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Thousands gather outside the Japanese parliament to protest against plans to allow the military to deploy overseas.
The celebrated racehorse trainer Bart Cummings, who won the Melbourne Cup a record 12 times, dies aged 87.
Volkswagen Beetles are being raced in Mexico.
A baseball fan dies after falling from an upper stand at Turner Field, during the Atlanta Braves game with the New York Yankees.
Free movement within the EU should be to move to a job, not to seek work or claim benefits, Home Secretary Theresa May says.
A 62-year-old American hiker missing for nine days in California's rugged Sierra Nevada is found alive.
The first African-American and youngest person ever to play the lead role in Les Miserables on Broadway, Kyle Jean-Baptiste, dies in a fall.
The Clipper Round The World Yacht Race, which will see 12 teams spend a year travelling the globe, is due to begin in London.
Tens of thousands of Malaysians are expected to protest for a second day in Kuala Lumpur, calling for PM Najib Razak to quit over a financial scandal.
The US says it is "deeply disappointed and concerned" at the three-year jail sentences handed down in Egypt to three al-Jazeera journalists.
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Turks and Caicos Islands debates marine mammal park
An emotional arrival in Europe
Three people, including two policemen, are shot dead in Portugal after a domestic row said to involve a barking dog, media and officials say.
Indian scheme aims to encourage better toilet habits
Gareth Bale scores twice as Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez makes a winning start at home with a 5-0 victory over Real Betis.
A mass rally in support of refugees passes off peacefully in the eastern German city of Dresden.
Tony Blair tells Labour party members to come to their senses and reject the "Alice in Wonderland" politics of Jeremy Corbyn.
Leicester's Jamie Vardy and Swansea's Jonjo Shelvey will be included in the England squad when it is announced on Sunday.
Commemorations are taking place in New Orleans to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which devastated the US city.