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G7 warns Russia on 'annexing' Crimea The G7 group of industrial nations calls on Russia to stop moves to "annex" Crimea, as Ukraine warns of a Russian military build-up at the border. Details Two die as blast levels NY buildings Two women die and 18 others are injured as a gas leak sparks an explosion which levels two buildings in East Harlem, New York City. Details Missing plane: Last message revealed Malaysia says the last message from a Malaysia Airlines plane suggests everything was normal on board before it vanished over the South China Sea. Details Pistorius smashed door 'on stumps' Oscar Pistorius was not wearing prosthetic legs when he broke down a door to reach his girlfriend, his murder trial hears from a forensic expert. Details Clashes after Turkish boy's funeral Turkish police fire tear gas and water cannon at protesters in Istanbul after the funeral of a teenager wounded in anti-government clashes last year. Details Rocket barrage from Gaza hits Israel Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip have fired more than 30 rockets at southern Israel, officials say, the heaviest barrage since November 2012. Details 'Encouraging signs' for Schumacher The family of former F1 racer Michael Schumacher says he is showing "small, encouraging signs" in his fight for recovery after a skiing accident. Details Swiss probe Uzbek leader's daughter Prosecutors in Switzerland open a money laundering investigation into Gulnara Karimova, the daughter of the president of Uzbekistan. Details Salvador candidate demands new polls Conservative Salvadorean presidential candidate Norman Quijano demands a new election after preliminary results suggest he has lost. Details PM's belief in Israel 'unbreakable' David Cameron says his belief in Israel is "unbreakable" as he urges the country's MPs to pursue a deal with Palestinians to end all conflict. Details Israel ends army draft exemptions Israel's parliament approves legislation that will end exemptions from military conscription for ultra-Orthodox Jewish seminary students. Details Arrests over attack on HK journalist Nine men are arrested in China and Hong Kong over the stabbing of veteran journalist Kevin Lau, police in Hong Kong say Details Peacock sex sounds attract females Peacocks make fake sex sounds to attract females’ attention, say scientists. Details