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28 July 2014 Last updated at 14:39 ET

Deadly violence in Gaza and Israel

Gaza and southern Israel see an upsurge in violence despite a plea by the UN secretary general for a cessation of hostilities.


A student survivor (in white blouse) of the disaster arrives to give evidence at the trial on Monday in the Suwon District Court in Ansan, South Korea (28 July 2014)Ferry students 'floated from cabins'

Students who survived South Korea's ferry disaster describe how they floated out of flooded cabins, as the trial of the crew continues.

Wreckage of MH17, 26 Jul 14MH17 jet 'downed by shrapnel'

Security officials in Ukraine say the Malaysia Airlines jet downed in eastern Ukraine suffered an explosive loss of pressure caused by missile shrapnel.

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Lyse Doucet Article written by Lyse Doucet Lyse Doucet Chief international correspondent

No place to hide for children of war in Gaza and Syria

The BBC's chief international correspondent Lyse Doucet reports on plight of Syrian and Palestinian children growing up on the frontlines of war.

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