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West Bank Gaza protests turn deadly 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:33:55 GMT 
    At least two Palestinians are killed and more than 200 wounded at a march in the West Bank in protests against Israel's military operation in Gaza.


Wreckage of Algeria plane found 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:53:03 GMT 
    The wreckage of a plane that disappeared with 116 people on board on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has been found in Mali, officials say.


Ferry owner death cause 'unknown' 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:58:15 GMT 
    South Korea's forensic agency says it cannot determine the cause of death for the fugitive tycoon blamed for the recent ferry disaster.


Russia 'fired rockets into Ukraine' 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:07:39 GMT 
    The US says Russia has fired artillery at Ukrainian military positions in the east, a week after the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster.


Wildlife loss link to child slavery 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:17:53 GMT 
    New research suggests that the global reduction in wildlife is connected to an increase in human trafficking and child slavery.


Arizona halts executions amid review 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:18:42 GMT 
    Arizona halts executions pending a review of its death penalty procedures, after the allegedly botched lethal injection of a convicted murderer.


Shift workers 'face diabetes risk' 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:14:23 GMT 
    Type 2 diabetes is more common in people who work shifts, with effects on waistlines, hormones and sleep increasing the risk, a study suggests.


Charges over Mexico children's home 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:15:20 GMT 
    A Mexican federal judge charges six employees of a children's home at the heart of an abuse scandal in the city of Zamora.


Australia brings asylum group ashore 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:06:34 GMT 
    A group of 157 asylum seekers detained at sea will be brought to the Australian mainland for processing, the immigration minister says.


US reporter believed held in Iran 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:02:13 GMT 
    An American reporter for the Washington Post, his wife and two other US journalists appear to have been detained in Tehran, the newspaper says.


McDonald's halts nuggets sales in HK 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:36:18 GMT 
    Fast-food chain McDonald's suspends sale of chicken nuggets in Hong Kong over the out of date meat scandal at a Chinese supplier.


Africa 'needs green revolution' 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:20:04 GMT 
    Sub-Saharan Africa's agricultural sector needs to harvest the fruits of biotechnology in order to establish sustainable development, says a Chatham House report.


VIDEO: 'Fluffy' dinosaur theory sparks debate 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:10:47 GMT 
    All dinosaurs were covered with feathers or had the potential to grow feathers, a study published in the journal, Science, suggests.


VIDEO: Yoga all at sea 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:20:38 GMT 
    SUP yoga, or stand up paddleboard yoga, involves most of the moves of normal yoga, but is done on a paddleboard in the water.


VIDEO: Note found in World War One kilt 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:44:20 GMT 
    A hidden poem written by a Glasgow woman has been found sewn into the folds of a World War One kilt owned by a Southampton academic.
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