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Double Standard? Syria Death Toll 100 Times Higher Than Gaza
Outgoing UN rights chief slams her org. for 'paralysis' on Syria as death toll edges towards 200,000 Ban warns UN losing credibility.



Rockets Barely Miss Packed Israeli Kindergarten
Third rocket strike near a kindergarten since Operation Protective Edge began 46 days ago another rocket hits Be'er Sheva.



Hamas Goes on an 'Israel Collaborator' Killing Spree
Eleven Gazans publicly executed in central Gaza City Friday morning as part of the terrorist regime's ongoing bloody 'purge.'



Israel Considering a Truce with Hamas to 'Strengthen' Egypt
Diplomatic officials say Israel is considering both an Egyptian, UN truce deal - but is concerned over faltering deterrence.



'The IDF Has Technology to End the Operation in Hours'
Gaza libel-buster and presidential candidate Dr. Yehuda David says politicians hamstringing IDF, secret technology should be employed.



Watchdog Group: Bergdahl Transfer Broke US Law
Pentagon, Defense Department, and Obama himself may have violated US law in trading captive soldier for top terrorists, group says.



Abbas Reportedly Forces Mashaal to Return to Truce Talks
Sources say Abbas threatened Hamas with 'divorce' in heated Qatar meeting Mashaal complies and calls for 'return to indirect talks.'



Commander: Aborted Airstrikes 'Sabotage' IDF Operation
Commander of IAF's real-time intel gathering squadron reveals how Hamas embedding among civilians endangers IDF.



Watch: IAF Eliminates Terror Targets in Gaza
IAF airstrikes on Hamas continue as Operation Protective Edge begins its forty-sixth day.



New IDF Report Details Hamas Use of Civilians
See recently declassified report, which through intel maps, photo and video evidence proves Hamas's illegal warfare once and for all.

Current World Events - BBC News

BBC World News

BBC World News

Rain hampers Japan landslide rescue
Heavy rain hampers rescue operations in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture where a deadly landslide killed at least 39 people, with 51 still missing.

Officer admits selling model story
An ex-Met Police community support officer could face prison after admitting selling a story to the Sun about a supermodel facing an assault allegation.

Russian aid convoy 'invades Ukraine'
A senior official in Kiev accuses Russia of invading Ukraine after Russian humanitarian aid lorries cross the border without permission.

Radicalisation 'failure' by leaders
Successive UK governments and imams in Britain are to blame for the radicalisation of Muslims says former Foreign Office minister Kim Howells.

Ecclestone to continue in F1 role
Bernie Ecclestone tells the BBC he wants to run Formula 1 for as long as he can, despite paying £60m to end a bribery trial.

Senegal closes border over Ebola
Senegal closes its border with Guinea because of the deadly Ebola outbreak, despite WHO warnings that such measures are counter-productive.

Four bids received for bust shipyard
Administrators receive four bids for Ferguson Shipbuilders in Port Glasgow, which went bust last week with the loss of 70 jobs.

Iraqi Christians welcomed in France
France welcomes about 40 Iraqi Christian refugees flown to Paris from Irbil in Iraqi Kurdistan after fleeing Islamist fighters.

Co-op Bank reports loss of £75.8m
The troubled Co-operative Bank cuts its pre-tax losses in the first half of the year, and cuts staff numbers by 13%.

VIDEO: Carol Kirkwood in a motorised bathroom
BBC weather presenter Carol Kirkwood reports from a motorised bathroom at charity fundraiser 'CarFest' in Hampshire.

LMA apologises for Mackay statement
The League Managers' Association apologises after describing offensive text messages sent by Malky Mackay as "friendly banter".

Yes declaration hits million target
More than a million people have signed a declaration that they are in favour of Scottish independence, campaigners say.

Man killed as car plunges into lake
A driver dies when his car plunges into the largest natural lake in south-west England.

Rosberg edges Hamilton in Spa opener
Nico Rosberg is 0.097 seconds faster than Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in first practice for the Belgian Grand Prix.

NSA and GCHQ agents 'leak Tor bugs'
The Tor Project says it believes some NSA and GCHQ agents are surreptitiously leaking it information to protect anonymity on the net.

Chef Terry to serve up Nato banquet
Star Welsh chef Stephen Terry is to serve up a world-class banquet for Barack Obama, David Cameron and leaders at next month's Nato summit.

Syria death toll 'more than 191,000'
More than 191,000 people have been killed in the Syria conflict up to April, UN says.

VIDEO: Victoria Beckham does ice challenge
Victoria Beckham is the latest celebrity to accept the ALS ice bucket challenge

AUDIO: Housing estates 'an embarrassment'
Crime writer Gavin Knight and Housing minister Brandon Lewis discuss the state of Britain's housing estates.

