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Australia teenager behind Iraq blast

July 21, 2014 - 1:19am
Australia says a man who killed himself and several other people in a suicide attack in Iraq last week was an 18-year-old from Melbourne.
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Rendition damages case goes to court

July 21, 2014 - 12:47am
A damages action brought against the UK over a 2004 rendition case involving a Libyan politician and his wife is being heard at the Court of Appeal later.
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VIDEO: 'Convert to Islam or face death'

July 21, 2014 - 12:09am
Isis Sunni militants gave Christians an ultimatum: convert to Islam or face death.
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VIDEO: Fighting at Tripoli airport

July 20, 2014 - 11:35pm
At least 50 people have been killed in fighting at Tripoli airport since it began a week ago, according to the health ministry.
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Early HIV drugs 'may not stop virus'

July 20, 2014 - 11:21pm
HIV can rapidly form invulnerable strongholds in the body, dashing hopes that early treatment might cure the virus, according to new research.
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Gaza and Israel suffer deadliest day

July 20, 2014 - 10:06pm
Israel says 13 of its soldiers died on Sunday as part of its ground offensive in Gaza, as scores of Palestinians are killed by Israeli shelling.
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Gunmen in Kenya kill four in Mombasa

July 20, 2014 - 9:14pm
Two gunmen kill at least four people and injure several others in a shooting rampage in the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa.
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Mexico children's home owner freed

July 20, 2014 - 9:05pm
The owner of a children's home in the Mexican city of Zamora at the heart of an abuse scandal has been released by police.
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The beaches where Lego keeps washing up

July 20, 2014 - 8:12pm
The beach where Lego keeps washing up
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Iran eliminates uranium stockpile

July 20, 2014 - 8:06pm
UN nuclear agency says Iran has turned all of its enriched uranium closest to the level needed to make nuclear arms into fuel.
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VIDEO: Fears for MH17 crash site evidence

July 20, 2014 - 7:58pm
The BBC has been shown pictures filmed by pro-Russian rebels at the scene of the MH17 crash immediately after the plane came down.
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VIDEO: Israeli soldiers' funerals take place

July 20, 2014 - 7:48pm
Israel and Gaza have both suffered their bloodiest day since the beginning of the current offensive, with the death of 13 Israeli soldiers and at least 87 Gazans.
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Social media 'aid doctor complaints'

July 20, 2014 - 7:39pm
A rise in complaints against doctors reflects the role of social media and negative press coverage of the medical profession, according to a report.
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Brazilian engineer Odebrecht dies

July 20, 2014 - 7:31pm
Norberto Odebrecht, the founder of one of Latin America's largest engineering conglomerates, dies at the age of 93.
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Caring for Kenya's HIV orphans

July 20, 2014 - 7:17pm
The Kenyan HIV orphans who need to take 18 pills a day
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In pictures: India's 'original conservationists'

July 20, 2014 - 7:12pm
The 'original conservationists' of India's tree-loving tribe
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The island looking to China for brides

July 20, 2014 - 7:04pm
The Japanese island looking to China for brides
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Seeing a doctor for the first time in seven years

July 20, 2014 - 7:03pm
The Americans seeing a doctor for the first time in years
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VIDEO: Race to save woman in Gaza rubble

July 20, 2014 - 6:57pm
Gaza has suffered the highest death toll since the offensive by Israel began, with at least 87 people reported killed on Sunday.
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Slovakia's successful app entrepreneur

July 20, 2014 - 6:34pm
'I wanted to make products for people'
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