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Israel-Gaza conflict: Israeli PM vows to push on 'forcefully' with offensive as airstrikes hit home of Hamas leader
Israel targeted the home of the most senior Hamas leader in Gaza as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to push on "forcefully" with a week-long offensive against Palestinian militants despite growing concern about civilian deaths.
Israel-Gaza conflict: Grieving father says children killed 'without warning' after Israeli strike hits house
A grieving Palestinian father has said his children were killed "without any warning" after an Israeli bombardment struck a house in Gaza City.
British troops battle sandstorm to seize Islamic State weapons cache, MOD says
British troops have battled a sandstorm and temperatures higher than 50C (122F) to seize a cache of weapons from Islamic State terrorists in Mali, the Ministry of Defence has said.
Roger Federer says athletes need to know if Tokyo Olympics are going ahead
Tennis ace Roger Federer has called on organisers of the Tokyo Olympics to tell athletes if the event is still going ahead, adding he is still in two minds as to whether to compete.
'Nine minutes of terror' as China lands spacecraft on Mars
China has landed a spacecraft on Mars for the first time, becoming the third country to arrive on the Red Planet.
Caroline Crouch: Hundreds attend funeral of British woman killed in Greece burglary
The funeral of a British woman killed in the presence of her baby daughter in Greece has taken place in front of hundreds of mourners.
This Palestinian rapper and Jewish mother live in the same Israeli city, but are far apart on the conflict
A Palestinian rap artist and a Jewish mother of seven live in the same, mixed neighbourhood in the Israeli city of Lod.
News stories of the week: India COVID variant in the UK, Israel-Gaza conflict, Brit Awards and other things you may have missed
In a week dominated by violence in Israel and Gaza, you could be forgiven for missing a lot of other news.
COVID-19: The three days in April that may have fuelled UK outbreak of Indian coronavirus variant
If the new Indian variant does install itself as the main variant of COVID-19 in this country; if it does lead to more cases and in turn more deaths - and both of those remain big ifs - the question of how this happened is likely to focus on three days in April.
Kabul: Imam among 12 worshippers killed in Afghanistan mosque bombing during Friday prayers
A bomb ripped through a mosque in Kabul during Friday prayers, killing 12 worshippers including the imam, Afghan police have said.