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Gaddafi's son sentenced to death
A court in Libya sentences Col Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saif al-Islam, and eight others to death over war crimes linked to the 2011 revolution.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:04:50 GMT)

'2,000 migrants' tried Tunnel entry
Some 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel terminal in Calais on Monday night in an attempt to reach the UK, operator Eurotunnel says.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:50:17 GMT)

US man 'regrets' killing African lion
American dentist Walter Palmer says he "regrets" killing a well-known lion in Zimbabwe and insists he thought it was legal.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:45:22 GMT)

US 'to release Israel spy Pollard'
Jonathan Pollard, jailed in the US for 30 years for spying for Israel, is to be freed on parole in November, his lawyers say.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:02:20 GMT)

Disneyland Paris faces pricing probe
Disneyland Paris is facing a pricing probe following accusations that UK and German customers are being frozen out of promotion available in other European member states.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:01:59 GMT)

Peru rescues 'Shining Path slaves'
The Peruvian Army says it has rescued 39 people - most of them children - from a farm where Shining Path rebels kept them as slave workers.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:28:25 GMT)

Kurdish peace 'impossible' - Turkey
Turkey's president says his country cannot continue the peace process with the Kurds amid attacks by Kurdish militants on Turkish targets.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:49:33 GMT)

Obama's warning to Africa on power
US President Barack Obama warns that Africa will not advance if its leaders try to cling to power, saying nobody should be president for life.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:39:38 GMT)

Egypt factory fire kills at least 25
A fire started by an exploding gas canister kills at least 25 people in the Egyptian capital Cairo, officials say.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:24:44 GMT)

Tourists evacuated from France fires
Around 10,000 tourists are evacuated from three campsites in the Var region of Provence in the face of wildfires made worse by hot winds.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:28:13 GMT)

Ex-Nigeria minister 'stole $6bn'
A former government minister in Nigeria stole $6bn (£3.8bn) of public money, a state governor alleges.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:21:26 GMT)

Braking error led to spaceship crash
Investigators say a fatal Virgin Galactic spaceship crash last year was caused by structural failure after the co-pilot unlocked a braking system early.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:31:44 GMT)

Swedish sub wreck dates 'from 1916'
The wreckage of a submarine found off the Swedish coast is probably that of a Russian vessel that dates back to World War One, Swedish Armed Forces say.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:33:35 GMT)

Swiss 'steal' French water for cows
French officials are angered by an unexpected visit from Swiss army helicopters searching for lake water for thirsty cows.
(Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:36:42 GMT)

First English US founders identified
Scientists identify the remains of four English men who were among the early leaders of Virginia's Jamestown settlement - the first successful British colony.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:33:15 GMT)

Twitter boss 'not satisfied' with growth
Twitter's revenue and earnings for the second quarter have beaten expectations, but co founder Jack Dorsey says he is "not satisfied" with its user growth.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:34:12 GMT)

Colombia probes possible mass grave
Excavation begins at a Medellin landfill site where the bodies of up to 300 people are believed to be buried.
(Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:30:18 GMT)

Tech experts caution on killer AI
More than 1,000 tech experts, scientists and researchers have written a letter warning about the dangers of autonomous weapons.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:11:15 GMT)

South Africa companies 'unpatriotic'
South Africa's governing party accuses the private sector of being "unpatriotic" following an announcement that mining companies will cut thousands of jobs.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:10:25 GMT)

Cameroon strengthens border force
Cameroon will deploy an extra 2,000 troops along its northern border with Nigeria to fight militant Islamist group Boko Haram, state television reports.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:09:24 GMT)

Malaysia sackings over money scandal
Malaysia's PM Najib Razak sacks his deputy who criticised him over a financial scandal, while the attorney-general probing the issue has been replaced.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:00:08 GMT)

Myanmar police net '$100m drug haul'
Police in the city of Yangon in Myanmar seize methamphetamine tablets with an estimated value of more than $100m (£64m) in an abandoned truck.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:13:06 GMT)

Germany seeks Balkan migrant curbs
German officials urge action to halt an influx of asylum seekers from the Balkans, including new visa rules.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:54:22 GMT)

Russia activists go on hunger strike
Three Russian opposition activists - supporters of Alexei Navalny - go on hunger strike after being barred from regional elections.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:55:54 GMT)

Nuclear deal 'not to reform Iran'
The nuclear deal with Iran is not meant to "reform Iran's regime, or end its support for terrorism", US Secretary of State John Kerry tells US Congress.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:06:19 GMT)

