Torrential rain creates havoc along the Pacific coast side of South America, with flooding causing the deaths of at least six people in Peru.
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Nasa's Curiosity rover finally drills deep enough into Martian rock to acquire a powdered sample for analysis - an historic first in planetary exploration.
Having two governments looking after its affairs gives Scotland "the best of both worlds", David Cameron says as he launches a defence of the Union.
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Gen John Allen, the outgoing commander of Nato forces in Afghanistan, says the alliance is on the road to winning the war in the country.