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- New clashes in Brazil before match
- Police fire tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza, ahead of a football match against Mexico.
- Obama calls for nuclear arsenal cuts
- Speaking at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate, President Barack Obama calls for reductions to be made in US and Russian nuclear stockpiles.
- Kerry calls Karzai to defuse tension
- The US Secretary of State John Kerry calls the Afghan leader to defuse tension over the opening of a Taliban office, an Afghan official tells the BBC.
- North Korea 'willing to join talks'
- The government in North Korea is willing to restart talks over its nuclear programme which broke down five years ago, according to Chinese officials.
- Deadly attack on Somalia UN office
- At least 12 people, including four foreigners, are killed in an assault by militant Islamists on a UN office in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
- FBI uses surveillance drones in US
- The FBI has used drones for surveillance in limited cases over US soil and is developing a drone use policy, the FBI director tells the US Senate.
- US force-feeding 'hurts detainees'
- A hunger-striking Guantanamo Bay detainee tells of the 'ordeal' of force-feeding, as doctors call for inmates to get independent medical care.
- Protests flare over Egypt governor
- Egypt's tourism minister quits and protests erupt as a man with links to Islamists behind the deadly 1997 attack in Luxor is named as city governor.
- Royal baby's gender to be 'surprise'
- Duchess of Cambridge expected to give birth at London's St Mary's Hospital where Princess Diana had her sons.
- Mexico arrests top 10 US fugitive
- A US fugitive on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted list for the alleged sexual exploitation of children is arrested at a resort in Mexico.
- Nigeria motorbike raiders 'kill 48'
- Gunmen on motorbikes kill 48 people in an attack on a remote village in northern Nigeria's Zamfara state, an official says.
- Cyprus leader attacks bailout terms
- Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades urges eurozone leaders to help his country's biggest bank and sharply criticises the bailout agreed in March.
- Dolce and Gabbana sentenced to jail
- Italian fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana are sentenced to jail in Italy for tax evasion but have appealed the verdict.
- China's Wanda to buy UK yacht maker
- Dalian Wanda Group, a Chinese property developer, says it will spend £1bn ($1.6bn) to buy a British yacht maker and property in London.
- First cycling Tour de Congo begins
- The first cycling tour of the Democratic Republic of Congo starts, but cyclists will not be riding to the volatile east of the vast country.
- PlayStation update freezing consoles
- A system software update has rendered some PlayStation 3 consoles unusable, manufacturer Sony confirms.
- VIDEO: Hospital where royal baby will be born revealed
- More details have been released about plans for the birth of the royal baby.
- VIDEO: China's Wanda to buy UK yacht maker
- Chinese property developer Dalian Wanda Group has said it will spend more than £1bn ($1.6bn) to buy a British yacht maker and develop a hotel in London.
- VIDEO: 'Made in Peru' World Cup shirts
- Clothing manufacturers in Peru expect to make bumper profits next year by making football shirts for global fans descending on Brazil for the World Cup.
- VIDEO: One-minute World News
- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: 'You don't know how much I miss my son'
- In Mexico around 25,000 people have disappeared since the drug war began six years ago.
- VIDEO: Michelle Obama and daughters on tour
- US First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters Malia and Sasha have lunch with Irish rock star Bono and visit Glendalough.
- VIDEO: Camera pioneers' work goes on display
- Portraits by 19th century photographers Henry and Charles Meade are subjects of a new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington.
- VIDEO: Lourdes evacuated after flash floods
- The Roman Catholic shrine at Lourdes has been evacuated after flash floods struck south-western France.
- Fed maintains pace of asset purchase
- The Federal Reserve maintains its $85bn-a-month (£54bn) asset purchase programme, and Fed chairman Ben Bernanke says the bank could begin scaling back the programme later this year.
- IMF: Spain making strong progress
- The IMF says Spain has made strong progress on its economy, but the outlook remains "difficult" and more action is needed to boost job creation.
