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Israel says it has uncovered a Hamas cell in the West Bank that was planning to carry out a series of attacks in Jerusalem, including one on a stadium.
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Two Indian teenagers found hanged in May took their own lives, federal investigators say, contradicting reports they were gang-raped and murdered.
Some Hong Kong council members flee their regular smoking area, after being insulted by protesters.
US and Yemeni troops who freed eight people held by al-Qaeda in a raid in eastern Yemen this week were looking for Western hostages who had been moved.
Spanish leader Mariano Rajoy tells MPs that most politicians are not corrupt, a day after his health minister stepped down over a kick-back scandal.
A landmark vote at the European Parliament has called for Google's search business to be separated from its other businesses.
Proposals for English MPs to vote on English laws are to be brought in before Christmas, David Cameron says.
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A Thai protester says the military government has reacted aggressively to their use of the salute featured in the Hunger Games films.
Opec's meeting in Vienna is being closely watched in Russia, which depends heavily on oil exports but is being hit by Western sanctions over Ukraine.
The Ukraine conflict is having a severe impact on the freedom of the media, the European security body the OSCE tells Bethany Bell.
Budget retailer Poundland reports a 12% rise in half-year profits to £9.3m.
A manhunt is under way across two counties after a man and a woman were found stabbed to death in Surrey.
Hundreds of Israeli Arabs stamp their Facebook pictures with "second class citizen" to protest at a proposed law.
A joint venture between Stagecoach and Virgin wins the franchise to run the East Coast mainline rail route, which has been in public hands since 2009.
A 24-hour general strike over austerity measures shuts schools and public offices in Greece and heavily disrupted transport.
The injury that claimed the life of Australia batsman Phillip Hughes has been described as "incredibly rare".
A teacher who banned the word banter in classes leaves his job after saying "speaking up" came with a "hefty cost".
Well-known Australians and cricket figures pay tribute to Phillip Hughes, who has died at the age of 25 after being hit by a ball.