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Taliban leader Mullah Omar 'dead' 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:12:41 GMT 
    Taliban leader Mullah Omar died two years ago in Pakistan, Afghanistan's government and security services say.


France boosts Calais tunnel security 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:47:56 GMT 
    France says it is sending 120 extra police officers to Calais, as migrants heading for Britain say they will keep trying to enter the Channel Tunnel.


Hunter bailed over Cecil the lion 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:08:42 GMT 
    A professional hunter accused of helping a US tourist kill Zimbabwe's most famous lion is released on $1,000 bail by a court.


Wreckage to be tested for MH370 link 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:14:41 GMT 
    Officials on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion are investigating if a piece of debris washed up is from missing flight MH370.


China mall blamed for escalator death 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:46:36 GMT 
    A Chinese shopping mall and the manufacturers of one of its escalators were to blame for the death of a young mother, investigators say.


England on top after Anderson burst 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:59:48 GMT 
    England close day one of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston on 133-3 after Australia are bowled out for 136.


US 911 dispatcher hangs up on caller 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:54:51 GMT 
    An emergency call handler in the US resigns after officials release the audio of him hanging up on a frantic caller after a shooting in New Mexico.


Greek PM warns rebels of snap poll 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:13:31 GMT 
    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says he will have to call snap elections if members of his Syriza party continue to oppose a bailout deal.


Murder charge for Ohio policeman 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:45:16 GMT 
    A US police officer is charged with the murder of a driver who was shot in the head during a traffic stop over a missing licence plate.


Audit finds Kenya accounts 'disturbing' 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:54:18 GMT 
    Only 26% of money spent and collected by Kenya's government has been approved in an official annual audit that noted "disturbing problems".


Israeli Gaza action 'a war crime' 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:41:22 GMT 
    There is "strong evidence" Israel committed war crimes in Gaza after a soldier was captured by Hamas in last year's war, Amnesty International says.


Court rejects Mumbai plotter plea 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:18:34 GMT 
    India's Supreme Court turns down a final plea for reprieve by Yakub Memon, convicted in the deadly 1993 Mumbai bombings, clearing the way for his execution.


VIDEO: New CCTV released in Sandra Bland case 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:27:48 GMT 
    Texas police release video footage of Sandra Bland in custody, showing her movements before she was found dead in her cell.


VIDEO: Who is Turkey targeting with air strikes? 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:04:48 GMT 
    Turkey has begun bombing targets in both Syria and Iraq, but they are not just bombing Islamic State fighters - they have also been targeting Kurdish militants.


VIDEO: Boy, 8, has double hand transplant 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 06:42:36 GMT 
    An eight-year-old boy in America becomes the youngest recipient of a double hand transplant.
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