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Greek shares plunge as market reopens 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 08:03:30 GMT 
    The main Athens stock index, the Athex, plunges by 22.87% on Monday as trading resumes after a five-week closure.


Obama to unveil clean energy plan 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 06:54:43 GMT 
    US President Barack Obama is set to unveil what he calls "the biggest, most important step we have ever taken" in tackling climate change.


Saudi king cuts short French holiday 
  Sun, 02 Aug 2015 20:57:15 GMT 
    King Salman of Saudi Arabia cuts short a holiday on the French Riviera where the closure of a beach for his security caused an uproar.


Nigeria frees Boko Haram captives 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 00:54:24 GMT 
    Nigeria's army says it has rescued 178 people, more than 100 of them children, from Boko Haram militants in the north-east of the country.


Pancreatic cancer urine test hope 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 04:08:12 GMT 
    A simple urine test which could detect pancreatic cancer much earlier than at present is developed by scientists.


Crash grounds Russian helicopters 
  Sun, 02 Aug 2015 22:56:34 GMT 
    The Russian defence ministry grounds its fleet of Mi-28 attack helicopters after a fatal accident at an air show on Sunday.


HK protest over 'breast as weapon' 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 03:27:37 GMT 
    Bra-wearing men and women stage a protest in Hong Kong after a woman is jailed for assaulting a police officer with her breast.


More than 100 killed in India floods 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 05:22:06 GMT 
    Heavy monsoon rains in India kill more than 100 people in the past week and force tens of thousands of people to take shelter in relief camps, India's home ministry has said.


Mexican photojournalist found dead 
  Sun, 02 Aug 2015 16:49:13 GMT 
    A Mexican photojournalist who said he was being threatened and harassed is found shot dead with four other people in a flat in Mexico City.


Call to widen MH370 debris hunt 
  Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:50:04 GMT 
    Malaysia urges other Indian Ocean islands to be on the lookout for more possible MH370 debris, after a wing part washes up on Reunion.


Boy, 9, dies after being hit by bat 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:27:02 GMT 
    A nine-year-old boy dies after being accidentally hit in the head by a bat during a baseball game in the USA.


Zimbabwe seeks second 'lion killer' 
  Sun, 02 Aug 2015 19:53:38 GMT 
    Zimbabwe says it is seeking a second American over the illegal killing of a lion, as the outcry over the death of famed animal Cecil continues.


VIDEO: Teenager stabbed at Gay Pride march dies 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 03:59:48 GMT 
    A teenager who was attacked at a Gay Pride march in Jerusalem last week dies from her injuries.


VIDEO: From prisoner to programmer 
  Sun, 02 Aug 2015 23:01:36 GMT 
    A group of former prisoners in South Africa are teaching other prisoners how to code, to help them find work on the outside.


VIDEO: Singapore's changing landscape 
  Sun, 02 Aug 2015 22:26:31 GMT 
    Singapore's skyline has dramatically changed in the past 50 years, reflecting changes in the fortunes of the country.
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