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The United States take a 4-1 lead over the International team in the foursomes at the Presidents Cup in South Korea.
Rupert Murdoch apologises for tweets suggesting US President Barack Obama is not a "real black president" and supporting Ben Carson.
A Hungarian photographer takes down fashion photos inspired by migrants making the arduous journey through Europe after criticism.
Fifteen-year-old Magnus Dixon is selected as a winner of the Foyles Young Poets Competition for the third year in a row.
Volkswagen's US boss is facing a congressional hearing in Washington amid revelations that he knew about emissions cheating in 2014.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says Hindus and Muslims should fight poverty, not each other, in his first comments on the lynching of a Muslim man.
The 48-million-year-old fossilised remains of a horse foetus have been described by scientists.
Caf president Issa Hayatou takes temporary charge of Fifa after football's world governing body suspends Sepp Blatter.
Rwanda's highest court has ruled in favour of changing the constitution to allow President Paul Kagame to stand for a third seven-year term in 2017.
Liverpool make changes to their first-team coaching set-up before Jurgen Klopp's appointment as manager.
Opposition MPs let off tear gas in Kosovo's parliament chamber, in a noisy protest over a government deal with Serbia.
At least 13 people have been killed an explosion at a wedding in a rebel-held village in Yemen, medics say.
Virgin Trains West Coast is named as the rail operator with the highest rate of complaints in Britain for the 11th quarter in a row.
New images from the European Southern Observatory have revealed mysterious ripples around a star close to Earth.
Australia's Israel Folau passes a fitness test to face Wales in Saturday's World Cup Pool A decider but Rob Horne is out.
The Bank of England votes 8-1 to hold UK interest rates at the record low of 0.5%.
A concert by Pakistani singer Ghulam Ali in the Indian city of Mumbai is cancelled after protests by a right-wing Hindu party.
Novak Djokovic races into the China Open quarter-finals, while Ivo Karlovic sets a new record for career aces.
MPs in Kenya react furiously after the electricity supply to parliament was cut for three days apparently because of an unpaid $97,00 bill.
A Muslim lawmaker from Indian-administered Kashmir is beaten up in the state assembly by members of the Hindu nationalist BJP for hosting a "beef party".