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Social networking service Twitter reports a second-quarter loss of $145m but better than expected user growth, sending shares surging over 35%.
England's Will Sharman wins silver in the 110m hurdles, and team-mate Laura Samuel does likewise in the triple jump.
More than 100 Palestinians die, officials say, as Israel intensifies its Gaza bombardment and warns of a long conflict ahead.
A prominent Canadian government research organisation has been attacked by Chinese hackers, the government says.
One of Brazil's most prominent indigenous leaders, Davi Kopenawa of the Yanomami people, calls for police protection following a series of death threats.
James Anderson and Stuart Broad help England continue to dominate India on day three of the third Test at Southampton.
The parents of one of the MH17 crash victims say after meeting David Cameron they are "angry and frustrated" at not knowing what has happened to their son's body.
Why CAR's rebels are turning their backs on the nation state
Commonwealth boxer who had never been in a ring
An oil tanker carrying $100m of Iraqi Kurdish oil off the coast of Texas is set to be seized by US marshals after a judge approved a seizure request from the Iraqi government.
Big backlash as women told not to laugh in public.
A West African airline halts flights to Liberia and Sierra Leone amid concern about Ebola as a leading doctor dies of the virus in Sierra Leone.
Liberia suspends all football activities in an effort to control the spread of Ebola, as the number of people killed by the virus in West Africa reaches 672.
Unesco contacts the Irish government asking for a report on the use of a County Kerry island for filming the new Star Wars film.
Muslims around the world celebrate Eid
A ban on steel-string guitars in prison cells in England and Wales is reversed after a campaign by rock stars including Billy Bragg and Johnny Marr.
A girl who was struck by a plane that crash landed on a Florida beach on Sunday and killed her father dies of her injuries.
Liverpool complete the £10m signing of Belgium striker Divock Origi from French club Lille on a five-year deal.
A British man and four members of the Australia Rebels Motorcycle Club are held over an alleged £11m (A$20m) drugs plot.
Everton's England international midfielder Ross Barkley signs a four-year contract extension at Goodison Park.