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Former Labour leadership contender Chuka Umunna urges his party to unite around its new leader, whoever wins the contest.
Pro-government militiamen and Houthi rebels have committed serious abuses against detainees in Yemen's second city of Aden, Human Rights Watch says.
Britain's Andy Murray wins a pulsating night match against Nick Kyrgios to reach the US Open second round in New York.
Has the Yemen war handed Aden to the jihadists?
Turks voice anger as blood is being shed in Kurdish conflict
Why Indian media's coverage of a murder is disturbing
US federal agents arrest more than 90 people and shut down 16 underground labs making illegal steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs.
The last woman who makes a cloth that cannot be sold
Gang violence in El Salvador left 907 people dead last month, a level of bloodshed unseen since the civil war of the 1980s, police say.
NHS staff will be offered exercise classes in a bid to keep them fit and in work, NHS England's chief executive is set to announce.
Pictures show how researchers at a remote Russian weather station have become trapped by a hungry pack of polar bears.
The US Olympic Committee (USOC) names Los Angeles as the US bid city for hosting the 2024 games after Boston drops out.
Australia selector Rod Marsh warns that an umpire could be killed unless the no-ball rule is changed.
The four finalists in New Zealand's public competition to design what could be the country's new national flag are revealed.
Hundreds of migrants have been protesting outside a major railway station in the Hungarian capital after police sealed off the terminal to stop them travelling through the EU.
Renewed fears over growth in China hit global markets, with the Dow Jones closing down 468 points.
US President Barack Obama has treated a crowd of people to cinnamon buns during a visit to a coffee shop in Alaska.
Manchester United say they were not at fault for the collapse of goalkeeper David De Gea's move to Real Madrid.
Lebanese police forcibly remove a group of protesters from the "You Stink" movement who occupied the environment ministry.
Second seed Roger Federer races past Argentina's Leonardo Mayer in 77 minutes to reach the second round of the US Open.