23 July 2014 Last updated at 10:38

MH17 victims begin long journey homeHonour guards carry a coffin of one of the victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17 at Kharkiv airport July 23

The first planes leave Ukraine carrying victims' bodies from crashed flight MH17 to the Netherlands, which is holding a day of mourning.

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto delivers his statement prior to the election count announcement in Jakarta on 22 July 2014Rival to challenge Indonesia result

The losing candidate in Indonesia's presidential election, Prabowo Subianto, will challenge the result in court, his spokesman says.

Clusters of the bacteria that cause bubonic plague Quarantine over China plague death

Part of a city in north-west China is sealed off and dozens of people placed in quarantine after a man died of bubonic plague, state media say.

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Rolf Harris conviction: Australia reacts to star's fall

BBC Sydney correspondent Jon Donnison on the fall of one of Australia's biggest overseas stars

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Andrew North Article written by Andrew North Andrew North South Asia correspondent

Murder charge no bar for Modi's aide Amit Shah

Andrew North on why Amit Shah's appointment as the new chief of the BJP has kicked up a storm.

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