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An Al Jazeera journalist is fined €1,000 (£725;$1,120) for flying a drone in Paris in the midst of a security alert sparked by unexplained drone sightings.
France lock Pascal Pape fails in his bid to overturn a 10-week suspension for kneeing Ireland's Jamie Heaslip in the back.
Liberia's president calls for an aid package for the Ebola-affected countries of West Africa along the lines of the post-WWII Marshall Plan.
The traditional motor industry would be foolish to ignore moves by Google and Apple into car technology, says Fiat-Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne.
All 298 people on board MH17 died when the airliner crashed in eastern Ukraine on 17 July, close to the border with Russia.
How Iran is playing a key role in Iraq's fight to retake Tikrit
Hundreds of students protesting against an education bill in Myanmar have defied an order to disperse despite being surrounded by police.
Barclays reports a 21% fall in full-year statutory pre-tax profits, as boss Antony Jenkins is awarded his first bonus as chief executive.
Eleven years after the deaths of five sailors in the mysterious sinking of a French trawler, their families have launched a final appeal in court.
Children in the UK have suffered sexual abuse on an "industrial scale" with authorities failing to tackle the problem, David Cameron has said.
Thousands of Russians bid farewell to murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov during his funeral in the capital Moscow.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says he is under no pressure from the club's owners to retain the Premier League.
Prince William has been practicing his sports diplomacy skills on the second day of his trip to China.
The mayor of Cleveland apologises for language in recent court documents that blamed a 12-year-old for his own death.
Tanzania's President Jakaya Kikwete pledges to end the killings of albinos, which he says has brought shame on the East African nation.
McLaren driver Fernando Alonso will miss the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on 15 March on medical advice.
As many as 373 children may have been targeted for sex by gangs of men in Oxfordshire in the last 16 years, a serious case review finds.
Fierce clashes are taking place in and around the Iraqi city of Tikrit, as soldiers and militiamen attack Islamic State positions, officials say.
Thousands of Russians have bid farewell to murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov as his funeral took place in the capital Moscow.
The Indian president approves a bill which bans the slaughter of cows and the sale and consumption of beef in the western state of Maharashtra.