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What will shape Hong Kong's future?
2014-07-25 12:04:46
Tam Chi Tat has driven his bright red taxi for 20 years. Born and raised in Hong Kong, he calls himself not Chinese but a "Hong Konger." The distinction is very important to him.

Pentagon: Russia set to send more weapons into Ukraine
2014-07-25 11:58:08
Russia is preparing the transfer of more powerful weaponry into Ukraine, and it could happen at any time, a Pentagon spokesman said Friday, citing the latest U.S. intelligence.

West Bank violence erupts
2014-07-25 10:03:46
The Israeli military shot and killed two Palestinian men and wounded scores of others in the West Bank as residents rallied in support of Hamas and its ongoing conflict with the Israeli military in Gaza.

Queen photobombs selfie
2014-07-25 08:17:36
After just one day of competition, a new sport has emerged at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow: snapping selfies with the Queen.

ISIS blows up Jonah's tomb
2014-07-25 08:11:53
The site is said to be the burial place of the prophet Jonah, who was swallowed by a whale or fish in the Islamic and Judeo-Christian traditions.

'Mass grave' found in eastern Ukraine
2014-07-25 07:35:39
CNN's Ivan Watson speaks with Human Rights Watch researcher Ole Solvang who has filmed a mass grave in Slovyansk.

Teen gets 232 "teeth" removed in Mumbai
2014-07-25 07:28:29
A teenager in India, who had more than 200 "teeth" growing in his mouth due to a benign dental tumor, has had them removed.

Report: 4 journalists held in Tehran, 3 Americans
2014-07-25 07:28:09
Concern is growing for the wellbeing of four journalists apparently detained in Iran this week, three of them American citizens, according to the Washington Post.

Latin America reacts to Gaza
2014-07-25 07:23:46
Latin American countries with large Palestinian populations see anti-Israeli protests. Rafael Romo reports.

Norway: Terrorism attempt imminent
2014-07-25 07:23:18
Norway says it thinks Islamist terror could strike the country within a few days but does not know what the plot is, the country announced Thursday.

U.S. confirms shots fired from Russia
2014-07-25 07:21:38
The U.S. says it now has proof that Russia is actively firing into Ukraine. CNN's Phil Black reports.

Russian woman joins rebel movement in Ukraine
2014-07-25 07:17:11
Marina lost her spleen and has a punctured lung. She was attached to a rebel group as a combat medic, and was hurt during the fighting, she told CNN from her hospital bed.

'Disintegrated' Air Algerie plane found
2014-07-25 07:16:55
Wreckage of an Air Algerie jet was found in a "disintegrated state" in northern Mali, France said Friday, making it the third major international aviation disaster in recent days.

The week in 30 photos
2014-07-25 07:00:04

Ebola: Race to create a vaccine
2014-07-25 04:59:10
Nearly 40 years after Ebola was discovered, there is still no cure. But could experimental vaccines protect people from the killer disease?

Netherlands to step up efforts to recover MH17 remains in Ukraine
2014-07-25 01:07:47
The Netherlands is stepping up efforts to try to ensure that remains of all the victims of the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 return home from Ukraine, the Dutch prime minister told CNN.

Ukrainian PM, cabinet resign
2014-07-24 19:51:34
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Air Algerie plane falls off radar
2014-07-24 16:40:40
An Air Algerie flight with 116 people on board has dropped off radar, prompting a search for the missing plane, the airline's operator said Thursday.

Chief Ebola doctor contracts virus
2014-07-24 15:56:07
A doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the disease, according to that country's Ministry of Health.

Rebels prevent search for more MH17 victims
2014-07-24 15:55:29
The transfer from Ukraine to the Netherlands of remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shootdown is expected to be completed by Saturday, the Dutch prime minister said Thursday.

Death toll mounts, airstrikes dip in Gaza
2014-07-24 15:24:48
In the third week of a bruising conflict between Israel and Hamas, there were some positive signs as the intensity of the fighting seemed to dip a little even as diplomatic efforts ramped up.

Missing Algerie flight prompts search
2014-07-24 11:22:19
An Air Algerie flight, with 116 people on board, has dropped off the radar, prompting a search for the missing plane.

CNN freelance journalist kidnapped
2014-07-24 11:21:57
A CNN freelance journalist was abducted in Ukraine and detained by rebel forces. Ivan Watson reports.

Journalist working for CNN abducted in Ukraine
2014-07-24 08:46:47
A Ukrainian journalist working as a fixer for CNN remains in detention two days after he was abducted by pro-Russian separatists.

Capturing the spirit of Khartoum
2014-07-24 07:33:48
A beautiful collection of photographs pays tribute to the people of Khartoum.

World's scariest insect?
2014-07-24 07:32:43
The world's largest flying aquatic insect, with huge, nightmarish pincers, has been discovered in China's Sichuan province, experts say.

Ukraine: 2 jets shot down
2014-07-24 07:29:20
Two Ukrainian military jets were shot down Wednesday in the eastern part of the country, where pro-Russian rebels have fought against government forces, a Ukrainian military office said.

