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Missile confirmed to have downed MH17 
  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:01:37 GMT 
    Dutch investigators say a Russian-made missile brought down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine in 2014, in a report condemned as biased by Russia.

Three killed in Jerusalem attacks 
  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 16:43:26 GMT 
    Three Israelis are killed in attacks in Jerusalem and central Israel, police say, while a Palestinian is reportedly killed in clashes in the West Bank.

Jennifer Lawrence pens sexism essay 
  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:03:03 GMT 
    Jennifer Lawrence expresses her anger at getting paid less than her male co-stars and her experience of sexism in Hollywood.

Clinton gears up for Democratic debate 
  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:46:59 GMT 
    Hillary Clinton is preparing for the first Democratic presidential debate, seeking to mix her mastery of policy with a more personal touch.

Taliban admit Kunduz withdrawal 
  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:30:11 GMT 
    The Afghan Taliban say that they have withdrawn from the strategic city of Kunduz, amid fresh fighting in Ghazni province, further south.

Outrage over China cabin crew 'ritual' 
  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 07:07:07 GMT 
    Photos of female cabin crew being "forced" to lie in overhead luggage compartments as part of an "industry ritual" spark outrage on Chinese social media.

Shells target Russian embassy in Syria 
  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 16:57:08 GMT 
    Two shells have struck the Russian embassy compound in the Syrian capital Damascus as pro-government supporters rallied outside, reports say.

UK pulls out of £5.9m Saudi jail deal 
  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 16:06:10 GMT 
    The UK government withdraws from a controversial £5.9m deal to provide expertise to Saudi Arabia's prison service.

Burkina's Sankara 'riddled with bullets' 
  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:56:15 GMT 
    An autopsy shows the supposed remains of Burkina Faso's former leader Thomas Sankara are "riddled with bullets", his family's lawyer says.

Senators backs Italy senate reform 
  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:21:37 GMT 
    In what is deemed as a victory for Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, Italy's senate votes to relinquish most of its power.

Twitter lays off hundreds of staff 
  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 16:37:15 GMT 
    Twitter says it is cutting 336 jobs, roughly 8%, of its global workforce, as part of a restructuring of the business.

Crash survivor found in Indonesia lake 
  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 15:19:58 GMT 
    A survivor is found two days after a helicopter crashed in Indonesia, reportedly clinging to floating plants in a lake.

VIDEO: Animation 'shows fate of flight MH17' 
  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 12:01:26 GMT 
    The Dutch Safety Board releases a video showing the probable path of a Buk Missile which caused the fatal crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in July 2014.

VIDEO: Close-up: MH17 plane reconstructed 
  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:25:08 GMT 
    Dutch investigators have confirmed that Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crashed in Ukraine after being hit by a Russian-made Buk missile.

VIDEO: Bethlehem clashes on day of unrest 
  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 15:20:19 GMT 
    Yolande Knell reports from the streets of Bethlehem in the West Bank, on a day of unrest in northern Israel.
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