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Fresh fighting between rebels and government forces is being reported in the Syrian Golan Heights, where 44 UN peacekeepers were abducted last week.
Manchester United's Mexican striker Javier Hernandez joins Champions League winners Real Madrid on a season-long loan.
An Indian woman who swam nearly a kilometre across a raging monsoon river to avoid a home birth delivers a baby boy in hospital.
Thirteen former Bosnian Serb police and soldiers are detained by police on suspicion of carrying out killings at the start of the Bosnian war in 1992.
The parents of Ashya King are expected to appear in a court in Madrid in Spain on Monday morning. The five-year-old was taken from hospital in the UK against medical advice.
Parody video about gay marriage in Ireland sparks debate
India's PM Narendra Modi and Japan's Shinzo Abe agree at their summit to speed up talks on a nuclear energy pact.
Russia and China begin the construction of a new gas pipeline linking the countries, with a ceremony in the Siberian city of Yakutsk.
Tottenham midfielder Lewis Holtby is having a medical at Hamburg as he closes in on a proposed loan move to the German club.
Chelsea's 21-year-old Netherlands midfielder Marco van Ginkel joins Italian side AC Milan on a season-long loan.
LJ Rich looks at how one artist is using computer code to turn internet radio from across the globe into a unique piece of music.
Manchester City defender Micah Richards - their longest serving player - arrives in Italy to finalise a loan move to Fiorentina.
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have disrupted a speech by a Beijing official who was explaining how new voting procedures will be introduced for the city.
Germany will send enough weapons to equip 4,000 Kurdish fighters defending areas of northern Iraq against Islamist militants.
One of the UK's most high-profile fund managers, Neil Woodford, says he decided to sell his holding in HSBC because he is worried about "fine inflation".
Police in New Zealand are hunting for a man who shot two people dead and injured a third at an unemployment office.
Former European captain Bernard Gallacher says his nephew Stephen should be named as a Ryder Cup wildcard in this month's event.
India's new prime minister, Narendra Modi, meets Japan's Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on his first major foreign visit since taking office.
Naked pictures of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence are posted online but some stars claim the photos are fake.
A single, larger hub airport where passengers can transfer to a range of destinations - is "critical" to the UK's long-term economic growth, says the CBI.