Terror havens in Syria and Iraq: Why West should worry
2014-07-24 07:28:33
Events in Iraq and Syria have alarmed U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.

Taiwan plane crash kills 48
2014-07-24 07:25:36
At least 48 people were killed and 10 injured when a twin-engine turboprop plane crashed while attempting to land in Penghu Islands, according to Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration.

Dutch honor MH17 victims
2014-07-24 07:23:05
The people of the Netherlands pay their respects as the remains of the victims of Malaysia Flight 17 arrive.

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Estonia Explains Denial of Entry to Russian Journalists
2014-07-25 13:07:20
Journalists from Russian television channel Zvezda were denied entry to Estonia because they failed to clearly explain the purpose of their visit, the press service of the country?s Police and Border Guard Board announced on Friday.

Shell Leaves Business Strategy for Russia Unchanged Despite Sanctions
2014-07-25 12:45:50
British oil giant is determined to continue its work in Russia and will not change its business strategy in the country, despite the sanctions imposed against Moscow by the United States and European Union, representative of Shell?s press service told RIA Novosti on Friday.

Russia Regrets Hostile US Rhetoric, Rejects Groundless Accusations Over Ukraine
2014-07-25 12:20:52
Moscow rejects the recent «unfounded public accusations», made by the United States over Ukraine and regrets that Washington continues to intesify tensions in bilateral relations, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday.

Detention of Russian Citizen Seleznev by US Unprecedented Case ? Lawyer
2014-07-25 12:00:30
The detention of Russian citizen Roman Seleznev by the United States earlier this month on a number of hacking charges is an unprecedented case no courts had ever been forced to deal with, Seleznev's US-based lawyer said in an interview with Russia?s International Information Agency Rossiya Segodnya.

Ukrainian Shells Damage Six Houses in Russia?s Rostov Region ? Border Guards
2014-07-25 11:50:03
Six houses were damaged on Friday in Russia?s Rostov Region after Ukraine?s shelling, a spokesperson for Russia?s Border Guard Service told RIA Novosti.

US to Give Ukrainian Army $33 Mln in 2014 ? Ambassador
2014-07-25 11:04:19
The United States will provide financial support to Ukrainian government troops by allocating them $33 million by the end of this year, US ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt said at a briefing on Friday.

Russian Investigators Come Under Targeted Fire from Ukraine
2014-07-25 11:03:00
A team of investigators from Russia?s Investigative Committee on Friday came under targeted mortar fire from the Ukrainian side of the border, the committee?s spokesman said.

Moscow Disappointed With Maldives? Explanation Over Russian Citizen Seleznev's Arrest
2014-07-25 10:52:37
Russia is not satisfied with the explanation that the Maldives provided over the detention of the Russian citizen Roman Seleznev by the US special service agents, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday.

Kiev Should Have Informed Airlines About Possible Use of Buk Missiles in Advance - Russia
2014-07-25 10:10:00
If the Ukrainian military were aware about the possible use of Buk missiles in the southeast of the country, they should have informed the crews flying over the territory, the head of Russia?s Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) Alexandr Neradko said Friday.

Emerging Economies to Increase Use of Nuclear Energy to Meet Power Demand ? Report
2014-07-25 09:46:21
Emerging countries will play a defining role in the global installed nuclear capacity expansion, driven by the demand for more and more power, GlobalData website says.

Pilots Reported Problems with GPS in Ukraine Prior to MH17 Crash ? Rosaviatsiya
2014-07-25 09:41:21
Ukraine should provide information on whether GPS jamming devices were used in the country on the day the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 crashed, Russia?s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsiya, said on Friday.

Ukrainian Court Bans Broadcasting of Four Russian Channels ? National Council
2014-07-25 09:26:00
Ukraine?s court ruled Friday to suspend the broadcasting of four Russian channels, the press service of the National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council of Ukraine said.

UN Chief Calls for Ceasefire in Gaza Lasting Through Muslim Holiday
2014-07-25 09:19:32
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged Israel and Palestine to agree to a ?humanitarian pause? amid the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, Agence France Presse reported Friday.

EU Extends Sanctions List over Situation in Ukraine - Communique
2014-07-25 08:53:00
The European Union on Friday extended its sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine, adding 15 individuals and 18 companies to the blacklist.

Interpol Issues Red Notice for Outspoken Ukrainian Ultrationalist Yarosh
2014-07-25 08:52:00
Interpol has issued a Red Notice for Dmitriy Yarosh, the outspoken leader of the Ukrainian ultranationalist movement Right Sector, according to the data posted on the international organization?s website Friday.

Chinese Airlines Brace for Dramatic Losses Due to Military Drills ? Report
2014-07-25 08:43:10
China?s airlines prepare to announce collapses in profits and dramatic losses in the wake of Chinese land forces? military exercises, with about 26,000 flights being canceled, The Financial Times reported on Thursday.

