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UN chief: Gaza in critical condition 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:12:18 GMT 
    Gaza is in a "critical condition" and violence there must stop "in the name of humanity", the UN secretary general says.

MH17 downing 'may be war crime' 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:46:45 GMT 
    The downing of Malaysian airliner MH17 in eastern Ukraine may constitute a "war crime", UN human rights chief Navi Pillay says.

Yukos shareholders win $50bn payout 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:56:12 GMT 
    A court based in The Hague has ordered Russia to pay $50bn (£29.5bn) to former shareholders in the defunct oil producer Yukos.

Ferry students 'floated from cabins' 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:50:48 GMT 
    Students who survived South Korea's ferry disaster describe how they floated out of flooded cabins, as the trial of the crew continues.

Dinosaurs' extinction 'bad luck' 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:21:49 GMT 
    Dinosaurs might have survived if the asteroid that wiped them out had hit the Earth a few million years later or earlier, a new study suggests.

Fears over massive Libya fuel fire 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:18:10 GMT 
    Libya warns of a "humanitarian disaster" after a massive fire at a fuel storage site in Tripoli, as fighting between rival militias continues.

Emirates to stop flying over Iraq 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:11:26 GMT 
    Emirates Airline will stop flying over Iraq to protect its passengers from the threat of Islamic militants on the ground, according to reports.

Nigerian state bans cars during Eid 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:42:28 GMT 
    Vehicles in Nigeria's north-eastern Borno state are banned for three days during Eid festivities because of fears of a Boko Haram attack.

Lightning kills man on US beach 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:05:14 GMT 
    One man is killed and several people are hurt following lightning strikes on crowded Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California.

Liberia shuts borders to curb Ebola 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:12:20 GMT 
    Most border crossings in Liberia are closed and communities hit by an Ebola outbreak face quarantine to stop the virus spreading.

Limits on fracking in beauty spots 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:29:17 GMT 
    Government guidance that fracking licences can only be issued for beauty spots in "exceptional circumstances" has been given a cautious welcome by the National Trust.

Burma Top Gear breached Ofcom rules 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:00:36 GMT 
    Top Gear's Burma special in which Jeremy Clarkson used a racial term broke broadcasting guidelines, Ofcom rules.

VIDEO: Dog friendly buses in Hong Kong 
  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:58:10 GMT 
    A new bus service has been launched in Hong Kong for pet lovers.

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  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:42:41 GMT 
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VIDEO: Quick-thinking mother saves baby 
  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 07:33:56 GMT 
    A woman and her baby had a lucky escape, when they narrowly avoided being involved in a car accident in San Francisco.
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