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China air show shows off new stealth fighter

China is showcasing some of its latest military hardware at an air show, which featured a new stealth fighter.

ISIL beheads Syria troops and US aid worker

Peter Kassig went to Lebanon in the spring of 2012. He spent his time helping Syrian refugees including those wounded in the fighting.

Gadhimai festival: Drop expected in sacrifices

The animal sacrifice during Gadhimai festival, reportedly the largest religious slaughter in the world, will see a significant decline this year, according to government officials.

Uruguay's Jose Mujica gets $1m offer for his VW Beetle

Uruguay's President Jose Mujica says he has been offered $1m (£630,000) for his vintage Volkswagen Beetle.

Lockheed F-35 fighter jets make smooth landing at sea in maiden flight

Two Lockheed F-35 fighter jets land succesfully on a U.S. aircraft carrier in a major milestone for the U.S. Navy's newest planes that are a part of the Pentagon's $399 billion project

One World Trade Center time-lapse

Watch and share this commemorative time-lapse movie, highlighting progress at the World Trade Center site from October 2004 to September 2013.

Ebola Virus: Film reveals scenes of horror in Liberia

There have now been more than 4,800 reported deaths from Ebola, with Liberia the worst affected country.

Riding a bike backwards around the world for peace

One Nepali cyclist has undertaken an unusual mission in the name of world peace. Over the past decade, Biresh Dahal has ridden a bike backwards across three continents

Video: Japan volcano shoots rock & ash on Mount Ontake - BBC News

Rescue teams in Japan have resumed their search for survivors of a volcanic eruption on Saturday.

Shashi Tharoor - UN

Dr.Shashi Tharoor

Beer-carrying world record smashed by waiter

A German waiter has broken a world record by carrying 27 full mugs of Bavarian beer.

India's iconic Ambassador car

May this year marked the end of the line of one of India's most loved cars, the Ambassador.

India triumphs with first mission to Mars

An Indian spacecraft has successfully reached Mars and entered the planet's orbit.