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A fireball meteor which passed over the UK on Monday has been caught on camera by a Devon observatory.
Uruguay's President Jose Mujica uses a strongly-worded attack on Fifa over the ban given to striker Luis Suarez for biting.
Climate change is likely to cut Antarctica's 600,000-strong emperor penguin population by at least a fifth by 2100, a study suggests.
The Italian Coastguard has released footage of some of the 5,000 migrants it rescued from boats over the weekend, 30 bodies in a fishing boat carrying hundreds of migrants between Sicily and the North African coast.
Two bombs explode near a presidential palace in Cairo, killing two policemen, days after a militant group threatened to carry out attacks in the area.
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One of China's top generals is accused of corruption and expelled from the Communist Party, state media report, in what could be the biggest military scandal in years.
An onboard collision warning system would have helped to prevent two RAF Tornado GR4s from colliding, say air accident investigators.
"Sheriff of Wall Street" targets European banks
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.
The auction of 29,000 bitcoins seized during a raid on the Silk Road internet marketplace has been completed.
Andy Coulson and Clive Goodman are to face a retrial on a charge that they bought royal telephone directories from police officers.
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.
Four people are arrested on slavery and kidnap charges in Cardiff.
Dutch plane operator KLM apologises for sending out tweet making a joke out of Mexico's defeat to the Netherlands at the World Cup.
Transformers: Age of Extinction tops the North American box office and scores the biggest opening weekend of the year so far.
Flooding has hit southwest China after prolonged heavy rain, sweeping away vehicles in its path.
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.