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The UN Security Council adopts a resolution demanding access to the the rebel-held area of Ukraine where a Malaysia Airlines plane crashed.
A new study says the production of beef is around 10 times more damaging to the environment than any other form of livestock.
Authorities have yet to determine a cause of death for Eric Garner after he succumbed during an arrest in New York City.
A Ukrainian train with bodies from the Malaysia Airlines plane crash heads for the eastern city of Kharkiv from rebel-held areas amid worsening fighting.
Johns Hopkins Hospital agrees to pay $190m to thousands of women who joined a legal case claiming a gynaecologist secretly recorded them.
Do Western sanctions hurt the Russian elite?
Further sanctions on Russia will hit an already ailing economy
Israel sent ground troops into Gaza on Thursday, saying the ground operation is necessary to target Hamas' network of tunnels.
A Ukrainian train carrying bodies from the Malaysia Airlines jet crash leaves the station in the town of Torez toward an unknown destination.
Sky News reporter Colin Brazier draws 110 complaints after rummaging through belongings at the MH17 crash site in Ukraine.
Nigeria's militant Islamists raise their black flag in the town of Damboa after capturing it, a local vigilante leader tells the BBC.
Nick Griffin has stepped down as leader of the BNP, the party's website reports.
Some seals prefer to forage for food at offshore wind farms, UK study suggests.
Two Americans killed on Sunday during fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip are identified, US officials say.
Islamist militants who control the Iraqi city of Mosul are reported to have seized a nearby ancient monastery and ordered the monks to leave.
Italian champions Juventus sign France defender Patrice Evra from Manchester United for an initial £1.2m.
The body of late US DJ Casey Kasem is transported to Canada amid a bitter family feud, a month after the star's death.
Prime Minister David Cameron tells MPs the Malaysian Airlines crash in east Ukraine is a "defining moment" for Russia.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) launches a criminal investigation into allegations of price rigging in the foreign exchange market.