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Nato accuses Russia of undermining attempts to find a political solution to the Syrian conflict by carrying out strikes on opposition groups.
A large construction crane has collapsed in lower Manhattan in New York City, killing one person and injuring at least two others.
The US economy added 151,000 jobs in January, helping to push the country's unemployment rate down to 4.9%, official figures show.
Volkswagen says it will not release its results nor hold its shareholders' meeting on time, as it needs more time to work out its accounts as a result of last year's emissions crisis.
The foreign secretary brands a UN panel's ruling calling for Julian Assange to be allowed to go free "ridiculous", as the Wikileaks founder demands the decision be respected.
There are warnings of new interventions on the rebel side in the Syrian civil war, says Jonathan Marcus. But who would intervene?
An Indian airline suspends five crew members who let Bollywood star Sonu Nigam sing over its public address system - sparking a row on social media.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says television revenue that Premier League clubs get will be used to buy players.
The government has hammered out a deal between Openreach and housing developers to ensure new homes have superfast broadband.
Police say 22 incidents of sexual assault occurred on the first night of the Carnival street party, with thousands packing the streets amid tight security.
A major rescue operation is under way after a building collapsed at the surface of a gold mine in South Africa, blocking off the main entrance.
A top EU official tells MEPs to speak slower and in their mother tongue to help struggling interpreters.
Islamist militant group al-Shabab retakes Somalia's port city of Merca after African Union troops left, making it the biggest town under their control.
Former Friends star Matt LeBlanc says he "can’t believe the response" to news he will co-host the new series of Top Gear, when the BBC show returns in May.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange holds a new conference in central London.
Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara says he will not send any more Ivorians to the International Criminal Court, where his political rival is facing charges of crimes against humanity.
Five police officers are suspended in Bangladesh after the death of a tea vendor during a suspected extortion attempt.
Pope Francis to meet Patriarch Kirill, head of Russian Orthodox Church, in historic first meeting, Vatican says
New Zealand's economic development minister Joyce is hit by a flying sex toy at a Waitangi Day event in a protest over the TPP trade deal.
Google has announced the next challenge for its AI software - to play a live-streamed Go match against the world champion.