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French special forces kill a militant Islamist in Mali who was said to have been freed in exchange for the release of French citizen Serge Lazarevic.
A trader accused of manipulating the Libor rate has told a court that senior managers knew what he was doing.
The children scarred by the Gaza-Israel war, one year on
The UK accounting watchdog is to investigate the conduct of individuals working for the Irish unit of RSA Insurance in the run-up to its bailout by its UK parent.
Kenya's single bank boss intrigues the press when he turns down a free house to live in a religious community.
Eight wi-fi hotspots are being set up on Japan's highest peak.
Some of those taking part in the annual running of the bulls in Pamplona have been describing their experience.
The new left-wing council in the Spanish capital Madrid plans to remove all names relating to Gen Franco's dictatorship from streets and plazas.
A rise in oil and gas output boosted UK industrial production in May, but manufacturing output fell for the second month in a row.
Millions of energy customers have been "paying too much for their energy bills", a year-long investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority finds.
HSBC sacks employees who made an "abhorrent" video in which they pretended to be Islamic State militants carrying out a beheading.
Is the UK better than France for migrants?
Southampton sign Curacao international defender Cuco Martina from Dutch club FC Twente on a two-year contract.
Critics of an upcoming BBC Prom that will celebrate the dance sounds of Ibiza are branded "snobs and scaremongers" by Radio 3 presenter Suzy Klein.
At least 14 people are killed in a gun attack by Islamist group al-Shabab near Kenya's border with Somalia.
Presenter James Naughtie is to leave Radio 4's Today programme and take on a new role as a special correspondent from early next year.
Zambian writer Namwali Serpell promises to split the winnings for this year's Caine Prize for African Writing, regarded as Africa's leading literary award, with all the runners up.
Authorities in the US have reported one person dead and several others injured after part of an ice cave collapse in Washington.
Pakistan complete their highest ever run chase in Test cricket to secure a 2-1 series win over Sri Lanka.
Japan's Nikkei index rebounded slightly on Tuesday, a day after stock markets had fallen in the wake of Greece's decision to reject the terms of an international bailout.