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The effort to end polio is taking a toll on Pakistan's already overstretched health system. With more children dying of measles and diarrhea, some que...
Israel broadened its bombing campaign on Tuesday, bringing the Palestinian death toll above 1,200. Brief hope for a cease-fire was quickly dashed....
Amid ongoing fighting in Ukraine and stepped-up U.S. and EU sanctions on Russia, the deal has met with little criticism in the shipbuilding town of St...

World

BBC
Hop-hop history tour of LA county's infamous city...
Coral munching bumphead fish give insight into conservation...
Syrian refugees spotting business opportunities in Jordan camp...
How US actor David Duchovny became symbol of Mother Russia...

Europe

BBC
How US actor David Duchovny became symbol of Mother Russia...
The reindeer herders fighting an iron ore mine...
President Barack Obama says new, co-ordinated sanctions from the US and EU will continue to make Russia's "weak economy even weaker"....
A series of changes to restrict benefits to some EU migrants is unveiled as David Cameron warns people who are in the UK illegally "we will find you, ...
Ex-motorsport boss Max Mosley issues High Court proceedings against Google for publishing photos of him taken at a sex party....

Canada

CBC
The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defenceman Jake Gardiner to a five-year, $20.25-million US contract extension, according to severa...
The Canadian military is looking for an air defence system to protect its VIP aircraft, including the one used by Prime Minister Steph...
Canada's Damian Warner won the decathlon Tuesday at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. It was one of seven gold medals by Ca...
Two anti-shale protesters who have already spent nine months in custody following a violent clash with RCMP near Rexton, N.B., face mo...
STS Lord Nelson, one of only two tall ships in the world fully accessible for people who are disabled, sailed into Halifax harbour thi...

Australia-Pacific

ABC
The WikiLeaks website has published details of a suppression order granted last month ordering Australian media not to publish any details of a case....
The airline industry says governments have a "moral duty" to share intelligence to prevent another passenger plane being shot down like Malaysia Airli...
Church leaders have described Australia's treatment of unaccompanied children seeking asylum as a "sick joke"....

Middle East

BBC
Syrian refugees spotting business opportunities in Jordan camp...
A reclusive Hamas military leader rules out a ceasefire with Israel to end Gaza violence, at the end of a destructive day....
Muslims around the world celebrate Eid...
A row over Israel prompts Turkey's PM Erdogan to return an award he received in 2004 from the American Jewish Congress....
Lebanese TV channel changes logo in solidarity with Iraqi Christians...

Asia-Pacific

BBC
A prominent Canadian government research organisation has been attacked by Chinese hackers, the government says....
James Anderson and Stuart Broad help England continue to dominate India on day three of the third Test at Southampton....
Investigation of ex-security chief sends a 'significant' message to the party and the people, Damian Grammaticus says....
Muslims around the world celebrate Eid...
A British man and four members of the Australia Rebels Motorcycle Club are held over an alleged £11m (A$20m) drugs plot....

South-Asia

BBC
A prominent Canadian government research organisation has been attacked by Chinese hackers, the government says....
James Anderson and Stuart Broad help England continue to dominate India on day three of the third Test at Southampton....
Investigation of ex-security chief sends a 'significant' message to the party and the people, Damian Grammaticus says....
Muslims around the world celebrate Eid...
A British man and four members of the Australia Rebels Motorcycle Club are held over an alleged £11m (A$20m) drugs plot....

Business

BBC
The tech firm helping San Francisco's tough Tenderloin area...
Turning Shakespeare's theatre into a living laboratory...
Call it something else, says Argentina's president...
The reindeer herders fighting an iron ore mine...
The Bank of England is expected to unveil on Wednesday a plan which may see rule-breaking bankers return bonuses up to seven years after being awarded...
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