Oil Pipeline Networks on US-Mexico Border Turn Into Murder Sites - Reports
2014-07-25 08:18:22
The number of killings, beatings, kidnappings and rapes near the US-Mexico border is increasing as pipeline networks expand and new conduits are installed to handle the oil output from South Texas Eagle Ford Formation, one of the most actively drilled areas in the US, Bloomberg Businessweek magazine reported.

Ukrainian Army Used Phosphorus Bombs on Civilians - Russian Defense Ministry
2014-07-25 07:54:00
Russia says it has evidence that Ukraine used phosphorus bombs on populated areas in the country?s east, the deputy head of operations at Russia?s General Staff said on Friday.

Defense of Ukrainian Pilot Detained in Russia to Appeal to ECHR
2014-07-25 07:31:00
The defense of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, accused of being involved in a mortar attack that killed two Russian journalists, plans to appeal to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against her arrest, the pilot?s attorney Mark Feigin told journalists Friday.

Russian Rights Activists Urge EU, Warring Sides to Help Move Children From Ukraine?s East
2014-07-25 07:14:00
Russia?s Human Rights Commissioner Ella Pamfilova and head of the nonprofit group Spravedlivaya Pomoshch (Fair Aid) Elizaveta Glinka have urged the international community and the warring sides of the Ukrainian conflict to assist in ensuring humanitarian corridors for the transfer of hundreds of ill children caught in the conflict to Russian hospitals.

Cost Cutting Threatens Australian Nuclear Reactor Safety ? Report
2014-07-25 07:11:00
Six permanent frontline safety supervisor positions will be outsourced at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO), The Daily Telegraph reported Friday.

Ukraine Should Start Searching for Missile Launched During MH17 Flight ? Rosaviatsiya
2014-07-25 07:03:00
Ukraine should organize a search for parts of the missile that could have been launched in the east of the country around the area where the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was flying, the head of Rosaviatsiya, Russia?s Federal Air Transport Agency, Alexander Neradko said Friday.

Ukraine Should Start Searching for Rocket Fired During MH17 Flight ? Rosaviatsiya
2014-07-25 07:03:00
Ukraine should organize a search for elements of the rocket that was fired in the east of the country around the area where the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was flying, the head of Rosaviatsiya, Russia?s Federal Air Transport Agency, Alexander Neradko said.

Germany?s Business Climate Index Falls Third Time on End
2014-07-25 06:40:11
The business climate index in Germany for July dropped to 108 points from 109.7 points in June, the Ifo Institute for Economic Research reported.

Russia's Largest Defense Consortium Sees Canada?s Sanctions as Political Bias
2014-07-25 06:09:00
Canada?s decision to impose sanctions on Russia?s Almaz-Antey Corporation is politically biased and taken under pressure of the United States, the company?s press service stated on Friday.

Iranian Authorities Arrest US Journalist
2014-07-25 06:01:00
Iran?s chief justice Gholamhossein Esmaili confirmed the arrest of the Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian along with his wife Yeganeh Salehi, Agence France-Presse reported Friday.

Geckos Onboard Russia?s Foton-M Satellite to Reproduce
2014-07-25 05:54:00
Five geckos onboard the Russian Foton-M biosatellite, a research spacecraft carrying life in space, will soon start to reproduce, as all life support systems are functioning properly despite a communication breakdown with the spacecraft, an Institute of Biomedical Problems (IBMP) representative told RIA Novosti.

Rockets Fired at Israel from Lebanon
2014-07-25 05:50:00
Two rockets targeting north Israel were fired from Lebanon overnight on Friday, Lebanon?s National News Agency said Friday.

Oliver Stone Questions Theories on MH17 Crash Circulating in US Media
2014-07-25 05:33:05
US director Oliver Stone urged not to take for granted numerous US media reports accusing Russia of its involvement in the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

Survey Reveals Majority of Danes Support Fracking
2014-07-25 05:30:00
The majority of Danish citizens believe that extracting shale gas should be a part of Denmark?s energy future, reported The Copenhagen Post, citing a survey conducted by newspaper Jyllands-Posten and research firm Wilke.

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France, Mali vow close cooperation to identify causes of plane crash
2014-07-25 08:04:51
French President Francois Hollande and his Malian counterpart Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Friday pledged to cement cooperation to identify the cause of the fatal crash of Air Algerie plane in eastern Mali that killed all the 118 passengers on board.

Netherlands to receive 74 more bodies of MH17 victims
2014-07-25 08:04:42
Another two planes with a total of 74 bodies of victims of the MH17 crash will reach Eindhoven Airport on Friday, the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice stated.

Commentary: Dangerous for Japan to flaunt wartime 'glory'
2014-07-25 08:04:42
The rise of Japan's modern-era militarism could be traced back to 120 years ago when rulers in Tokyo, coveting the rich resources of its neighbors, launched the first major aggressive war against China in 1894.

Ukrainian cabinet appoints acting PM
2014-07-25 08:04:41
The Ukrainian cabinet on Friday appointed Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman as acting prime minister, one day after the incumbent, Arseny Yatsenyuk, announced resignation.

