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Voting ends in Turkey first direct presidential election, as Mark Lowen reports.
The UK is to "step up" aid supplies and send more "humanitarian advisers" to parts of Iraq under threat from Islamist militants, Downing Street says.
Ukraine's military pounds the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk city, amid reports that a humanitarian mission could be allowed in.
Iraq needs a "broad unity government" if it is to halt the advance of Islamist militants, warns the French foreign minister, who is in Baghdad.
Thousands of members of the Yazidi religious minority are trapped on a mountain in northern Iraq after fleeing from Islamist militants. The Telegraph's Jonathan Krohn is on the mountain.
Aaron Ramsey doubles Arsenal's lead against Manchester City in the Community Shield, making it 2-0 before half-time.
Legia Warsaw ask Celtic for a "meeting" to decide which side should progress to the Champions League play-off round.
A plane has crashed near Iran's capital, Tehran, killing most of the 48 people on board, though others survived, state media reports.
French special forces bomb positions held by Islamist militants in northern Mali, as part of its efforts to combat al-Qaeda in the region.
An Australian couple deny abandoning a baby born with Down's syndrome to a surrogate in Thailand and say they will fight to get him back.
A British military aircraft makes the first drop of UK humanitarian aid in northern Iraq, to help people who have fled from Islamist militants.
There is minor trouble at a loyalist protest against a republican anti-internment rally in Belfast, that saw a major security operation mounted.
Action stars Jean-Claude Van Damme and Chuck Norris pay tribute to the Israeli producer Menahem Golan following his death at the age of 85.
Barcelona complete the £15m signing of Arsenal's Belgium international defender Thomas Vermaelen on a five-year deal.
Cuba will build its first new Roman Catholic place of worship since the Marxist revolution of 1959.
Gales gusting up to 60mph expected to hit as ex-hurricane Bertha continues to sweep across parts of Wales.
The former boxing promoter, Frank Maloney, reveals he is undergoing gender reassignment and now lives as a woman called Kellie.
Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by seven wickets in Galle to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series, with the final Test on Thursday.
Three teenagers are arrested over an attack which left an 18-year-old man with a broken jaw and a fractured eye socket in Glenavy, County Antrim.
Several UK firms have been hit by a Russian ban on food imports from a number of Western countries.