The Dutch Foreign Minister has said that the European Union to impose new sanctions against officials deemed responsible for Russia’s actions in Ukraine.

European leaders concerned about 'growing anti-Semitism' after Gaza attacks

The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy have condemned what they say is a rise in anti-Semitism in their countries amid protests against the conflict ...

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One dead and dozens injured as South Korea trains collide head-on

Officials say two trains have collided head-on in eastern South Korea, leaving one passenger dead and dozens of others injured.

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Ifans and Barrymore settle hack claims

Actor Rhys Ifans and entertainer Michael Barrymore have settled their phone hacking damages claims.

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UK confirms probe into Litvinenko death

A public inquiry will be held into the death of poisoned Russian ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko, the British Home Secretary has confirmed.

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Train carrying Malaysia plane bodies arrives in Kharkiv

A train bearing the bodies of the people who died in the Malaysia Airlines crash has arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, on their way to the Netherlands. ...

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Israeli soldier missing in Gaza as Israeli air strikes hit hospital

An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defence official has said, while a medical chief in Gaza claims that Israeli air strikes ...

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UK to announce Litvinenko inquiry

The British Government is expected to announce today that a public inquiry will be held into the death of poisoned ex Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko.

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Russia Ambassador to Malaysia Lyudmila Vorobyeva, left, speaks during a press conference on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 tragedy at her embassy in Kuala Lumpur, today. Pic: AP

Protestors march on Russian embassy demanding justice for MH17 victims

Protesters have marched on the Russian embassy in Kuala Lumpur, waving placards and demanding justice for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot ...

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Israeli jets strike 70 Gaza targets

Israeli air strikes pummelled a wide range of targets in the Gaza Strip today as the UN chief and the US Secretary of State began an intensive effort to end more ...

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Researchers make schizophrenia genes 'breakthrough'

Scientists have made a breakthrough in their research into schizophrenia that could “open a window” to finding new treatments for the disease.

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Friend convicted over Boston bombing probe

A college friend was convicted of trying to protect Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by agreeing with another friend to get rid of items they took ...

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Probiotics 'can help blood pressure'

Eating probiotics regularly may help lower blood pressure, according to research findings.

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Police find body of shipping tycoon sought over South Korea ferry sinking

South Korean police have found the body of a fugitive billionaire businessman sought over April’s ferry disaster that left more than 300 people dead or missing.

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Truce bid hits stumbling block as Israeli air strikes bury families in Gaza rubble

The overall Palestinian death toll passed 560 as high-level attempts to end Israel-Hamas fighting hit serious problems.

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Rebels release bodies and hand over black boxes from flight MH17

Bowing to international pressure, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane. ...

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