International News

African leaders gather for US summit

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 09:36
Delegates are gathering in Washington DC for the largest-ever summit of African leaders in the US, although the Ebola virus forces some to cancel.

Rodwell set for Sunderland move

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 09:22
Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell is poised to agree a five-year deal to move to Sunderland for about £10m.

Simmonds, Slater & Rodgers win European gold

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 09:16
Great Britain para-swimmers Ellie Simmonds, Steph Slater and Susie Rodgers win gold on day one of the IPC Swimming European Championships.

Ukraine troops enter Russia in clash

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 08:54
More than 300 Ukrainian troops cross into Russia during heavy fighting with pro-Russian rebels - but Kiev denies they are "defectors".

England 'ready to win World Cup'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 08:41
As England prepare to face Spain in Group A, Maggie Alphonsi says the "pain" of three final defeats can drive them to World Cup glory.

Iraq offers air support to Kurds

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 08:24
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki orders the country's air force to provide support to Kurdish forces fighting militants in the north.

Big Bang Theory stars sign new deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 08:13
Three stars of US hit sitcom The Big Bang Theory sign new three-year contracts, putting to an end a brief delay in filming new episodes.

VIDEO: Highlights from WW1 centenary events

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 08:02
BBC News compiles some of the highlights of the events being held around the world to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.

Anger at Egypt orphanage 'brutality'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 07:58
A video showing the manager of an orphanage in Egypt beating children in his care has provoked outrage in the Egyptian media.

Woman raped in hospital toilet

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 07:39
A woman is raped in a disabled toilet at a Leeds hospital.

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