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Temporary ceasefire in Tripoli

Rival Libyan militias fighting for control of Tripoli's airport have agreed to a temporary ceasefire.

Covering up mental illness

8:20pm A healthworker alleges Australia is covering up mental illness in asylum-seeker children.

Landslide kills 21 in India

8:00pm Rescuers in India have uncovered submerged homes, with the confirmed death toll at 21.

Gaza death toll soars

Israel pressed ahead with its Gaza offensive saying it was days from destroying all cross-border attack tunnels.

Moscow fights back after sanctions

Russia fought back over new US and EU sanctions imposed over Ukraine.

When Carney met Corby

Todd Carney and Schapelle Corby He's a sacked Cronulla player and she's a convicted drug smuggler, and they're both happy in Bali.

80 bodies may still be at MH17 site

Remains of up to 80 MH17 passengers could still lie at the Ukraine crash site, but nobody seems to know if Russia is being a help or hinderance.

Snowden lawyer blasts leak law

Stepfather jailed for pornographic images

US in $822m missile deal with Iraq

iraq tank The US State Department approves the sale of 5000 Hellfire missiles to Iraq in a $822m deal.

Chaos after water main bursts

UCLA has flooded after a burst main under Sunset Boulevard spewed 30 million litres of water onto the streets.

Finding solace in comedy

MH17: New leader for Donetsk's rebels

Boy shot and killed while he slept

A sleeping eight-year-old boy has been fatally shot in the latest gun violence in Detroit.

Convicted of shooting 28 workers

gavel Court in Greece convicts two employees at a strawberry farm for shooting and wounding 28 migrant workers.

MH17: Experts can't get to site

Nearly two weeks after the airliner was shot down, there's a sense of urgency to get forensic investigators to the wreckage.

Obama dismisses Cold War fear

Civilians killed in Ukraine

Rolf Harris' sentence stands

Victims of Rolf Harris let down by decision not to appeal his "lenient" sentence, groups say.

Gaza school attack 'outrageous'

Gaza child Survivors of attack on Gaza sanctuary left to hunt for body parts of the 15 dead to bury.

15 killed as shells hit school

Israeli strike hits a UN school where hundreds of Palestinians had sought refuge. | Israelis back leader

Israelis embrace Gaza war

Bombed to oblivion in an hour

When it's just too much to bear

After being asked about childrens' deaths in Gaza, the UN official's chin quivered. Then he fell apart.

150 feared buried in landslide

India An Indian official says that more than 150 people are feared buried under a landslide that hit a village in western India following torrential rains. 

Dozens dead in China clash

A clash between Islamists and police in China's volatile northwestern has left dozens dead and many more wounded.

Enola Gay's Theodor VanKirk dies

Summer camp in North Korea?

Fears over drug-resistant malaria

Drug-resistant malaria parasites have spread to border regions of Southeast Asia.

Could Ebola reach New Zealand?

Ebola The worst Ebola disease outbreak on record is unlikely to reach New Zealand from west Africa, authorities here say.

Being a doctor in an ebola outbreak

Doctors don't know who will die and who will survive, but they must treat them all.

Virus claims top ebola doctor

Ebola doctor in grave condition

Liberia in lockdown over Ebola

Liberia's president orders the nation's schools to close and most civil servants to stay home.

McCully's $5m safety boost for Pacific

Pacific Islands Forum Money spent updating shipping charts will also support trade in Pacific, says Foreign Minister.

Forum starts to conch call

The 45th Pacific Islands Forum has opened to the sound of a conch shell.

Pacific plea for NZ support

'No ill will' over death

Round-the-world teen pilot killed

Teenager on fundraising around-the-world-in-30-days tour killed and his father missing after their plane crashed.