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The medals that athletes will compete for at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow are revealed at an event to mark 100 days till the Games' opening ceremony.
A Libyan court rules that the late Colonel Gaddafi's son, Saif al-Islam, and other Gaddafi officials being held outside Tripoli, can be tried via video-link.
Hunt for missing Malaysian airliner goes underwater
Critics laud one of the largest collections of Henri Matisse's "cut-out" artworks ever assembled for an exhibition opening at Tate Modern.
Syrian government forces backed by Hezbollah fighters have driven Islamist rebels out of the ancient Christian town of Maaloula, state media say.
Skywatchers in the Americas will be able to catch a rare celestial show as Earth's shadow falls across the Moon.
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.