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Aftermath of a bomb blast in Abuja
SpaceX is set to launch its third commercial cargo re-supply mission to the International Space Station, and conduct another test in its programme to recover flown rocket parts.
Global trade will pick up speed and will grow by 4.7% this year and by 5.3% in 2015, says the World Trade Organization.
The suspect in Sunday's deadly shootings at Jewish community sites in the US state of Kansas is a notorious white supremacist, US media report.
Why Syria's Assad can have confidence in his survival
US retail sales saw their biggest gain in 18 months in March, official figures show, as the economy continues to gather strength.
A phone user has been charged £2600 for downloading a Neil Diamond album abroad.
Jurors trying publicist Max Clifford must ignore sex offence allegations against other high-profile figures, a judge tells the Old Bailey.
One week after the Heartbleed bug was announced millions of Android devices remain vulnerable to the bug despite Google creating a fix.
Russia is responsible for a "deliberate and premeditated" worsening of the crisis in Ukraine, UK Foreign Secretary William Hague says.
The US defence department is working on how to use old drones to provide wi-fi in remote locations, such as on the battlefield.
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Professional football player Aldon Smith of the San Francisco 49ers is arrested at the Los Angeles airport after making a bomb threat, police say.
A man who previously admitted to cannibalism is arrested again, this time on suspicion of cannibalising a young child, Pakistani police say.
There is anger from a rail workers' union after an apparently wealthy fare dodger manages to avoid court action after repaying £40,000.
US bank Citigroup announces it made profits of $3.9bn in the first three months of 2014, despite having a "difficult" quarter.
Vietnam frees two high-profile political activists after the recent release of dissident Cu Huy Ha Vu, amid ongoing free trade talks with the US.
Nick Clegg insists a Lib Dem plan to introduce higher council tax bands for expensive properties is "fully deliverable".
Foreign amateur runners have been allowed to compete in a North Korean marathon for the first time in 30 years.