BBC World Service
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Scientists have announced the discovery of a new species of bone-headed dinosaur, which is the oldest in North America, and possibly the world.
A Pakistani UN peacekeeper is killed in an ambush by unknown assailants in eastern DR Congo, which the UN chief describes as a "war crime".
Peter Rauhofer, the DJ behind the Grammy-winning disco remix of Cher's track Believe, dies in New York aged 48.
A 19-year-old poisoning case sparks a rush of interest in the US White House petitions site from Chinese internet users.
Germany sees its biggest immigration rise in nearly 20 years, with many more arrivals from southern Europe.
Web traffic in Syria plunges to zero overnight, in what appears to be the second internet blackout in six months.