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MH17 remains 'still at crash site' 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:24:11 GMT 
    The search for victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine must go on as only some 200 bodies have been recovered so far, Dutch officials say.


UN chief: 'Start talking' over Gaza 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:22:48 GMT 
    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pushes for an end to the Gaza conflict with a call in Israel for both sides to "start talking".


Airlines halt flights into Israel 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:07:01 GMT 
    US and European airlines suspend flights into Israel's Ben Gurion airport after Israeli police confirmed that a rocket landed one mile away.


Poisoned spy death inquiry announced 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:20:31 GMT 
    The government announces a public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the former KGB officer poisoned with radioactive polonium in London.


Call to end FGM 'in this generation' 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:19:05 GMT 
    Parents face prosecution in the UK if they fail to prevent daughters undergoing female genital mutilation or forced marriage, under new measures.


Joko Widodo wins Indonesia poll 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:41:18 GMT 
    Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of Indonesia's hotly-contested presidential election.


US courts conflict on Obamacare law 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:04:04 GMT 
    Two US appeals courts give conflicting rulings regarding a federal regulation implementing key subsidies of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.


'Foreigners' killed in Kabul attack 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:50:21 GMT 
    A suicide bomber outside Kabul airport kills at least one Afghan and at least three foreign security guards, officials say.


Microsoft profit falls on Nokia loss 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:20:40 GMT 
    Technology giant Microsoft reports a 7% fall in profits to $4.6bn in the second quarter, hit by a $692m loss at its newly-acquired Nokia handset division.


Turkish police held in wiretap probe 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:13:39 GMT 
    At least 67 Turkish police are arrested on suspicion of wire-tapping linked to a corruption inquiry targeting the prime minister's inner circle.


Children dead in French bus crash 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:30:36 GMT 
    Five children and an adult are killed in a minibus crash near the French city of Troyes, south-east of Paris, officials say.


Queen's horse fails drugs test 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:37:15 GMT 
    Estimate, a racehorse owned by the Queen, has tested positive for the prohibited substance morphine.


VIDEO: 'Miracle' survivor of Gaza blast 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:57:48 GMT 
    UN officials say more than 100,000 people have been forced to take shelter in UN buildings in Gaza because of the violence - double the number of the Gaza conflict five years ago.


VIDEO: Relatives mourn Israeli soldier deaths 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:41:42 GMT 
    Relatives of soldiers killed in Israel in the on-going fighting with Palestinians have spoken to the BBC as the UN secretary-general calls for an end to the conflict.


VIDEO: Concordia to be towed to Genoa 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:18:25 GMT 
    The wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia will be towed to its home port Genoa, where it will then be scrapped.
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