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Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Gaza: Israel will 'turn every stone' to find soldier

The father of Israeli officer Hadar Goldin, believed captured by Hamas, says the Israeli defence forces will "turn every stone" to bring his son home safe.

article 01 August 2014 UK, Israel
Gaza: Israeli soldier disappears as ceasefire fails
Hadar Goldin, Israeli officer
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An Israeli soldier goes missing, apparently captured by Hamas, in an incident shortly after a 72-hour ceasefire came into force.

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post 02 August 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog How did the first world war actually end?

I've tried this quiz question again and again on highly educated people and, even once they know the answer, there are looks of "does not compute".

article 02 August 2014 World, Iraq
Islamic State destroys shrine
Islamic State's war on religion - clickable graphic

Militants from the Islamic State have embarked on a campaign of religious destruction in the "caliphate", erasing shrines and mosques connected to the Shia Muslim and Christian faiths.

video 01 August 2014 World, Israel

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Are attacks against Jews on the increase? - video

Eylon Aslan-Levy, founder of Everyday Anti-Semitism, says there has been "astonishing spike" in anti-Jewish attacks. The Palestinian Solidarity Campaign's Ben Soffa condemns such behaviour.

video 01 August 2014 World, Sierra Leone

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Ebola outbreak 'running out of control' - video

The head of the World Health Organisation warns the outbreak of the Ebola virus in western Africa is running out of control. C4 News asks Sierra Leone's high commissioner, Edward Turay, if he agrees.

video 01 August 2014 UK

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Does DNA hold the key to beating cancer? - video

Scientists say a landmark project to map the DNA of tens of thousands of patients could revolutionise cancer treatment and consign chemotherapy and its debilitating side effects to medical history.

video 01 August 2014 World, Israel

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Gaza: both sides 'want to live in peace' - video

Israel's Zalman Shoval tells Cathy Newman his country wants to live in peace with its neighbours. Palestinian activist Hanan Ashrawi says Palestinians are committed to a ceasefire.

article 01 August 2014 UK
News
Eastbourne pier fire 'suspicious', police say

The fire that destroyed part of Eastbourne pier is being treated as suspicious, according to police.

article 01 August 2014 UK, Israel
Protester holds banner during an anti-Israel demonstration in London
Simon Israel by Is anti-Semitism on the rise in Britain?

As a crop of Hitler-related hashtags emerge on social media over the past month, Simon Israel asks whether there is a rise in anti-Semitism in Britain.

article 01 August 2014 UK
News
WWI on film: harsh realities on and off the battlefield

More than 700 hours of moving film footage from the great war has been newly released online for the first time, in a joint European project involving the UK's Imperial War Museum.

article 01 August 2014 World, Taiwan
News
Dozens killed in explosions in Taiwan

The island's second city Kaohsiung has been hit by a series of explosions caused by a gas leak that killed 25 people and injured 267.

post 01 August 2014
Read more on Liam's blog Weather warning for heavy rain this weekend

This weekend will see much of the UK experience weather that hasn't been seen for quite some time, with an area of low pressure bringing heavy rain.

post 01 August 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog In the midst of Gaza's bloody 'truce'

I've just seen what a ceasefire means, on a road east of Khan Younis. It means young men getting carried along dusty roads in blankets, with sniper wounds.

post 01 August 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Seven things about the military situation in Gaza

Getting your bearings in a war is difficult. Here are seven things I've noticed that may help you understand what is happening.

article 01 August 2014 World, Israel
News
Gaza conflict: ceasefire shattered within hours

Israeli shelling in southern Gaza kills at least 25 people, the Palestinian interior ministry says, as a ceasefire that went into effect only hours earlier appears to be crumbling.

video 01 August 2014 World, Israel

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Gaza truce & talks planned - if the ceasefire holds: video

US Secretary of State John Kerry says Hamas and Israel have agreed a three-day truce and talks will begin in Cairo once authorities are sure the ceasefire is holding.

post 01 August 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Gaza: Israel will 'turn every stone' to find soldier

The father of Israeli officer Hadar Goldin, seized by Hamas, says the Israeli defence forces will "turn every stone" to bring his son home safe.

post 01 August 2014
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Thought WWI was history? In the Middle East, think again

Europeans may think WWI is history, but people in the Arab world are still living with the fury and violence the conflict caused.

video 31 July 2014 UK

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Beyond the Games: who wants the Commonwealth? - video

Is there a sense in Glasgow that - not just the Games - but the Commonwealth itself is a bit underwhelming? Sports Correspondent, Keme Nzerem, takes the political temperature there.

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