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The day's top stories from BBC News compiled twice daily in the week, once at weekends.

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Turkey's Erdogan hails 'defenders of nation' at coup anniversary

Tens of thousands attend rallies in Turkey to mark the first anniversary of the country's failed coup, Polish MPs back controversial judiciary bill & Wimbledon women's final

Macron remembers victims of Nice attack

As Trump flies home after Bastille Day visit, President Macron remembers Nice victims, Tourists killed in Egypt, Turkey failed coup anniversary.

Trump joins Macron for Paris Bastille Day parade

President Donald Trump attends Bastille Day celebrations in Paris, Israeli police killed in attack near Jerusalem holy site, 'Truly unique' lioness nurses leopard cub in Tanzania, American singer Beyoncé reveals her twins to the world

Trump hints at Climate Change review.

President Trump suggests US shift on climate agreement, China's Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, dies in prison, A look at high stakes world of professional gambling

Five Chechens jailed for Nemtsov murder

A Chechen gunman, Zaur Dadayev was jailed for 20 years by a Moscow military court while the others were given 11 to 19 years. Also, India's top environmental tribunal has imposed new measures to reduce pollution in the River Ganges and an Australian man's thumb has been surgically replaced by his toe.

Brazil's ex-President Lula convicted of corruption

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva sentenced to nine and a half years in prison for corruption, President Trump's nominee for FBI director faces confirmation hearing

Trump says son innocent over Russia meeting

Donald Trump Junior faces pressure over talks with Russian lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya. Also, tech firms unite for 'net neutrality' protest and a giant iceberg splits from Antarctic.

Trump son emails show Russia link

Emails confirm Donald Trump Junior was offered "sensitive" information on Hillary Clinton. He replied "if it's what you say I love it" -- and then met a Russian lawyer in New York. It appears to be the first confirmation that a close associate of President Trump had realistic expectations of receiving sensitive information from Russian officials. Also today: the blood scandal that cost more than two-thousand Britons their lives; the world's new eye on the universe -- and we continue our journey along China's new Silk Road.

Mosul: Thousands of Civilians Trapped

Warning over plight of civilians caught in city despite government declaring victory. Also, full-face veil ban approved by European judges, and could 'super bananas' tackle child blindness across Africa?

Iraq PM formally declares Mosul victory

Yemen cholera cases pass 300,000, Trump son defends Russian lawyer meeting, Netflix accused of 'glamorising' anorexia

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