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European Space Agency officials say all is well ahead of this week's historic bid to try to land a probe on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
A glass walkway which gives visitors a bird's eye view of traffic is unveiled at London's Tower Bridge.
A coalition airstrike hit a gathering of Islamic State leaders near Mosul recently, and there were reports Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was there.
Egyptian militant group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis pledges allegiance to radical Islamist group Islamic State, saying it offers them a "new dawn".
Open net access should be seen as a basic right that all Americans should enjoy, President Obama says.
Wembley chief says the pitch will "not be as good as it should be" when England host Slovenia on Saturday after the NFL game six days earlier.
Residents of parts of the Russian capital Moscow are urged to stay indoors after authorities say a noxious gas is spreading through the city.
The first visit to Serbia for 68 years by an Albanian prime minister turns into a diplomatic spat broadcast live on TV.
The hidden web community has started trying to find out how services and identities were compromised after police raids led to 17 arrests.
A 14-year-old Israeli girl is stabbed to death in an attack in the West Bank, hours after another knife attack wounded a soldier in Tel Aviv.
Stan Wawrinka crushes Tomas Berdych 6-1 6-1 on the second day of the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
Former India captain Sachin Tendulkar says that Test cricket remains the "main course", despite the growing popularity of shorter forms of the game.
The US and China will grant visas valid for up to a decade to visitors between the two countries under a deal announced by US President Barack Obama.
Sir Bob Geldoff and Midge Ure are working together to release a new Band Aid single to raise money for victims of Ebola.
An agricultural pest that can cause widespread damage to crops could establish itself within the UK, according to a scientist.
Government and rebel forces clash in South Sudan, just days after their leaders agree to unconditionally end fighting at regional talks.
The UK conducted its first drone attack in Iraq over the weekend, the Ministry of Defence says.
A former RAF intelligence officer is sentenced to 13 years in prison after being convicted of a series of sexual assaults on children dating back more than 30 years.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says he will study a UN proposal for "local ceasefires" in the war-ravaged northern city of Aleppo.
Couples in South Korea are speeding up their divorces by heading to the US state of Nevada.