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Anti-government demonstrators in Pakistan are advancing towards parliament, breaching a designated secure zone in the capital Islamabad.
Legendary Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar, who developed the Iyengar form of yoga, dies in the western city of Pune aged 95.
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says the "party has changed" after Lord Rennard has his membership restored and disciplinary measures are dropped.
Liberia imposes a night-time curfew and quarantines a slum in the capital Monrovia, in a bid to halt the deadly Ebola outbreak.
Police in Paraguay arrest a fugitive Brazilian fertility doctor, Roger Abdelmassih, convicted of sexually abusing 39 of his patients.
Mental health services for young people in England are "stuck in the dark ages" and "not fit for purpose", according to a government minister.
Food import ban begins to hit Russian shoppers
The police killing of a second black man in the St Louis area threatens to further raise tensions, 10 days after the killing of teenager Michael Brown.
Why Syrian refugees are marrying off their children
Series of bomb attacks rattles Santiago residents
Why hundreds of thousands of people have left Ireland
A truce between Israel and Gaza ends amid renewed air strikes and rocket fire, as negotiations in Cairo break up with no deal.
Breastfeeding can halve the risk of post-natal depression, according to a study of nearly 14,000 new mothers.
New signing James Rodriguez scores his first goal for Real Madrid but Raul Garcia levels the Super Cup score for Atletico.
The Civil Aviation Agency is consulting on changes which would allow the owners of vintage planes to take paying passengers on flights.
From hacking cars to traffic lights - behind the scenes at a cyber-security conference, Def Con.
The man who says he's responsible for a million kids
There has been a sharp increase in the number of girls under 18, who have fled the conflict in Syria, being forced into early marriages, the United Nations has told the BBC.
Clashes are reported in the centre of the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk as government forces try to close in on rebel strongholds.
Former Liberal Democrat chief executive Lord Rennard has the suspension of his party membership lifted after disciplinary proceedings against him are dropped.