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Gunfire erupts inside the main army barracks in South Sudan's capital, Juba, where clashes last year sparked wider conflict.
At least six Pakistani soldiers are killed in a bombing in the north-west, as violence continues despite an apparent ceasefire with militants.
Official figures show that February was Singapore's driest month in nearly 150 years, as drought continues to hit the wider region.
Actor Michael Le Vell, who plays Coronation Street's Kevin Webster, is to take a break from the show to get help for "personal issues", ITV confirms.
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and UAE withdraw their ambassadors from Qatar amid accusations that it has meddled in the internal affairs of other Gulf countries.
Complaints pile up for eight years because Indian police officers did not know a computer password.
China has announced plans to focus on economic growth and reducing pollution at the opening of its annual parliamentary session in Beijing.
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Officers will be told they should no longer pool their recollections before writing up notes on serious incidents, the BBC understands.
Fiji's military leader Frank Bainimarama, who seized power in a coup in 2006, resigns to contest national elections set for September.
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Cross-channel train operator Eurostar says it carried more than 10 million passengers last year for the first time, as the economic recovery lifted demand for business travel.
Scientists using satellite tracking finally have some data on where very young loggerhead turtles go once they leave Florida and the Gulf of Mexico.
The third day of the trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius - accused of killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp - resumes in Pretoria.
A dog has survived a 12-mile journey in the engine of a car after climbing under the bonnet.
The BBC's Rana Jawad reports from Tripoli on the dangers facing journalists in Libya in their everyday work - including bomb attacks, abduction and intimidation.
The BBC's Sonja Jessup reports from a concert with a difference - the venue is a swimming pool and the audience listen to the music underwater.
The high-profile trial of al-Jazeera journalists accused of aiding a terrorist organisation is due to resume in Egypt.
An anti-pollution campaigner has been telling the BBC's Laeila Adjovi about his efforts in his native Senegal to restore Hann Bay, south of Dakar, a once-beautiful beach now marred by industrial waste.
India is due to announce the dates of a general election, which is likely to be held in several stages over a month.