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Finishing fourth in the league, qualifying from the Champions League, a good run in the cups - is this enough for a club like Arsenal?
Two days after campaigning begins for Japan's snap election, polls show Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on course for a convincing win.
More than 50 countries are meeting for a conference in London intended to boost Afghanistan's prospects after foreign combat forces withdraw.
Scientists have completed a comprehensive study of genetic diversity in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Orion, the US space capsule that could one day help get humans to Mars, is about to make its maiden flight from Cape Canaveral.
The remains of a lion-hunter turned Jewish volunteer commander are to be reburied after a ceremony in Israel.
The US Justice Department is to probe the death of a black man after a New York grand jury cleared the white officer who put him into a headlock.
To win his European battle Mr Cameron will have to plunge his hand in a thicket of thorns, says Mark Mardell.
Photographers pair up to shoot a portrait of each other
Capt Georgina Sutton, flying for Jetstar, becomes the first woman to be appointed chief pilot for an Australian airline.
The podcast that has turned the audience into murder detectives
The West could be in danger of overplaying its hand by trying to reach out to Ukraine, says Anatol Lieven.
Could Zimbabwe's powerful first lady become president?
How the West is winning the battle against teenage pregnancy
Turner's Rome, From Mount Aventine sells at Sotheby's for £30.3m - the highest amount ever paid for a work by the artist.
A government adviser says he believes most police support bail with "strict conditions" for terrorism suspects, which could allow time to "build a case".
People in the Philippines brace for Typhoon Hagupit, a powerful storm expected to hit the areas devastated by Typhoon Haiyan on Saturday.
Islamic State has set up training camps in militant-held areas of eastern Libya, the general heading the US Africa command says.
Tokyo-based mobile carrier giant Softbank Corp says it has invested $250m (£159.2m) in one of Southeast Asia's fastest growing taxi app services, GrabTaxi
Neglecting the health of Africa's soil will lock the continent into a cycle of food insecurity for generations to come, a report warns.