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International aid supplies are being distributed in Nepal after the earthquake struck four days ago.
The US city of Baltimore has declared a state of emergency amid violent protests over the death of a black man fatally injured in police custody.
France and Australia have condemned the death penalty as executions for three of their nationals looms in Indonesia.
Distraught family members of two Australian drug smugglers are mobbed by reporters as they arrive in Indonesia ahead of expected executions.
The Vatican Science Academy will urge Christians to take action on climate change because it threatens the world's poor.
Russia shows off a new-generation tank called Armata T-14 ahead of World War Two Victory Day celebrations on 9 May.
Eight million people were affected by the Nepal earthquake and 1.4m are in need for food aid, the UN says, as the death toll tops 4,000.
The investigation into ex-IMF head Rodrigo Rato is the latest blow for Spain's ruling Popular Party, writes Guy Hedgecoe.
Thousands race to replaster a massive mosque in a day
Why are people in Hong Kong protesting against proposed electoral changes?
The mothers being criminalised in El Salvador
Canadian photographer Scott Conarroe looks to the railways and the coastline to understand America and Canada.
One teen's guide to having fun on the bread line
The moment the Nepali earthquake hit my home
The short but surprising career of the Bombshell Bandit
Why Americans are so unpopular on this tiny Japanese island
Queuing for the journey from Italy to Tunisia
Plans to freeze senior teachers' pay "arbitrarily discriminate" against school leaders, according to the head teachers' union ASCL.
The sole political prisoner to survive a notorious torture centre in Brazil, whose testimony exposed abuses there, dies aged 72.
How difficult is it to memorise 42 minutes of music?