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India in peace deal with Naga rebels 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:24:54 GMT 
    India's government signs a peace deal with a leading Naga separatist group, bringing to an end one of the country's oldest insurgencies.

Kos volunteers close migrant project 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 14:28:26 GMT 
    A volunteer group on the Greek island of Kos that was feeding nearly 1,000 migrants a day says it is forced to close after running out of time and money.

Morocco migrant dies in suitcase 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 13:50:16 GMT 
    A Moroccan man suffocates to death in a suitcase as his brother tries to smuggle him into Spain in the boot of his car, Spain says.

Brazil: Ex-Lula aide Dirceu held 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:35:39 GMT 
    Jose Dirceu, a former top aide to Brazil's ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, is arrested in connection with a corruption investigation.

US-Mexico border drug tunnel found 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:26:11 GMT 
    Mexican security forces show media a sophisticated drugs tunnel they uncovered near the city of Tijuana on the border with the US.

Gulf allies 'back US over Iran deal' 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:59:31 GMT 
    US allies in the Gulf back the nuclear deal with Iran, as the US promises them better intelligence-sharing and faster arms transfers.

'Harsh methods' for Israel militants 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 20:40:10 GMT 
    Israel says it could use harsh interrogation techniques against Jewish militants, after the death of a young Palestinian child in an arson attack.

Planned Parenthood funding targeted 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:45:37 GMT 
    Republican Senators are moving ahead with plans to defund Planned Parenthood after anti-abortion activists claimed the group sold the organs of aborted foetuses.

California wildfire doubles in size 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:13:07 GMT 
    California firefighters stretched to the limit as they attempt to bring 21 major fires under control across the drought-ridden state.

Which was the best travel photograph of the year? 
  Sun, 02 Aug 2015 23:30:16 GMT 
    Stunning photography from some of the planet's remotest locations.

Which was the best travel photograph of the year? 
  Sun, 02 Aug 2015 23:30:16 GMT 
    Stunning photography from some of the planet's remotest locations.

Making a vineyard out of a slag heap 
  Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:42:35 GMT 
    Making a vineyard out of a slag heap

Japan revisionists deny WW2 sex slave atrocities 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:52:41 GMT 
    Japan's WW2 sex slavery revisionists grow louder

Bosnia mired in ethnic politics and frustration 
  Tue, 04 Aug 2015 02:20:09 GMT 
    New talk of Bosnia break-up raises tensions

Look no hands: Self-driving cars 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 23:14:42 GMT 
    The future for driverless cars
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