - July 28, 2014 - 3:25am
The 298 men, women and children who perished
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Report says Pentagon has lost track of thousands of firearms given to Afghan forces

Fox News - July 28, 2014 - 3:17am

The Pentagon has been unable to locate more than 40 percent of the firearms it has provided to Afghan security forces at a cost of $626 million, according to a report by a government oversight agency made public Monday.

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Ryanair raises profit forecasts

BBC News - July 28, 2014 - 3:11am
Budget airline Ryanair has raised its annual profit forecast after seeing a sharp rise in earnings for the three months to June.
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Police told off for Lily Allen image

BBC News - July 28, 2014 - 3:02am
Lily Allen posted a mocked-up picture on Instagram of her being arrested by officers in Australia before taking it back down.
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North Carolina mayor walks to Washington to bring focus to ObamaCare's effect on rural hospitals

Fox News - July 28, 2014 - 3:00am

A North Carolina mayor on Sunday was just a few miles away from finishing his 273-mile walk to Washington to draw attention to the closing of his small town’s local hospital and the plights of other rural facilities caught in financial bind created largely by ObamaCare, a changing economy and less federal funding.  

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Japanese girl 'dismembers classmate'

BBC News - July 28, 2014 - 2:12am
A high school girl has been arrested on suspicion of killing and dismembering a classmate, Japanese police say.
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India riot city curfew relaxed

BBC News - July 28, 2014 - 2:08am
India's Uttar Pradesh state relaxes a curfew in the city of Saharanpur after clashes between Sikhs and Muslims left three dead and 20 hurt.
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Indian nurses trapped in Libya

BBC News - July 28, 2014 - 1:57am
A group of Indian 65 nurses trapped in the fighting engulfing parts of Libya want to return home, officials say.
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Passport workers set to strike

BBC News - July 28, 2014 - 1:52am
Thousands of passport workers are due to strike later over staffing and pay, with the government saying it could threaten people's holidays.
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Women's Team Sky possible - Brailsford

BBC News - July 28, 2014 - 1:26am
Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford says he is "talking a lot" about the possibility of a women's professional cycling squad.
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Mercedes will rethink orders - Wolff

BBC News - July 28, 2014 - 1:21am
Mercedes will rethink their race strategy after another Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg battle at the Hungarian Grand Prix.
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Dinosaurs' extinction 'bad luck'

BBC News - July 28, 2014 - 12:21am
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.
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Fresh Benghazi clashes kill 38

BBC News - July 27, 2014 - 11:42pm
At least 38 people are killed in clashes between pro-Libyan government troops and Islamist militants in the city of Benghazi, officials say.
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California hit by raging wildfires

BBC News - July 27, 2014 - 11:30pm
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.
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Aruba frees top Venezuela official

BBC News - July 27, 2014 - 8:19pm
The Caribbean island of Aruba releases a top Venezuelan official, Gen Hugo Carvajal, detained over US accusations of drug-trafficking activities.
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VIDEO: Dog friendly buses in Hong Kong

BBC News - July 27, 2014 - 7:58pm
A new bus service has been launched in Hong Kong for pet lovers.
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Cartoonist's view of war and peace in Afghanistan

BBC News - July 27, 2014 - 7:44pm
A cartoonist's view of war and peace in Afghanistan
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