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Hostages plead for ransom demands to be met in a video released by Islamist militants in the Philippines, one week after a Canadian man was beheaded.
A boat of asylum seekers has reached the Cocos Islands, a remote Australian territory in the Indian Ocean.
The European Commission is set to recommend granting visa-free travel for Turkish citizens, but the plan faces opposition from some EU lawmakers.
Donald Trump has won the Indiana primary.
Ted Cruz gives up his campaign for the US Republican presidential nomination, clearing the way for Donald Trump to claim his party's crown.
Ted Cruz announces he is ending his campaign for the US Republican presidential nomination, after losing heavily to Donald Trump in the Indiana primary.
Some 75 million school-age children in crisis areas around the world are in desperate need of educational support, according to a new report by Unicef.
Brazil's Attorney General Rodrigo Janot asks the Supreme Court to authorise a corruption investigation against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
Young people around the world offer their thoughts on what the internet should be.
The Advertising Standards Authority rules that broadband ads need to be clearer, following evidence the public don't understand current ones.
Two British entrepreneurs launch an app to store old photographs that are gathering dust around the country.
A huge wildfire forces the evacuation of tens of thousands of people from the city of Fort McMurray in the Canadian province of Alberta, officials say.
What future for the construction industry?
Months of unrest between Israel and the Palestinians is bringing the communities to boiling point, writes the BBC's Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen.
Donald Trump is set to win Indiana’s Republican presidential primary, dealing huge blow to Ted Cruz's hopes, US media project.
Tackling polygamy, sex education and child marriage
Why Kerala is the best place to die in India
Syrian refugee students rebuild from Beirut
Boris Johnson's allies say he helped London come through the economic crash and surfed an Olympic wave to make the capital feel good about itself again. But what legacy does he leave for the capital?
Home life in Cuba with the hard-drinking writer