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Roger Federer wins his seventh Dubai Championship title with a 6-3 7-5 victory over world number one Novak Djokovic.
Eight men are jailed over a double heist on the Harry Winston jewellery shop in Paris that netted watches and jewels worth more than $100m.
Italy claim their first Six Nations win of this season's championship by beating Scotland at Murrayfield.
UKIP could call for electoral reform if it holds the balance of power in the next parliament, the party's first elected MP Douglas Carswell says.
The intelligence agencies are accused of using flawed tactics after it emerged they were aware of the man dubbed 'Jihadi John' before he went to Syria.
An Egyptian court designates the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organisation, accusing it of supporting an insurgency in northern Sinai.
Glenn Murray scored twice and was sent off as Crystal Palace recorded a league double over West Ham for the first time in 42 years.
Football's lawmakers have postponed plans in the Netherlands to trial video replays in live games.
More than 1,500 protesters demonstrate against the first rally in Britain by a group opposed to what it calls the "Islamisation of Europe".
Iraq's national museum officially reopens in Baghdad, 12 years after it was looted in the aftermath of the invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein.
The jailed leader of Turkey's main Kurdish rebel group urges his followers to end a 30-year armed struggle and seek a democratic peace.
Both government and opposition in Russia are coming up with theories about the killing of Putin critic Boris Nemtsov, but it could be years before it becomes clear why it happened, says the BBC's Artyom Liss.
A 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death when three men attacked him while he was cycling with friends, police say.
Western leaders condemn the killing of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, and urge the authorities to conduct a transparent investigation.
Family and friends of missing teenager Rebecca Watts gather again to look for her as police continue to search lakes and rivers.
India bowl out United Arab Emirates for 102, the lowest total yet at the World Cup, before racing to victory in 18.5 overs.
President Obama is among those paying tribute to Leonard Nimoy, the Star Trek actor who has died aged 83, saying: "I loved Spock."
UK industry completes construction of the modules that make up the Lisa Pathfinder satellite - a remarkable probe that will test the key technologies needed to detect gravitational waves in space.
Ansar Allah, or the Houthi movement, began as a defence of the Zaidi religious tradition but experienced several major transformations in arriving at its current dominance of Yemeni politics, Charles Schmitz writes.
Fighting has died down in Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions in recent days, after a ceasefire agreed between the government and pro-Russian rebels.