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Algerian jet missing on Sahara routeFile photo: An MD83 plane belonging to Swiftair

Algeria's national airline says contact has been lost with one of its planes flying from Burkina Faso, with one official saying it has crashed.


A Palestinian child, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a UN school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza, cries at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday 24 July 2014Shelling 'kills 15 in Gaza shelter'

At least 15 people have been killed and more than 200 injured when a UN-run school used as a shelter in Gaza was shelled, the Gaza health ministry says.

Joseph WoodInquiry urged into two-hour execution

Lawyers for a double murderer whose lethal injection in Arizona took nearly two hours to kill him have called for an independent review of the execution.

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