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Isis 'ordering FGM' in Iraq - UN

July 24, 2014 - 11:14am
A top UN official in Iraq says the Sunni Islamist group Isis, which is controlling the city of Mosul, is seeking to impose female genital mutilation.
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More art found in Gurlitt's home

July 24, 2014 - 11:10am
Two sculptures, possibly by Rodin and Degas, are discovered in the home of the late art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt in Munich.
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Wine fraudster sentencing delayed

July 24, 2014 - 11:06am
A California wine dealer, who made $20m by selling fake vintage bottles to rich clients, faces years in prison when he is sentenced in New York.
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Eva Peron's Cadillac goes on sale

July 24, 2014 - 10:51am
A jewel from one of her dresses was found inside.
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Police investigate abuse 'cover-up'

July 24, 2014 - 9:38am
Police investigating sexual abuse allegations at a school in Rochdale refer themselves to the independent police watchdog over the way they handled previous inquiries.
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Europe lifts Tel Aviv flights ban

July 24, 2014 - 9:22am
The European Aviation Safety Agency has joined the US in lifting its ban on flights to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.
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Sudan 'apostasy' woman meets Pope

July 24, 2014 - 9:18am
A Sudanese woman who fled to Italy after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam meets Pope Francis at the Vatican.
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Qualcomm disputes China phone sales

July 24, 2014 - 9:07am
US chipmaker Qualcomm claims some Chinese companies are misrepresenting sales to minimise their payments.
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Stimpson captures triathlon gold

July 24, 2014 - 9:05am
England's Jodie Stimpson wins the first medal at Glasgow 2014 with victory in the women's triathlon.
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Aid workers shot dead in Herat

July 24, 2014 - 9:01am
Gunmen in Afghanistan shoot dead two Finnish women working with an international Christian charity in the western city of Herat.
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Met investigated 18 justice campaigns

July 24, 2014 - 8:57am
The Met Police collected information on 18 justice campaigns - including that of Jean Charles de Menezes - a report into a now defunct undercover unit says.
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Mirza hits back in nationality row

July 24, 2014 - 8:53am
Indian tennis star Sania Mirza rejects claims by a ruling party legislator that she is not fit to represent newly-created Telangana state because she is married to a Pakistani.
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Poland 'helped in CIA rendition'

July 24, 2014 - 8:53am
Poland violated the human rights convention and helped the CIA's rendition of terror suspects, the European Court of Human Rights finds.
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Queen 'photo-bombs' athletes' selfie

July 24, 2014 - 8:31am
Two Australian Commonwealth Games hockey players have a huge surprise when the Queen appears smiling in the back of their selfie.
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CAR factions announce ceasefire

July 24, 2014 - 8:30am
Rival armed groups in the Central African Republic sign a ceasefire deal aimed at ending over a year of religious conflict - but fighting continues.
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Suarez could return in El Clasico

July 24, 2014 - 8:21am
Luis Suarez could make his Barcelona debut against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu, with El Clasico set for 26 October.
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Iraq MPs elect Massoum as president

July 24, 2014 - 8:20am
Iraqi parliament elects Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum as the country's next president, succeeding Jalal Talabani.
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Singapore football match-fixer jailed

July 24, 2014 - 8:12am
A Singaporean businessman has been jailed for three years for bribing three Lebanese football referees with prostitutes so that they would fix matches
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Hacking reporter spared prison

July 24, 2014 - 8:06am
Ex-News of the World and Sunday Mirror journalist Dan Evans is sentenced to a 10-month jail sentence, suspended for a year at the Old Bailey, after admitting charges including phone hacking.
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Central African Republic's road to anarchy

July 24, 2014 - 7:50am
Andrew Harding crosses paths with Central African militias
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