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Four people, two of them police, are killed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi by a car bomb outside a police station.
Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have announced a reconciliation deal, saying they will seek to form a unity government in the coming weeks.
Liverpool plan to redevelop parts of Anfield to increase the ground's capacity to around 59,000.
Russia will respond to any attack on its interests in Ukraine, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says, drawing a parallel with the 2008 Georgia war.
The Duchess of Cornwall's brother, Mark Shand, dies in a New York hospital after sustaining a serious head injury in a fall.
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Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas announce a reconciliation deal, saying they will seek to form a unity government in the coming weeks.
The White House has strongly condemned the massacre of civilians in South Sudan calling it a betrayal of the people by their leaders.
Manchester United's teenage winger Adnan Januzaj commits his international future to the Belgium national side.
A new study has found that deer on the border between the Czech Republic and old West Germany still stick to their sides despite the barrier having vanished long ago.
An emotional memorial service has taken place to remember the victims of the South Korean ferry disaster.
Manager Jose Mourinho is among three Chelsea staff charged in the aftermath of the club's defeat by Sunderland.
A woman believed to be the mother of three children who were found dead at a south-west London home is arrested on suspicion of murder.
The BBC's Wyre Davies visits the Pavaozinho complex the day after riots broke out following the death of a young man allegedly beaten by police.
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan offers condolences for the first time for the mass killings of Armenians under Ottoman rule during WWI.
At least 63 people have been killed after a freight train overloaded with passengers derailed in Katanga in south-eastern DR Congo, officials say.
Hundreds of mourners pay their respects at the funeral of Myanmar pro-democracy veteran Win Tin, who served 19 years in prison for his activism.
The soldier who leaked US government documents to Wikileaks is granted the right to legally change her name from Bradley to Chelsea.
The head of Iran's prison service is replaced following allegations that political prisoners were beaten by guards at Tehran's Evin jail last week.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos reinstates the ousted mayor of Bogota, Gustavo Petro, to his post following a court order to that effect.