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Code-switcher Israel Folau is one of three uncapped players in Australia's initial 25-man squad to face the Lions.
A ticket holder in Florida has won the largest Powerball jackpot in US history, more than $590m (£388m), lottery officials say.
China's Premier Li Keqiang travels to India for his first foreign visit since taking office, with border tensions and trade topping the agenda.
Opener David Warner charged with breaching Cricket Australia's code of behaviour over abusive Twitter posts.
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British explorer Daniel Hughes has reached the summit of Mount Everest in an attempt to raise £1m for the charity Comic Relief.
Nigeria's army vows to continue its offensive against militants in the north-east "as long as it takes", as a 24-hour curfew is imposed in Maiduguri.
Pakistani politician Zahra Shahid Hussain, a senior member of Imran Khan's Movement for Justice party, is shot dead in the city of Karachi.
Two men suspected of killing Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of US political activist Malcolm X, are remanded in custody in Mexico.
Thousands of protesters have marched through Rome in a demonstration against Italy's recently-elected coalition government.
France's president has signed into law a controversial bill making the country the ninth in Europe, and 14th globally, to legalise gay marriage.
Grassroots Conservatives attack David Cameron's support for gay marriage, saying it has made winning the next election "virtually impossible".
Up to 60 people were injured when a car ploughed into a crowd during a parade in a small town in the US state of Virginia, officials say.
Nervous times in the Dutch quake zone
Denmark's Emmelie de Forest wins the Eurovision Song Contest, with the UK's Bonnie Tyler finishing 19th out of 26 countries.
A senior female Pakistani politician has been shot dead in the city of Karachi.
The leaders of the main gangs in El Salvador vow to maintain a 14-month-long truce, but say political changes threaten the peace.
The jailed Somali pirates sharing an island with millionaires
The world's largest camel herd - in Australia
Australia is home to the world's largest camel herd, but it is causing environmental problems. Simon Reeve is shown how one cattle ranch owner deals with the animals - by rounding them up and selling them for meat.