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Chelsea reach the 2015 Capital One Cup final after Branislav Ivanovic's header earns a 2-1 aggregate win over Liverpool.
Apple reports first quarter earnings of $18bn and record iPhone sales of 74.5 million, beating investor expectations.
Mexico's attorney general insists that 43 students who disappeared four months ago were killed and their bodies burnt and disposed of.
US President Barack Obama cuts short an India trip to lead a bipartisan delegation to Saudi Arabia following the death of King Abdullah.
Militants attack a hotel in the Libyan capital Tripoli, killing at least nine people including five foreigners, officials say.
The world's largest museum and research institution could be heading for London as part of a multi-million dollar redevelopment of the 2012 Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
A judge in the southern Spanish city of Granada charges 10 Roman Catholic priests and two Catholic lay workers with child sex abuse.
Ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko was murdered for trying to "expose the corruption" at the heart of Russia's "mafia state", his family's lawyer claims.
Yahoo has announced a plan to spin-off its 15% stake in China's Alibaba Group and hand the business to its shareholders.
Banned cyclist Lance Armstrong has been harshly treated, according to former world cycling chief Pat McQuaid.
Lib Dem MP Tessa Munt resigns as a parliamentary aide to Business Secretary Vince Cable after voting against the government on fracking,
Algeria book their place in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals as Group C runners-up after beating Senegal.
The US National Weather Service says its forecasting is "subject to error", after predictions of a historic blizzard for New York City fell flat.
Andre Ayew scores late on to take Ghana into the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals while South Africa go out.
Back to school for South Sudan's once-feared child soldiers
A South Sudanese militia has released 280 child soldiers as the first step in a process to free 3,000, the UN's children agency said.
Islamic State suffers setback in Kobane but battle continues
A new Holocaust memorial and education centre is announced as the UK commemorates the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
A South Sudanese militia has released 280 child soldiers as the first step in a process to free 3,000, the UN's children agency says.
Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen free the chief of staff of President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi who they abducted 10 days ago.