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Israel sets Palestinian tax sanction

Fri, 2014-04-11 18:39
Israel sets a tax sanction on the Palestinian Authority in the latest retaliatory step for its signing up to join international treaties.
Categories: International News

Mugabe comment offends Nigeria

Fri, 2014-04-11 18:33
Nigeria summons Zimbabwe's envoy to the country over President Robert Mugabe's comment that Zimbabwe is becoming "like Nigeria" in terms of corruption.
Categories: International News

EU urged to help Italy with migrants

Fri, 2014-04-11 18:14
The UN's refugee agency says the EU must help Italy with a dramatic upsurge in migrants, with as many as 6,000 reaching its shores in the past four days.
Categories: International News

Do not abuse staff, Tory MPs told

Fri, 2014-04-11 18:14
The Conservative Party issues a code of conduct to all its MPs telling them not to "bully, abuse or harass" staff.
Categories: International News

Abbott confident over plane signals

Fri, 2014-04-11 18:08
Australian PM Tony Abbott says teams searching for missing flight MH370 jet are confident that signals detected are coming from its black box.
Categories: International News

Life sentences for gold raid killers

Fri, 2014-04-11 18:06
Three teenagers convicted of stabbing a grandfather-of-12 to death in a gold and cash raid lasting just three minutes, are given life sentences.
Categories: International News

AUDIO: CT scan reveals mummies' faces

Fri, 2014-04-11 17:52
The British Museum has been using CT scanners to reveal the faces of Egyptian mummies.
Categories: International News

Weekendish: Watches for the blind and Eiffel of the East

Fri, 2014-04-11 17:51
A round-up of some of the best reads from the BBC News Magazine this week, with your extra comments.
Categories: International News

Final day of Irish president's visit

Fri, 2014-04-11 17:18
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh say goodbye to Irish President Michael D Higgins as his state visit to the UK draws to a close.
Categories: International News

Indian artists warn against Modi

Fri, 2014-04-11 17:12
Leading Indian artists and academics write an open letter warning against the possible election of Hindu nationalist politician Narendra Modi.
Categories: International News

Friday's gossip column

Fri, 2014-04-11 17:10
Eto'o talking to Besiktas, Evra to leave Man Utd, Newcastle wanted Sir Alex, Rooney to miss run-in, plus more
Categories: International News

Protests as Condi Rice joins Dropbox

Fri, 2014-04-11 17:06
Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's appointment to the board of technology firm Dropbox draws criticism from some customers.
Categories: International News

Cameron finds 'guidance' in faith

Fri, 2014-04-11 17:04
David Cameron speaks of the "peace" and "guidance" he finds in his Christian faith, as he releases an Easter message.
Categories: International News

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2014-04-11 16:49
There's a type of spider attracted to Mazdas, plus other factlets
Categories: International News

AUDIO: Man held for giving wife pain patch

Fri, 2014-04-11 16:21
An elderly man was locked up for seven hours after giving his wife a painkiller patch at her care home.
Categories: International News

California teen bus crash kills 10

Fri, 2014-04-11 16:14
Ten people, including five teenage students, are killed in a fiery bus crash in California, authorities say.
Categories: International News

AUDIO: Whistleblower resigns from police

Fri, 2014-04-11 15:55
A police whistleblower, who raised concerns about the Metropolitan Police's crime statistics, explains why he resigned.
Categories: International News

Roman site fall damages bid fails

Fri, 2014-04-11 15:48
A woman who fell over a wall at a Roman site while looking for somewhere to urinate after a night out drinking loses her claim for damages.
Categories: International News

AUDIO: Pope asks forgiveness for clergy abuse

Fri, 2014-04-11 15:41
Pope Francis has asked for forgiveness for the evil committed by Roman Catholic priests who've sexually abused children.
Categories: International News

CPS 'right to take Evans to court'

Fri, 2014-04-11 15:37
The director of public prosecutions insists that the Crown Prosecution Service was right to take the Nigel Evans sex abuse case to court.
Categories: International News