No survivor in Algerian plane crash, probe launched
2014-07-25 08:04:41
No passengers aboard the Air Algerie flight AH 5017 that crashed over Mali can survive, Algeria 's official APS news agency reported on Friday.

Air Algerie jet's black box found, no survivors: Hollande
2014-07-25 05:05:01
French President Francois Hollande said Friday there were no survivors of the crashed Air Algerie jetliner, and one of the aircraft's two black boxes has been found in the wreckage.

TransAsia black box info expected next week
2014-07-25 03:48:43
Taiwan's aviation safety council plans to release information from the black boxes of TransAsia Airways Flight GE 222 to the public sometime next week, after the coded data is interpreted, it announced on Friday.

S. Korean ferry owner's death cause not determined
2014-07-25 00:33:47
The cause of death of South Korea's sunken ferry owner failed to be determined as the body was badly decomposed, the state forensic agency said Friday.

Backgrounder: McDonnell Douglas MD-80s
2014-07-24 22:48:51
An Air Algerie flight with 116 people on board, en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers, disappeared from radar 50 minutes after takeoff from Ouagadougou and was later confirmed to have crashed in Mali.

French presidential office says wreckage of Algerian airliner found in Mali
2014-07-24 21:18:46
The wreckage of an Air Algerie airliner with 116 people onboard has been found in Mali near its border with Burkina Faso, the French presidential office said on Friday.

EU mourns for Taiwan plane crash
2014-07-24 19:31:23
The European Union (EU) Thursday expressed condolences after a deadly plane crash in Taiwan Wednesday evening, the spokesperson of EU's external actions said in a statement.

Ukrainian PM tenders resignation in parliament
2014-07-24 19:31:23
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk on Thursday tendered his resignation in the parliament after two political parties withdrew from Ukraine's ruling coalition.

Zuma pledges contribution to BRICS Development Bank
2014-07-24 19:25:00
South African President Jacob Zuma pledged on Thursday that South Africa will make its due contribution to the BRICS Development Bank.

Families of Algerian passengers aboard missing plane rush to airport
2014-07-24 19:19:54
Family members of six Algerian passengers on board an Air Algerie aircraft which went missing earlier Thursday rushed to Houari Boumediene Airport in Algiers to enquire information about the fate of their families.

UN Human Rights Committee requests Japan to redress 'comfort women' issue
2014-07-24 19:15:14
The United Nations Human Rights Committee raised its concerns on Thursday over the issue of c'omfort women' and requested Japan to make immediate and effective efforts to redress this issue.

Boko Haram kills 12 in Nigeria village attack: witnesses
2014-07-24 19:10:01
At least 12 people were killed in a fresh Boko Haram attack on a remote village in northeastern Nigeria's state of Borno, residents told Xinhua on Thursday.

U.S. House panel supports lawsuit against Obama
2014-07-24 19:04:40
The U.S. House Rules Committee approved a resolution on Thursday allowing the full House to vote on authorizing a lawsuit against U.S. President Barack Obama, accusing him of abusing executive authority.

U.S. congratulates Iraqis on election of new president
2014-07-24 19:04:40
The United States on Thursday congratulated the Iraqi people on the election of their new president, Fuad Masoum.

Swiftair works to discover what happens with missing Air Algerie flight
2014-07-24 19:04:39
Swiftair, a the private Spanish company, announced the disappearance of one of the MD-83 aircraft it owns, which was being operated for Air Algerie earlier Thursday.

2 Luxembourg nationals on board flight AH5017
2014-07-24 18:50:01
The Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed on Thursday that two Luxembourg nationals were amongst those aboard Air Algeria flight AH5017 that went missing over the Sahara desert.

Gaza death toll approaches 800, no sign of ceasefire
2014-07-24 18:45:12
Though Israel's air and ground offensive on the Gaza Strip has claimed the lives of almost 800 Palestinian civilians by Thursday night, the international efforts to broker a ceasefire still have hardly showed any signs of substantial progress.

Wrecks of missing Algerian airliner found in Mali
2014-07-24 18:40:01
Wrecks of an Air Algerie flight that went missing earlier on Thursday with 116 people onboard has been found in Mali, the state-run APS news agency said on Thursday evening.

About 50 French citizens aboard missing Algerie plane: press conference
2014-07-24 08:51:38
About 50 French citizens are onboard a missing Air Algerie plane en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers, a representative of the airline told a news conference in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso.

French, Algerian air forces search for missing Air Algerie plane
2014-07-24 08:50:01
French Air Force units in Mali and Algerian Air Force have launched a joint operation to search for an Air Algerie passenger plane that disappeared early Thursday while flying over northern Mali, a security source told Xinhua.

Dutch ministry: 194 Dutch citizens killed in MH17 disaster
2014-07-24 07:48:45
The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday added one more casualty with the Dutch nationality to the list of victims of the MH17 crash in Ukraine, making the total of Dutch citizens killed now 194.

