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Fast bowler James Anderson is named in the England squad for the fifth Ashes Test against Australia.
Israeli police question several suspected Jewish radicals, amid a crackdown following a deadly arson attack in the West Bank.
Will Adani's giant mine ever get off the ground?
Substitute Shane Long earns Southampton a point at Newcastle with a header 10 minutes from time.
Pro-government forces in Yemen, backed by Saudi-led airstrikes, are reported to have retaken the city of Zinjibar from Houthi rebels.
At least nine people have died in south-eastern China after a powerful typhoon caused floods and mudslides.
Singapore holds nationwide events and a military parade to mark 50 years since it became an independent nation.
A Taliban suicide attack kills 29 members of pro-government militia in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz.
A petition to boycott a new film that purports to tell the story of early days of the LGBT rights movement reaches more than 20,000 signatures.
Australia's government suggests some communities should restrict the sale of the popular Vegemite spread because it is used to make alcohol.
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch pleads with fans outside the Barbican theatre in London not to film his performance of Hamlet.
South Africa captain Jean de Villiers fractures his jaw only weeks after returning from a serious knee injury.
Australia coach Darren Lehmann is not in danger of being sacked despite losing the Ashes to England, Cricket Australia says.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi unveils sweeping reforms aimed at cutting government costs and fighting corruption after protests.
London Marathon chief Nick Bitel criticises the sport's governing body, the IAAF, over allegations of doping in athletics.
A Delta Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing after hail cracked the windscreen and damaged the nose cone.