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EU jobs push after Juncker vote
Jihadist militant group Isis has said it is establishing a caliphate, or Islamic state, on the territories it controls in Iraq and Syria.
President Barack Obama is to nominate ex-Proctor and Gamble chief Bob McDonald to lead the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs.
A group of 400 Russian sailors arrives in France for training aboard one of two warships being sold to their country despite international criticism.
Uruguay's President Jose Mujica uses a strongly worded attack on Fifa over the ban given to striker Luis Suarez for biting.
Images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours
The Pakistani army launches a ground offensive against Taliban militants in the tribal region of North Waziristan after weeks of air strikes.
The rate of consumer price inflation across the countries that use the euro remained at 0.5% in June, still well below the European Central Bank's target.
China charges four people with murder and terrorism for a mass knife attack at Kunming railway station in which 29 people were killed.
A fireball meteor seen over the UK has been captured on camera by an observatory in Devon.
John Mikel Obi says Nigeria's bonus row "wasn't a major issue" and will not affect the team in Monday's last-16 game against France.
A new study using satellite images shows that Indonesia has surpassed Brazil in deforestation rate for the first time.
US actor Meshach Taylor, best known for his roles in the 1980s film comedy Mannequin and the US show Designing Women, dies aged 67.
Dutch plane operator KLM apologises for sending out tweet making a joke out of Mexico's defeat to the Netherlands at the World Cup.
Jihadist militant group Isis declares the establishment of a caliphate, or Islamic state, on the territories it controls in Iraq and Syria.
Transformers: Age of Extinction tops the North American box office and scores the biggest opening weekend of the year so far.
At least 17 people are now known to have died when a building collapsed in the southern Indian city of Chennai, but rescuers are still finding survivors in the rubble.
Australia and New Zealand announce plans to stage the first day-night Test match with a pink ball in 2015.
Tens of thousands in Costa Rica celebrate the national team's dramatic qualification for the quarter-finals of the football World Cup in Brazil.
Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France are to hold more talks over the conflict in east Ukraine as the end of a ceasefire with separatists nears.