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A reclusive Hamas military leader rules out a ceasefire with Israel to end Gaza violence, at the end of a destructive day.
A burst water main on Los Angeles' iconic Sunset Boulevard has caused flooding at the University of California, Los Angeles, local officials say.
The last two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime are to begin their second trial, this time for genocide, in Phnom Penh.
At least 24 people have died after a stampede at a beach concert in Conakry, the capital of Guinea, with dozens reported injured.
A burst water main causes flooding along Los Angeles' Sunset Boulevard at the University of California, Los Angeles, officials say.
Japan's factory output falls 3.3% from May to June, the latest sign to highlight that the recent sales tax rise is affecting consumer demand.
Dozens of people have been killed or injured in violence in China's troubled western region of Xinjiang, state media say.
A special forces base in Libya has been seized by militias, the fighters and officials say, as a blaze continues at a fuel depot in the capital Tripoli.
Hop-hop history tour of LA county's infamous city
Coral munching bumphead fish give insight into conservation
Syrian refugees spotting business opportunities in Jordan camp
How US actor David Duchovny became symbol of Mother Russia
British Airways is to be sued for damages over claims one of its pilots sexually abused children in African schools and orphanages.
How many men are paedophiles - and is the same true of priests?
Life on the Ebola front line
The tech firm helping San Francisco's tough Tenderloin area
Call it something else, says Argentina's president
The reindeer herders fighting an iron ore mine
New research backs the five-a-day target for fruit and vegetables, but suggests eating more may have no added benefits.
The Bank of England is expected to unveil on Wednesday a plan which may see rule-breaking bankers return bonuses up to seven years after being awarded them.