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Turkish soldiers 'die in PKK ambush' 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:37:49 GMT 
    Three Turkish soldiers are killed as a military convoy is attacked by the PKK in the south-eastern province of Sirnak.


Olive tree blight spreads to Corsica 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:00:31 GMT 
    The virulent Xylella disease ravaging olive trees in Italy spreads to Corsica, prompting emergency measures.


Runaway lorry kills Mexico pilgrims 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 05:13:53 GMT 
    A lorry in central Mexico ploughs into a religious procession, killing at least 16 pilgrims and injuring about 30, officials say.


Rio 2016 facing pollution challenge 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:56:28 GMT 
    Organisers of the 2016 Rio Olympics are facing a serious challenge to clean polluted waters for sailing and windsurfing events.


Al-Jazeera retrial verdicts delayed 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:25:41 GMT 
    An Egyptian court delays verdicts in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists previously jailed for allegedly aiding the Muslim Brotherhood.


Kurds decry Turkish 'safe zone' move 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:51:06 GMT 
    A "safe zone" Turkey and the US are creating in Syria is Ankara's attempt to stop Kurds from forming their own territory, a pro-Kurdish party leader says.


'Epidemic' of US children sold for sex 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:46:27 GMT 
    The vast majority of children bought and sold for sex every night in the United States are American, a BBC investigation finds.


US lion killer 'sorry for disruption' 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:23:17 GMT 
    Dentist Walter Palmer apologises to his patients for the disruption caused by the backlash against him over the killing of a lion in Zimbabwe.


In pictures: Bamiyan Valley in Afghanistan 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:19:03 GMT 
    Simon Norfolk's landscapes of Afghanistan


In pictures: Bamiyan Valley in Afghanistan 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:19:03 GMT 
    Simon Norfolk's landscapes of Afghanistan


Terror on the beach 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:00 GMT 
    Survivors tell their stories of Tunisia massacre


A tourist in the land of the ayatollahs 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:18:35 GMT 
    What is it like to visit the land of the ayatollahs?


Rio's favelas get Olympics B&B fever 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:18:45 GMT 
    Rio's favelas to accommodate visitors to 2016 Olympics


VIDEO: How to blow up a car (in the movies) 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:10:59 GMT 
    The secrets of film special effects revealed


VIDEO: 'Killer brew' addicts lose alcohol and privates 
  Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:20:09 GMT 
    The illegal alcohol driving wives to take desperate measures
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