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Pet peeves: Do dogs feel jealousy?

Pet peeves: Do dogs feel jealousy?

Dogs are a man's best friend, and new research says canines want to keep it that way.

Suicide bombers kill 82 in Nigeria

Suicide bombers kill 82 in Nigeria

At least 82 people have been killedin two suicide bombings in the north Nigerian city of Kaduna, one aimed at opposition leader and ex-president Muhammadu Buhari and another at a moderate Muslim cleric about to lead a crowd in prayer.

UN launches probe into alleged Israeli crimes in Gaza

UN launches probe into alleged Israeli crimes in Gaza

The United Nations has launched an international inquiry into human rights violations and crimes that may have been committed by Israel during its military offensive in the Gaza Strip.

Ukraine rebel leader acknowledges fighters had BUK missiles

Ukraine rebel leader acknowledges fighters had BUK missiles

A powerful Ukrainian rebel leader has confirmed that pro-Russian separatists had an anti-aircraft missile of the type Washington says was used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and it could have originated in Russia.

47 killed in Taiwan plane crash

47 killed in Taiwan plane crash

A TransAsia Airways turboprop plane crashed on its second attempt at landing during a thunderstorm on an island off Taiwan, killing 47 people and setting buildings on fire.

MH17: Plane probably shot down 'by mistake'

MH17: Plane probably shot down 'by mistake'

The US government believes pro-Russian separatists most likely shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet "by mistake," not realising it was a civilian passenger flight.

Indonesian president-elect calls for unity after election

Indonesian president-elect calls for unity after election

Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has been declared the winner of Indonesia's presidential election, bringing the promise of major reforms to the world's third largest democracy.

No safe place for civilians in Gaza: UN

No safe place for civilians in Gaza: UN

Palestinian civilians in densely-populated Gaza have no place to hide from Israel's military offensive and children are paying the heaviest price, the United Nations says.

MH17: Bodies reach Ukraine city

MH17: Bodies reach Ukraine city

A train carrying the remains of many of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in a Ukrainian government-held city on Tuesday on the first leg of their final journey home to be reclaimed by their families.

Parts of Chinese city in quarantine after plague death

Parts of Chinese city in quarantine after plague death

China has sealed off parts of its northwestern city of Yumen after a resident died of bubonic plague last week.

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