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Netanyahu: Abbas must end Hamas pact
Israeli PM Netanyahu tells the BBC Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas must abandon his pact with Hamas if he wants peace talks to resume. Ukraine raids spark war of words
Russia and the US accuse each other of failing to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine, following raids by Kiev on pro-Russian separatists in the east. Ecclestone denies bribery in Germany
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone denies charges of bribery at the start of his trial in Munich and says he will fight to clear his name. US medics killed in Kabul attack
Three American medical staff are shot dead by a policeman guarding a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say. Korea ferry disaster school reopens
The South Korean school devastated by the loss of many of its students in a ferry disaster last week starts to hold classes again. South Sudan treason charges dropped
South Sudan withdraws charges against four top politicians accused of the alleged coup plot that triggered the civil war. Abdullah leads Afghan poll count
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah remains the frontrunner with 80% of votes counted, although a run-off vote next month is expected. Deadly air strike on Syria market
A Syrian government air strike on a market in a rebel-held town in Aleppo kills more than 20 people, activist groups say. Russia extends Navalny house arrest
A Moscow court extends the house arrest of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny by another six months for violating its conditions. Plane stowaway 'going to Somalia'
The father of a US teenager who stowed away in a wheel well on a flight to Hawaii has said his son was unhappy at school and trying to return to Somalia.