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US Secretary of State John Kerry says he is "deeply disturbed" after China jailed well-known Uighur academic Ilham Tohti for life.
India successfully puts its first satellite in orbit around Mars, after Mangalyaan's 10-month mission from Earth.
A teenager shot dead after he stabbed two police officers was a "known terror suspect" whose passport had been cancelled, Australian officials say
The Secret Service erects a second fence in front of the White House, days after an intruder scaled the main fence and entered the mansion.
The leader of Yemen's Shia Houthi rebels describes his supporters' takeover of key parts of the capital, Sanaa, as a "successful revolution".
The fight against Islamic State (IS) militants is one "you cannot opt out of", David Cameron says during a visit to the US.
A Virginia man sought for questioning in connection with the disappearance of British-born student Hannah Graham is charged with abduction.
What happens when an artist becomes the subject of a work of art rather than its creator? An exhibit curated by Picasso's grandson showcases photos of artists at work.
Brazil refuses to sign up to a pact setting a deadline for ending deforestation entirely by 2030, saying the deal could clash with its laws.
China and the US agree they must lead the rest of the world in reducing emissions to combat climate change, as a major UN summit closes in New York.
Labour's bid to make the NHS a key election battleground
A gala concert featuring contemporary and classical music is to welcome the 2014 Ryder Cup golf tournament to Scotland.
The one show that made Britain's most famous artists
Glasgow City Council accuses private care homes of demanding "excessive fees" and thwarting plans aimed at limiting the cost of care.
Nicola Sturgeon will launch her bid to replace Alex Salmond as SNP leader and first minister of Scotland, making clear she still backs independence.
Demanding justice for thousands abused by Irish nuns
The Seattle city council votes to fine businesses and residents that waste too much food, in an effort to boost composting and recycling.