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  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 22:35:42 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: Militants flee North Waziristan assault 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:42:55 GMT 
    Pakistan's military says its anti-militant offensive in a north-western tribal area has now taken control of 80% of the strategic town of Miranshah.


AUDIO: Iraqi mortuaries 'struggling to cope' 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:20:25 GMT 
    Jeremy Bowen visits Baghdad's main morgue, hearing how it is unable to cope as the city's death toll rises.


VIDEO: Japan typhoon creates fatal landslide 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:02:39 GMT 
    A 12-year-old boy is the latest victim of Japan's Typhoon Neoguri as a landslide crashes through the town of Nagiso destroying buildings in its path.


VIDEO: Explorer emerges after living underwater 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:14:07 GMT 
    Ocean explorer Fabien Cousteau, grandson of Jacques Cousteau, has just resurfaced after spending 31 days living underwater.


Egyptian statue sells for £16m 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:43:56 GMT 
    A 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue is sold for nearly £16m at Christie's of London, amid calls from the country's ambassador for it to be handed back to Egypt.


VIDEO: Mexican mayor 'marries' crocodile 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:21:28 GMT 
    The mayor of a Mexican fishing village has "married" a crocodile. The wedding is part of a long tradition, which locals believe brings them prosperity.


US sues Amazon over app spending 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:27:56 GMT 
    The US Federal Trade Commission sues Amazon, alleging it allowed millions of dollars of unauthorised purchases by children in its mobile app store.


Markets hit by Portuguese bank fears 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:04:21 GMT 
    Stock markets in Europe and the US fall sharply over concerns about the health of one of Portugal's biggest banks.


'Shylock' malware hit by authorities 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:10:20 GMT 
    A cybersecurity threat dubbed Shylock is disrupted thanks to an international operation, the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) says.


Yo app warns of missile strikes 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:55:12 GMT 
    A missile notification app called Red Alert is using unlikely hit app Yo to alert Israeli citizens of incoming missile strikes.


Strong British showing at Emmys 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:05:09 GMT 
    A host of British stars including Sherlock's Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch are nominated at this year's Primetime Emmy awards.


Brooks matinee plan 'not feasible' 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:59:48 GMT 
    A deal proposing to stage two Garth Brooks concerts in Dublin as matinees has been described as "not feasible".


UK clean air goal missed by 20 years 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:51:03 GMT 
    The air quality in some of the UK's biggest cities is unlikely to meet EU standards before 2030 according to the government.


Flexible nano-pixel screen patented 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:22:14 GMT 
    Scientists patent a new way to make ultra-high resolution displays that are flexible and extremely thin.
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