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US strikes in Iraq despite IS threat 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:45:11 GMT 
    US jets carry out fresh strikes in Iraq, despite threats from militants to kill a second American captive after beheading journalist James Foley.


Israel kills top Hamas commanders 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:18:40 GMT 
    An Israeli air strike kills three senior Hamas military commanders as Israel vows to pursue its Gaza campaign until it achieves "full security".


Hanged India girls' 'rape' in doubt 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:48:56 GMT 
    A forensic investigation into clothing and swabs taken after the murder and alleged gang rape of two teenage cousins in northern India concludes they were not sexually assaulted.


Norway killer's father 'feels guilt' 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:33:05 GMT 
    The father of Norwegian mass murderer Andres Breivik expresses feelings of guilt and responsibility over his son's actions in a book.


Thailand coup general named as PM 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:38:16 GMT 
    Thailand's junta leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha, who led a coup in May, is named the new prime minister, after a parliamentary vote.


Shots fired at Liberia Ebola protest 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:52:13 GMT 
    Police in Liberia fire live rounds and tear gas during protests after a quarantine was imposed to contain the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.


Russia widens McDonald's food probe 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:00:10 GMT 
    Russia's main consumer watchdog announces unscheduled checks on a number of McDonald's restaurants as part of an investigation into food standards.


Prabowo supporters rally at court 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:00:09 GMT 
    Indonesian police fire tear gas at supporters of former presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto ahead of a verdict on his challenge to the results of July's poll.


Belgian PM's laptop stolen from car 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:46:38 GMT 
    A thief breaks into the car of outgoing Belgian Prime Minister Elio di Rupo, stealing his laptop, but officials deny state secrets were taken.


Deadly ethnic clashes in Darfur 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:52:33 GMT 
    At least 63 people have died in clashes between rival Arab groups in Sudan's arid Darfur region, witnesses say.


Shakira song 'broke copyright laws' 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:56:10 GMT 
    Colombian pop star Shakira's hit song Loca was indirectly copied from a Dominican songwriter's work, a US federal judge rules.


VIDEO: Why are Moscow McDonald's shut? 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:04:39 GMT 
    Moscow correspondent Steven Rosenberg looks at the closure of a number of McDonald's restaurants in Russia.


VIDEO: 'Our friend has given us a son' 
  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:09:55 GMT 
    BBC News met new parents Nick and Michael Scott-Kline with 18-month-old Elliot and surrogate mother Sarah Jones.


VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:40:26 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: Cycling cities: Delhi and Amsterdam 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:22:38 GMT 
    The BBC looks at what it is like to be a cyclist in Amsterdam and Delhi.
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