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India's capital, Delhi, is headed for fresh elections after the main parties said they were unable to form a new government.
Americans prepare to vote in mid-term elections which will decide who controls the Senate and pave the way for the 2016 race for the White House.
A man in eastern China kills a young girl and injures a boy in the latest in a series of knife attacks on children, report state media.
Japanese shares continued to lead Asian markets higher on Tuesday after last week's surprise stimulus move by its central bank.
The British Ecological Society has offered to check the government's badger culling trials, amid questions about their scientific basis.
The great predators of Britain's seas need protection from over-fishing, pollution, boat traffic and marine development, a report says.
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko is to hold crisis talks with security chiefs, after rebel-held elections which Kiev describes as a "farce".
Working antisocial hours can prematurely age the brain and dull intellectual ability, scientists warn.
MPs should get a vote on each of the 35 EU justice measures the government wants to rejoin, a Commons committee says.
US technology companies have become "the command and control networks of choice" for terrorism, the new head of the UK's GCHQ says.
When a blue thermos flask sent from Zaire arrived at a lab in Antwerp in September 1976, no one knew that the blood samples inside would contain the worlds first glimpse of Ebola.
US politicians are using firearms to give adverts pop
Austria struggles to overhaul historic law on Islam
Liberal Democrat MP Norman Baker resigns as a home office minister, saying working in the department is like "walking through mud".
Peruvian archaeologist's efforts to preserve ancient heritage
BBC North America editor Jon Sopel asks what difference it will make if the Republicans do take control of the US Senate.
The Sierra Leone village decimated by Ebola
Why voters in US state of Arkansas are seeing red
The country with a dedicated team of UFO hunters
A closely-watched ruling later this morning will help determine whether millions of workers are entitled to claim for overtime to be included in holiday pay.