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A court in Colombia rules that President Juan Manuel Santos should reinstate the ousted mayor of Bogota, Gustavo Petro, within 48 hours.
David Moyes thanks Sir Alex Ferguson for giving him the chance to manage Manchester United.
A 35-year-old woman becomes Saudi Arabia's first licensed female pilot.
Twitter users bombard the New York Police department with images depicting police aggression in the latest social media campaign to go awry.
A drive by New York police backfires when people respond to a request to share photos of themselves with officers with a deluge of negative images.
The massacre of hundreds of civilians in South Sudan is an "abomination" and a betrayal of the people by their leaders, the White House says.
Pakistan's biggest news channel should be shut for airing claims the country's spies were behind an attack on presenter Hamid Mir, the defence ministry says.
Fear, hope, shock or fun - the election posters going up across Europe
Justin Bieber has caused social media upset after posting a picture of a Japanese war shrine on Instagram.
Russia's foreign minister accuses the US of "running the show" in Ukraine, influencing Kiev's anti-terror operations in the east.
8 arguments for and against the UK as a Christian country
Paul Scholes will assist long-time friend Ryan Giggs at Manchester United following the sacking of David Moyes.
Authorities in South Korea arrest four more crew members from the ferry that sank last week and raid the offices of companies linked to its owners.
The executive producer of Top Gear has expressed regret for a "light-hearted" remark on its Burma special that led to the BBC show being accused of racism.
An 11-year-old boy who tried to cross a canal balancing on a pipe dies after falling into the water in Lancashire.
Sherpa guides in Nepal are meeting climbers at Everest base camp to decide whether to continue ascents after an avalanche on Friday killed 16 of their colleagues.
The UK government borrowed £107.7bn in the financial year to April 2014, lower than the amount it borrowed the previous year.
Hundreds of mourners gather for the funeral of Myanmar pro-democracy veteran Win Tin, who served 19 years in prison for his activism.
Australia vows it will not abandon the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, if the current mini-sub search is unsuccessful.