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Why authorities refuse to ban disruptive protesters
Former El Salvador president Francisco Flores is transferred to police custody after having his house arrest revoked by a court in the capital, San Salvador.
US President Barack Obama launches the new 'It's on Us' campaign, which aims to prevent sexual assault at American universities.
The International Criminal Court orders Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to appear on 8 October, over claims his government obstructed prosecutors.
Catalonia's parliament votes to give its leader the power to call a secession consultation, a move the Spanish government has criticised.
Alex Salmond is to step down as first minister of Scotland and Scottish National Party leader after voters rejected independence in Thursday's referendum.
The bitcoin wallet with controversial users
Voters in New Zealand go to the polls after what is being called the dirtiest campaign in the nation's history.
Muslim leaders in the UK have condemned the actions of Islamist extremists holding British hostages.
James Roby scores two first-half tries as St Helens beat Castleford to reach the Super League play-off semi-finals.
Uefa president Michel Platini insists he will not return a watch given to him by the Brazilian Football Confederation.
A four-year-old boy died when his mother set fire to their Liverpool home a day before he was due to be handed into the custody of his father, an inquest hears.
US Secretary of State John Kerry says Iran has a role to play in the fight against Islamic State despite not being part of the US-led coalition.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he 'got it wrong' in dealing with issues of domestic violence that have plagued the league over the past weeks.
Police recover the mountain bike ridden by a convicted murderer wanted over the disappearance of 14-year-old schoolgirl Alice Gross.
Alibaba's shares closed significantly above their initial price on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, a sign of the excitement surrounding the Chinese internet giant.
Sarkozy II: Urgency, passion, devotion - plus self-awareness?
Eight members of a team trying to raise awareness about Ebola have been killed by villagers using machetes and clubs in Guinea, officials say.
Artist Rose Wylie wins the John Moores Painting Prize, one of the UK's most prestigious art awards, at the age of 80.
Experts have said people can expect to see more spiders in their homes than usual this autumn.