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Deadly blast rocks Afghan capital

Sat, 2015-08-22 08:58
An explosion rocks the diplomatic area of the Afghan capital, Kabul, police say, with at least three people killed and 18 injured.

Gatlin and Bolt into 100m semis

Sat, 2015-08-22 08:51
Sprint rivals Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin coast into the semi-finals of the men's 100m at the World Championships in Beijing.

Dr Dre says sorry to women he 'hurt'

Sat, 2015-08-22 08:33
Dr Dre issues statement saying he "deeply regret[s] what I did" but doesn't explain the reason for the apology.

Hundreds queue at new Banksy show

Sat, 2015-08-22 08:28
Hundreds of people queue for first-come first-served Banksy show in Weston-super-Mare.

VIDEO: Can Brazilian athletics catch up?

Sat, 2015-08-22 07:57
With less than a year to go until Rio hosts the 2016 Olympics, Brazil's athletes are speaking out about a lack of investment in the sport.

India probes Taj chandelier crash

Sat, 2015-08-22 07:32
The Indian authorities order an inquiry into why a huge chandelier hanging at the entrance to the Taj Mahal crashed to the ground earlier this week.

VIDEO: Train attacker 'had radical links'

Sat, 2015-08-22 07:26
A man arrested following an attack on a train in northern France is believed to have in been involved with radical Islamist movements, the French Interior Minister has revealed.

Hamilton fastest in final practice

Sat, 2015-08-22 06:14
Lewis Hamilton bounces back from a difficult Friday to set the fastest time in final practice at the Belgian Grand Prix.

Macedonia migrants board train

Sat, 2015-08-22 06:03
Macedonian authorities allow groups of migrants to board a train north, as many more remain trapped in the open on the country's border with Greece.

VIDEO: Men tell of France train shooting drama

Sat, 2015-08-22 04:50
Three passengers who helped to overpower a heavily-armed man who opened fire on a train in northern France explain what they did.

VIDEO: US train passenger a 'national hero'

Sat, 2015-08-22 04:05
The father of one of the US passengers to overpower a heavily-armed man who opened fire on a train in northern France says his son is "France's national hero".

Koreas to hold talks amid tension

Sat, 2015-08-22 03:56
Senior North and South Korean officials are to hold talks amid growing tension, the South's presidential office says.

VIDEO: Macedonia defends migrant treatment

Sat, 2015-08-22 03:23
Macedonia defends its handling of security at the country's border with Greece, where migrants were beaten back with truncheons and riot shields.

'Invincibles' opener Morris dies at 93

Sat, 2015-08-22 03:11
Australian Test great Arthur Morris, a key member of Don Bradman's 'Invincibles' side, dies aged 93.

British pair set pace in heptathlon

Sat, 2015-08-22 02:24
Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill leads the World Championship heptathlon after two events with Katarina Johnson-Thompson second.

Venezuela declares martial law

Sat, 2015-08-22 01:49
The Venezuelan president declares a state of emergency in a border region near Colombia following an attack by smugglers, in which three soldiers and a civilian were injured.

VIDEO: US panda 'to give birth in weeks'

Sat, 2015-08-22 00:54
Officials at Washington's National Zoo believe the resident panda Mei Xiang is pregnant again.

Macedonia migrants 'not mistreated'

Fri, 2015-08-21 22:53
Macedonia defends its handling of security at the country's border with Greece, where migrants were beaten back with truncheons and riot shields.

VIDEO: Three injured in France train attack

Fri, 2015-08-21 20:44
Three people have been hurt after a heavily armed man opened fire on a train in northern France.

Week in pictures: 15-21 August 2015

Fri, 2015-08-21 20:11
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.

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