Algerian plane vanishes over Mali with 119 people on board
2014-07-24 07:48:45
An aircraft belonging to Algeria's national airline, Air Algerie, with 119 people on board, has disappeared early Thursday, 50 minutes after takeoff from Ouagadougou Airport in Burkina Faso, local media reported.

France, Algeria start search for missing passenger plane: source
2014-07-24 07:41:08
French Air Force units on stand-by in Mali and the Algerian Air Force have launched a joint search operation for an Algerian passenger plane that went missing early Thursday over northern Mali, a security source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.

Many French passengers on board missing Air Algerie plane: minister
2014-07-24 07:37:04
French Transport Minister Frederic Cuvilier on Thursday said "likely many" French passengers were on board of Air Algerie flight which reported missing.

Palestinian toll climbs to 733 in Israeli offensive on Gaza
2014-07-24 07:33:49
The death toll of the ongoing Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip has climbed to 733, Palestinian medical sources said on Thursday. More than 4,600 others were wounded.

Air Algerie plane reported missing after takeoff from Burkina Faso
2014-07-24 05:55:00
A passenger plane of Algeria's state-run Air Algerie has gone missing earlier Thursday 50 minutes after taking off from Ouagadougou Airport in Burkina Faso, the official APS news agency reported.

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S Leone hunts seized Ebola patient
2014-07-25 13:04:22
A hunt is launched in Sierra Leone's capital for a woman with Ebola who was forcibly removed from hospital, as Nigeria registers its first case.

Israel rejects Gaza ceasefire plan
2014-07-25 12:59:57
Israel's security cabinet rejects the Gaza ceasefire proposal put forward by the US Secretary of State John Kerry, Israeli officials say.

Secret Cinema cancels weekend shows
2014-07-25 12:52:44
Secret Cinema organiser Fabian Riggall tells the BBC he has decided to cancel all of this weekend's screenings of Back to the Future.

Russia angry at US 'smear campaign'
2014-07-25 12:48:54
Russia's foreign ministry rejects accusations from the US that its troops have been firing on Ukrainian soldiers from within Russia.

Brazil frees up $13bn for economy
2014-07-25 12:14:40
In a bid to stimulate the sluggish economy, the Brazilian central bank announces plans to reduce the amount commercial banks have to keep in reserve.

Ceasefire aim as Gaza deaths top 800
2014-07-25 12:00:54
Efforts to secure a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas are intensifying as more people are killed in the 18-day conflict.

VIDEO: Sloviansk: Going back to ruined house
2014-07-25 11:57:56
Many residents of Sloviansk are now returning home, after pro-Russian insurgents were pushed out of the eastern Ukrainian city at the beginning of July.

'No survivors' in Air Algerie crash
2014-07-25 11:41:51
There are no survivors from the Air Algerie AH5017 passenger jet that crashed in Mali, says the French President, Francois Hollande.

Striker Drogba re-signs for Chelsea
2014-07-25 11:27:16
Chelsea re-sign veteran striker Didier Drogba on a one-year deal after the Ivorian left Galatasaray.

More Russians face EU sanctions
2014-07-25 11:14:21
The EU adds 15 individuals and 18 entities to its sanctions list targeting Russians linked to the separatist uprising in eastern Ukraine.

Isis 'overruns' Syrian military base
2014-07-25 11:11:02
Fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis) say they have overrun a large Syrian military base on the outskirts of the city of Raqqa.

Obama meets Central American leaders
2014-07-25 11:09:57
President Barack Obama meets the leaders of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to discuss the migrant crisis at the southern US border.

South Sudan rebels 'lose key town'
2014-07-25 11:02:43
Government forces in South Sudan retake the strategic town of Nasir attacked by rebels on Sunday, the UN says.

Dutch and Australians in MH17 talks
2014-07-25 10:58:13
The Netherlands and Australia seek access to the rebel-controlled crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine as more bodies arrive in Eindhoven.

American reporter held in Iran
2014-07-25 10:38:16
An American reporter for the Washington Post, his wife and two other US journalists have been detained in Tehran, an Iranian official confirms.

Friday's gossip column
2014-07-25 10:33:07
AC Milan to swap Balotelli for Arsenal's Campbell, Liverpool eye Gaitan, Di Maria staying, plus more.

VIDEO: Is Ramadan too commercial?
2014-07-25 10:28:43
Many Pakistanis are complaining that Ramadan has become too commercial over the last few years, and is losing its true spirit.

Navardauskas wins Tour stage 19
2014-07-25 10:23:20
Lithuania's Ramunas Navardauskas is the surprise winner of a rainy stage 19 of the Tour de France in Bergerac.

VIDEO: Violence in CAR after ceasefire agreed
2014-07-25 10:21:08
A new surge of violence is sweeping through the Central African Republic despite a ceasefire agreement between rival armed groups.

High-speed train links Turkey cities
2014-07-25 10:19:35
Turkey inaugurates a high-speed rail link between Istanbul and Ankara, slashing by half the seven-hour journey time between the two cities.

