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Mass rallies over Greek bailout vote 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 04:48:57 GMT 
    Tens of thousands of people attend rival rallies in Greece ahead of Sunday's crucial referendum on an international financial bailout.


Iran nuclear deal 'never closer' 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 01:21:15 GMT 
    Iran's foreign minister uses a YouTube posting to say a comprehensive agreement over its nuclear programme has never been closer.


Migrants try to storm Channel Tunnel 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 06:50:16 GMT 
    Channel Tunnel services have been disrupted after about 150 migrants tried to storm the tunnel terminal on the French side., Eurotunnel says.


IS claims rocket attack on Israel 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 01:22:41 GMT 
    Sinai Province, a group affiliated with Islamic State, says it fired three rockets into Israel from Egypt's Sinai peninsula.


Last UK bodies returning from Tunisia 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 03:49:28 GMT 
    The final five bodies of British victims killed in the Tunisia beach attack are due to be flown back to the UK later.


Ukraine far-right in war march 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 03:38:42 GMT 
    A 1,000-strong rally called by Ukraine's ultra-nationalists is held in the capital, Kiev, demanding a formal declaration of war on rebels in the east.


Mosque blast 'kills Syria militants' 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 01:48:40 GMT 
    At least 25 members of Syria's al-Qaeda affiliate, al-Nusra Front, die in a blast at a mosque in Idlib province, activists say.


Brazil unveils Rio Olympics torch 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 01:04:12 GMT 
    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff unveils the torch to be used at the 2016 Olympics and says the Rio Games will bring "honour and pride".


Cats 'control mice' with chemicals 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 23:08:13 GMT 
    Scientists say a compound in cat urine changes mouse behaviour, making them less afraid of cats.


Colombia has first legal euthanasia 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 20:31:26 GMT 
    A Colombian man with terminal cancer becomes the first person in the country to die legally by euthanasia, in a move opposed by the Church.


Controversy hits Astana before Tour 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 23:07:33 GMT 
    Defending champion Vincenzo Nibali's team Astana is involved in a drug-related controversy on the eve of the Tour de France.


Tonga King Tupou VI formally crowned 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 03:58:40 GMT 
    The king of the Pacific island nation of Tonga, Tupou VI, is formally crowned, more than three years after ascending to the throne.


VIDEO: Tunisia hotel 'hero' tells of gun attack 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 10:07:06 GMT 
    In the wake of the terror attack on a Tunisian beach last Friday, survivors reported heroic acts from hotel staff. One of those staff members has spoken exclusively to the BBC's Ben Brown.


VIDEO: Greece crisis: 'People need to work hard' 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 21:31:11 GMT 
    Nektaria Kakousi, a fruit seller from Aegina, says Greek people need to learn to work hard as those that do "always succeed."


VIDEO: Triumph for solar-powered flight 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 04:16:14 GMT 
    Solar Impulse aircraft lands in Hawaii without refuelling after record-breaking flight around the world.
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