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article 24 July 2014 World, Algeria
Air Algerie passenger plane missing over Africa
Air Algeria passenger plane AH 5017 missing over Africa. (Getty)

Air Algerie flight 5017 went missing on its way from from Burkina Faso to Algiers, with 116 people on board.

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post 24 July 2014
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: Does Hamas use civilians as human shields?

The death toll continues to rise in Gaza, as Israel is accused of war crimes. But is Hamas responsible for some Palestinian civilian deaths?

post 24 July 2014
Why the 'friendly games' are special

The Commonwealth Games have long highlighted Paralympic sport. And everyone at the event shares not just a love of sport, but also a cultural heritage.

post 24 July 2014
Read more from Jon on Snowblog Gaza's 'Birthplace of saints and death-yard of angels'

I can't get her out of my mind. Two year old Nema. Her broken skull and fractured nose have imposed two vast round suppurating panda sized blobs effectively closing her tiny eyes.

video 24 July 2014 World, Mexico

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Afraid and alone: why immigrant children flee to US - video

Thousands of Central American children are entering the US illegally. As Guillermo Galdos explains, many are fleeing the violence and terror of drug gangs who rule the roost back home.

video 23 July 2014 UK

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Ex immigration minister's cleaner faces deportation - video

Channel 4 News talks exclusively to Maria Isabella Acevedo, the former cleaner of Tory MP Mark Harper, who resigned as immigration minister when he says he found out that she was here illegally.

video 23 July 2014 World, Ukraine

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Russia bears 'great deal of responsibility' for MH17 -video

President Obama's deputy national security advisor Ben Rhodes tells Channel 4 News that Russia bears a great deal of responsibility for the downing of Flight MH17 in Ukraine.

video 23 July 2014 World, Israel

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'Civilians must be protected, may not be targeted' - video

Jon Snow talks to Navi Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, who has said there's "a strong possibility" that Israel's attacks on Gaza amount to a war crime.

video 23 July 2014 World, The Netherlands

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MH17 crash victims: bodies arrive in Netherlands - video

Pro-Russian rebels are said to have shot down two more Ukrainian fighter jets near where Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was brought down, as the first bodies of Flight MH17 were flown to Eindhoven.

post 23 July 2014
Read more from Kylie Morris on her blog Gaza-Israel ceasefire on the horizon, but still a way off

America's Federal Aviation Administration has announced that it's extending its ban on flights to and from Tel Aviv for another 24 hours. The European Aviation Safety Agency has also recommended airli

post 23 July 2014
Read more from Jonathan Miller on his blog From Gaza: life under Israeli bombardment

My friend is trapped in the middle of the fire zone in Gaza. Here she explains her relief of being still alive after another night of shelling.

post 23 July 2014
Read more on Simon Israel's blog Met Police spied on families campaigning for justice

Exclusive: Families campaigning for justice against the Metropolitan Police were spied upon by undercover officers, Channel 4 News can reveal.

article 23 July 2014 UK, Ukraine
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'All conflict zones should be closed to airlines' - pilots

The general secretary of British Airline Pilots Association (Balpa) tells Channel 4 News the world has changed after the MH17 crash, and pilots need more guidance about where is safe to fly.

article 23 July 2014 UK
Student in library
Universities give fewer places to ethnic minorities - still?

Universities are less likely to offer a place to black and ethnic minority students than comparable white British students, research finds - and it probably has not improved much since 2008.

article 23 July 2014 UK, Ukraine
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Carefree to crisis - how the west lost patience with Putin

From jokes over the judo to sanctions on "cronies" via conflict in Ukraine and the MH17 disaster, this clickable graphic tracks the rocky relationship between the west and Russia.

post 23 July 2014
Read more from Jon on Snowblog Gaza: is this a war on children?

Jon Snow presents Channel 4 News live from Gaza, with reports from Jonathan Miller and an interview with UN human rights chief Navi Pillay, who says Israel may have committed war crimes.

article 23 July 2014 World, Scotland
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Commonwealth Games 2014: what to watch

From Usain Bolt to Bradley Wiggins, it feels like London 2012 all over again. This time though, we're in Glasgow. Here is your Channel 4 News day-to-day guide to the Commonwealth Games.

video 23 July 2014 World, Italy

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Costa Concordia on the move - time-lapse video

The wrecked Italian cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, begins the journey to its final destination - Genoa - where it will be scrapped. It is the end of the world's biggest maritime salvage operation.

post 23 July 2014
Read more from Jon on Snowblog Gaza conflict: is it too late for negotiated peace?

Have I awoken to a swarm of bees in my lightless hotel room? The electricity is off, again. The bees are drones, devised in America, manufactured in Israel, overhead in Gaza at all times in this war.

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