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Race to find India landslide missing

14 hours 11 min ago
Rescuers in western India race to locate survivors of a landslide that has killed at least 30 and buried up to 200 people, but hopes of finding survivors fade as time passes.
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Two thirds of pier saved despite fire

14 hours 13 min ago
Fire crews save two thirds of Eastbourne Pier after tackling a major blaze.
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New EU sanctions hit top Putin aides

14 hours 49 min ago
A former judo sparring partner of Vladimir Putin is among three of the Russian president's close aides on a new EU sanctions list.
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VIDEO: Underwater art exhibition in Italy

14 hours 49 min ago
An exhibition of photographs is taking place underwater off an Italian island.
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UK border staff 'not ready' for Ebola

14 hours 51 min ago
Immigration and customs staff feel unprepared to deal with people arriving in the UK with suspected cases of the Ebola virus, a union leader warns.
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Xinjiang imam killed after clashes

14 hours 59 min ago
The imam of China's largest mosque - in the city of Kashgar in Xinjiang - has been killed, in what appears to be a targeted assassination.
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VIDEO: Axe crashes through windscreen

15 hours 18 min ago
A car passenger had a lucky escape after an axe flew off the back of a lorry and through the windscreen of the vehicle travelling behind it.
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Euro prices deeper in 'danger zone'

15 hours 25 min ago
The eurozone inflation rate falls by 0.4% in July, sliding further into what the European Central Bank describes as a "danger zone".
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England win to level India series

15 hours 26 min ago
England wrap up a 266-run victory over India in the third Test at Southampton to level the series at 1-1.
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Champions League warning for Man Utd

16 hours 6 min ago
Manchester United's £750m kit deal will be cut if they fail to qualify for the Champions League in consecutive seasons.
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Gibb's final song to be released

16 hours 49 min ago
The last song written and recorded by late Bee Gees star Robin Gibb is to be released in September, it is announced.
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Tibetan monk cremated in Nepal

16 hours 54 min ago
Thousands of Tibetan exiles attend the funeral in Nepal of one of Tibetan Buddhism's most senior monks, Shamar Rinpoche.
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Mexico migrants' train deal reached

16 hours 59 min ago
The US, Mexico and Guatemala will establish more checkpoints along the route of a freight train to prevent migrants from boarding it, Guatemala says.
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Israeli show cancelled after protest

17 hours 37 min ago
An Israeli show at the Edinburgh Fringe is cancelled after only one performance following a protest by a pro-Palestinian group.
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VIDEO: Ebola victim, four months, laid to rest

18 hours 13 min ago
The BBC's Tulip Mazumdar reports from south-east Guinea, where the Ebola outbreak first started in March 2014.
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US TV producer Halmi dies aged 90

18 hours 49 min ago
Prolific US television producer Robert Halmi Sr, whose work won dozens of Emmy Awards, dies at the age of 90.
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Cadbury manor blaze was arson attack

18 hours 49 min ago
The former home of the Cadbury family in Birmingham has been destroyed in an arson attack.
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Israel calls up 16,000 reservists

18 hours 52 min ago
Israel calls up 16,000 extra reserve soldiers as conflict in Gaza continues, amid criticism over a strike that killed 16 at a UN-run school.
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Bathers drown off Karachi coast

19 hours 21 min ago
At least 20 bathers celebrating the Muslim Eid festival drown in rough seas off the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, officials say.
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Australia 'in child asylum cover-up'

19 hours 34 min ago
The Australian government sought to cover up the extent of mental health problems among children held in asylum detention, a psychiatrist tells a national inquiry.
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Rumors continue 60 years after Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin's death. Did he die as a result of a stroke or was he assassinated by a member or members of his inner circle?