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Airline apology over drug warning

July 30, 2014 - 2:16am
Australia's Jetstar apologises after an attendant on a Sydney-bound flight warned passengers to flush their drugs down the toilet before landing.
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India road crash kills 21 people

July 30, 2014 - 1:28am
At least 21 people die when their bus swerves off a mountain road and falls into a gorge in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
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Hamas vows to continue Gaza battle

July 30, 2014 - 1:01am
A reclusive Hamas military leader rules out a ceasefire with Israel to end Gaza violence, as 32 Palestinians are reported dead in overnight shelling.
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Khmer Rouge duo begin genocide trial

July 30, 2014 - 12:14am
The last two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime are to begin their second trial, this time for genocide, in Phnom Penh.
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HSBC closes some Muslims' accounts

July 30, 2014 - 12:00am
HSBC bank writes to Finsbury Park Mosque and other Muslim organisations around the UK giving them notice their accounts will be closed.
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Japan output falls most since 2011

July 29, 2014 - 11:10pm
Japan's factory output falls 3.3% from May to June, the latest sign to highlight that the recent sales tax rise is affecting consumer demand.
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Libya militias seize Benghazi base

July 29, 2014 - 9:53pm
A special forces base in Libya has been seized by militias, the fighters and officials say, as a blaze continues at a fuel depot in the capital Tripoli.
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Playing French horn with no arms

July 29, 2014 - 9:30pm
The French horn player who has no arms
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VIDEO: A hip-hop history tour of Compton

July 29, 2014 - 8:25pm
Hop-hop history tour of LA county's infamous city
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Astronomers weigh up Milky Way

July 29, 2014 - 8:11pm
The Milky Way is lighter than previously thought and is only about half the mass of a neighbouring galaxy, researchers conclude.
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Bumps, buzzards and critical species

July 29, 2014 - 8:10pm
Coral munching bumphead fish give insight into conservation
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Business booms at Jordan's Zaatari camp

July 29, 2014 - 8:06pm
Syrian refugees spotting business opportunities in Jordan camp
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VIDEO: Duchovny a national symbol in Russia

July 29, 2014 - 7:48pm
How US actor David Duchovny became symbol of Mother Russia
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Airline sued over pilot abuse claims

July 29, 2014 - 7:40pm
British Airways is to be sued for damages over claims one of its pilots sexually abused children in African schools and orphanages.
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How many men are paedophiles?

July 29, 2014 - 7:34pm
How many men are paedophiles - and is the same true of priests?
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Saving lives on the Ebola front line

July 29, 2014 - 7:16pm
Life on the Ebola front line
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The tech firm helping a tough area

July 29, 2014 - 7:13pm
The tech firm helping San Francisco's tough Tenderloin area
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Argentina in denial over debt dispute

July 29, 2014 - 7:12pm
Call it something else, says Argentina's president
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VIDEO: Inside a laboratory battling Ebola

July 29, 2014 - 7:11pm
Global Health Correspondent Tulip Mazumdar takes a look around a makeshift laboratory trying to battle the Ebola outbreak in Guinea.
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The reindeer herders battling a mine

July 29, 2014 - 7:08pm
The reindeer herders fighting an iron ore mine
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