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Israel shoots down 'Hezbollah drones' heading for gas rig
The drones were allegedly launched from Lebanon, amid border tensions between the nations.
Russia dredges up landing ship hit by Ukraine missile fire
The Russian troop ship Saratov sank in a Black Sea port after a Ukrainian missile strike.
Crew member of sinking ship airlifted to safety
Over two dozen crew are still missing after an engineering vessel split in two in the South China Sea.
Lysychansk: Heavy fighting rages in Ukraine-held eastern city
Ukrainian forces say they are being pounded by Russian heavy artillery as they battle to keep the city.
Durban July: South Africa's most fashionable horse race returns
Tens of thousands of South Africans head for the Durban July after a two-year break for Covid.
Hormozgan: Quake near southern Iran coast kills five
A strong earthquake rocks Hormozgan province, killing five and wrecking a village near the coast.
Jerry Hall files for divorce from Rupert Murdoch
The model cited "irreconcilable differences" with the media tycoon in court papers filed in California.
Libya protesters storm parliament building in Tobruk
Rallies take place in Tobruk, Tripoli and other cities amid anger at the country's political deadlock.
New York overhauls gun laws after Supreme Court ruling
The restrictions adopted in New York are likely to end up in another legal challenge.
Gambia bans all timber exports to combat rosewood smuggling
In 2020, the BBC revealed that vast quantities of protected rosewood were being trafficked from Senegal.