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Hamas vows to continue Gaza battle 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:01:22 GMT 
    A reclusive Hamas military leader rules out a ceasefire with Israel to end Gaza violence, as 32 Palestinians are reported dead in overnight shelling.


US and EU expand sanctions on Russia 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:29:16 GMT 
    President Barack Obama says new, co-ordinated sanctions from the US and EU will continue to make Russia's "weak economy even weaker".


Ebola virus 'potential threat' to UK 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:01:44 GMT 
    The Ebola virus, which has killed more than 670 people in West Africa, is a "potential major threat" to Britain, the government's chief scientist warns.


Khmer Rouge duo begin genocide trial 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:14:29 GMT 
    The last two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime are to begin their second trial, this time for genocide, in Phnom Penh.


Guinea concert stampede kills 24 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:12:11 GMT 
    At least 24 people have died after a stampede at a beach concert in Conakry, the capital of Guinea, with dozens reported injured.


Ten convicted for India school fire 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:31:11 GMT 
    A court in India finds 10 people guilty for a school fire in which 94 children were burnt alive in the southern state of Tamil Nadu in 2004.


Barclays sees profits fall by 7% 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:51:04 GMT 
    Barclays' half yearly profits fall 7% to £3.35bn, following a fall in revenue at its investment bank.


More than five-a-day 'no effect' 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:05:24 GMT 
    New research backs the five-a-day target for fruit and vegetables, but suggests eating more may have no added benefits.


Los Angeles flood hits university 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:14:18 GMT 
    A burst water main causes flooding along Los Angeles' Sunset Boulevard at the University of California, Los Angeles, officials say.


Deadly violence hits China's Xinjiang 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:47:38 GMT 
    Dozens of people have been killed or injured in violence in China's troubled western region of Xinjiang, state media say.


'Quantum Cheshire Cat' observed 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:36:04 GMT 
    Scientists have separated a particle from one of its physical properties - proving a theory known as the "quantum Cheshire Cat".


Last Hiroshima bomb crew member dies 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:26:40 GMT 
    The last surviving member of the team which dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima, Theodore Van Kirk, has died aged 93.


VIDEO: Harding's 'lusty' letters published 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:26:36 GMT 
    Almost 1,000 letters of Warren Harding, the 29th US president, have been published.


VIDEO: British dancer returns from Russia 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:02:28 GMT 
    A dancer from Hull who became the first British dancer to be employed by the Mariinsky Ballet in Russia returns to the UK to perform with the company at Covent Garden.


VIDEO: Confetti harvest time in Shropshire 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:51:51 GMT 
    A natural confetti farm is harvesting and drying its crop, in a harvest that lasts only ten days.
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Hamas vows to continue Gaza battle  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:01:22 GMT
US and EU expand sanctions on Russia  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:29:16 GMT
Ebola virus 'potential threat' to UK  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:01:44 GMT
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