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Disputed legacy of Georgian who helped end Cold War
A Northern Ireland bakery that refused a customer's request to make a cake with a slogan supporting gay marriage could face legal action.
A Chinese company says it will sue the producers of the latest Transformers film for breach of contract, according to state media.
Typhoon Neoguri is approaching Japan's Okinawa island chain, packing strong winds and torrential rain.
Rescue workers have freed passengers from a derailed roller coaster in Valencia, California.
A suicide bomber has killed 16 people - including four Nato soldiers - in an attack on the outskirts of Bagram air base in north-eastern Afghanistan.
How President Omar al-Bashir has clung to power for 25 years
An interim South Korea government report says the 16 April sinking of the Sewol ferry was partly due to government negligence and corruption.
Marks and Spencer reports a sharp fall in online sales after a move to a new website platform hits trading.
A statue of the Indian political leader Mahatma Gandhi is to be erected opposite the Houses of Parliament.
Madonna appears for jury service at a New York court but is excused to avoid "creating a distraction".
England add Jos Buttler to their squad as cover for wicketkeeper Matt Prior for the first Test against India.
A suspect is arrested after a dog trained to detect electronic circuitry found a memory stick containing images of child sexual abuse hidden in a tin box inside a metal cabinet.
Australia says it will not return a group of asylum seekers to Sri Lanka without giving 72 hours notice, at an emergency high court hearing.
The US warns against a power grab in Afghanistan, amid reports that a losing presidential-election candidate is planning a "parallel government".
Oscar Pistorius' defence lawyers finish presenting their case and his murder trial is adjourned until 7 August for closing arguments.
A toddler dies as a fireplace at her family home falls on top of her.
Repairs to overhead power lines in the Channel Tunnel, where a fault caused cancellations on Monday, are almost complete and most services are running.
A UK doctor who was found dead in prison in Syria did not not kill himself as Syrian officials claim, two of his former inmates say.
Repairs to overhead power lines in the Channel Tunnel, where a fault caused Eurostar cancellations on Monday, are almost complete Eurotunnel has said.