The Israeli PM’s claim that his country won a “great military and political” victory over Hamas in the latest round of fighting in the Gaza Strip has met with scepticism from many of his people, according to a poll.

Ebola outbreak 'could top 20,000'

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa could eventually exceed 20,000 cases – more than six times the current level, the World Health Organisation says.

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MH370 search area may be extended based on new satellite information

A sprawling undersea search area for a missing Malaysian airliner in the southern Indian Ocean could be extended further south based on new satellite analysis.

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Ukraine: Rebel leader says Russian soldiers fight by choice

Pro-Russian rebels have reportedly entered a strategically important town on Ukraine's south-east coast.

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France rules out Assad partnership

French President Francois Hollande has ruled out an international partnership with Syria’s leader to fight against the Islamic State group, saying any alliance with ...

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Rotherham’s ex-children's director says sorry

Rotherham’s former director of children’s services has issued an apology to children abused in the town and said she wished staff “could have done more” to help ...

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Explosion at BP refinery in US

A fire broke out after an explosion at a BP refinery in Indiana, which rattled nearby homes.

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Sea search rethink on missing Malaysian plane

The search area for the missing Malaysian airliner in the southern Indian Ocean has been refined, based on the latest analysis.

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FBI probes cyber attacks on banks

The FBI is working with the Secret Service to determine the extent of cyber attacks against several US financial institutions.

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US police kill Cops show sound man

A sound operator on reality TV show Cops has been shot dead by police officers who opened fire during a robbery at a fast food restaurant.

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