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MH17 bodies leave Ukraine rebel area
A train carrying the remains of most of the victims of the MH17 plane crash arrives in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, out of rebel-held territory.

Fresh push to broker Gaza truce
A diplomatic push to broker a truce in the Gaza Strip is intensifying, as Israel continues its military operation on the Palestinian territory.

Joko Widodo 'wins Indonesia poll'
Popular Jakarta governor Joko Widodo wins Indonesia's hotly-contested presidential election, according to results broadcast on television.

'Foreigners' killed in Kabul attack
A suicide bomber outside Kabul airport kills at least one Afghan and at least three foreign security guards, officials say.

S Korea ferry boss death confirmed
Police in South Korea say a body they found in June is that of the fugitive boss of the operator of a ferry that sank in April killing 300 people.

Nigerian leader meets girls' parents
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan is meeting for the first time parents of the girls abducted by militant Islamists 100 days ago.

Credit Suisse posts quarterly loss
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse reports its biggest quarterly loss in almost six years after being hit by its settlement with US authorities over tax evasion charges.

Boston bomber 'friend' found guilty
A friend of one of the men suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombing is convicted of impeding the investigation into the attack.

Texas deploys troops to US border
Texas Governor Rick Perry orders 1,000 troops to the US border with Mexico, saying the federal government had failed to secure it.

Indigenous actor joins Neighbours
Australian soap Neighbours casts an indigenous actor in a leading role for the first time.

Chinese team wins $5m gaming prize
Chinese team NewBee takes home $5m in prize money after winning the world's most lucrative gaming contest.

Secret of sandstone shapes revealed
Geologists discover that the stress applied by gravity is what controls the shape of dramatic sandstone landmarks.

US hospital in $190m 'abuse' payout
Johns Hopkins Hospital agrees to pay $190m to thousands of women who joined a legal case claiming a gynaecologist secretly recorded them.

Police arrest death still unexplained
Authorities have yet to determine a cause of death for Eric Garner after he succumbed during an arrest in New York City.

China signs Venezuela oil deal
Chinese President Xi Jinping has signed an oil deal with Venezuela, as part of a four-day tour of Latin America.

Mexico children's home owner freed
The owner of a children's home in the Mexican city of Zamora at the heart of an abuse scandal has been released by police.

'Exciting' drug flushes out HIV
Scientists say they have made an "exciting" step towards curing HIV by forcing the virus out of its hiding places in the body.

FGM parents to face prosecution
Parents will face prosecution if they fail to prevent their daughters undergoing female genital mutilation or forced marriage under new measures being announced.

Ukraine rebels give up 'black boxes'
Rebels in eastern Ukraine have handed over two flight-data recorders from the downed MH17 plane to Malaysian officials.

Typhoon Rammasun strikes Vietnam
Typhoon Rammasun has killed at least 11 people in Vietnam and several people remain missing, according to local media.

Litvinenko death inquiry announced
An inquiry will be held into the death of the Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko, the Home Secretary Theresa May announces.

France condemns 'anti-Semitic' riot
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls attacks "anti-Semitic" violence that broke out during a protest against Israel's action in Gaza.

Iraq monastery 'seized by militants'
Islamist militants who control the Iraqi city of Mosul are reported to have seized a nearby ancient monastery and ordered the monks to leave.

Iran eliminates uranium stockpile
UN nuclear agency says Iran has turned all of its enriched uranium closest to the level needed to make nuclear arms into fuel.

UK pushes for more Russia sanctions
The UK wants the EU to adopt tougher sanctions against Russia amid continuing fury over the airliner disaster in Ukraine.

Prince George pictures mark birthday
Two new images of Prince George are released as the third in line to the throne celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday.

Yahoo buys app analytics firm Flurry
Yahoo acquires an app analytics firm, Flurry, in an attempt to help boost its advertising revenue from smartphones.

Lidl publishes UK tax payment
German discount retailer Lidl, which has around 600 UK stores, publishes the amount of tax it pays in the UK for the first time.

Royal Mail sees parcels revenue fall
Royal Mail's share price falls as it warns of lower revenues from its parcels business, but says it should still be able to meet its targets for the year.

Cook too stubborn to quit - Boycott
Alastair Cook is too "stubborn" to quit the England captaincy, says former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott.

Rooney should be captain - Eriksson
Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson says Wayne Rooney should replace Steven Gerrard as the national team captain.

Prior takes break from England duty
England wicketkeeper Matt Prior is to take a break from cricket for the rest of the summer to recover from injuries.

Reporter 'made error' at crash site
Sky News reporter Colin Brazier admits he was wrong to handle victims' belongings at the MH17 crash site in Ukraine.

Weir named as Master of the Queen's Music
Composer Judith Weir CBE is to become the first female Master of the Queen's Music.

Conflict forces TV show from Israel
US TV drama Tyrant stops filming in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv due to the current conflict in Gaza.

VIDEO: 'I was forced to marry a stranger'
BBC News hears from a 17-year-old in Zambia who was forced into marriage against her will.

VIDEO: Gaza 'terror tunnels' - in 60 secs
Israel sent ground troops into Gaza on Thursday, saying the ground operation is necessary to target Hamas' network of tunnels.

VIDEO: Indonesia's cheap fuel challenge
Indonesia's next president faces challenges including cutting the country's controversial fuel subsidies.

VIDEO: BBC witnesses 'panic' near Donetsk
Fergal Keane reports from Donetsk in eastern Ukraine where heavy fighting has been heard and "people are panicking".

VIDEO: Clashes go on amid Israeli funerals
Israel's defence minister says that the offensive in Gaza will continue 'as long as necessary to stop the Hamas rocket attacks.

VIDEO: 'Chaos and death' in Gaza hospital
At least five people have been killed and 70 injured by an Israeli strike on a hospital in Gaza, Palestinians say.

VIDEO: Train with MH17 bodies on the move
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.

VIDEO: 'Convert to Islam or face death'
Isis Sunni militants gave Christians an ultimatum: convert to Islam or face death.

The children left behind in hot cars
Why so many children die in hot cars

Has the US finally fallen in love with soccer?
Has the US finally fallen in love with the beautiful game?

The Zambian children forced to marry
Zambian child bride tells of being forced to marry a stranger

How far do EU-US sanctions on Russia go?
Do Western sanctions hurt the Russian elite?

In pictures: One man's HIV campaign
An Indonesian prisoner's campaign against HIV

The 90-year-old sex guru
The wisecracking 90-year-old whose agony column is a cult hit

The EU's nuclear links with Russia
The EU's dependence on Russian-designed power plants

VIDEO: Graffiti revitalises Miami neighbourhood
How street art gave a Miami neighbourhood new life

Can drones tackle wildlife poaching?
How drones may be used to fight wildlife poaching in Africa

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