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Uruguay striker Luis Suarez signs a new four-and-a-half-year deal at Liverpool that will eventually see him earn £200,000 per week.
The UN mission to South Sudan condemns an attack on its base in which two Indian peacekeepers died, as a mass evacuation of foreigners begins.
Russian ex-tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky arrives in Germany, hours after being pardoned by President Putin from a decade in jail.
The US NSA and Britain's GCHQ monitored the communications of an EU commissioner, UN humanitarian organisations and the Israeli PM, reports say.
Prime Minister David Cameron rejects French claims that he triggered a "fake" row over plans for defence co-operation among EU members.
The Supreme Court of Canada unanimously strikes down the nation's anti-prostitution laws, giving the government one year to create new legislation.
Rupert Murdoch's media company NewsCorp buys Storyful, an Irish "social media news agency".
Suspected Islamist militants attack a military barracks in north-eastern Nigeria, sparking a battle involving military fighter jets that lasted several hours.
Nigella Lawson says she is "disappointed but unsurprised" that two sisters who worked as her personal assistants have been cleared of fraud.
It is lucky more people were not injured when part of a ceiling collapsed at a packed theatre, London Fire Brigade says.
A Palestinian has been shot dead in northern Gaza by Israel troops, Palestinian sources say.
South Africa's biggest trade union announces withdrawal of support for the ANC ahead of next year's election - a big blow to the governing party.
Economic growth in the US has been revised upwards for the third quarter, to its fastest pace since late 2011.
The Obama administration offers a last-minute exemption for those whose insurance plans were cancelled under its embattled healthcare law.
Two former soldiers who firebombed a mosque four days after the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby are each jailed for six years.
Lawyers for Steps singer Ian 'H' Watkins have approached Google after his image appeared next to stories about convicted paedophile Ian Watkins.
The head of Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, Hassan Nasrallah, says his movement will "punish" Israel for the killing of a senior commander.
Shares in BAE Systems fall almost 5% on worries about fighter jet sales to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.
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A tortured Libyan man's bid to sue the British government for allegedly colluding in his rendition cannot be settled in a UK court, the High Court rules.