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Scientists have developed what they're describing as a bomb proof material that could be a major step forward in aircraft security.
Tour de France leader Chris Froome criticises behaviour of some spectators after he is allegedly spat at during stage 19.
When Barack Obama came to power in 2009, there were high hopes for relations between Africa and the US, but has the president delivered?
Barack Obama arrives in Kenya on the first visit to his ancestral home as serving US president.
A Chilean judge charges seven former soldiers over the burning of two students during a 1986 protest against General Augusto Pinochet's government.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson calls for powers to regulate rickshaws after footage emerges of tourists apparently being charged £206 for a short ride.
Russia 2018 chief executive Alexei Sorokin says Fifa president Sepp Blatter is "a victim".
A new system that contains the explosion of bombs smuggled onto aircraft has been successfully tested.
A British soldier has died in hospital from wounds sustained in Afghanistan in 2012, the Ministry of Defence says.
There is a risk of future deaths on SAS selection marches unless action is taken, the coroner who presided over the inquest of three reservists says.
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza wins a controversial third term, taking nearly 70% of the vote, provisional results from the country's electoral commission say.
Britain's Chris Froome has his overall lead cut to two minutes and 38 seconds by Nairo Quintana in the Tour de France.
Why the row between Germany and Greece is like a lovers' tiff
The US military advises its staff to treat armed civilians standing guard outside its recruiting centres as a security threat.
A ceremony to commemorate the passengers who died in the Germanwings plane crash is held at the scene of the disaster in the French Alps.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter is "a victim", according to the man in charge of the Russia 2018 World Cup.
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