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Forty years ago on 20 July 1974 Turkish troops landed on Cyprus, in response to a Greek-led coup on the island. Now it's time for scars to heal, some say.
An exhibition at the Jewish museum in Berlin is showcasing a robot which has been programmed to write the sacred Jewish scriptures, known as the Torah.
The swimming pool where people wait for seven hours to get in
The Loris, one of world's smallest primates is under threat through loss of habitat. Naturalist Chaminda Jayasekara runs a conservation site to protect the animals.
The rock duo with the powerful sound
The Israeli military has stepped up its ground offensive against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, as Palestinian officials say the death toll in Gaza is now past 300.
A Palestinian family and an Israeli Bedouin man are among those killed as the toll from Israel's ground campaign and rocket attacks from Gaza rises.
An official photograph of Prince George is released to mark his first birthday, ahead of a party at Kensington Palace on Tuesday.
The UK is demanding "swift and unhindered" access to the crash site of the Malaysian airliner in Ukraine amid claims pro-Russian rebels are obstructing investigations.
Gunmen have killed at least 20 soldiers in an attack on a checkpoint in western Egypt, Egyptian security officials say.
Storms cause further disruption in parts of the UK, including flight cancellations and delays, after recent high temperatures and lightning strikes.
Spanish police arrest a man they say is one of the most wanted criminals in Colombia, Hernan Alonso Villa, known as "el Raton" or "The Mouse".
The next Brazil coach will be announced on Tuesday following Luiz Felipe Scolari resignation after the World Cup.
Lewis Hamilton says he would have to be "smoking something" to believe he can win the German Grand Prix from 15th.
Large crowds of protesters in Paris clash with police at a banned pro-Palestinian rally against Israeli military action in Gaza.
England took three wickets in the evening session to leave the second Test against India at Lord's in the balance.
Rory McIlroy is taking nothing for granted despite carrying a six-shot lead into the final round of the Open at Royal Liverpool.