Miliband: I can't beat PM on image
2014-07-25 10:11:16
Ed Miliband hits back at critics of his image and leadership style, insisting voters want "big ideas" not photo opportunities.

BSkyB pays £5bn to create Sky Europe
2014-07-25 10:10:07
BSkyB wants to take over Rupert Murdoch's pay TV companies in Germany and Italy in a move that would create a company with 20 million European viewers.

Thousands welcome Giants to city
2014-07-25 10:09:22
An estimated 100,000 people line Liverpool's streets to welcome three giant marionettes which will tell the story of the city during World War One.

CAR: Fighting spreads like infection
2014-07-25 09:31:56
Trying to save CAR, where fighting spreads like an infection

Greste appeal over Egypt conviction
2014-07-25 09:20:43
Jailed al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste is to appeal against his conviction and jail term on terrorism-related charges in Egypt, his family says.

Russia's surprise interest rate rise
2014-07-25 09:20:21
Russia's central bank has unexpectedly said it will raise its key bank interest rate over concerns about inflation and "geopolitical tension".

Team Sky keen to retain Wiggins
2014-07-25 09:11:39
Team Sky want to keep Sir Bradley Wiggins despite the rider's comments that he is "done" with road racing.

UK economy back at pre-crisis level
2014-07-25 08:42:48
The UK economy grew 0.8% in the second quarter and has now recovered the ground lost since the downturn began in 2008, according to official figures.

RBS shares surge on surprise profit
2014-07-25 08:39:27
Shares in Royal Bank of Scotland have jumped 11% after it said it expects pre-tax profits to double to £2.65bn for the first half of the year.

Welsh athlete Williams fails drugs test
2014-07-25 08:38:13
Welsh 400m hurdler Rhys Williams says he is "utterly devastated" after an anti-doping violation rules him out of the Commonwealth Games.

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Gaza death toll rises amid diplomatic push
2014-07-25 12:51:07
Israel's assault in Gaza kills 33 more Palestinians, pushing death toll over 840 as diplomacy efforts intensify.

West Bank Palestinians die in fresh clashes
2014-07-25 12:40:48
Five killed near Hebron and Nablus on Friday as worst spate of West Bank protests in years continues for second day.

Ebola kills Liberian man in Nigeria
2014-07-25 12:23:39
Nigerian officials confirm man quarantined after showing signs of virus at Lagos airport was infected with Ebola.

Suspected Ebola victim dies in Nigeria
2014-07-25 11:44:18
Liberian man who was quarantined after showing signs of virus at Lagos airport, has died, as West Africa faces outbreak.

Ukraine and Russia claim border crossfire
2014-07-25 11:03:05
UN report says ongoing shellings and counter-attacks have already displaced 230,000 Ukrainian civilians.

'He had a bright future, and now he's gone'
2014-07-25 10:05:35
As clashes continue across West Bank, mourners gather for the funeral of Mohammad Al Araj, killed on his 17th birthday.

Wreckage of Algeria airliner found in Mali
2014-07-25 09:41:03
French soldiers recover black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali.

Thailand's restive south hit by deadly bomb
2014-07-25 09:19:46
At least two killed and dozens others wounded in explosion near hotel in Yala province, as police suspect Muslim rebels.

Palestinians killed in new West Bank violence
2014-07-25 08:24:21
Three deaths in Hebron and Nablus on Friday come after night of mass protests in occupied West Bank over Gaza offensive.

Peter Greste appeals against Egypt conviction
2014-07-25 07:53:03
Family of Al Jazeera correspondent Peter Greste announces appeal against his seven-year conviction.

Tamils held on boat to be sent to Australia
2014-07-25 07:13:38
Australia will transfer 157 asylum seekers to mainland detention centre, but says it is not changing policy.

US man 'in no pain' during two-hour execution
2014-07-25 07:08:21
Arizona officials defend lengthy execution as US state says it will stop further death penalties until review complete.

West Bank protests over Gaza turn deadly
2014-07-25 06:59:59
Israeli police kill two Palestinians during rallies in solidarity with battered Gaza Strip, where death toll topped 800.

Rockets from Gaza fired at Tel Aviv airport
2014-07-25 05:27:38
Qassam Brigades, Hamas' military wing, has fired three M75 rockets at Israel's main international airport.

UN shelter in Gaza 'struck by Israeli shells'
2014-07-25 03:17:17
Gaza health ministry says bombardment killed at least 16 people and injured 150 in UN-run school in Beit Hanoun.

Colombian case against Chiquita dismissed
2014-07-25 01:51:57
Case claimed Chiquita was complicit in deaths of hundreds of Colombians by funding violent para-military groups.

Fifteen civilians shot dead in Afghanistan
2014-07-25 01:12:59
Suspected Taliban fighters stop two vehicles in Ghor province, killing the passengers in apparently sectarian attack.

China flight paths obstructed by high-rises
2014-07-25 00:25:07
Nearly 100 accidents at military airbases caused by tall buildings being put up in flight paths, state media reports.

