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Andy Murray plays Australian Nick Kyrgios in his first match of the hard-court season in the Rogers Cup on Wednesday.
Europe's long travelling satellite is set to rendezvous in a few hours with one of the strangest objects in the solar system.
Funding of National Dance Company Wales is investigated by a financial watchdog amid concerns about the way the organisation is run.
The losing candidate of the Indonesian presidential election, Prabowo Subianto, launches his court challenge against the result, claiming electoral fraud
Pran, one of India's best-known cartoonists and creator of the famous comic series Chacha Chaudhary, dies from cancer.
Almost 600 people are now known to have died in the Yunnan earthquake, officials say, as residents are evacuated from barrier lakes.
Smartphone and tablet rivals Apple and Samsung agree to withdraw all legal cases against each other outside the United States.
A Dutch firm has been chosen to carry out the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australia announces.