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The EU and the US say they will impose "further costs" on Russia over its actions in Ukraine, as unrest continues in the east of the country.
Boston marathon bombing survivors cope with aftermath
Colombia's Casanare region ill-prepared for drought
Air pollution in China and other Asian countries is having far-reaching impacts on weather patterns across the Northern Hemisphere, a study suggests.
The confrontation in eastern Ukraine worsened on Monday with more official buildings seized by pro-Russian forces.
A former Brazilian state governor, Eduardo Campos, confirms he will run in October's presidential election with the environmental campaigner, Marina Silva, as his vice-presidential candidate.
The Guardian and Washington Post newspapers share the Pulitzer Prize for public service journalism for a series of stories on US electronic spying.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says his team may have been guilty of taking Champions League football for granted.
A powerful bomb blast has ripped through a crowded bus station on the outskirts of Nigeria's capital, Abuja, killing at least 71 people.
Danny Drinkwater's equaliser secures promoted Leicester a 1-1 draw at 10-man Reading, who move into the play-offs.
Pro-Russian activists have attacked another official building in east Ukraine, ignoring a deadline to leave or face eviction by Ukrainian forces.
The new India where skyscrapers overlook marigold farms
BBC News visited one family of farmers living on the edge of an Indian city to see how the changing landscape is affecting their lives.
A 13-year-old catching foxes with her golden eagle
First-half goals from Sebastian Giovinco and Fernando Llorente send Juventus eight points clear in Serie A.
Firefighters battle to control Chilean inferno
A Paris auction house cancels the sale of objects that belonged to Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering after objection from Jewish groups.
A journalist with Venezuelan television news network Globovision is freed, eight days after being kidnapped in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas.
Authorities say they will pursue hate crime charges against the suspect in Sunday's deadly shootings at Jewish community sites in Kansas.
A Utah woman faces murder charges after the bodies of seven babies are found in cardboard boxes in her garage of her former home.