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A senior Ukrainian diplomat says the West looks weak against a "power drunk" Russia.
Four UN peacekeepers are killed and 15 injured by a landmine in northern Mali, amid what the UN calls a period of "increased attacks".
A global military intervention is needed to curb the largest ever Ebola outbreak, according to the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres.
India send England to a humiliating nine-wicket defeat to win the fourth one-day international at Edgbaston and the series 3-0.
Police in Mexico are holding two serving mayors and one ex-mayor over allegations they have links to the Knights Templar drug cartel.
The deadly Ebola outbreak is putting food prices and harvests in West Africa "at serious risk", warns the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation.
The government is considering conducting an inspection of Rotherham Council in the wake of the child abuse scandal in the town, Home Secretary Theresa May says.
Europe captain Paul McGinley selects debutant Stephen Gallacher, Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood as his Ryder Cup wildcards.
US oilfield firm Halliburton says it has agreed a $1.1bn settlement to meet the majority of claims against it for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Saudi Arabia's interior ministry says it has arrested 88 people suspected of plotting attacks inside and outside the country.
Rapper Chris Brown admits punching a man in October last year but walks free from court because of time already served.
David Beckham says he is sad to see striker Danny Welbeck leave Manchester United but believes he will succeed at Arsenal.
Myanmar's first ever beauty queen has refused to give back her $100,000 (£60,300) crown after being dethroned.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif seeks to gain support in an emergency joint session of parliament as protesters on the streets of Islamabad call for his resignation.
The kidnappers of 44 UN peacekeepers from Fiji have given a list of demands for their release, the head of Fiji's military says.
The deputy prime minister calls for the parents of five-year-old brain tumour patient Ashya King to be freed from custody and reunited with their son.
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Former Manchester United coach Mike Phelan fears the club's identity is broken with the departure of Danny Welbeck to Arsenal.
Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram seizes the key north-eastern town of Bama after fighting with government forces, residents tell the BBC.
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