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Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica is provisionally suspended from competition after testing positive for a banned substance.
The US is to open direct peace talks with the Taliban, senior White House officials have announced.
The US is to open direct peace talks with the Taliban after more than 10 years of war in Afghanistan, senior White House officials announce.
The Chilean Supreme Court approves the extradition of former Argentine judge Otilio Romano, accused of human rights abuses under the military government.
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Montreal's Mayor Michael Applebaum resigns, a day after his arrest on 14 fraud charges, the latest scandal to hit Canadian local politics.
At least 28 people, including a newly-elected lawmaker, are killed in a suicide bombing at a funeral in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
Mali's government signs a peace deal with Tuareg rebels to end conflict in the north in the run-up to elections next month.
Five-time singles champion Venus Williams pulls out of Wimbledon, which begins on Monday, because of a back injury.
Tens of thousands of people have marched through Sao Paulo as protests spread across the country over rising public transport prices and the cost of staging the 2014 World Cup.
Chrysler agrees to recall 2.7 million Jeeps that could be at risk of fuel tank fires, after initially refusing a US government request to do so.
Deloitte is suspended for one year from doing consulting work in New York after regulators criticised its work at Standard Chartered on anti-money laundering issues.
Thiago Alcantara grabs a first-half hat-trick as Spain outclass Italy to retain the European Under-21 Championship in Israel.
An Italian court sentences to life in prison a man who carried out a school bomb attack in 2012, which killed a teenage girl and injured nine others.
Eighteen Vietnamese crew members are detained after their cargo ship allegedly hit a coral reef in the central Philippines, the coastguard says.
MPs in Moscow back a bill banning adoption of Russian orphans by foreign gay couples and by foreign singles from countries allowing gay marriage.
An Oregon motorist suspected of fatally running down a US man on a quest to dribble a football from Seattle to Brazil for charity is arrested.