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Oscar Pistorius' lawyers condemn the airing of a video showing the athlete re-enacting the events of the night he killed his girlfriend.
Italian champion Vincenzo Nibali launches a late attack to win a thrilling stage two of the Tour de France from York to Sheffield.
The second stage of the Tour de France finishes in Sheffield with 2.5m people having lined the route over two days.
A senior US senator says he expects the Afghan Election Commission to conduct a "comprehensive audit" of votes from the presidential run-off.
The Ugandan army says 41 gunmen and 17 police and civilians were killed when militants attacked police stations and military barracks.
Is Sloviansk victory a turning point in Ukraine conflict?
Israeli police repeatedly kicked a Palestinian-American teenager even after knocking him unconscious, says the boy's aunt.
A 17-year-old boy dies following an "altercation" at a taxi rank in south Devon.
Southampton defender Dejan Lovren says his head is "already at Liverpool" after interest from the Merseyside club.
The government is "not budging" on its changes to pay and pensions for public sector workers, Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude says.
A Palestinian-American teenager allegedly beaten while in Israeli police custody is to be held under house arrest for nine days, a judge rules.
At least 29 people have been killed in the coastal areas of Kenya, according to the country's interior ministry.
At least 29 people are killed in Kenya's coastal counties of Lamu and Tana River in attacks claimed by Somali Islamist group al-Shabab.
Veteran metal band Iron Maiden headline the Saturday night at this year's Sonisphere Festival, ending a three-year world tour.
Ninety percent of people identified in a tranche of communications intercepted by the NSA were ordinary internet users, not surveillance targets, analysis by a US paper suggests.
Mark Cavendish is out of the Tour de France after dislocating his shoulder in a crash on stage one in Yorkshire.
Flooding in parts of China has formed a lake of more than 150 sq km (58 sq miles) has been formed due to flooding in parts of China.
Louis van Gaal says Tim Krul's greater size was the reason the Dutch sent him on for the penalty shootout against Costa Rica.
Sir Paul McCartney resumes his tour with a performance in New York after being forced to take nearly two months off to recover from a virus.
The US State Department says it is "profoundly troubled" by reports that a US teenager was beaten while in police custody in East Jerusalem.