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Afghanistan's two presidential candidates have agreed to a vote audit in an attempt to resolve a row over the result, the US Secretary of State says.
Brazil's World Cup campaign ends in further misery as they lose 3-0 against the Netherlands in the 2014 World Cup third-place play-off to finish in fourth.
"It becomes a bit of a farce when teams are having to rest their bowlers during a match to plan ahead to the next one."
Germany manager Joachim Low says victory in the World Cup final on Sunday could set up years of domination for his national side.
Germany and Argentina will contest the World Cup final on Sunday in front of an expected TV audience of more than a billion.
Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women take part in 12 July celebrations across Northern Ireland.
How England's James Anderson became an unlikely batting hero
Investigating India's unrecorded deaths
At least four people die when a suburb of the rebel-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk is badly damaged by rockets, a day after heavy army losses.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari demands that PM Nouri Maliki apologise for saying that the Kurdish region has been harbouring extremists.
Tommy Ramone, the last surviving founding member of seminal US punk band The Ramones, has died aged 65 in New York, the group has announced.
Britain's Alistair Brownlee warms up for the Commonwealth Games with victory in the Triathlon World Series race in Hamburg.
A record last-wicket stand and late wickets give England an outside chance of victory over India in the first Test.
England's Charley Hull cards a six-under-par 66 to move within three shots of Women's British Open leader Inbee Park.
British restaurant chain Pizza Express is sold to a Chinese private equity firm for around £900m.
Three men are injured in separate overnight knife attacks in Belfast and in one of the incidents, there were sectarian clashes between loyalist and republican gangs.
Blel Kadri takes a dramatic summit-finish victory on stage eight of the Tour de France after being involved in a breakaway.
China has publicly admitted permitting the trade in skins from captive tigers, an international convention to protect endangered species hears.
Hundreds of sailors return to London 11 months after setting off on the 40,000-mile Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.
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