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Gaddafi's son sentenced to death 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:05:22 GMT 
    A court in Libya sentences Col Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saif al-Islam, and eight others to death over war crimes linked to the 2011 revolution.

Kurdish peace 'impossible' - Turkey 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:51:26 GMT 
    Turkey's president says Kurdish attacks on Turkish targets make peace impossible, as Nato members discuss its campaigns against border militants.

Android bug affects 'billion' phones 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:56:08 GMT 
    A bug in the Android mobile operating system is discovered by researchers, who say it affects nearly a billion devices.

Obama's warning to Africa on power 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:38:12 GMT 
    US President Barack Obama warns that Africa will not advance if its leaders try to cling to power, saying nobody should be president for life.

Malaysia sackings over money scandal 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:00:08 GMT 
    Malaysia's PM Najib Razak sacks his deputy who criticised him over a financial scandal, while the attorney-general probing the issue has been replaced.

Drugs claim peer resigns from Lords 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:33:33 GMT 
    Lord Sewel resigns from the House of Lords and apologises for "the pain and embarrassment" caused after he was filmed allegedly taking drugs with prostitutes.

China shares continue to slide 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:28:16 GMT 
    Shares in mainland China continued their slide on Tuesday, a day after the Shanghai Composite index saw its biggest one-day drop in eight years.

Taliban seize Afghan district HQ 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:51:38 GMT 
    Taliban fighters seize the HQ of Kohistanat district in Afghanistan's Sar-e-pul province, amid an ongoing offensive in the north, officials say.

Tech experts caution on killer AI 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:11:15 GMT 
    More than 1,000 tech experts, scientists and researchers have written a letter warning about the dangers of autonomous weapons.

Germany seeks Balkan migrant curbs 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:54:22 GMT 
    German officials urge action to halt an influx of asylum seekers from the Balkans, including new visa rules.

Tourists evacuated from France fires 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:28:13 GMT 
    Around 10,000 tourists are evacuated from three campsites in the Var region of Provence in the face of wildfires made worse by hot winds.

Bobby Brown says daughter is 'an angel' 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:49:19 GMT 
    Bobby Brown pays tribute to his daughter Bobbie Kristina, who died on Sunday at the age of 22.

VIDEO: Kerry defends Iran deal to House 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:58:47 GMT 
    US Secretary of State John Kerry and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz appear before the House Foreign Affairs Committee over the Iranian nuclear agreement.

VIDEO: 'Mass grave' at Colombia landfill site 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:36:22 GMT 
    Forensic experts in Colombia have begun a search for hundreds of bodies at a landfill site, believed to be one of the largest urban mass graves in the world, as Natalio Cosoy reports.

VIDEO: 'Nobody should be president for life' 
  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:59:55 GMT 
    US President Barack Obama warns that Africa will not advance if its leaders try to cling to power, and says 'nobody should be president for life'.
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