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The vice president of India's main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, disrupts parliament, demanding a debate on recent religious violence.
The UK's industrial and manufacturing output moved back in to growth in June after falling, but by a smaller-than-expected 0.3%.
Civilians in eastern Ukraine are facing increasing danger as the conflict continues, the UN warns, amid reports of an air strike on Donetsk.
The Royal Navy transports 93 more people out of Libya, as the UK Foreign Office says the situation in the country "continues to get worse".
Portlandia star Carrie Brownstein is to complete Nora Ephron's unfinished big screen US adaptation of ITV series Lost in Austen.
Voters in Bulgaria face their second election in less than two years after parliament is dissolved amid the country's worst banking crisis since the 1990s.
A Palestinian man has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in the murder of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank, Israeli officials say.
The International Cricket Council will not appeal against the decision to clear England bowler James Anderson of misconduct.
Italy has fallen back into recession after the country's economy contracted by 0.2% in the second quarter of the year.
Thrash metal band Megadeth and singer CeeLo Green have cancelled concerts in Israel amid the ongoing conflict in Gaza.
Kenyan police have arrested an official from Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabab who is believed to be an ex-journalist, sources tell the BBC.
Standard Chartered has warned it could face more US fines over its money-laundering controls as it reports a 20% fall in half-year profits
An Argentine activist who traces babies snatched from their parents by the 1970s military junta has found her own grandson after 36 years.
An Indian fashion shoot showing a model being groped on a bus causes outrage, with social media users saying it glamorises the 2012 Delhi gang rape.