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Russia needs to boost forces in Crimea because of the Ukraine crisis and a foreign military build-up, Russia's Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu says.
Katy Perry and Ariana Grande are up for the most awards at this year's ceremony in Glasgow, this November.
Striking images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours
Prominent Uighur academic goes on trial in China
UN says it needs $1bn to fight "unparalleled" Ebola outbreak.
Friend of British hostage Alan Henning say they have been 'hit hard' by his kidnapping by Islamic State militants.
Hiding in the dark during Algerian gas plant attack
Australia will be without captain Michael Clarke for their three one-day internationals against Pakistan in the UAE.
Irate passengers prevent a senior Pakistani politician from boarding a flight, after they were kept on board for two hours until he arrived.
The Russian rouble falls to a new all-time low against the US dollar amid concerns about the effect of sanctions on the country's economy.
Ukrainian MPs adopt a law granting special status to rebel-controlled regions in the east and an amnesty for rebel fighters.
Police investigating the disappearance of schoolgirl Alice Gross say there has been a new sighting of her rucksack.
A 65-year-old woman from Bangkok has killed herself by jumping into a pit of crocodiles at a reptile farm, police say.
All-rounder Shahid Afridi is reappointed as Pakistan's Twenty20 captain - three years after he was sacked from the role.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff reveals to Andrew Benson the extent of the rivalry between team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.
Police in Los Angeles are conducting an internal investigation over accusations officers violated a US actress's rights by handcuffing and detaining her.
South Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright resigns over the Rotherham child abuse scandal.
One person has been shot dead and another wounded at a court building in Copenhagen, Danish police say.
Hotel chain Radisson suspends sponsorship of NFL team the Minnesota Vikings after one of its players was charged with child abuse.
Prime Minister Manuel Valls will try to persuade France's National Assembly to back his deeply unpopular government, in a key vote of confidence.