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All to play for in EU jobs push

June 30, 2014 - 9:18am
EU jobs push after Juncker vote
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VIDEO: Isis bulldozes into 'Islamic state'

June 30, 2014 - 8:45am
Jihadist militant group Isis has said it is establishing a caliphate, or Islamic state, on the territories it controls in Iraq and Syria.
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Obama to name McDonald new VA chief

June 30, 2014 - 8:41am
President Barack Obama is to nominate ex-Proctor and Gamble chief Bob McDonald to lead the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Russians get French warship training

June 30, 2014 - 8:18am
A group of 400 Russian sailors arrives in France for training aboard one of two warships being sold to their country despite international criticism.
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President insults Fifa over Suarez ban

June 30, 2014 - 8:04am
Uruguay's President Jose Mujica uses a strongly worded attack on Fifa over the ban given to striker Luis Suarez for biting.
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Day in pictures: 30 June 2014

June 30, 2014 - 7:34am
Images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours
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Pakistan troops move against Taliban

June 30, 2014 - 7:29am
The Pakistani army launches a ground offensive against Taliban militants in the tribal region of North Waziristan after weeks of air strikes.
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Eurozone inflation remains at 0.5%

June 30, 2014 - 7:04am
The rate of consumer price inflation across the countries that use the euro remained at 0.5% in June, still well below the European Central Bank's target.
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Four charged over Kunming attack

June 30, 2014 - 7:03am
China charges four people with murder and terrorism for a mass knife attack at Kunming railway station in which 29 people were killed.
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VIDEO: Fireball meteor caught on camera

June 30, 2014 - 6:24am
A fireball meteor seen over the UK has been captured on camera by an observatory in Devon.
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Nigeria bonuses not an issue - Mikel

June 30, 2014 - 6:23am
John Mikel Obi says Nigeria's bonus row "wasn't a major issue" and will not affect the team in Monday's last-16 game against France.
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Indonesia sees massive deforestation

June 30, 2014 - 5:58am
A new study using satellite images shows that Indonesia has surpassed Brazil in deforestation rate for the first time.
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Mannequin actor Taylor dies at 67

June 30, 2014 - 5:56am
US actor Meshach Taylor, best known for his roles in the 1980s film comedy Mannequin and the US show Designing Women, dies aged 67.
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KLM sorry for Mexico departure tweet

June 30, 2014 - 5:36am
Dutch plane operator KLM apologises for sending out tweet making a joke out of Mexico's defeat to the Netherlands at the World Cup.
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Isis rebels declare 'Islamic state'

June 30, 2014 - 5:35am
Jihadist militant group Isis declares the establishment of a caliphate, or Islamic state, on the territories it controls in Iraq and Syria.
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Transformers rule the US box office

June 30, 2014 - 5:21am
Transformers: Age of Extinction tops the North American box office and scores the biggest opening weekend of the year so far.
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VIDEO: Survivor pulled from India rubble

June 30, 2014 - 4:45am
At least 17 people are now known to have died when a building collapsed in the southern Indian city of Chennai, but rescuers are still finding survivors in the rubble.
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First day-night Test planned for 2015

June 30, 2014 - 4:30am
Australia and New Zealand announce plans to stage the first day-night Test match with a pink ball in 2015.
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Costa Ricans celebrate historic win

June 30, 2014 - 4:29am
Tens of thousands in Costa Rica celebrate the national team's dramatic qualification for the quarter-finals of the football World Cup in Brazil.
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More Ukraine talks amid clashes

June 30, 2014 - 4:26am
Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France are to hold more talks over the conflict in east Ukraine as the end of a ceasefire with separatists nears.
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