Protests over Gaza bloodshed roil West Bank
2014-07-25 00:10:54
Israeli police kill two Palestinians and injure scores during protests in solidarity with battered Gaza Strip.

Gaza under fire: Live blog
2014-07-24 23:36:19
We bring you the latest updates as Israel's military offensive in the Gaza Strip continues to claim lives.

Israel kills two men in West Bank clashes
2014-07-24 23:29:37
Israeli police shoot dead two Palestinians and injure scores of others during Gaza solidarity protest.

Tehran 'detains three US-Iranian journalists'
2014-07-24 20:42:23
Committee to Protect Journalists demands release of four people, including Washington Post reporter, believed detained.

Israel kills Palestinian in West Bank clashes
2014-07-24 17:35:18
Israeli police shoot dead man and injure at least 55 others in Qalandia during massive protests in occupied West Bank.

UN sends aid to Syria without regime consent
2014-07-24 15:38:00
Nine trucks aim to deliver humanitarian goods to areas difficult to reach amid conflict, as "over 10 million need help".

France hunts for wreckage of Algeria airliner
2014-07-24 15:22:52
French foreign minister says Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people had "probably crashed" after disappearing over Mali.

Ukraine PM resigns amid parliamentary turmoil
2014-07-24 15:01:17
Arseniy Yatsenyuk quits after collapse of ruling coalition, saying squabbles were hurting fight against separatists.

Has Israel committed war crimes in Gaza?
2014-07-24 14:58:51
The UN launches an investigation into Israel's ongoing assault on the Gaza Strip.

Norway warned of imminent security threat
2014-07-24 14:49:10
"Reliable information" hints at some kind of attack "within days" involving people who fought in Syria, official says.

Algeria confirms crash of passenger airliner
2014-07-24 14:48:58
Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algiers when it disappeared over northern Mali.

Iraq gets new president as violence rages
2014-07-24 14:37:04
Fuad Massoum elected in a step towards new government, but appointment comes as bombings and attacks continue unabated.

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In pictures: Debris and devastation at Air Algérie Flight AH5017 crash scene
2014-07-25 11:46:25
One day after Air Algérie Flight AH5017 crashed en route from Burkina Faso to Algeria in a desolate part of northern Mali with 118 people on board, the first images of the plane?s wreckage began to emerge on Friday.

Paris bans new Gaza protest scheduled for Saturday
2014-07-25 10:53:12
Paris police Friday banned a pro-Palestinian march due to be held in the French capital on Saturday, the third demonstration against Israel?s Gaza offensive to be outlawed in and around the city in a week.

French lawyer files complaint against Israel at ICC
2014-07-25 09:54:59
A French lawyer said on Friday that he had filed a complaint on behalf of the Palestinian justice minister at the International Criminal Court (ICC), accusing Israel?s military of having carried out ?war crimes? in the Gaza Strip.

French families grieve for Algerian plane crash victims
2014-07-25 07:07:57
There were scenes of shock and grief at French airports after the crash of the Air Algérie plane as relatives and friends awaiting passengers on connecting flights from Algeria received news of the disaster.

Live: ?No survivors? from Algerian plane crash, says Hollande
2014-07-25 03:30:09
French President François Hollande said Friday there were no survivors from the Air Algérie plane that went down with 118 people on board in Mali early Thursday. One of the black boxes of flight AH 5017 from Burkina Faso to Algeria has been located.

BNP to pay $80 million for defrauding Dept of Agriculture
2014-07-25 01:58:41
A US court entered an $80 million judgment against French bank BNP Paribas for defrauding a programme designed to protect US exporters, the Justice Department said Thursday. BNP agreed in June to pay $8.9 billion for violating US sanctions.

Wreckage of Algeria plane found in Mali
2014-07-25 01:13:38
The wreckage of an Air Algérie plane that disappeared early Thursday with 116 people on board on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algeria has been found in Mali, according to French officials.

Protest against Gaza offensive turns deadly in West Bank
2014-07-25 01:00:00
Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian protester and wounded about 200 others on Thursday after clashes erupted as several thousand people demonstrated in the occupied West Bank against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, Palestinian medics said.

Air Algérie crash: 'We should eliminate the missile hypothesis'
2014-07-24 12:40:09
An Air Algérie flight from Burkina Faso to Algeria with 116 people on board vanished from radar over northern Mali early Thursday. French aviation expert Pierre Duval explains why it is highly unlikely the plane was hit by a missile.

Deadly strike on UN shelter in Gaza Strip
2014-07-24 11:05:43
At least 15 people were killed and 200 wounded Thursday after Israeli forces shelled a UN-run school being used as a shelter in the northern Gaza Strip, the Gaza health ministry said, estimating the Palestinian death toll from the conflict at 750.

France says missing Algerian plane 'probably crashed'
2014-07-24 07:29:15
An Air Algérie flight from Burkina Faso to Algeria with 116 people on board vanished from radar over northern Mali early Thursday. Paris says 51 French nationals were among the passengers.

