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VIDEO: Australia 'ready to police MH17 site'
Australia's prime minister, Tony Abbott, is offering to send 50 police officers to help secure the site in eastern Ukraine where MH17 crashed.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2014 11:42

LG Electronics sees big profit jump
LG Electronics sees a big jump in second quarter profit, due to turnaround in its mobile phone division.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2014 10:55

Experts to examine MH17 flight data
UK investigators are due to start examining a second black box flight recorder from downed flight MH17, after downloading "valid data" from the first.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2014 10:53

South Korea unveils $40bn stimulus
South Korea unveils a $40bn stimulus package to help boost the economy after the latest figures show a slowdown in growth.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2014 10:13

'Grave concerns' over Australia camp
Australia's top rights official says the situation at the Christmas Island asylum centre has "significantly deteriorated", with people "plagued by despair".
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2014 10:05

Indian media: Gaza policy
India's 'reluctance to condemn' Israeli offensive a 'shameful silence'.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2014 09:12

Children dead in Indian train crash
At least 13 children are killed along with their driver when a school bus is hit by a train in the Indian state of Telangana, police say.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2014 08:40

China media: Abe in Latin America
Is Japan PM visiting Latin America to gain support for a permanent UNSC seat, papers ask.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2014 08:31

Awesome scale of auditing every Afghan vote
Race against time to audit every Afghan vote
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2014 08:19

Taiwan plane crash toll reaches 48
Forty-eight people are now known to have died after a passenger plane crashed in Taiwan's Penghu island, as a storm passed over the area.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2014 07:29

Chinese man admits sensor smuggling
A Chinese man pleads guilty to attempting to smuggle sensors made for the US military to China, after a US sting operation.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2014 06:52

India MPs demand 'force-fed' probe
Opposition MPs in India demand an investigation into reports that some Hindu MPs tried to forcibly feed a Muslim man fasting for Ramadan.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2014 06:24

VIDEO: China meat 'months' past expiry date
China detains five people as part of its probe into a firm that allegedly supplied out of date meat to fast food chains, including McDonald's and KFC.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2014 06:21

China manufacturing growth speeds up
China's manufacturing activity grows at its fastest pace in 18 months in July, a survey by HSBC shows, the latest sign that its economy may be stabilising.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2014 04:34

Commonwealth Games begin in Glasgow
The 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony is under way at Celtic Park in Glasgow.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jul-2014 00:10

Digesting China's latest food scare
John Sudworth digests China's latest food scandal
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2014 23:44

Man guilty of pizza driver murder
A man is found guilty of murdering a pizza delivery worker who was stabbed to death on his last day in the job in Sheffield.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2014 18:58

Dozens killed in Taiwan plane crash
More than 40 people were killed when a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed after making a failed emergency landing in Taiwan, local officials say.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2014 18:56

When time stood still
The story of the watch that survived Hiroshima
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2014 18:24

Indian boy has 232 teeth removed
Doctors in India extract 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2014 18:23

Sri Lanka cyclists spotted on motorway
Four members of Sri Lanka's Commonwealth Games team are stopped by police for cycling down a Glasgow motorway.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2014 16:47

VIDEO: Pupils confuse Merkel with the Queen
Indian and Kenyan school pupils explain what they understand about the Commonwealth Games and tried to identify the Royal family.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2014 16:39

S Korea ferry boss 'hid in closet'
The fugitive South Korean tycoon wanted in connection with the Sewol ferry disaster hid in a closet to evade arrest during a police raid, prosecutors say.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2014 15:49

Glasgow ready for 2014 Games opening
The Queen will formally open the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in front of a 40,000 crowd at Celtic Park.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2014 11:45

India MPs 'force-feed' Muslim worker
There is uproar in India's parliament after reports that some Hindu MPs tried to forcibly feed a Muslim man who is fasting for Ramadan.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2014 11:34

MH17 victims begin long journey home
The first planes leave Ukraine carrying victims' bodies from crashed flight MH17 to the Netherlands, which is holding a day of mourning.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2014 11:27

Rival to challenge Indonesia result
The losing candidate in Indonesia's presidential election, Prabowo Subianto, will challenge the result in court, his spokesman says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2014 11:20

China detains five over meat scandal
China detains five people as part of its probe into a firm that allegedly supplied out of date meat to fast food chains, including McDonald's and KFC.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2014 11:02

School head held over India 'rape'
Police in the Indian city of Bangalore arrest a school head for failing to protect children under his care after a six-year-old girl is allegedly raped.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2014 08:56

Quarantine over China plague death
Part of a city in north-west China is sealed off and dozens of people placed in quarantine after a man died of bubonic plague, state media say.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2014 08:47

China media: Cuba ties
Cuba ties, international responsibility and a military drill that will delay flights in the spotlight.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2014 08:38

Indian media: Cheering 2014 Games contestants
'Limited' hopes of winning medals in Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2014 08:02

In pictures: Life in denuded India villages
Life in Indian villages denuded by deforestation
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2014 01:20

The deaths uniting women across the world
The deaths that unite women across the world
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2014 01:10

Tajik spy charge academic freed
An academic working for a British university has been freed after being held for over a month in Tajikistan on suspicion of spying.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2014 23:31

MH17 remains 'still at crash site'
The search for victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine must go on as only some 200 bodies have been recovered so far, Dutch officials say.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2014 23:24

VIDEO: When Britain ruled India
Living in India during the dying days of the British Raj
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2014 22:28

Video teasing North Korean leader goes viral
Millions watch video poking fun at Kim Jong-un.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2014 20:58

What does Jokowi win mean for Indonesia?
What does a Joko Widodo win mean for Indonesia?
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2014 19:49

Joko Widodo wins Indonesia poll
Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of Indonesia's hotly-contested presidential election.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2014 16:41

Jacket blunder ruins Malaysian dream
Defending champion Nur Ayuni Farhana Abdul Halim cannot compete at Glasgow 2014 after her competition jacket goes missing.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2014 14:10

India encephalitis outbreak kills 60
At least 60 people died in an outbreak of viral encephalitis in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, a top health official has said.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2014 11:11

VIDEO: Indonesia's cheap fuel challenge
Indonesia's next president faces challenges including cutting the country's controversial fuel subsidies.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2014 11:02

'Foreigners' killed in Kabul attack
A suicide bomber outside Kabul airport kills at least one Afghan and at least three foreign security guards, officials say.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2014 10:50

Indonesia candidate rejects election
Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto says he is withdrawing from the election process, alleging massive fraud, hours before results are due.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2014 10:41

China media: Fast food quality
After a meat supplier is shut down in Shanghai, fast food chains come in for criticism
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2014 09:09

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