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Two security officers are arrested in connection with an explosion on board Maldives President Abdullah Yameen's speedboat last month.
The US commander of international forces in Afghanistan has conceded that the airstrike on a hospital in Kunduz was a mistake.
US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker arrives in Havana for two days of talks focusing on measures to ease the impact of the US embargo.
Former British PM Tony Blair tells the BBC that the West must counter Russia's attempts at gaining leverage in Syria, to bring about a desirable outcome to the crisis
A new law in California forces companies to prove higher salaries paid to men are based on factors other than gender.
David Cameron says he will "look to see if there is an opportunity" to intervene personally on behalf of a protester on death row in Saudi Arabia.
Five people are arrested in dawn raids in Sydney over the fatal shooting last week of police worker Curtis Cheng.
People are donating carriers for the smallest refugees
Liverpool are close to appointing former Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp as manager on a three-year deal.
Microsoft has launched a laptop dubbed the Surface Book, as part of a suite of new Windows 10 products.
A British inventor has created a life-saving device to be used on water after seeing images of drowning migrants in the Mediterranean.
Fiji end an encouraging Pool A campaign with a seven-try win over Uruguay, who score their first World Cup try in 12 years.
Formula 1 could be sold this year to one of three interested buyers, says the sport's supremo Bernie Ecclestone.
The Chinese theme park that fails to impress
Actor Tom Hanks is on a mission to return a university student's ID card he found in a New York City park.
A Seattle teenager dies of injuries he suffered while playing for his school's American football team.
Drawing books are given an augmented reality twist by Disney's Switzerland-based research team.
Yemen's Houthi rebels confirm in writing to the UN Secretary General their commitment to UN resolutions aimed at ending the country's conflict.
Hoesung Lee of South Korea is elected as the new chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
John Stones will miss England's final two Euro 2016 qualifiers against Estonia and Lithuania with a knee injury.