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Boko Haram raids 'heinous' - Buhari 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:34:51 GMT 
    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari describes as a "heinous atrocity" the latest wave of attacks by Boko Haram militants that left more than 150 people dead.


Ronaldo's 'adopted son' joins Sporting Lisbon 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 11:08:37 GMT 
    Martunis survived the 2004 tsunami and was befriended by Cristiano Ronaldo.


China to probe market manipulation 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:36:25 GMT 
    China will investigate suspected manipulation of the stock market, which has fallen dramatically in the past few weeks, state media report.


Iceland makes blasphemy legal 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 10:11:16 GMT 
    Iceland's parliament agrees to abolish its blasphemy laws, despite opposition from some of the country's churches.


Dutch police detain 200 after riot 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 12:18:18 GMT 
    Dutch police detain about 200 people in The Hague after rioting sparked by the death of a Caribbean man in police custody.


Colombia has first legal euthanasia 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 20:31:26 GMT 
    A Colombian man with terminal cancer becomes the first person in the country to die legally by euthanasia, in a move opposed by the Church.


France rejects Assange 'asylum plea' 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:54:30 GMT 
    France's President Francois Hollande rejects an apparent appeal by the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to grant him asylum.


Mass rebel assault on Syria's Aleppo 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:51:29 GMT 
    Syria's military carries out a series of air strikes after rebel forces launch a major assault to take control of the northern city of Aleppo.


Hamas members arrested in West Bank 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 19:37:15 GMT 
    The Palestinian Authority's security forces have arrested more than 100 members of the militant Hamas movement in the occupied West Bank.


BP to pay £12bn for Gulf oil spill 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:12:36 GMT 
    BP has reached an $18.7bn (£12bn) settlement with the US Department of Justice following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.


Jim Webb joins 2016 presidential race 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:49:30 GMT 
    Vietnam veteran and former US Senator Jim Webb launches his bid for president, joining other Democrats taking on front-runner Hillary Clinton.


Tories to change inheritance tax rule 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 08:06:00 GMT 
    Chancellor George Osborne is to announce the end of inheritance tax on family homes worth up to £1m in Wednesday's Budget.


Exam focus 'harms' pupils' health 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 00:51:46 GMT 
    Schools are on the verge of becoming exam factories that damage pupils' mental health and self-esteem, says the NUT.


Councils want new litter fine powers 
  Sat, 04 Jul 2015 04:54:54 GMT 
    Councils in England and Wales call for new powers to tackle the "huge and spiralling" problem of people throwing litter from vehicles.


Base event cancelled over 'security' 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 22:49:27 GMT 
    The US Air Force cancels Independence Day celebrations at a base in Norfolk due to security concerns.
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