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An Israeli tank advances in a staging area near the Israel-Gaza border (31 July 2014) Israel and Hamas truce under way

Israel and Hamas begin an unconditional 72-hour ceasefire after 24 days of fighting, as talks on a more permanent truce are due in Cairo.


The indigenous men were given bananas

First contact with Amazon tribe

A group of indigenous people from the Amazon has come face to face with a community of villagers for the first time in the Brazilian state of Acre, according to authorities.


The secret to getting it all done

The secret to getting it all done

It doesn’t need to be an endless battle. Here’s how to tame those must-dos


Polaris Slingshot, triple threat

Polaris Slingshot, triple threat

This three-wheeled roadster is one part sports car, one part superbike


A biopic worthy of James Brown?

A biopic worthy of James Brown?

Our film critic’s review of Get On Up


Can Ebola spread on planes?

Can Ebola spread on planes?

Experts offer their advice


Oxford, behind the lens

Oxford, behind the lens

Get a photographer's take on this beautiful city


India’s semi-autonomous region of Ladakh

India’s lost land of Ladakh

The region shares Tibet’s Himalayan peaks, Buddhist culture and stunning scenery - yet receives just a fraction of its visitors.


Gear face

Do you see a face in this object?

The Virgin Mary in a piece of toast, faces in car gears - how does the brain transform items into human forms, and how likely is it to occur?


Stadium chairs in Athens

Show's over - what happens next?

What do you do with huge sports arenas once events like the Olympics or the World Cup are over? BBC Culture takes a look.




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