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A helicopter lands at the site of the Air Algerie flight AH5017 crash in Mali - July 25, 2014 'No survivors' in Air Algerie crash

There are no survivors from the Air Algerie AH5017 passenger jet that crashed in Mali, says the French President, Francois Hollande.

Capitol Hill Wikipedia blocks US Congress edits

Administrators have imposed a ban on Wikipedia alterations from the US House of Representatives, following "persistent disruptive editing".

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Russia's surprise interest rate rise Central Bank of Russia, Moscow

Russia's central bank has unexpectedly said it will raise its key bank interest rate over concerns about inflation and "geopolitical tension".

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Ambulance in crowd near Qalandia checkpoint Palestinians killed in West Bank Gaza solidarity march

Palestinians have been taking part in demonstrations to protest against events in Gaza. At least two were killed in fighting at the Qalandia checkpoint between Ramallah and Jerusalem.

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Frisbee Play sports, get a job faster?

Could even weekend warriors and those who play casual sports have a better chance of getting a job?

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Senegal farmer Text messages to stop cow rustlers

Senegalese farmers are using a new mobile technology to try to stop cattle thefts and prevent disease spreading in their herds.

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Shicheng Inside China's 'Atlantis of the East'

Often called the “Atlantis of the East” by travellers, the underwater city of Shicheng is a magnificent, mysterious time capsule of Imperial China.

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