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The AA joins green groups in warning that recent changes in energy policy will harm the climate.
Has a Nepal temple really banned mass sacrifices?
US health officials confirm the presence of a 'brain-eating' amoeba in the water supply of several communities near New Orleans.
From boom to bust in Swiss border towns
Black Tulip an organisation working in Ukraine to find and identify the bodies of missing soldiers might have to stop because of funding
A decision is soon to be made on who will host the 2022 Winter Olympics, with Beijing in China or Almaty in Kazakhstan the two possible options.
Roubles dry up for millions of Russians
We told the king we had HIV - and taught a country not to fear
HIV can be flushed out of its hiding places in the body using a cancer drug, researchers show.
The tough US cop's YouTube challenge to wanted criminals
A team of robotic developers has built an interactive robotic climbing frame, that can roam designated play areas, ready for children to play with it.
Key parts of new legislation to combat slavery in the UK - including life sentences for people traffickers - come into force in England and Wales.
India and Bangladesh exchange more than one 160 enclaves on Friday.
Police and social services in the UK say there are seeking urgent support to deal with the impact of the Calais migrant crisis.
A further five Chilean ex-army soldiers are charged over the burning of two teenagers during a 1986 protest against Gen Augusto Pinochet.
Activists attempt to prevent a Shell icebreaker leaving Portland for the Arctic on an oil-drilling mission.
Six people are stabbed at a Gay Pride march in Jerusalem and police arrest an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man they say attacked marchers in 2005.
Kim Kuk-hyang, 16, makes history by becoming North Korea's first ever gold medallist at a World Aquatics Championships.
SoulCycle, the indoor cycling fitness chain with a celebrity following in the US, including David Beckham and Lady Gaga, plans to float on the stock market.
The Philae lander, after successfully landing on a comet in late 2014, may have made a significant discovery about the ingredients which create life.