- Smart ring and socks unveiled
- A ring that unlocks smartphones and socks which provide feedback about footsteps are the latest devices in the growing wearable tech sector.
- Xcom iOS app priced at premium
- A US publisher is pricing a sci-fi video game for iPhones and iPads at more than double the cost high-end titles are usually sold for on those devices.
- US country singer Slim Whitman dies
- Slim Whitman, the American country singer known for his yodelling abilities has died at the age of 90.
- Radcliffe's Cripple enchants critics
- Daniel Radcliffe impresses reviewers with his "understated" performance as a disabled teenage orphan in Martin McDonagh's play The Cripple of Inishmaan.
- Early Mars atmosphere 'oxygen-rich'
- Mars' atmosphere could have been rich in oxygen four billion years ago - well before Earth's air became augmented with the gas.
- Naked mole-rat gives cancer clues
- A rodent that never gets cancer could hold the key to preventing or treating malignant tumours, say scientists.
- Doctors plea for Guantanamo care
- An open letter published in the Lancet medical journal calls for hunger-striking Guantanamo Bay detainees to receive independent medical care.
- Food labels system to be rolled out
- A new consistent system of front-of-pack food labelling is to be introduced in the UK, the government says.
- Dominant England reach Trophy final
- England cruise into the final of the Champions Trophy with a convincing seven-wicket victory over South Africa at The Oval.
- Football fixtures for 2013-14 announced
- Football fixtures for the Premier League, Football League and Scottish leagues for the 2013-14 season are announced.
- Telegram Era ends Stop
- The last telegram in the world will be sent next month. Kathryn Westcott looks at telegraphy's linguistic legacy.
- Does a child die of hunger every 10 seconds?
- It's a shocking statistic that a child dies of hunger every 10 seconds, very good at grabbing headlines. But is it true?
- Congo attacks over arrests in India
- Shops belonging to Asians are targeted in a violent protest in DR Congo's capital over the arrest of Congolese students in India over the weekend.
- Army leads north India flood rescue
- Military helicopters and the army are leading rescue operations in India's flood-hit northern states, where 138 people are now known to have died.
- Drug firms fined for blocking rivals
- Nine drug companies are fined for delaying cheaper generic drugs coming to market.
- Chile to extradite Argentine judge
- The Chilean Supreme Court approves the extradition of former Argentine judge Otilio Romano, accused of human rights abuses under the military government.
- Suicide bomber strikes Yemeni market
- A suicide bomber on a motorbike kills two people in Yemen's northern town of Saada, which is under the control of Houthi Shia rebels.
- One in nine US bridges 'deficient'
- One in nine bridges in the US - more than 66,000 in total - are structurally deficient, a number likely to grow amid US budget woes, a report finds.
- NHS 'cover-up' unacceptable - Hunt
- There should be "no hiding place" for anyone involved in a cover-up by England's NHS regulator after baby deaths at a Cumbria hospital, the health secretary says.
- Families win Iraq deaths damages bid
- Families of soldiers killed in Iraq can sue the government for negligence and bring damages claims under the Human Rights Act, the Supreme Court rules.
- Lloyds to return to private hands
- George Osborne has used his annual Mansion House speech to the City to announce the government is preparing to sell its stake in Lloyds Bank back to private investors.
- MP Evans 'refutes all allegations'
- Commons Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans says he "refutes all allegations" after he is arrested on suspicion of three counts of indecent assault.
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- The air force pilot who took her daughter on missions
- Glimmers of hope in Detroit
- Is down-at-heel Detroit on the brink of a comeback?
- How Israel keeps Holocaust memories alive
- As witnesses die, will the Holocaust be forgotten?
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- Models for possible Syria intervention
- Possible models for intervention as West mulls action in Syria
- Russia: Faberge eggs symbol of power
- Russia falls again for eggs once despised as tsar’s playthings
- Apartheid's roots: The Natives Land Act
- The 100-year-old law still dividing South Africa
- Alaa Jarban: One of Yemen's first openly gay men
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