BBC World Service
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At least four Afghan policemen are killed after a suicide bomber drove a truck packed with explosives into a police base, officials say.
Thai authorities again fire tear gas as anti-government protesters return to barricades outside official buildings in Bangkok.
Popular film director Zhang Yimou confirms he has three children with his wife, in violation of China's strict one-child policy.
Energy drinks packed with caffeine can change the way the heart beats, caution researchers.
A new team of chemical weapons inspectors begins work in Syria on Monday, made up of civilians who have never worked inside an an active war zone.
A committee of MPs accuses ministers of "shifting the goal posts" to reduce the number of households in England classed as in fuel poverty by 800,000.
Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, is testing unmanned drones to deliver goods to customers, Chief Executive Jeff Bezos says.
Police in the Indian state of Goa question the editor of a top news magazine over sexual assault allegations after a court remanded him in custody.
At least seven people have died and two are badly injured after fire swept through a Chinese-owned clothing factory in the Italian town of Prato.
Saab will restart production on Monday as the firm's new owners look to get the carmaker back on track, two years after it went bankrupt.
Uncertain future for Nepalese family of murdered servant
Gul Zaman went to court, but others are turning to the militants
How competitive is the race for best picture?
Will e-publishing help Africa discover the joy of reading?
A class action suit filed by 38,000 people against Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), one of Australia's big four banks, will begin on Monday.
What America used for money before the dollar
At least seven people have died and two are seriously injured after fire swept through a Chinese-owned clothing factory in the Italian town of Prato.
How a kidnapped boy found his family
A ninth body is found in the wreckage of a Glasgow pub where a helicopter crashed on Friday night, while a fifth victim is named by police.
Pupils in England should be prepared for international education tests, the chairman of a group of hundreds of secondary schools has argued.