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24 July 2014 Last updated at 00:26 ET

Solemn ceremony for MH17 victims

The Netherlands receives the first victims' bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in a solemn ceremony at Eindhoven air base.


Rescue workers survey the wreckage of TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 on the Taiwanese island of Penghu on 24 July 2014 Taiwan plane crash toll reaches 48

Forty-eight people are now known to have died after a passenger plane crashed in Taiwan's Penghu island, as a storm passed over the area.

Indian teenager Ashik Gavai with some of his 232 teethIndian boy has 232 teeth removed

Doctors in India extract 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation.

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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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