Palestinians inspect the rubble of a destroyed house after Israeli air strikes in Al Tufah neighbourhood

Death toll in Gaza rises above 800

07.05 Israeli fire killed four people in Gaza today bringing the total death toll to more than 800, Palestinian emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said.

David Cameron wrote: 'It is time to make our power, influence and resources felt'

Europe must stand up to Putin, says Cameron

07.17 The loss of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 must prove a catalyst for changing Russia's approach and ending the conflict in Ukraine, British Prime Minister David Cameron has said in an opinion piece in the New York Daily News.

Geckos are being used in an experiment testing effects of weightlessness

Russia's 'space sex' geckos at risk

24 Jul Several geckos are at risk of a rude return to earth after Russia lost control of a research satellite testing the effect of weightlessness on the small lizards' sex lives.

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk has tendered his resignation

Ukrainian PM resigns over coalition break up

24 Jul Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk has tendered his resignation to parliament after upbraiding politicians for failing to pass laws on energy and on the budget to increase financing for the army.

Undated handout photograph made available by Swiftair showing the McDonnell Douglas MD-83

Air Algerie wreckage found in Mali

24 Jul The wreck of an Air Algerie plane that went missing with 110 passengers on board has been found in Mali near the Burkina Faso border, according to a coordinator for the crisis unit in Ouagadougou.

Lawyers unsuccessfully appealed to multiple courts to have the execution halted

Concern over botched execution in Arizona

24 Jul An inmate in Arizona took almost two hours to die by lethal injection in the latest botched execution to raise questions about the death penalty in the United States.