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Ukraine troops abandon key airport
Ukrainian troops abandon the airport of Luhansk after clashes with pro-Russian rebels, ahead of negotiations on the crisis.
Troops return Pakistan TV to air
Pakistan's national television channel is back on air after security forces remove anti-government protesters from its headquarters in Islamabad.
Official heckled amid HK poll anger
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists disrupt a speech by a Beijing official, a day after China ruled out a direct leadership election in 2017.
Poland commemorates WW2 invasion
Poland marks the 75th anniversary of the Nazi invasion that sparked World War Two, with a wreath-laying ceremony.
Xenon and argon banned for athletes
Doping experts have yet to find an effective test to uncover athletes using the gases xenon and argon to boost performance, as a ban is introduced.
Three dead in China school stabbing
At least three children have died and six people were injured in a knife attack on a school in China's central Hubei province, state media report.
Lesotho march cancelled after 'coup'
A demonstration by opponents of Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is called off after he fled, saying the military wanted to oust him.
Mexico probes mass fish death in lake
Tonnes of dead fish have been washed up on the shores of Cajititlan lake in the Mexican state of Jalisco amid a row over the cause of the mortality.
India unveils new village toilets
An Indian charity unveils 108 new lavatories in a village which gained notoriety when two young girls were found hanged from a tree there in May.
Kenya targets 'ghost workers'
Kenya starts biometrically registering all civil servants in an attempt to remove "ghost workers" from the government's payroll.
Japan and India hold security talks
Rare earths and a nuclear pact on the agenda as Indian PM Narendra Modi meets Japan's leader, on his first major foreign visit since taking office.
Man held over New Zealand killings
Police in New Zealand detain a man suspected of shooting two people dead and injuring a third at an unemployment office.
VIDEO: Meet Japan's Batman - Chibatman
The BBC's meets Chibatman - a Japanese man who dresses as Batman to make Japanese people smile and who has become an internet sensation.
Trapped horse hoisted to safety
Lifting equipment is used to free a horse which became trapped after trying to jump over a farm gate near Shrewsbury.
US senators urge arms for Ukraine
Key American senators call for the US to send weapons to help Ukraine fight what they say is "a Russian invasion".
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