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New Israeli bill aims to put Palestinian stone-throwers in jail for 10-20 years

Al Jazeera reports: Adoption of a bill by Israeli cabinet ministers aimed at imposing tougher penalties on stone-throwers is the latest discriminatory measure by Israel, singling out Palestinians, a Palestinian diplomat has told Al Jazeera. Show More Summary

French Open: Federer beats Monfils to reach quarters

Second-seed Federer will face compatriot Wawrinka in his 11th quarter-final at Roland Garros.

Guantanamo's child - Omar Khadr

Unprecedented access and an exclusive interview with Omar Khadr during his first days of freedom.

South Africa deny paying World Cup bribe to FIFA

Football federation president said a $10m payment was made in 2008 but confirmed it was not bribe for the tournament.

How Turkey tomb-raided its way out of confronting ISIL

One hundred days after Operation Shah Euphrates, Turkey is still dithering over the threat across the border.

U.S. says Burma must accept persecuted Rohingyas

Conditions for Muslim minorities so bad that thousands try to escape in rickety boats, but U.S. says resettlement is not the solution

15 Haunting Photos From Inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Nuclear fallout is, very fortunately, a foreign concept for many of us. The idea of an exclusion zone is just that: an idea -- not something we've ever had to deal with first-hand. Urbex and 500px Prime photographer Iain Bolton, however,...Show More Summary

Paris removes “love locks” over weight fears

It's the end of an era for a historic bridge in Paris as the government begins to remove the symbolic padlocks. Some call them an eyesore and a safety hazard. Mark Philips shows us how the relationship with the "love locks" turned s...

Solar Plane's Tough Pacific Flight Interrupted

A solar plane attempting to fly around the world without a drop of fuel plans to make an unscheduled stop tonight in Nagoya, Japan, because of bad weather. Swiss pilot André Borschberg took off from Nanjing, China, yesterday on what was to be the longest leg of the journey, a...

Islamophobia in East-Central Europe

It's often said that anti-Semitism continues to exist in Poland even in the absence of a large Jewish community. The recent Polish film Aftermath, about a farmer who uncovers the terrible truth about his village's treatment of its Jewish community during World War II, makes that point vividly and tragically. The same can be said about Islamophobia. Show More Summary

Drier weather for Texas and Oklahoma

New month, new weather as the southern states of the US finally get some respite from the rain.

Saina Nehwal: Indian badminton's success story

A karate brown belt, Saina rose through the problems to become the first Indian to reach the top of badminton rankings

Malaysia Airlines lays off 6,000 employees

New CEO's stabilisation plans for "technically bankrupt" carrier includes job cuts and fewer flights on some routes.

Deadline for Iran agreement expires at end of June

Before his accident, Secretary of State Kerry spent six hours on Saturday with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, but there's no indication that there were any breakthroughs. Elizabeth Palmer is in Tehran, as the two countries work toward a nuclear deal before the June 30th deadline.

French Open: Defending champion Sharapova knocked out

Second-seed beaten in straight sets by 13th-seed Safarova in the fourth round.

Pacific solar flight aborted due to weather

Cold front compels experimental Solar Impulse 2 aircraft to make an unscheduled stop in Nagoya in Japan.

One woman's mission to bring the world organic food

Nora Pouillon started the nation's first certified organic restaurant, and wants to make organic food even more available

Paris police remove iconic symbols of love

Turns out that even in the city of love, you can have too much of a good thing

Iraqi soldiers die in attack on army base

Military sources say suicide bomber used explosives-laden Humvee vehicle to target troops north of Anbar's Fallujah.

Iranian eyes on Geneva as nuke talks hit new hurdle

With top U.S. diplomat sidelined by a broken leg, Iranians eager for a new deal are watching time tick anxiously

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