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22 July 2014 Last updated at 22:40 ET

MH17 dead to be flown to NetherlandsA Boeing C-17 of the Australian Air Force stands at the Eindhoven Airbase in The Netherlands, on July 22, 2014

The first bodies from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine are due to be flown to the Netherlands for identification.


Alexander Sodiqov's interview with his interrogators appeared to be heavily edited Tajik spy charge academic freed

An academic working for a British university has been freed after being held for over a month in Tajikistan on suspicion of spying.

Media round-ups

Jon Donnison Article written by Jon Donnison Jon Donnison Sydney correspondent

Rolf Harris conviction: Australia reacts to star's fall

BBC Sydney correspondent Jon Donnison on the fall of one of Australia's biggest overseas stars

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Andrew North Article written by Andrew North Andrew North South Asia correspondent

Murder charge no bar for Modi's aide Amit Shah

Andrew North on why Amit Shah's appointment as the new chief of the BJP has kicked up a storm.

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Special Reports

A woman riding a scooter waits for a traffic signal along a street in Mumbai February 5, 2014.Special report: India Direct

Beyond the headlines and exploring the people, economy and culture of India.

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