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An emotional President de Kirchner says proposed legislation will return control of its debt to the government.
Pakistan's military calls for dialogue between the government and leaders of two protest groups, as demonstrators blockade parliament in Islamabad.
Around the country many urns of loved ones lie uncollected at funeral directors. Why do people leave them?
Scottish independence would see the BBC broken up with "devastating" consequences for broadcasting in Scotland, according to pro-Union figures.
West Indies "mutually agree" to part company with coach Ottis Gibson, ending his four-year tenure with the team.
Two members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee vote to raise interest in August, the first time in three years policymakers have backed a rise.
The BBC looks at what it is like to be a cyclist in Rio de Janeiro and Nairobi.
Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is to voice the tiger Shere Khan in one of the two Jungle Book films entering production.
Kaum De Heere, a controversial film on the October 1984 assassination of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, is set for release in India on Friday.
Two workers have died and 25 others remain trapped underground after an explosion in a Chinese coal mine, state media reports.
UK Foreign Secretary describes apparent beheading of US journalist James Foley by Islamic State as an "appalling example of brutality".
China levies a fine totalling 1.24bn yuan ($202m; £121m) on twelve Japanese car parts companies for price-fixing.
Forest workers say they have shot dead a tiger blamed for killing seven people in the past six months in western India.
Exports from Japan show a surprise pick-up in July, reigniting hopes of growth for the world's third largest economy.
Crowds of protesters march peacefully in Ferguson, Missouri, the US town rocked by days of clashes over the police shooting of a black teenager.
Palestinian officials say at least nine people have been killed in Gaza in new Israeli air strikes - the first casualties in more than a week.
A three-year old could not walk because agencies underestimated the impact of neglect by her parents who were later jailed, a report says.
Legendary Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar, who developed the Iyengar form of yoga, dies in the western city of Pune aged 96.
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says the "party has changed" after Lord Rennard has his membership restored and disciplinary measures are dropped.
At least 18 people are killed in landslides caused by heavy rain bury houses in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture, reports say.