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    02 Aug 2014 Sat

    35 injured as trains collide in southern Germany

    Thirty-five people were injured, four of them seriously, when a passenger train collided with a freight train late Friday (August 1) near Mannheim station in southern Germany, the operator Deutsche Bahn said.

  • 2
    02 Aug 2014 Sat

    West Africa seals off Ebola outbreak epicentre

    West Africa's Ebola-hit nations announced a cross-border isolation zone on Friday (August 1), sealing off the epicentre of the world's worst-ever outbreak as health chiefs warned the epidemic was spiralling out of control.

  • 3
    02 Aug 2014 Sat

    Obama chides Putin on Ukraine rebels as experts work at MH17 site

    US President Barack Obama told Russia's leader Friday (August 1) of his "deep concerns" about Moscow's increased support for separatists in Ukraine as international experts finally gathered more remains at the downed MH17 flight's crash site.

  • 4
    02 Aug 2014 Sat

    US evacuating two Americans sick with Ebola

    Two Americans infected with Ebola in West Africa will be evacuated back to the United States in the coming days to be cared for in strict isolation, officials said Friday (August 1).

  • 5
    02 Aug 2014 Sat

    MH17 crash mission to be unarmed for now: Dutch PM

    International police investigators at the MH17 crash site in war-torn Ukraine will not for now carry weapons, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Friday (August 1), as more remains were recovered.

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    02 Aug 2014 Sat

    Turkey's Erdogan mocks rival for 'not knowing national anthem'

    A bitter row erupted Friday (August 1) between Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his main rival in the presidential election after the premier accused his opponent of not recognising the Turkish national anthem.

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    02 Aug 2014 Sat

    Gaza truce collapses in new wave of violence

    A humanitarian truce in Gaza collapsed only hours after it began Friday (August 1) amid a deadly new wave of violence and the apparent capture by Hamas of an Israeli soldier.

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    02 Aug 2014 Sat

    Tropical Storm Bertha threatens Caribbean

    Tropical Storm Bertha barreled toward Barbados on Friday (August 1), prompting eastern islands in the region to brace for high winds and heavy rain.

  • 9
    02 Aug 2014 Sat

    Top Republican to resign from US Congress

    Just hours after stepping down as US House majority leader, Republican Representative Eric Cantor announced he would resign from his congressional seat later this month.

  • 10
    01 Aug 2014 Fri

    Comet surface is dark and crusty, suggests probe

    A European probe approaching a comet in deep space has found the body's surface to be relatively warm, suggesting it has a mostly "dark, dusty crust", mission controllers said on Friday (August 1).