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The UN Security Council orders states to block the flow of jihadists to Iraq and Syria, as US jets bomb Islamic State (IS) militants.
Don't expect fireworks in the fight against IS, writes James Landale
As David Cameron warns the UN that young people from modern societies are being sucked into the conflict in Syria, a mother tells the BBC she believes her son - fighting in Syria - was killed by US air strikes.
Oscar scores the winner as Chelsea reach the fourth round of the Capital One Cup with victory over Bolton.
Take That's Jason Orange announces he is leaving the group and will not be recording a new album with the band.
Brazilian researchers release thousands of mosquitoes infected with a bacteria that suppresses Dengue fever into the environment in Rio de Janeiro.
Security guards are drafted in to stop "too many" people attending an 84-year-old man's birthday party at a care home.
Hundreds of fighters in Nigeria-based Islamic militant group Boko Haram have surrendered after heavy losses against the army, the country's military spokesman says.
Rory McIlroy is eager to promote the strength of Europe's team, a strength that could show in the Ryder Cup singles on Sunday.
Manchester City score seven second-half goals to start their League Cup defence with an easy win over Sheffield Wednesday.
Air France offers to scrap plans to expand its Transavia low-cost airline in Europe, in return for striking pilots returning to work immediately.
Deborah, the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, and the last surviving Mitford sister, has died at the age of 94.
A 37-year-old man from north-west London is charged with conspiring to murder coalition forces in Iraq.
US President Barack Obama has laid out a broad vision of American leadership in a changing world, in a speech to the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
A cloud-free atmosphere reveals signs of water vapour on HAT-P-11b, the smallest planet beyond our Solar System ever to yield such an insight.
A Philippines-based militant group, Abu Sayyaf, threatens to kill two German hostages it captured in April.
A vulnerable man allegedly forced to work for 13 years at a Newport farm by a father and son was left "devastated" and "disgusted", a jury hears.
Detectives involved in the search for Alice Gross have gone to Latvia to try to find information about their main suspect, as his brother Janis Daksa tells the BBC he is "a good man".
The International Criminal Court opens a formal investigation into war crimes in the Central African Republic where religious conflict has displaced thousands.
France confirms an Algerian jihadist group linked to IS has beheaded 55-year-old tourist Herve Gourdel, who was seized on Sunday.