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US police say they have made multiple arrests in protests in Cleveland after an officer was cleared over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black couple.
How different countries view the Rohingya 'problem'
Government ministers will face a further five years of frozen pay, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
A group of 30 female activists cross the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea to promote peace but are criticised over their initiative.
Thousands flee their homes in western Nepal following a landslide which blocked a river, causing fears of flash flooding.
One of Europe's most senior politicians warns David Cameron to make a positive case for Europe if he wants successful negotiations with other leaders.
The twists and turns of Eurovision 2015
A US policeman who fired repeatedly at unarmed black occupants of a car is cleared of all charges, prompting angry protests and some arrests.
A US police officer who climbed onto the hood of a car and fired repeatedly at its unarmed occupants has been acquitted of manslaughter charges.
The Catholic Archbishop Oscar Romero has been beatified at a ceremony in El Salvador attended by huge crowds.
Swedish singer Mans Zelmerlow has triumphed at this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, beating Russia's Polina Gagarina.
President Putin signs a bill allowing Russian authorities to ban foreign NGOs deemed undesirable from operating inside the country.
Swedish singer Mans Zelmerlow triumphs at this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, beating Russia's Polina Gagarina.
Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow has been crowned winner of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest, held in Vienna, Austria.
Farc deal "no cure" for Panama's border problems
One short, one long, both hotly debated online
The story of Robert Mugabe, Gucci Grace and the Crocodile
Breeding a new plant to save coffee from extinction
Pro-government fighters in Iraq have begun to fight back against IS militants in a bid to recapture the town of Ramadi.
Newcomer Ben Carson wins US Republican straw poll