Ex-ministers join Commons clerk row
Veteran MPs Jack Straw and Margaret Beckett urge further scrutiny of the proposed appointment of the new House of Commons clerk amid a continuing row.

VIDEO: Bombers in historic Lincoln flypast
The world's only two flying Lancasters have been united with a Vulcan bomber in a formation flight described as a "never to be repeated" event

VIDEO: Stadium rail seat design explained
Jon Darch, of the Safe Standing Campaign, demonstrates a stadium rail-seat design.

Can computers replace historians?
Can computers do a job traditionally done by academics?

Tube passengers affected by strike
Passengers are hit by strike action as Tube drivers on the Central Line walk out over a "bullying culture".

Should the English have their own parliament?
Should the English have their own parliament?

M25 delays after fire damages road
A section of the M25 in Essex was closed and there were "severe" delays, following a lorry fire which damaged the surface of the carriageway.

Ebola case family 'not informed'
A priest says the family of a Donegal man, suspected to have died from the Ebola virus, first heard of any possible link to the disease through the media.

Malaysia observes silence for MH17
Malaysians observe a moment of silence following the arrival of the bodies of 20 victims of Flight MH17 which crashed in Ukraine in July.

VIDEO: London Luton bottom of airport poll
Passengers should try to use the UK's smaller airports for a better holiday experience, a survey has suggested.

Balotelli too late to face Man City
Mario Balotelli's Liverpool move will not happen in time for the striker to face former club Manchester City on Monday.

Bog to be searched for Disappeared
Forensic work is to begin next week in the search for an IRA victim whose body has been missing for almost 40 years.

Health experts' food poverty warning
More people are suffering from malnutrition as a result of worsening food poverty, health experts warn.

Doctors may face 'tougher sanctions'
Failing doctors could be forced to apologise to patients under measures being considered by the medical regulator.

Rare China death row acquittal
A man convicted of murdering two children is acquitted by China's highest court, in a rare move.

EDF to pay out £3m after complaints
EDF Energy is ordered to pay £3m after an Ofgem probe into the way the firm handled customer complaints, the last of the "big six" to make such a payment.

VIDEO: Riot police guard Paris synagogues
French Jews say they are feeling the impact of events in Gaza, with a disturbing rise in anti-semitism.

Tour buses collide near Egypt resort
Two tourist buses collide near Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, leaving 33 people dead and 41 injured, officials say.

VIDEO: MOTD at 50: John Motson tribute
Celebrity Match of the Day fans including Russell Brand and Sue Johnston pay tribute to legendary commentator John Motson.

Briton Ward one match from US Open
British number two James Ward is one match away from the US Open main draw after a 6-4 6-4 win over Vincent Millot.

'Jihadi John' and fears for Gazza
Most papers focus on efforts to identify the British jihadist in the video of reporter James Foley's beheading, while others raise fears over ex-footballer Paul Gascoigne's health.

VIDEO: Obama refuses ice bucket challenge
Barack Obama has said he will not be taking part in the ice bucket challenge, a fundraising stunt which involves people drenching themselves with cold water.

VIDEO: Gibraltar banishes troublesome monkeys
Gibraltar is planning to banish some of its Barbary macaque population which have become too cheeky or aggressive

India's Kerala to ban alcohol sales
Authorities in the southern Indian state of Kerala outline plans to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to tackle the state's drink problem.

IS militants 'biggest threat' to US
Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq are the most dangerous threat the US has faced in recent years, senior American officials warn.

London 'Europe's dearest culture hub'
London is the most expensive city in Europe for cultural activities, with Warsaw the cheapest, a survey suggests.

India blocks Gandhi murder film
India blocks the release of a film on the assassination of former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi, after complaints it glorifies her killers.

Quiz of the week's news
Why was this man refused entry to Dubai?

The town at the centre of Britain
The town that would have to rebrand if Scotland votes Yes

How Sam Cam's ancestor 'reinvented' walking
How Sam Cam's ancestor 'reinvented' walking

What are the main reasons men pay for sex?
What are the main reasons men pay for sex?

Can Indonesia's Jokowi meet expectations?
Can Indonesia's Jokowi meet voters' expectations?

Stench of decay turns coral away
Baby coral and fish can smell the difference between good and bad reefs, say marine ecologists.

Venezuela 'to fingerprint shoppers'
Venezuela plans to fingerprint supermarket shoppers in a move to combat food shortages and smuggling.

Argentina debt plan ruled 'illegal'
Argentina's plan to ask investors holding defaulted bonds to swap them for new locally issued debt is ruled "illegal" by a US court.

Double vaccines 'could end polio'
Using both types of polio vaccine could speed up efforts to free the world of the crippling and potentially fatal disease, research suggests.

