Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas joins Egypt to call on Israel and Hamas to launch fresh talks in Cairo, days after a previous truce collapsed.
Nico Rosberg beats Lewis Hamilton to pole position at the Belgian Grand Prix in treacherous wet conditions.
A UN envoy calls for action to prevent what he says may be the possible massacre of Iraqis in the town of Amerli, besieged by Islamic State.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded shortly after lift-off on Friday at the company's site in McGregor, Texas.
Seafloor mapping shows difficulties of MH370 search
Home Secretary Theresa May confirms she is pressing ahead with new powers to tackle extremist groups, while defending current counter-terrorism strategy.
Alliances shift to combat Islamic State threat
Hospitals in England are told to cut the cost of parking for certain groups under new government guidelines.
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How a dog on the tracks sparked a Hong Kong protest
Iceland issues aviation red alert for Bardarbunga volcano, meaning significant ash emissions are likely
At least 25 people have died in the collapse of a rebel-held gold mine in the southern Central African Republic, officials say.
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Rory McIlroy recovers from a rusty start with a second-round 65 to ease into contention in the first of the four PGA Tour play-off events.
Two men are charged following the death of man found in a container at Tilbury docks in Essex.
Rescuers search desperately for survivors in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture where a landslide killed at least 42 people, with 43 still missing.
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The National Guard withdraws from Ferguson, Missouri, where the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman sparked days of protests.
Paris remembers 1944 but memories fade for the fallen
A study finds a "considerable richness" of bee species in urban habitats, suggesting cities could help maintain healthy populations of the vital pollinators.
Ivory Coast becomes the latest African country to close land borders to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus on to its territory.
Williams' Valtteri Bottas sets the pace from Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo in a wet-dry final practice at the Belgian Grand Prix.
Ex-Cardiff boss Malky Mackay faces fresh allegations about text messages he is claimed to have shared with Iain Moody.
The European Space Agency says the latest two satellites for Europe's version of the US GPS sat-nav system have not gone into the correct orbit.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to arrive in Ukraine, after calling Russia's decision to send an unauthorised aid convoy an "escalation".
The creators of Doctor Who were so impressed by a title sequence made by one fan, they asked if they could use his ideas for the new series.
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Attempts to cut the amount people smoke are being hit by a black market trade in millions of illegal cigarettes, council bosses warn.
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