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Anger mounts as Gaza toll rises 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:52:08 GMT 
    The US and UN condemn the shelling of a UN school housing civilians in Gaza, as Palestinians say Israeli attacks kill more than 100 in the day.


Ebola: Liberia shuts all schools 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:50:16 GMT 
    Liberia's government announced it is closing down all schools across the country and deploying troops to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.


'Offer rejected' on Argentine debt 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:38:02 GMT 
    Argentina's Economy Minister Axel Kicillof says his offer to "hold out" investors has been rejected as a debt default deadline approaches.


G7 says Russia faces more sanctions 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:26:37 GMT 
    The G7 group of economic powers warns President Putin of further sanctions after Russia called new US and EU penalties "destructive and short-sighted".


Dozens trapped by Indian landslide 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:42:35 GMT 
    At least 20 people are killed after a landslide buries more than 40 houses and leaves up to 200 people trapped in a village in western India.


Tor attack may have unmasked users 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:16:19 GMT 
    Users of the "dark net" service Tor who visited hidden websites may have had their identities revealed by a five-month long cyber-attack.


Six dead in Nigeria college blast 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:08:06 GMT 
    At least six people have been killed in a suicide bombing at a college in northern Nigeria's biggest city, Kano, witnesses say.


US economic growth surges by 4% 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:37:29 GMT 
    The US economy grew by 4% in the second quarter, according to a preliminary reading by the US Department of Commerce, beating expectations.


France evacuates expats from Libya 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:16:09 GMT 
    The French government says it has evacuated French and British nationals from Libya, as battles rage between government forces and militias.


Somali 'killed for not wearing veil' 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:58:12 GMT 
    Militant Islamists in Somalia have shot dead a Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil, her relatives say.


House votes to sue President Obama 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:32:37 GMT 
    The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution authorising a lawsuit against the president for alleged overreach of his authority.


Fire rips through Eastbourne Pier 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:57:01 GMT 
    A devastating fire tears through Eastbourne Pier, leaving the structure an "absolute red, molten, mess of flame and smoke".


US bridge to get anti-suicide fence 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:53:04 GMT 
    A major span between New York City and New Jersey will be getting safety fence designed to prevent suicides, after an increase in deaths this year.


VIDEO: The challenge of tackling Ebola 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:50:15 GMT 
    Scientists have been aware of Ebola since the mid-1970s, but so far no vaccine or cure has been developed.


VIDEO: Sun bracelet measures UV exposure 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:01:37 GMT 
    The BBC's Dougal Shaw tests out a digital bracelet designed to help people avoid getting too much sun exposure.
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