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Trains carrying more than 1,000 migrants arrive in Germany, as Hungary closes a major rail station in an attempt to bring the crisis under control.
Images then and now of much-loved but doomed Hotel Okura
The UN says the number of migrants arriving in Hungary is increasing every day.
A new method of applying insecticide to nets has proved 100% effective against certain resistant mosquitoes, an international study reports.
Historian Dan Cruickshank says any damage done to to the the Bel Temple by the Islamic State (IS) group is on a par with destroying the Parthenon in Greece or Chartres Cathedral in France.
Tottenham plan late Berahino bid, Valdes move collapses, West Ham and Villa want Adebayor, West Brom chase Lopez, plus more.
Hundreds of migrants thought to be from Syria arrive German stations after being held for several hours at the Hungarian border.
New Zealand unveils four finalists in the contest to design what could become the national flag, but it's fair to say not everyone has embraced them.
A court in the southern Thai island of Phuket acquits two journalists of defaming the navy in a 2013 article on human trafficking.
President Obama pushes for a global deal on cutting carbon emissions, saying it is time "to protect the one planet we've got while we still can".
Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic win at US Open but men's fourth seed Kei Nishikori suffers surprise loss.
The journalists being sued by the Thai navy
Two independent journalists in Thailand are cleared of defaming the navy over reporting they did on the issue of human trafficking.
Indian authorities accuse internet giant Google of abusing its dominance in search advertising.
Meningitis B vaccination for all newborn babies starts to take place across the UK.
China's factory activity contracts at its fastest pace in three years in August, confirming fears that the country's growth is continuing to slow.
A senate committee report urges Australia's government to remove children from its migrant detention centre on Nauru island in the Pacific.
A Christian official who refused to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples in Kentucky is ordered to do so by the US Supreme Court.
Campaigners in Argentina find another child abducted from left-wing political prisoners during military rule between 1976 and 1983.
US stocks close lower again, reflecting continuing concerns about the Chinese economy and uncertainty over US interest rates.