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Unity government in Libya remains elusive
The US state executing more killers than any other
Anger as US firm markets "cool tool" flamethrower
Puccio crime family still shocks Argentina
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has sparked a maternity leave debate in the US. So how much time should parents take off work?
The first Russian television series filmed almost entirely on location in London is about to air on the Russian commercial station STS.
A man goes to work abroad - and vanishes after six months
In the Hungarian capital, Budapest, scuffles have broken out between migrants and the authorities outside Keleti station.
A Cardiff man who is one of three from the city to have joined a jihadist group in Syria has died, the BBC is told.
Researchers say that global efforts to cut carbon are far short of what's needed to avert dangerous climate change.
Angry migrants are stranded outside a Budapest railway station for a second night, as the EU struggles to agree a common response to the refugee crisis.
Images emerge of a three-year-old Syrian boy, whom reports name as Aylan, who drowned when the migrant boat he was in capsized off Turkey.
A US judge rules that six Baltimore police officers accused of causing the death of a man in their custody will stand trial separately.
Texas authorities say a new video shows that a man killed by police officers was holding what appears to be a knife when he was shot.
French judges say they have dropped an investigation into claims that former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was poisoned.
The story of India's 'most hounded' activist
Eurostar passengers left stranded overnight in Calais arrive back in London, saying they were left on a dark train with no food for hours.
Lotus are set to race at this weekend's Italian Grand Prix despite the British-based team facing an uncertain future.
A double suicide bomb attack on a Shia mosque in Yemen's capital has killed at least 20 people, according to medical officials.
Who are Japan's mysterious Yakuza gangsters? BBC News explains, in 60 seconds.