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Infosys, India's second-largest IT services firm, reports a 21% increase in quarterly profit and maintains its revenue growth forecast.
US Secretary of State John Kerry says Afghanistan is at a "critical moment" as he tries to resolve tensions over the disputed presidential poll.
Courts in China's Xinjiang region jail 32 on charges of spreading extremist content online and organising terror groups, state media report.
An expansion of weight loss surgery in England is being proposed to tackle an epidemic of type 2 diabetes.
The US is ready to broker a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, President Barack Obama says, amid continued unrest.