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Obama defends 'just' drones war
President Obama defends the use of drones as a "just war" of self-defence against deadly militants, and a campaign that has made America safer.
Bombers hit Niger barracks and mine
Suicide bombers target a military camp and a French-run uranium mine in north-western Niger leaving at least 20 people dead, officials say.
WHO urges sharing over coronavirus
The WHO urges countries with possible cases of novel coronavirus to share information amid concern over patent rights held by commercial labs.
US road bridge falls into river
Part of a road bridge has collapsed into the Skagit River in the US state of Washington sending vehicles into the water, officials say.
US Boy Scouts to allow gay members
The Boy Scouts of America organisation votes to accept openly gay scouts, after a divisive campaign pitting liberals against some religious groups.
Nasa to lease shuttle launch pad
Nasa is looking for commercial operators to lease a historic launch pad in Florida used for the first Moon missions and by the Atlantis shuttle.
Foul weather hits US tornado cleanup
Recovery efforts in an Oklahoma city hit by a huge tornado are hampered by thunderstorms, as the first victim's funeral is held.
Global markets fall on growth fears
Global stock markets fall after weak Chinese economic data and concerns the US may scale back monetary stimulus efforts but the Dow Jones closes flat.
French court questions IMF chief
IMF chief Christine Lagarde is grilled by judges in Paris over a big payout to a tycoon when she was French finance minister.
Transition plan floated for Syria
As Syria's main opposition coalition begins three days of key talks, its leader puts forward a transition plan for the country.
US sanctions 'hit NK aid agencies'
European aid agencies in North Korea say US financial sanctions are severely restricting their attempts to improve agriculture and nutrition there.
Thousands at author Achebe's funeral
Thousands of mourners attend the funeral of renowned Nigerian author Chinua Achebe in his home town of Ogidi in Anambra state.
EU axes plans to ban olive oil jugs
The EU drops plans to ban restaurants from using refillable olive oil jugs, after the idea drew criticism from consumers and European leaders.
French ex-leader reveals panda story
Former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing reveals he was once jumped on by a panda when he dared himself to enter its cage.
'Active' US hurricane season seen
US forecasters predict an "active or extremely active" Atlantic hurricane season of seven to 11 hurricanes, up from the average of six.
US man sought over Czech murders
Czech police are looking for a US man suspected of killing a family of four, including two ukulele musicians, in the southern city of Brno.
Ecuador satellite space crash fears
Space engineers in Ecuador are trying to establish if the country's only satellite has been damaged in a crash with space debris.
Mozambique mines 'hurt locals'
International mining companies operating in Mozambique are failing in their obligation to people displaced by coal mining, says Human Rights Watch.
Darfur conflict 'displaces 300,000'
Some 300,000 people have fled fighting in Sudan's Darfur region in the first five months of 2013, the UN's top aid official Valerie Amos warns.
Congo truce declared 'for Ban visit'
M23 rebels in eastern DR Congo declare a ceasefire for UN chief Ban Ki-moon's visit to the conflict-hit area, a spokesman for the group says.
Dhaka collapse probe uncovers abuses
A Bangladesh government report into the collapse of a multi-storey factory building, which killed more than 1,100, uncovers a series of violations.
Asian stocks bounce back after falls
Shares in Asia have recovered some of the steep falls suffered on Thursday, with Japan's Nikkei index rising 3%.
Lee Rigby named as Woolwich victim
The soldier killed on a London street is named as Drummer Lee Rigby of the 2nd Battalion the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, as two more people are held.
Russia to evacuate Arctic station
A Russian drifting Arctic research station is to be evacuated because the ice field around it is melting, the environment ministry in Moscow reports.
Rafsanjani criticises Iran's leaders
Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani accuses the country's leadership of ignorance after he is barred from running for office, say reports.
Kerry condemns Hezbollah over Syria
US Secretary of State John Kerry says Lebanon's Hezbollah and Iran are perpetuating President Bashar al-Assad's "campaign of terror" in Syria.
Euro bank chief sees UK improvements
European Central Bank president Mario Draghi, visiting London's City district, says he sees "signs of tangible improvements" in the UK economy.
Poor countries take on tax avoiders
Developing countries are trying to stop mining companies shifting billions of dollars in profits out of their countries, depriving them of much-needed tax revenue.
Latam "gang of four" scrap tariffs
Four countries in Latin America - Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru - have agreed to scrap most of the tariffs on trade between their four countries.
Tour chief sorry for 'coloured' remark
European Tour chief George O'Grady apologises for using the phrase "coloured athletes" while defending Sergio Garcia.
Hughes in contention for Stoke job
Former QPR boss Mark Hughes emerges as a leading contender to replace Tony Pulis as Stoke City manager.
Rauf withdrawn from Champions Trophy
Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf is withdrawn from the Champions Trophy following media reports of an Indian police investigation.
Redford impresses Cannes critics
Robert Redford receives a standing ovation for his performance in his survival-at-sea epic All Is Lost at a Cannes Film Festival screening.
King receives honour from Obama
US President Barack Obama honours "living legend" Carole King as he presents her with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
Constable masterpiece bought by Tate
Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows, one of Constable's "most important paintings", is bought by the Tate for a "bargain" £23.1m.
VIDEO: Burning US railroad bridge collapses
A railroad bridge across the Colorado River between San Saba and Lometa in the US state of Texas burned down and collapsed.
VIDEO: 80-year-old claims new Everest record
An 80-year-old Japanese adventurer, Yuichiro Miura, becomes the oldest person to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
VIDEO: Obama heckled over Guantanamo Bay
US President Barack Obama is heckled over his failure to close the Guantanamo Bay prison by a member of the audience during a national security speech.
VIDEO: Schools set alight in Stockholm violence
Rioters have set alight two schools and a police station in the suburbs of Stockholm, as violence flared for the fifth night in a row.
VIDEO: Second jewel theft at Cannes festival
A necklace reportedly worth 1.9m euros (£1.6m) has been stolen during the Cannes film festival, in the second such theft to hit this year's event.
VIDEO: King wins first female Gershwin prize
Singer-songwriter Carole King has become the first female to win the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
VIDEO: UN brigade to 'enforce peace' in Congo
The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has told the BBC that a UN force in the Democratic Republic of Congo will protect the civilian population
VIDEO: Tornado clean-up begins in Oklahoma
Police cordons have been removed for the first time since the Tornado in Oklahoma allowing families to return to their homes and survey the damage.
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Muslim leaders learn about Holocaust
Muslim leaders take trip to Nazi concentration camps
The uneven charm of Rome's cobblestones
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Englishisms in France: Readers' franglais favourites
The English phrases readers love to hear spoken by the French
How German football reinvented itself
How German football reinvented itself
India IPL cricket fans despair over spot-fixing claims
India cricket fans distraught over IPL fixing claims
The OAU: Fifty years on
The search for continental unity, 50 years on
Europe's stance on Hezbollah hardens
Hezbollah's support for Assad hardens European attitudes