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A Greek court has ordered that state broadcaster ERT, which was shut down by the government last week, can resume transmissions soon.
A British man survives a 15th floor fall in New Zealand after trying to lower himself from a neighbour's balcony to his flat.
Digital artists Adam Gray and Sam Fuchs spend hours searching the internet for iconic images, which they then use to create huge collages of the online world.
Iran's president-elect has said the US must recognise his country's nuclear rights if there are to be direct talks between the two.
A family of Japanese tourists is caught in clashes between police and protestors on Saturday, shortly before the Confederations Cup's opening match between Brazil and Japan at the Mane Garrincha National Stadium.
World leaders are gathering in Northern Ireland for a G8 summit set to be dominated by the conflict in Syria.
At least three people have died and 12 others are missing after floods washed away an apartment building in northern India, officials say
World leaders are gathering in Northern Ireland for a G8 summit and a very small 'tented village' of protesters has been set up.
The Spanish town of Velez Malaga are sending their new tramway to Sydney Australia
Hundreds of protesters in Brazil have clashed with riot police near Rio de Janeiro's Maracana football stadium.
The biggest aerospace event of the year takes off in Paris this week with the two sectors that make up the industry in different moods.
Babita Sharma went to Gosport in the south of England to meet Sharon Lee, whose daughter Katrice has been missing for more than thirty years.
Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas has announced that he will resign on Monday after days of political turmoil.
North Korea has proposed high-level talks with the US days after cancelling a meeting with South Korean officials.
Israel has warned there should be no let-up in pressure on Iran to stop its nuclear programme following the election of reformist-backed Hassan Rouhani as president.
Fresh unrest has erupted in Ankara and Istanbul, with police firing tear gas and water cannon amid continuing anti-government protests.
Final preparations are being made in Enniskillen for one of the biggest security operations ever seen in Northern Ireland, ahead of Monday's meeting of G8 leaders.
David Cameron and President Putin can overcome differences on Syria to bring new momentum to efforts to stop the killing in Syria, the British prime minister has said.
A wave of car bombings across central and southern Iraq has killed at least 30 people, police and medics say.
St Peter's Square in Rome has been resounding to the roar of thousands of motorcycles as bikers from around the world joined Roman Catholic pilgrims for Mass and a blessing by Pope Francis.