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Ukraine rebel denies having missile A top rebel in Ukraine says his forces do not possess the Buk missile thought to have brought down flight MH17 - but another rebel leader disagrees. Details Deadly ambush on Iraq prison convoy Suicide attackers mount a bomb and gun attack on a prison convoy in Iraq, killing 51 prisoners and nine police officers, security sources say. Details Hamas ties ceasefire to blockade Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal says there can be no ceasefire in Gaza without an end to Israel's economic blockade, as fighting continues. Details Google to face Europe data watchdogs Google will meet data regulators from across the EU to discuss the implications of the controversial "right to be forgotten" ruling. Details Arizona execution takes two hours US death row inmate Joseph Wood takes almost two hours to die in Arizona's death chamber, and the state governor orders an inquiry. Details Taiwan plane crash toll reaches 48 Forty-eight people are now known to have died after a passenger plane crashed in Taiwan's Penghu island, as a storm passed over the area. Details Children dead in Indian train crash At least 13 children are killed along with their driver when a school bus is hit by a train in the Indian state of Telangana, police say. Details CAR factions announce ceasefire Rival armed groups in the Central African Republic sign a ceasefire agreement aimed at ending over a year of religious conflict. Details 'Grave concerns' over Australia camp Australia's top rights official says the situation at the Christmas Island asylum centre has "significantly deteriorated", with people "plagued by despair". Details US lifts ban on flights to Tel Aviv The US aviation regulator lifts its ban on US carriers flying to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport, but warns the situation remains "very fluid". Details Chinese man admits sensor smuggling A Chinese man pleads guilty to attempting to smuggle sensors made for the US military to China, after a US sting operation. Details US 'around the world' flier crashes A US teenager and his father who crashed their plane during an attempt to fly around the world knew the risks, a relative says. Details Indian boy has 232 teeth removed Doctors in India extract 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation. Details