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Thousands have gathered for the funerals of three Israeli teenagers who were abducted and murdered while hitch-hiking in the occupied West Bank.
Russian President Vladimir Putin condemns Ukraine for ending a truce, saying President Poroshenko must bear direct responsibility for the conflict.
Pistorius trial gets a glimpse of what might have been
The Hertfordshire film studios where the Harry Potter films were made is expanding its site.
A federal judge in New York overturns the conviction of a former police officer found guilty of plotting to murder his wife and cook and eat other women.
Millions of newly energised American fans are expected to watch their national football team play Belgium in a World Cup knockout game.
Israel is preparing to hold the funerals of three teenagers who were abducted and murdered while hitch-hiking in the occupied West Bank.
Barcelona's sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta describes reported transfer target Luis Suarez as "an excellent player".
US security firm Symantec unearths a hacking campaign led by a group known as Dragonfly that hit more than 1,000 energy firms in North America and Europe
Pakistan's army says it has severely disrupted militant bases in North Waziristan, despite reports that many militants left before troops moved in.
Iraq's new parliament ends its first session in disarray, with MPs failing to make any progress in choosing the country's new leadership.
A neighbour of Robert Mugabe has been fined $50 for letting his dogs hunt deer on the Zimbabwean leader's private property, a state-owned newspaper reports.
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There is growing outrage in India over MP Tapas Pal's controversial remarks threatening to kill opposition workers and have women raped.
Kenya tells its "matatu" buses to switch to cashless fares in order to tackle corruption, but relaxes its strict deadline for the changeover.
A hospital made "gross failures" over the death of schoolboy given paracetamol instead of antibiotics for meningitis, a coroner rules.
Higher levels of a compound known as non-structural carbohydrates boost tropical trees' chances of surviving droughts, a study suggests.
A post-mortem examination is being carried out on a 14-year-old boy from a scout group near Glasgow who died on an adventure holiday in Italy.
The European Court of Human Rights upholds France's ban on wearing the Muslim full-face veil or niqab.
A small-format Francis Bacon triptych of his lover George Dyer sells for £26.7m at a London auction.