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The crash of AirAsia QZ8501 three weeks ago was not likely due to terrorism, say Indonesian investigators analysing the cockpit voice recorder.
Coronation Street have dropped an actress who duped producers about her real age to win a part as a 14-year-old.
Boko Haram's threat to region grows after Cameroon kidnappings
Kenyan police fire tear gas at pupils of a Nairobi government school protesting about the sale of their playground to a private developer.
The first major UK exhibition on the fashion of Yves Saint Laurent is to be staged at the Bowes Museum in County Durham later this year.
Gunmen shoot dead a policeman escorting a polio vaccination team in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi.
Petra Kvitova talks about life on the road with Team Petra in the Wimbledon champion's first BBC Sport column.
An Argentine federal prosecutor who accused President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner of a cover-up has been found dead at his home in Buenos Aires.
Saudi Arabia can cope with low oil prices for "at least eight years", Saudi Arabia's petroleum minister's former senior adviser has told the BBC.
Haitian President Michel Martelly has announced the formation of a new government which is to be sworn in on Monday.
Three Britons will be involved on day two of the Australian Open as they attempt to join Andy Murray in round two.
Legendary Indian cartoonist RK Laxman, 94, is in a critical condition in hospital after suffering multiple-organ failure, doctors say.
The former Korean Airlines executive, Cho Hyun-ah, has appeared in court in Seoul accused of violating aviation safety laws and endangering passengers.
Liverpool pull out of Origi deal, Tony Pulis bids for Callum McManaman, De Gea and £40m for Bale, plus more.
A new exhibition celebrating the work of acclaimed sculpture Dame Barbara Hepworth will feature a series of photographs rediscovered in her archive.
The trial begins of a South Korean airline executive who flew into a tantrum when macadamia nuts were served to her in a bag and not on a plate.
The main Chinese share index sees its biggest fall for more than six years after authorities crack down on certain types of share dealing.
Iraqi TV show puts 'bombers' and victims face-to-face
Drone footage shows the war-torn remains of Donetsk airport, as Ukrainian officials say their forces have retaken the airport in the eastern city of Donetsk
Crowds again line the motorcade route to bid farewell to Pope Francis after a five-day visit to the Philippines.