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China to probe market manipulation 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:36:25 GMT 
    China will investigate suspected manipulation of the stock market, which has fallen dramatically in the past few weeks, state media report.


Mystery surrounds India health survey 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:31:06 GMT 
    The BBC's Justin Rowlatt asks why India has still not published a vast survey of women and children carried out by the government in Delhi and the UN.


Silence held to honour Tunisia dead 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:25:51 GMT 
    The Queen, prime minister and bereaved families join a minute's silence across the UK to remember those killed in the Tunisia beach attack a week ago.


Dutch police detain 200 after riot 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 12:18:18 GMT 
    Dutch police detain about 200 people in The Hague after rioting sparked by the death of a Caribbean man in police custody.


Colombia coca farmers boost output 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:20:55 GMT 
    Colombian coca farmers increased cultivation area by 44% last year for fear any peace deal may lead to eradication, the UN says.


Venezuelans face beer drought 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:22:47 GMT 
    Venezuela is facing the prospect of a national beer shortage after striking workers close two major breweries.


Hamas members arrested in West Bank 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:12:18 GMT 
    The Palestinian Authority's security forces have arrested more than 100 members of the militant Hamas movement in the occupied West Bank.


Kuwaitis pray for unity after attack 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 15:18:30 GMT 
    Sunni and Shia Muslims in Kuwait hold prayers together in a show of unity, one week after a suicide bomber killed 27 people at a Shia mosque.


BP to pay £12bn for Gulf oil spill 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:12:36 GMT 
    BP has reached an $18.7bn (£12bn) settlement with the US Department of Justice following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.


Jim Webb joins 2016 presidential race 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:49:30 GMT 
    Vietnam veteran and former US Senator Jim Webb launches his bid for president, joining other Democrats taking on front-runner Hillary Clinton.


Police marksman cleared of murder 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 15:41:32 GMT 
    A police marksman is cleared of murdering suspected armed robber Azelle Rodney, who he shot in 2005 in an operation to foil an attempted raid.


Clifford faces indecent assault charge 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 15:05:10 GMT 
    Former publicist Max Clifford is charged with an indecent assault allegedly committed in 1981, the Crown Prosecution Service says.


Court attack custody officer dies 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 13:48:04 GMT 
    A "courageous and dedicated" custody officer dies after being attacked outside a court in London.


Charity boss quits amid funding row 
  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 13:55:06 GMT 
    The chief executive of charity Kids Company, whose funding has been withheld over concerns about its ability to manage itself, is to step down.


In pictures: American Puzzles by Burk Uzzle 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:06:34 GMT 
    Images by photographer Burk Uzzle on show in New York
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