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Losses at International Airlines Group balloon in the first quarter due to its troubled Spanish carrier Iberia.
Tim Lambesis, lead singer of US heavy metal band As I Lay Dying, pleads not guilty to charge of attempting to plot the murder of his estranged wife.
India's Supreme Court rejects Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt's petition asking the court to review its earlier order sending him to jail for five years for firearms offences during the 1993 Mumbai blasts.
A gang of cybercriminals stole $45m (£29m) by hacking into a database of prepaid debit cards and draining cash machines around the world, US prosecutors say.
A woman has been killed by a pack of pit bull terriers while she was jogging in Los Angeles County, California police say.
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso sets the pace in a wet-dry first practice session at the Spanish Grand Prix.
Ohio prosecutors will seek aggravated murder charges that could carry the death penalty against the man suspected of kidnapping three women.
Lionel Messi's life is to be made into a film after a Los Angeles company buys the rights to a biography of the Barcelona star.
Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev already held extreme views when he visited Russia last year, Islamists in Dagestan tell US media.
North Korea releases details of the alleged crimes of US citizen Kenneth Bae, who it sentenced to 15 years of hard labour.
The US government demands that designs for a 3D-printed gun be taken offline.
Chris Kelly, one half of the 1990s rap duo Kris Kross who died last week at the age of 34, is laid to rest in his home town of Atlanta.
Campaigning ahead of Pakistan's general election on Saturday has ended, with candidates holding their final rallies.
Few answers for grieving parents as Sichuan rebuilds
The Philippines' foreign minister says he wants to withdraw its peacekeepers from the UN force in the Golan Heights, after a series of abductions by rebels.
Japanese carmaker Nissan reports a small rise in full-year profits, but sales in its key market of China fell following a territorial row between Japan and China.
The death toll from Bangladesh's worst industrial accident passes 1,000, as recovery teams continue to find more bodies in the wreckage.
The death toll from Bangladesh's worst industrial accident has passed 1,000 as recovery teams continue to find more bodies in the wreckage.
Astronauts on the International Space Station are investigating a leak of ammonia from the station's cooling system, discovered on Thursday.
Syrian refugees resort to short-term paid marriages