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Kosovo approves war crimes court 
  Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:08:35 GMT 
    Kosovo's parliament votes to set up a special court to investigate alleged war crimes committed by Kosovo Albanian rebels in the war in the 1990s.


Mexico condemns journalist's murder 
  Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:28:36 GMT 
    Mexican officials say there will be no impunity in the case of five people, including journalist Ruben Espinosa, who were found murdered on Friday.


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.


Air strikes defend US-trained Syrians 
  Mon, 03 Aug 2015 20:26:52 GMT 
    US air power has been used for the first time to defend US-trained rebel fighters in Syria, the Pentagon confirms.


'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 Palestinian child in an arson attack.


Two killed after Toronto rap concert 
  Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:26:10 GMT 
    Two people are shot dead and three others wounded in Toronto after a fight broke out at a party hosted by pop music star Drake.


Two dead after circus tent collapse 
  Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:20:11 GMT 
    A circus tent collapses during a severe storm in New Hampshire, killing a father and daughter and injuring 22 other people.


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 
    How France has learned to love its slag heaps


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


The wonder of a rainbow in Beijing 
  Tue, 04 Aug 2015 06:12:31 GMT 
    Why a rare sight in the sky stopped a city


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


Is Malaysia's palm oil worth the cost? 
  Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:41:37 GMT 
    Can palm oil ever be sustainable?
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