Dutch grapple with jihadist threat
Dutch grapple with jihadist threat from some young Muslims

Purdah is welcome relief (for some)
Why Scotland's political purdah may be welcomed by some

Secret recordings of a president's daughter
The secret recordings of a president's daughter

VIDEO: The last prisoner on Big Island
The 83-year-old still tied to Brazil's Big Island prison

VIDEO: Tor Project 'gets cyberspy leaks'
The executive director of the Tor Project alleges that agents at GCHQ and the NSA are going behind their colleagues' backs to leak it information.

VIDEO: Police shooting video stirs debate
Police in St Louis released a video of their officers shooting a robbery suspect as he held a knife, but their pledge of transparency has lead to more questions.

Lineker: What MOTD means to me
Gary Lineker on 50 years of Match of the Day

VIDEO: What if? The Sarin attack, a year on
The BBC's Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen assesses the events of the past year in Syria and how they have shaped the Middle East region.

VIDEO: England women seal World Cup place
England have qualified for the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada after beating Wales 4-0 in Cardiff.

Bergdahl prisoner swap 'illegal'
The exchange of five Taliban fighters held at Guantanamo Bay for a captive US soldier violated the law, a US government watchdog agency finds.

VIDEO: Possible Ebola case in Ireland
A suspected case of Ebola is being assessed in County Donegal, the Irish Health Service Executive (HSE) has said

Stowaway survivor 'feared death'
Tilbury Docks container stowaway tells BBC he feared for his life

Warming 'pause' may last until 2025
The hiatus in the rise in global temperatures is being caused by the Atlantic Ocean and could last another 10 years, say researchers.

VIDEO: On the front line against IS fighters
Even though Islamic State threatened to murder another American hostage, there were another six US air strikes

GCSE grades rise, but fall in English
Hundreds of thousands of pupils are receiving their GCSE grades, with an overall rise in results despite changes to the exam system

US Ebola patients out of hospital
One of the US aid workers who recovered from the Ebola virus says he is "thrilled to be alive" as he and another patient are discharged from hospital.

Analysis: Deradicalising Brits in Syria
What happens when Britons fighting in Syria return home?

VIDEO: Gulnara treated 'worse than dog'
The BBC obtains recordings by Gulnara Karimova - the daughter of Uzbekistan's president - in which she claims she needs urgent medical help.

Hunt on for 'UK' beheading suspect
Police and security services are trying to identify a jihadist - thought to be British - in connection with the killing of US journalist James Foley.

VIDEO: Ebola survivor 'thrilled to be alive'
Ebola virus survivor Dr Kent Brantly has described how he is "thrilled to be alive" after contracting the infection while working in Liberia.

VIDEO: Hanoi gardens' blooming trade
Vietnam's lotus gardens are capitalising on an increasingly popular source of revenue. In midsummer when the flowers bloom, young and old flock to the gardens to have their pictures taken.

Boko Haram 'control police academy'
Northern Nigeria's riot police training academy has been overrun by Boko Haram Islamist militants, sources in Borno state tell the BBC.

Israel kills top Hamas commanders
An Israeli air strike kills three senior Hamas military commanders as Israel vows to pursue its Gaza campaign until it achieves "full security".

Social network cannot stop IS posts
The creators of a social network being used by Islamic State militants have admitted they cannot prevent the spread of extremist material.

VIDEO: Why are Moscow McDonald's shut?
Moscow correspondent Steven Rosenberg looks at the closure of a number of McDonald's restaurants in Russia.

Caption Challenge: Bed of nails
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

VIDEO: Man, 111, named world's oldest
The world's oldest man has been named as Sakuri Momoi, who is 111 years old and living in Japan.

VIDEO: Police take wrong-way driver head on
Two traffic officers have been praised for their bravery after stopping a wrong-way driver on the M6 toll.

Could the cravat make a comeback?
Noted cravat-wearer Nicholas Parsons has lamented the neckwear's retreat from front-line fashion.

VIDEO: 'Trojan horse' principal on school return
A principal at an academy school in Birmingham, who resigned because she felt under undue pressure from governors, has given a statement after resuming her post.

Day in pictures: 14 August 2014
24 hours of news photos: 14 August

Day in pictures: 13 August 2014
24 hours of news photos: 13 August

In pictures: Lauren Bacall
Life and career of US actress Lauren Bacall

In pictures: The Maliki years
Charting career of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki

In pictures: Framing Hope
A new exhibition of photos by Jillian Edelstein

Day in pictures: 12 August 2014
24 hours of news photos: 12 August

In pictures: Robin Williams
Career of actor and comedian in pictures

In pictures: Exodus of Yazidis
Yazidi refugees fleeing violence from Islamic State militants

VIDEO: House of Commons
Israel's response to rocket attacks must be "proportionate", insists a minister.
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