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Killing of top Aleppo paediatrician touches a nerve
Construction workers laying pipes in a park in southern Spain unearth a 600kg trove of Roman coins, in what experts call a hugely important discovery.
Eleven people are found dead and two are missing after a helicopter carrying 13 people crashed near the Norwegian city of Bergen, rescuers say.
China denies permission for a US aircraft carrier to visit Hong Kong, the US State Department says.
President Jacob Zuma should face 783 corruption charges, the High Court rules, adding it was "irrational" of the state prosecutor to drop them in 2009.
Hundreds of demonstrators block traffic outside a venue in California where Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump was holding a rally.
Russia summons the Polish ambassador in Moscow to protest against a ban on Russian bikers from entering Poland as part of World War Two commemorations.
Deadly fighting resumes in Syria's second city of Aleppo after a brief lull overnight, as the government announces a "regime of calm" in other regions.
A former Auschwitz Nazi death camp guard apologises at his trial in Germany to victims, saying he feels "ashamed" of his work at a "criminal organisation".
The eurozone's economy grew by a faster-than-expected 0.6% in the first three months of the year, but deflation returns.
A Russian court jails a construction boss for corruption at Vostochny, a prestigious new cosmodrome.
People in Uzbekistan's capital Tashkent are mourning the end of the city's trams on social media, after local officials decided to take them out of service.
Uefa president Michel Platini says he is optimistic of overturning his six-year ban from football as he begins his appeal.
The US will no longer subsidise the sale of eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, a senior state department official tells the BBC.
Plans to declare 26 May as John Wayne Day in California are rejected in a State Assembly vote over racist comments the actor made in a Playboy interview.
President Kenyatta of Kenya urges action to end Africa's illegal trade in ivory as he prepares to host a summit on saving elephants from extinction.
More than 30 lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru are to be flown to a sanctuary in South Africa - in what is said to be the largest such airlift.
North Korea has sentenced Kim Dong-chul, a naturalised US citizen, to 10 years of hard labour for spying.
A man wearing a panda costume and a surgical mask is shot and wounded by US police after allegedly making a bomb threat against a TV station.
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