International News

Murray defeats Kyrgios in Toronto

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 21:53
Andy Murray takes just 54 minutes to defeat Australia's Nick Kyrgios in his first match at the Rogers Cup.

Watson shocks Cibulkova in Montreal

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 21:51
Heather Watson books a third-round Rogers Cup clash with Victoria Azarenka after defeating Dominika Cibulkova.

Nato Newport summit's road closures

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 21:45
Details of road closures around the Celtic Manor which will host September's Nato summit of world leaders are announced as work to erect over 12 miles (20 km) of security fencing starts.

Top Khmer Rouge leaders guilty

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 21:24
Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal convicts two top Khmer Rouge leaders of crimes against humanity and jails them for life.

Activist meets 'stolen grandson'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 20:51
Argentine human rights activist Estela Carlotto is reunited with her long-lost grandson after discovering his whereabouts earlier this week.

US travel firm in $500m China move

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 20:39
Priceline Group, owner of travel websites including Booking.com and Agoda, agrees to invest $500m in China's biggest online travel company Ctrip.

Australia commemorates MH17 dead

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 19:58
Australia is holding a national day of mourning for those who died in the Malaysia Airline MH17 air disaster in Ukraine in July.

Israel offers Gaza truce extension

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 19:43
Israel offers to extend a 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza, say Israeli officials, but Hamas, which controls Gaza, has yet to agree to the plan.

Pistorius closing arguments to begin

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 18:57
The murder trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius resumes for two days of closing arguments after months of evidence.

Liberia declares Ebola emergency

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 18:29
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf declares a state of emergency as the country grapples with an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.

Obama defends unilateral action

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 18:05
President Barack Obama defends his right to act without Congress' approval in order to address the pressing issues facing America.

Councils raise care funding concerns

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 17:47
Plans to cap the amount of money people in England and Wales spend on their social care could be jeopardised by a lack of funding, councils say.

VIDEO: Wikipedia monkey selfie row

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 17:16
British photographer, David Slater, is challenging Wikipedia to remove monkey selfies from websites.

Deaf tech could transform lives

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 17:11
Smart glasses could help deaf communicate

The Scots in England who want Scotland to go it alone

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 17:09
The Scots in England who want Scotland to go it alone

VIDEO: How to stay alive in Libya

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 17:09
How to stay alive in Libya as civil unrest increases

Variation in ant nest 'personality'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 16:47
Ant colonies have their own personalities, which are shaped by their environment., a US study suggests.

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