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Six children and two adults are found handcuffed and fatally shot in the head in a Texas home after the arrest of a man who exchanged fire with police.
A family of eight people, including six children, have been found shot dead inside a house in Texas.
Indian drug addicts who have kicked the habit
Images from the WW2 route linking India and China
Powerful Typhoon Soudelor causes mudslides and floods in parts of south-eastern China, leaving at least 14 people dead.
At least 170 people have been killed in Pakistan in this year's monsoon rains.
How the nuclear deal could transform Iran
Can South Korea's 'chaebols' maintain their grip?
Russian insider's assessment of Moscow's Western relations
How far are they going in the battle to save India's strays?
How Cubans are getting around the lack of internet access
The world's proudest postman - in the most unlikely country
Turkey's Kurds tell how return to violence is affecting their lives
Local Greek islanders say they are being overwhelmed by the number of migrants arriving from Africa.
The man currently leading the PKK says it is still open to negotiations with the the Turkish government if a ceasefire is declared.
Oxfam's annual income tops £401m, but the charity says the scale of disasters "stretched" its operation.
Shane Lowry of Ireland claims the biggest win of his career with a two-shot victory at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio.
The Japanese city of Nagasaki holds an emotional service to mark 70 years since the US atomic bomb attack amid a row over its military.
Russian Cossacks are hoping the new wave of patriotism in the country will help the Russian military horsemen revive their traditions.
Writer David Nobbs, best known for creating the television character Reginald Perrin, has died, the British Humanist Association says.