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One of the two remaining candidates in Afghanistan's disputed presidential election calls for an "extensive audit" of votes.
Slovenia suspends four ski officials for a "rules breach" in qualifying events for Sochi 2014 that violinist Vanessa-Mae raced in.
The striking prize-winners from a drone photography competition backed by National Geographic.
Ghana's government dismisses suggestions the country suffers from religious violence, after 200 Ghanaian World Cup fans ask for asylum in Brazil.
A chief constable who is being investigated for gross misconduct will also be interviewed on suspicion of data protection offences.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is beginning a visit to Latin America in Cuba, in an attempt to further boost ties with the one-time Soviet ally.
Meryl Streep is to star in an HBO film as legendary opera singer Maria Callas, the US network confirms.
Heather Devine and Bryan Allen discuss the British Dance Council's plans to introduce a rule that defines a dance partnership as "one man and one lady".
Why the new head of India's governing BJP is controversial
Gaza death toll from Israel air strikes tops 100, Palestinian sources say, as Gaza rocket attacks on Israel continue
A man who murdered his wife by shooting her twice in the back after she left him is jailed for a minimum of 26 years.
Pro-Russian separatists in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk shell the city's airport, held by Ukrainian government forces.
The European Union is imposing sanctions on two South Sudanese military leaders accused of obstructing the country's peace process.
The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.
Unbeaten welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather will have a rematch with Argentina's Marcos Maidana in September.
How to turn a wish into a virtual butterfly at Barbican's Digital Revolution exhibition
UK teenager accused of killing teacher Ann Maguire "has accepted responsibility for unlawful killing", defence says
Photographic projects on show in Dublin
Readers' photos of Panama
Courts in China's Xinjiang region jail 32 on charges of spreading extremist content online and organising terror groups, state media report.