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Israel's Netanyahu in Entebbe to mark hostage-rescue anniversary

July 4, 2016 - 9:21am
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu visits the scene of the 1976 Entebbe hostage rescue, in which his brother, who led the raid in Uganda, was killed.
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Nepal to investigate Indian police pair's Everest summit claim

July 4, 2016 - 9:04am
The Nepalese government says it is investigating two climbers who claim to be the first Indian couple to conquer Everest.
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Cuba volleyball players held in rape probe in Finland

July 4, 2016 - 8:49am
Six Cuban volleyball players are being held in connection with a case of alleged aggravated rape in the Finnish city of Tampere, where the team was competing.
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China students given ice to beat heat

July 4, 2016 - 8:27am
University in southern China buys 28 tonnes of ice in the absence of air conditioning.
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Paris attacks: Belgian 'delay' let Abdeslam go

July 4, 2016 - 7:59am
Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam was able to leave France because Belgium was slow to warn about his jihadist background, a French MP says.
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How happy are Russians with Brexit?

July 4, 2016 - 7:56am
The BBC's Steve Rosenberg reports from Moscow on Russia's reaction to the UK leaving the European Union.
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Muslim Match dating website hacked

July 4, 2016 - 7:52am
The personal details of more than 150,000 members of dating website Muslim Match have been posted online.
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Flooding kills more than 180 people in central and southern China

July 4, 2016 - 6:51am
More than 180 people are killed in flooding along the Yangtze River, following torrential rain in central and southern China.
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US election: Trump 'Star of David tweet from far-right group'

July 4, 2016 - 6:42am
A Star of David-type image used by presumptive US presidential nominee Donald Trump on Twitter was previously posted on a far-right forum, a report says.
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'Celebgate' nudes hacker pleads guilty

July 4, 2016 - 6:36am
A US man pleads guilty to running a phishing campaign to steal private pictures and videos from film and TV stars.
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A Syrian Symphony

July 4, 2016 - 6:16am
The BBC goes behind the scenes as the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians reunite for a series of concerts with Damon Albarn.
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Ling Jihua: China jails top Hu Jintao aide for corruption

July 4, 2016 - 6:15am
An ex-aide to retired Chinese President Hu Jintao is jailed for life for corruption, illegally obtaining state secrets and abuse of power.
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Rio 2016: Ruling on clean Russian athletes going to Olympics due on 21 July

July 4, 2016 - 6:12am
Russian athletes who say they are not drug cheats may find out if they can compete at Rio 2016 just 15 days before the Olympics start.
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Weighty worries

July 4, 2016 - 5:02am
After South Korea's spy agency briefed politicians about Kim Jong-un's rapid weight gain, the BBC's Stephen Evans reflects on the value of such observations.
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Australian dollar shrugs off political limbo

July 4, 2016 - 4:43am
The Australian dollar shrugs off the political uncertainty in the country after elections over the weekend were too close to call, raising the prospect of a hung parliament.
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China fits final piece on world's largest radio telescope

July 4, 2016 - 4:16am
China has fitted the final piece on what is set to be the world's largest radio telescope, the size of 30 football fields and worth $180m (£135m).
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Iraq mourns victims of Baghdad suicide bombing

July 4, 2016 - 3:38am
The Iraqi government declares three days of national mourning after a huge bomb in the capital Baghdad kills 165 people and injures more than 200 others.
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The Senegalese Muslims who don't fast

July 4, 2016 - 3:35am
In Senegal, members of one branch of Sufi Islam, known as the Baye Fall, haven't been fasting during the holy month of Ramadan, unlike most other Muslims.
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Justin Trudeau joins Canada gay pride march

July 4, 2016 - 3:17am
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has become the country's first head of government to take part in Toronto's annual gay pride parade.
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