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Dozens of migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean after a boat deflated south of Sicily, Save the Children says.
Controversial rules to strengthen French intelligence services, with the aim of preventing Islamist attacks, are approved by parliament.
Civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo are suffering unthinkable atrocities, with war crimes committed on a daily basis, Amnesty International says.
France's National Front party founder Jean-Marie Le Pen says he is "ashamed" his daughter Marine still has his name, amid a growing family feud.
US fast-food giant McDonald's could be facing a European Commission (EU) investigation into its tax affairs over an alleged €1bn of unpaid tax.
Islamic State says it was responsible for the attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon exhibition in the US state of Texas in which two gunmen died.
Thai officials say they have found two skeletons possibly linked to people smuggling, days after the discovery of 26 bodies in a mass grave.
The Silicon Valley entrepreneur and SurveyMonkey chief executive Dave Goldberg died of severe head trauma, according to local officials.
Burundi's constitutional court rules that President Pierre Nkurunziza's third-term bid is legal, after one of its judges reportedly flees the country.
Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee sets out his conservative credentials as he launches his 2016 bid for the Republican nomination.
An Indonesian man is arrested for allegedly smuggling rare birds, including parrots and cockatoos, inside plastic bottles.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman sacks the head of royal protocol after he was filmed slapping a photojournalist covering the arrival of Morocco's king in Riyadh.
There's been a wave of admiration from around the world for Singapore's PM after he revealed he had coded a program that solves Sudoku puzzles.
Australian scientists discover that mysterious signals hitting a renowned space telescope are actually from microwaves.
An investigation is under way in Turkey over claims that Roman mosaics were damaged during restoration work.
A storm off the coast of New Zealand has produced large waves that are slamming parts of California - thousands of miles away.
A convicted killer who escaped from a prison camp has been arrested in Florida after more than 50 years on the run.
Brazilian prosecutors confirm a preliminary investigation into former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva over alleged influence peddling.
The Peruvian government sends indigenous culture specialists to help a community in the Amazon rainforest after a man was killed by a member of an isolated tribe.
John Kerry becomes the first US secretary of state to visit the Somali capital Mogadishu, which is recovering from years of conflict
Armed groups in the CAR agree to free all the children working for them and end the recruitment of child soldiers, the UN says.
A senior police officer in the southern Indian state of Kerala is ordered to go on leave after he is allegedly caught cheating in a law exam.
An Indonesian district where Sharia law is practiced passes legislation to ban unmarried couples from riding motorcycles together.
Austria files a legal complaint against "an unnamed party" after reports that Germany helped the US to spy on European targets.
Greek ministers launch a concerted effort to persuade European officials to release more bailout money as the government runs out of cash.
The UN begins consultations with Syrian government and opposition officials as it seeks to find enough common ground to restart peace talks.
Two aid groups make an urgent call to the Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi rebels in Yemen for unobstructed access, as the conflict spreads.
Party leaders are criss-crossing the UK appealing to undecided voters in key seats as the general election campaign enters its final two days.
Police say they do not believe dissident republicans are to blame for the "cold-blooded murder" of a former senior IRA figure in Belfast.
New details of Hewlett-Packard's $5bn fraud suit against Autonomy emerge in a court filing, but former Autonomy boss Mike Lynch says there is no "smoking gun".
The US's trade deficit rose 43.1% to $51.4bn in March, its highest level since October 2008.
Eurozone economic growth will be slightly stronger this year than previously forecast, according to the European Commission's latest quarterly forecast.
Manny Pacquiao "wasn't honest" about an injury before his loss to Floyd Mayweather, says the Nevada Athletic Commission.
Derby's Steve McClaren turns down the chance to become Newcastle boss for the final three matches of the season.
England captain Alastair Cook believes he is "untouchable", according to former Test skipper Geoffrey Boycott.
Avengers: Age of Ultron tops the US and Canada box office with $191.3m (£126.5m) in its opening weekend, but fails to beat the debut of 2012's Avengers film.
An actress who was investigated by police after a report she had sex in a car in public is ordered to apologise to officers, after admitting disturbing the peace.
Sir Mick Jagger and Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones join Beverley Knight on a charity single in aid of Save the Children's Nepal Earthquake appeal.
A journalist living near the site of a barrel bomb strike in Aleppo tells how she heard children's screams and witnessed a desperate search through rubble.
Each day more bodies of victims of last week's earthquake are being recovered and brought to Kathmandu's central morgue.
Hundreds of protesters have returned to the streets of the capital of Burundi, Bujumbura.
A 15-year-old girl abducted by Boko Haram six months ago, has been reunited with her family following a dramatic rescue by Nigerian forces.
An American trekker in a Nepalese village records the moment people flee from a building as the 7.8-magnitude earthquake hits.
The BBC's Murad Shishani was the first journalist from an international broadcaster to be allowed on board a Greek search and rescue mission in the Mediterranean.
Will Ross, reports from Adamawa State where the freed civilians are being housed and given help before they can be resettled back home.
A group of musicians in Mexico have created their instruments entirely out of rubbish and recycled materials.
Why earthquake danger is not over for Nepal
The view from China on the Met ball extravaganza
The dangers of using treadmills
Russia's WW2 nostalgia fuels anti-Nazi cultural purge
How do European Union members view the UK election?