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Blasts hit rally in Turkish capital
Two explosions at a peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara cause multiple casualties, according to local media.
N Korea stages 70th anniversary parade
North Korea holding one of its biggest celebrations ever, marking the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party.
Russia and US to hold Syria air talks
Russia will hold more talks with the US on air safety during the two countries' Syrian bombing campaigns, says the Pentagon.
Two die in two US university shootings
Two suspected gunmen are in custody after separate shootings at Northern Arizona University and Texas Southern University leave two dead.
Rocket fired from Gaza hits Israel
Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip have fired a rocket into southern Israel, the Israeli military says, hours after six Palestinians were shot dead.
Big rise in German attacks on migrants
Germany has had almost 500 attacks on asylum hostels so far this year - three times more than in 2014.
New rules for SeaWorld orca whales
California authorities have approved an expansion of SeaWorld's aquarium tanks, home to their 11 orca whales.
IS advances on Syria's second city
Islamic State militants seize control of several villages north of Aleppo, despite both Russian and US air strikes in Syria.
Russian law 'would hide corruption'
The Russian government's approval of legislation to keep officials' property out of the public eye risks fuelling corruption, a watchdog warns.
Risk of new landslide in Guatemala
Guatemalan authorities order the evacuation of some 40 families from an area where a landslide killed at least 253 last week.
Canada PM denies Syria refugee 'delays'
Canadian PM Stephen Harper denies his political staff directly handled Syrian refugee claims but admits to ordering a security "audit" of the process
Refugees guest-edit Danish newspaper
A Danish newspaper hands over the reins to 12 refugees for a special edition to give their take on Europe's migration crisis.
Japanese clamour for disaster manual
Bright yellow book fetches thousands of yen on auction sites.
Liza Minnelli takes 200-mile Uber ride
Hollywood star Liza Minnelli hails a taxi to get to a concert in North Carolina after her flight is cancelled.
Carson defends stance on Nazis and guns
US Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson sparks controversy suggesting the Holocaust may have been avoided if people were armed.
Settlement in Canada rail disaster
A C$445 million (221 million) settlement is reached for victims of an oil train derailment in Canada that killed 47 people.
US hedge fund threatens to sue Peru
A US hedge fund threatens to sue Peru over bonds issued by the country's former military regime.
'Rogue' Brazilian policemen arrested
Police in Brazil arrest nine of their fellow officers suspected of carrying out a series of killings on the outskirts of Sao Paulo in August.
Tanzania closing hydropower plants
All hydropower plants in Tanzania are being switched off because of falling water levels in dams as the country suffers from chronic power shortages.
Nobel Peace Prize for Tunisia mediators
The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its role in helping the country's transition to democracy.
India anger at Saudi arm chopping
India says it has complained to Saudi Arabia after an employer allegedly chopped off an Indian maid?s arm when she tried to escape.
China faces smoking 'death epidemic'
A new study warns that a third of all men currently under the age of 20 in China will die prematurely if they do not give up smoking.
Ex-M&S boss to lead pro-EU campaign
Lord Stuart Rose, ex-chief executive of M&S, says leaving the EU would be a "leap into the unknown", as he becomes leader of the In Campaign.
Fire claims lives at travellers site
A number of people are believed to have died in a fire at a traveller site in Carrickmines in County Dublin.
US to abandon training new Syria rebels
The US is to stop efforts to train new Syrian rebel forces and says it will shift to providing equipment and weapons to existing forces.
Libya doubts over UN unity government
MPs from Libya's rival parliaments express doubts about a UN proposal for a national unity government, saying the announcement was premature.
Nurse in Ebola scare still 'serious'
Nurse Pauline Cafferkey remains in a "serious condition" after being readmitted to the isolation unit where she was previously treated for Ebola.
Million cigarettes seized in raids
More than a million cigarettes and 74 litres of alcohol are seized in a two-day crack down on suspected illegal trading in Greater Manchester.
Standard Chartered 'to cut 1,000 jobs'
Standard Chartered bank, the London-based lender that makes most of its profit in Asia, could cut up to 1,000 senior jobs, according to a memo sent to staff.
Russia hopes for Grand Prix boost
Russia will take the Formula 1 centre stage this weekend in Sochi, and race organisers hope it can boost tourism and also fuel interest in motorsport.
US groups want Experian hack probed
Campaigners have questioned whether a hack at credit report company Experian could extend to 200 million customers.
England 2-0 Estonia
England maintain their 100% record in qualifying for Euro 2016 with a comfortable victory over Estonia at Wembley.
New Zealand 47-9 Tonga
Reigning champions New Zealand seal top spot in Pool C with a 47-9 victory over Tonga at the Rugby World Cup.
Injured Aguero 'out for a month'
Sergio Aguero says he will miss a month with a hamstring injury while Man City team-mate David Silva sprains ankle.
Bieber back on top in singles chart
Justin Bieber becomes only the fourth music artist in UK history to have the same single to hit number one on three separate occasions.
Former BBC presenter Hugh Scully dies
Hugh Scully, who presented the BBC's Antiques Roadshow for 19 years, and before that Nationwide, dies at the age of 72.
Dismaland on its way to refugee camp
The dismantled Dismaland theme park is on its way to a refugee camp in France after artist Banksy donated it to a group of Bristol volunteers.
VIDEO: Roseburg: 'Leave us and our guns alone'
Two people have died after two separate university shootings in Texas and Arizona, just hours apart.
VIDEO: Fears of 'third intifada' in Middle East
Fresh violence between Palestinians and Israelis has seen six Palestinians shot dead in Gaza, reports say, and a fresh spate of stabbings.
VIDEO: Orangutans at risk from forest fires
There are fears for the safety hundreds of vulnerable orangutans in Indonesia, as forest fires continue to rage across the country.
VIDEO: Russia and US set for air safety talks
Russia has agreed to resume talks with the US on air safety during Syria bombing campaigns, says the Pentagon.
VIDEO: North Korea celebrates ruling party
North Korea is preparing to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party.
VIDEO: Employer 'cut off my arm'
An Indian domestic servant said her Saudi employer "cut off her arm" when she was trying to escape, having been locked in.
VIDEO: Fassbender and Winslet on Steve Jobs film
A new film about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs examines the man's life, personal relationships and gadgets.
VIDEO: Street harassment confronter stabbed
Costa Ricans are celebrating a man for defending a woman in the street - but he has now been attacked.
The strange history of North Korea's Communists
From a political party to a family dictatorship in North Korea
Politeness and eloquence on the road to Europe
Politeness and eloquence on the road to Europe
The DC battle to arm Syrian rebels
The inside struggle to arm Syrian rebels
JJ Valaya: India designer brings royalty to Delhi streets
India designer brings royalty to Delhi streets
Japan's male-dominated workplace
Japan's male-dominated workplace is a challenge for women
Africa's Nobel Peace Prize winners
Tunisia's predecessors as Nobel Peace Prize winners