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Imran Khan's party wins its first National Assembly seat in the Pakistani city of Karachi after a partial re-run of voting, unofficial results show.
The government of Venezuela is trying to import 50 million rolls of toilet paper before supermarket shelves run out of stock.
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The president of Azerbaijan orders an investigation into why his country gave Russia "nul points" at Saturday's Eurovision Song Contest.
A man shoots four people dead in a bank in southern Israel before turning the gun on himself, reportedly after a dispute over an overdraft.
Ugandan police raid the offices of at least two newspapers following reports that President Yoweri Museveni is grooming his son to succeed him and people opposed to the plan could be killed.
Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says India and China must "improve mechanisms" to settle a long-running border dispute, pledging his commitment to "peace and tranquility".
Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng tells the BBC he thinks Washington should do more to protect his relatives, a year after he fled China for the US.
Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius will not compete again this year as he awaits trial for murder.
The new England kit is revealed and is set to be worn for the first time in a friendly against the Republic of Ireland.
Radical cleric Abu Qatada is refused bail by an immigration tribunal in his latest bid for freedom.
The family of Chen Guangcheng are 'paying for his activism' back home according to the Chinese dissident
Egypt deploys extra troops to the Sinai peninsula after seven members of the security forces were abducted there.
The Godolphin doping scandal widens as seven more horses, including St Leger winner Encke, fail new drugs tests.
Heavy fighting takes place between government and rebel forces in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where the UN is deploying an attack force.
Fierce fighting is reported in the strategic Syrian town of Qusair, as the state news agency reports that the army has taken control of most of the town.
US drugs maker Actavis, itself the subject of bid speculation, agrees to buy Dublin-based rival Warner Chilcott for $8.5bn (£5.6bn) including debt.
An Israeli government investigation concludes a French news report in 2000, which blamed Israeli troops for shooting dead a Palestinian child, was baseless.
Russia's only independent polling agency says it may have to close after being targeted by prosecutors under the controversial "foreign agents" law.
A small Florida city waits for the winner of the largest lottery jackpot in US history, more than $590m (£388m), to come forward.