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Turkish air force jets carry out fresh strikes against Islamic State positions in Syria - and also hit Kurdish militants in northern Iraq.
A champion surfer who escaped a shark attack in South Africa live on television returns to the water six days later in his native Australia.
The man in charge of the Russia World Cup has insisted that Fifa president Sepp Blatter is "a victim" of the scandal engulfing football's world governing body.
Internet companies may have to provide more information on people and businesses who sell goods and services online, in a crackdown on tax evasion.
The Pentagon urges US citizens not to carry out armed patrols outside military recruitment centres, following a deadly attack in Tennessee.
President Obama is due to open a major business summit and discuss security on the first full day of his landmark visit to Kenya.
Tunisia's parliament adopts a tough new anti-terror law following deadly attacks on tourist sites by Islamist militants.
Passengers trying to cross the channel are facing further disruption due to ongoing "migrant activity" in Calais.
A surge in music streaming in the UK sees it pass 500 million streams in a week for the first time - almost double the amount of this time in 2014.
New photographs from Nasa's New Horizons probe suggest that Pluto could have glaciers of nitrogen ice.
Foreign criminals are laundering billions of pounds by purchasing expensive UK properties, pushing up house prices, the National Crime Agency says.
A series of explosions at a fireworks factory in southern Italy leave at least six people dead.
A report by India's telecom department raises hackles over fears that services like WhatsApp will no longer be free.
Usain Bolt says he is "ready to win" at next month's World Championships after securing victory at the Anniversary Games.
Saudi Arabia is trying to fight a version of jihadism while being home to another form of radical Islam, says Magdi Abdelhadi.
What do the French really think of Tour de France leader, Britain's Chris Froome, who has faced allegations of doping?
Palestinian village faces demolition for third time
Hard work saves Spanish lynx from extinction
A cry for help after five days of 'terror'
US President Barack Obama has landed in Nairobi as he begins a four day trip to Africa - a trip of both political and personal significance.