Iraqi parliament elects moderate Kurd as president
2014-07-24 06:58:35
Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum has been named the new president of Iraq following a parliamentary vote.

At least 60 killed in attack on prison convoy near Baghdad
2014-07-24 04:33:32
Suicide bombers and gunmen mounted an attack on a security convoy that was transferring convicts from a prison north of Baghdad, police said Thursday, sparking fierce clashes with security forces that left at least 60 dead.

Wreckage of Algeria plane found in Mali
2014-07-24 04:30:54
The wreckage of an Air Algérie plane that disappeared early Thursday with 116 people on board en route from Burkina Faso to Algeria has been found in Mali, according to French officials.

Two foreign women shot dead in western Afghanistan
2014-07-24 04:11:56
Two foreign women were shot and killed by unknown gunmen while riding in a taxi in the western Afghan city of Herat on Thursday, local officials said. The attack came the same day that a market bombing in Afghanistan's north killed six people.

Ceasefire agreed for Central African Republic
2014-07-24 03:52:39
Representatives from the Central African Republic's interim government, civil society and different armed groups meeting Wednesday in Brazzaville agreed on a ceasefire, but there has still been no agreement on thorny issues such as disarmament.

Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death arrives in Italy
2014-07-24 03:04:20
A Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for allegedly abandoning the Muslim faith was commuted in June arrived in Italy on Thursday in the company of the vice minister of foreign affairs, Italian TV reported.

France charges Swiss bank UBS with tax fraud
2014-07-24 01:07:05
France charged UBS with tax fraud on Wednesday for allegedly helping French clients hide money in Switzerland, judicial sources said. The Swiss bank is also suspected of using dual accounts to hide the flow of capital into Switzerland.

Botched Arizona execution takes nearly two hours
2014-07-23 22:48:04
Arizona inmate Joseph Wood reportedly gasped over 600 times before succumbing to a lethal injection on Wednesday, adding yet another flawed execution to a recent series that has raised questions about the death penalty in the United States.

Israel faces heightened diplomatic pressure as Gaza violence rages
2014-07-23 20:27:03
Israel faced new pressure on Wednesday as US Secretary of State John Kerry held talks with both Israeli and Palestinian leaders and UN rights chief Navi Pillay said there was "a strong possibility" that Israel was committing war crimes in Gaza.

In pictures: Thousands march for Gaza peace in Paris
2014-07-23 11:52:21
Pro-Palestinian protesters took to the streets of Paris once more on Wednesday to march against Israel?s military assault on the Gaza Strip, the first authorised demonstration since a July 13 rally ended in clashes.

Gaza protests: ?France imported the Mideast conflict a long time ago?
2014-07-23 11:04:51
The conflict raging in Gaza has spilled over into France, with pro-Palestinian rallies descending into violent clashes. The director of a prominent think tank tells FRANCE 24 the problem has been brewing on French soil for decades.

Bomb attacks leave scores dead in north Nigeria
2014-07-23 10:17:29
At least 82 people were killed on Wednesday in two bombings in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna targeting an opposition leader and a moderate Muslim cleric.

UN human rights chief blasts Israel-Gaza ?war crimes?
2014-07-23 09:44:08
There is a ?strong possibility? that both sides in the Israeli-Gaza conflict have violated international humanitarian law and could be guilty of war crimes, the UN?s top human rights official warned Wednesday.

Two Ukrainian fighter jets shot down over rebel-held territory
2014-07-23 08:09:37
Ukraine?s military has said that two of its fighter jets were shot down by pro-Russia separatists in the country?s east on Wednesday, not far from where Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was downed last week, killing all 298 people on board.

Paris braced for new pro-Palestinian rally after clashes
2014-07-23 06:27:57
Four days after pro-Palestinians defied a protest ban and clashed with police in Paris, the French capital is preparing for a new march. Wednesday?s rally is legal, but authorities and organisers are nonetheless taking added precautions.

Video: Fear, death and mourning in Gaza?s Khan Younis
2014-07-23 04:56:42
As Israeli forces continue to pound Gaza, a FRANCE 24 team in the southern city of Khan Younis follows the now familiar cycle of airstrikes, deaths, funerals ? and pledges of allegiance to Hamas.

Kerry arrives in Israel to push for Gaza ceasefire
2014-07-23 04:15:26
US Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Tel Aviv on Wednesday in a bid to negotiate a ceasefire in Gaza. Kerry is due to hold talks later in the day with UN chief Ban Ki-moon in Jerusalem and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah.

Remains of Flight MH17 victims arrive in the Netherlands
2014-07-23 01:31:19
Two planes carrying the remains of many of the victims from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 arrived in the Netherlands Wednesday as the country marks a day of national mourning for the 193 citizens it lost when the flight was downed in eastern Ukraine.

Defying UK, France to proceed with warships sale to Russia
2014-07-22 22:01:16
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius responded with a strong dose of sarcasm to British criticism of France?s planned sale of two warships to Russia, saying the UK should put its own house in order before criticising others.