BBC World Service
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A train carrying the remains of most of the victims of the MH17 plane crash arrives in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, out of rebel-held territory.
Sky News reporter Colin Brazier admits he was wrong to handle victims' belongings at the MH17 crash site in Ukraine.
An inquiry will be held into the death of the Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko, the Home Secretary Theresa May announces.
US TV drama Tyrant stops filming in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv due to the current conflict in Gaza.
Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto says he is withdrawing from the election process, alleging massive fraud, hours before results are due.
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan is due to meet for the first time parents of the girls abducted by militant Islamists 100 days ago.
A diplomatic push to broker a truce in the Gaza Strip is intensifying, as Israel continues its military operation on the Palestinian territory.
German discount retailer Lidl, which has around 600 UK stores, publishes the amount of tax it pays in the UK for the first time.
Alastair Cook is too "stubborn" to quit the England captaincy, says former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott.
The UK wants the EU to adopt tougher sanctions against Russia amid continuing fury over the airliner disaster in Ukraine.
Australian soap Neighbours casts an indigenous actor in a leading role for the first time.
Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson says Wayne Rooney should replace Steven Gerrard as the national team captain.
Has the US finally fallen in love with the beautiful game?
Indonesia's next president faces challenges including cutting the country's controversial fuel subsidies.
Royal Mail's share price falls as it warns of lower revenues from its parcels business, but says it should still be able to meet its targets for the year.
A suicide bomber outside Kabul airport kills at least one Afghan and at least three foreign security guards, officials say.
Parents will face prosecution if they fail to prevent their daughters undergoing female genital mutilation or forced marriage under new measures being announced.
Do Western sanctions hurt the Russian elite?
Typhoon Rammasun has killed at least 11 people in Vietnam and several people remain missing, according to local media.
Rebels in eastern Ukraine have handed over two flight-data recorders from the downed MH17 plane to Malaysian officials.