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Smoke rises after an Israeli airstrike in the east of Gaza City, 28 July 2014.

Israel-Gaza conflict: 10 Palestinians killed and 46 injured in airstrike on hospital and park

Two airstrikes which hit the compound of Gaza City’s main hospital and a nearby park killed 10 people and wounded 46 on Monday, hours after Israel and Hamas had declared a truce.

Police arrive after the houses of religious minority group Ahmadiyyas, were torched by a mob following accusations of blasphemy, in Gujranwala, Pakistan, 28 July 2014

Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan

A woman, a child and a baby have died in Pakistan during riots over an allegedly blasphemous Facebook post.

Eugene de Kock was sentenced to two life terms and more than 200 years, after a killing spree that cost dozens of lives, at an amnesty hearing of the Truth and Reconcilliation Commision (TRC) in Pretoria, South Africa

Eugene de Kock: Apartheid’s sadistic killer that his country cannot bring itself to forgive

He has already served 18 years in prison, but the chances of Colonel Eugene de Kock, better known to millions of South Africans as “Prime Evil” ever getting out remain doubtful.

Tulisa blames socio-economic prejudice for Fake Sheikh drugs sting: 'Everything gets made worse because of the class thing'

Tulisa Contostavlos has claimed that the media scrutiny she suffered after the Sun on Sunday article by Mazhir ‘Fake Sheikh’ Mahmood was made worse because of her socio-economic background.

An amputee watches other wounded servicemen exercise at the Help for Heroes' Tedworth House rehabilitation centre for wounded servicemen and women

Help for Heroes conman who pocketed £300,000 in charity donations to face 'lengthy' jail sentence

A man who tricked the public into donating £300,000 of pounds to the armed forces charity Help for Heroes, only to pocket the money himself, has been told by a judge he faces a “lengthy” prison sentence.

The suspect, who at 16-years-old old is granted anonymity for being a minor, told police she acted alone and was arrested after confessing. File

Japanese schoolgirl, 16, arrested on suspicion of murdering and dismembering classmate

A teenage girl has been arrested after allegedly killing and dismembering a fellow high school pupil.

Businessman charged £75 for three small bottles of water in London hotel

When Edward Heaton sat down on the terrace of the sumptuous Crystal Bar of the Wellesley Hotel in central London and ordered three small bottles of sparkling water for himself and a client, he understandably expected them to cost a little more than the 60p each he would pay in his local supermarket.

A Siberian Tiger

Save the tiger: Tiger, tiger, dying out - a majestic animal on its knees

Smoke rose in the distance, above a homestead deep in the Siberian forest. The nearest neighbours lived miles away, so isolated is this barely populated spot five hours by car from Vladivostok. By the time they got close, the blaze had caught hold. The house was burning.

Zayn Malik on Israel-Gaza: One Direction singer bombarded with Twitter death threats after posting #FreePalestine

Zayn Malik probably wasn’t expecting the barrage of abuse he received from followers after he pledged his support for the #FreePalestine social media campaign.

Ross Burden pictured in 2002

Ross Burden dead: MasterChef and Ready Steady Cook star, dies aged 45

Ross Burden, who rose to fame after appearing on MasterChef, has died aged 45.

Elisabeth Murdoch: The 44-year-old said she felt a responsibility to 'stand up and be counted’'

Rupert Murdoch: 'I hope my daughter isn't friends with David Cameron'

Rupert Murdoch has taken to Twitter to distance himself from continuing rumours of a friendship between his daughter Elisabeth and David Cameron.

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