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Palmyra's ancient Temple of Bel is still standing despite a bid by the Islamic State group to blow it up, Syria antiquities chief says.
India's economy grew at an annual rate of 7% between April and June, lower than expected, official figures show.
There are warnings about a new outbreak of piracy off Somalia's coast in spite of an international naval taskforce and UK backed efforts to build stability onshore in the Horn of Africa.
One hundred policemen protecting Ukraine's parliament are hurt, after MPs give initial backing to greater autonomy in the rebel-held east.
Manchester United are set to sign 19-year-old Monaco forward Anthony Martial for £36m subject to a medical.
Kanye West has announced that he wants to run for the US presidency in 2020 at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Natalie Sciver records career-best figures with bat and ball as England end the Women's Ashes with victory over Australia.
Ashley Madison says "hundreds of thousands" of new members are joining despite an enormous data leak after hackers targeted the website.
With the migrants trying to cross Hungary's border to get into Europe
A woman found with fatal head injuries in Manchester is named by police as Norwegian concert pianist Natalia Strelchenko.
Police looking for a man who went missing during the swimming leg of a Kent triathlon race find a body.
Notting Hill Carnival bands are taking to the roads of west London for the second day of what is thought to be Europe's largest street music festival.
Austrian authorities say they have detained five suspected people smugglers as they tighten the Hungarian border after the deaths of 71 migrants.
Facebook announces new measures to tackle video piracy on its website.
Fly-half Gareth Anscombe is omitted from Wales' 31-man World Cup squad but prop Samson Lee is passed fit.
Lord Montagu, who established the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu, dies aged 88.
NatWest Bank is experiencing problems with both customer payments and its online banking system.
Thailand's police chief says an $83,000 public reward will go to his own men after they arrested a suspect in the deadly bombing of a Bangkok shrine.
Jeremy Corbyn is criticised for saying it was a "tragedy" that Osama Bin Laden was killed by the United States rather than being put on trial.
Production on the largest new oil and gas field to have been discovered in the North Sea for a decade is approved.