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Israel 'to destroy Gaza tunnels' 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:12:46 GMT 
    Israel is "determined" to destroy militant tunnels from Gaza "with or without a ceasefire", Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says.


Forensic scientists reach MH17 site 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:51:08 GMT 
    International forensic scientists reach the site of the flight MH17 crash in east Ukraine after the government halts military operations for a day.


S Leone declares Ebola emergency 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:50:56 GMT 
    Sierra Leone's president declares a public health emergency to curb the deadly Ebola outbreak and order epicentres of the disease to be quarantined.


Race to find India landslide missing 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:46:01 GMT 
    Rescue workers in western India race to locate survivors of a landslide that has claimed at least 30 lives and buried up to 200 people.


Argentina blames US for debt default 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:17:04 GMT 
    Argentina blames the US for its default, calling the mediator in debt negotiations which ended in failure "incompetent".


Russia told to pay Yukos investors 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:03:37 GMT 
    Russia is ordered to pay about $2.5bn to former shareholders in defunct oil group Yukos by the European Court of Human Rights.


Xinjiang imam dies following clashes 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:44:08 GMT 
    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.


US ex-governor's wife 'sought gifts' 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:11:25 GMT 
    The star witness in the corruption trial of Virginia ex-governor Bob McDonnell says the ex-first lady sought gifts in return for business help.


Australia 'in child asylum cover-up' 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:09:33 GMT 
    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.


Bathers drown off Karachi coast 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:22:11 GMT 
    At least 20 bathers celebrating the Muslim Eid festival drown in rough seas off the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, officials say.


Guilty plea in Australia racist rant 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:28:12 GMT 
    A woman whose racist rant caused shock in Australia is given a 12-month good behaviour bond after admitting offensive behaviour.


Tags plan to cut alcohol-linked crime 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:41:37 GMT 
    Repeat offenders convicted of alcohol-related crimes could be forced by courts to wear ankle tags to monitor whether they are still drinking, under a new pilot scheme.


VIDEO: Mysterious miracle? Crop circle draws crowds 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:33:01 GMT 
    A giant crop circle which apparently appeared out of nowhere, has drawn crowds of people to a farmer's field in Bavaria, southern Germany.


VIDEO: Argentina defaults for second time 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:53:37 GMT 
    Argentina has defaulted on its debt - for the second time in 13 years.


VIDEO: The rise and rise of video blogs 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:11:29 GMT 
    Members of the 'millennial generation' are finding ways to earn a living from skills they learned not at school, but on social media.
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