Policemen die in Bahrain bomb blast
Two policemen die and six others are injured in a "terrorist bomb attack" on the island of Sitrah in Bahrain, the government says.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:16:54 GMT)

Burnham suggests new social care tax
Labour should ignore "difficult headlines" and consider extra taxes to cover the rising cost of social care, leadership contender Andy Burnham says.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:03:33 GMT)

Man jailed over missing Paige murder
A man convicted of murdering missing Blackpool teenager Paige Chivers is jailed for life and will serve at least 33 years in prison.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:17:10 GMT)

BP profits fall on low oil price
BP reports a sharp fall in underlying profits for the three months to the end of June as lower oil prices continue to hurt.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:35:55 GMT)

Ford warns on China car demand
Ford has predicted industry-wide sales will be flat or fall in China this year - the world's biggest car market.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:08:18 GMT)

UK economic growth picks up to 0.7%
UK economic growth accelerated to 0.7% in the second quarter of the year, helped by a big jump in oil and gas production.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:12:21 GMT)

Brady 'damaged integrity' of NFL
New England Patriots' Tom Brady damaged "the integrity" of his sport, the NFL say following the 'Deflate-gate' investigation.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:15:52 GMT)

Cook seeking Edgbaston inspiration
England captain Alastair Cook wants inspiration from the 2005 Edgbaston Ashes win before the third Test against Australia.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:07:31 GMT)

Woods frustrated at slow progress
Tiger Woods says it is taking longer than expected to regain his best form after falling to 266th in the world rankings.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:10:29 GMT)

Oscar winners head to Toronto festival
Oscar-winning actors Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore will launch their effort to become double Oscar winners at this year's Toronto Film Festival.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:44:24 GMT)

De Niro to direct Bronx Tale musical
Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro is to direct musical A Bronx Tale in New Jersey later this year.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:22:09 GMT)

Bobby Brown says daughter is 'an angel'
Bobby Brown pays tribute to his daughter Bobbie Kristina, who died on Sunday at the age of 22.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:49:19 GMT)

VIDEO: Virgin Galactic crash: Brakes blamed
Investigators have said a Virgin Galactic spaceship crash was caused by structural failure after the co-pilot unlocked a braking system early.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:12:06 GMT)

VIDEO: Iran's quest to engage with the world
Iran has announced plans for wide-ranging talks with the European Union following the international agreement on Tehran's nuclear programme.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:17:21 GMT)

VIDEO: Massive hunt for 'lion' in Milwaukee
Authorities in Milwaukee are search for what appears to be a lion, after grainy footage of a large animal was captured by a member of the public.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:02:10 GMT)

VIDEO: 'Nobody should be president for life'
US President Barack Obama warns that Africa will not advance if its leaders try to cling to power, and says 'nobody should be president for life'.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:59:55 GMT)

VIDEO: 'Chaotic end to a long trial'
A court in Libya has sentenced Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of deposed leader Col Muammar Gaddafi, and eight others to death over war crimes linked to the 2011 revolution.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:36:14 GMT)

VIDEO: Migrants scale Channel Tunnel fence
Some 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel terminal in Calais on Monday night in an attempt to reach the UK, operator Eurotunnel has said.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:41:27 GMT)

VIDEO: 'Mass grave' at Colombia landfill site
Forensic experts in Colombia have begun a search for hundreds of bodies at a landfill site, believed to be one of the largest urban mass graves in the world, as Natalio Cosoy reports.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:36:22 GMT)

VIDEO: Welsh tearooms popular in Patagonia
Welsh tearooms are somewhat of a phenomenon in parts of Patagonia, Argentina, the BBC's Steffan Messenger finds.
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:31:08 GMT)

In court as Gaddafi's son sentenced to death
Inside Tripoli court as Gaddafi's son is sentenced to death
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:58:06 GMT)

Russia-Ukraine row over ancient prince
Russia-Ukraine tug-of-war over St Vladimir
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:54:04 GMT)

Abdul Kalam: The people’s president
A tribute by Shashi Tharoor to Abdul Kalam
(Tue, 28 Jul 2015 03:42:38 GMT)

How will Iran's nuclear deal be policed?
How will Iran's nuclear deal be monitored?
(Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:39:02 GMT)

VIDEO: Why Americans don't use all days off
Americans often don't use the little holiday time they have
(Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:48:51 GMT)

VIDEO: The 'Uptown Funk' unemployment parody
Why did unemployed young men parody Mark Ronson's hit song?
(Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:16:14 GMT)

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