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'Grenade targets' Burundi election 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:51:02 GMT 
    Grenade targets polling station during Burundi parliamentary elections boycotted by opposition over President Pierre Nkurunziza's plan to seek a third term.


Reveller dies from inferno injuries 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:01:56 GMT 
    A woman who was badly injured after a fire tore through the crowds at a Taiwan amusement park, hurting about 500 people, has died, officials say.


China-led global bank takes shape 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 05:13:04 GMT 
    China hosts the signing ceremony of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, a new international financial institution set to rival the World Bank.


Britons won't accept 'rigid' EU - PM 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:24:48 GMT 
    British voters will not accept a "rigid" EU that cannot handle the Greek crisis and the UK's demands for reform, David Cameron says.


Uber managers arrested in France 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:37:10 GMT 
    Two managers of the taxi-ordering app Uber have been arrested in France over what authorities have described as an "illicit" service.


Delays hit Mexico students inquiry 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:44:40 GMT 
    Investigators say they have been waiting for three months to interview Mexican soldiers over the disappearance last year of 43 students.


Jara banned for Cavani incident 
  Sun, 28 Jun 2015 21:37:38 GMT 
    Chile's Gonzalo Jara is banned for three matches for appearing to poke his finger against Edinson Cavani's backside.


Israel intercepts Gaza-bound boat 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:20:26 GMT 
    The Israeli Navy intercepts a Gaza-bound vessel sailed by pro-Palestinian activists including former the Tunisian president and diverts it to an Israeli port, the military says.


IS fight 'struggle of our generation' 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:55:55 GMT 
    David Cameron says Islamic State poses "an existential threat" to the Western world, as it emerges the British death toll in the Tunisian attack will rise above 30.


Resistance to US gay marriage ruling 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:26:10 GMT 
    Texas's top law officer vows to support state workers who refuse to marry gay couples on religious grounds after US Supreme Court legalised gay marriage.


Texas anti-abortion law blocked 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:00:40 GMT 
    Several abortion clinics in Texas will remain open after the US Supreme Court decided to put strict new measures against them on hold.


National minute's silence for Tunisia 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:29:15 GMT 
    A minute's silence will be held in the UK at 12:00 BST on Friday to remember the victims of the Tunisian beach attack, David Cameron announces.


Boy admits stabbing supply teacher 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:19:37 GMT 
    A fourteen-year-old boy admits stabbing a supply teacher in a school classroom in Bradford.


Janner faces sex abuse prosecution 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:01:56 GMT 
    Lord Janner is to be prosecuted over claims of historical child sex abuse after an independent review overturns a decision by the CPS.


New ferry strike closes French port 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:25:06 GMT 
    Strike action in Calais leads to the closure of the port and the cancellation of ferry sailings from Dover.
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