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Israel says it has seized a ship carrying advanced Iranian weapons made in Syria that was heading towards Gaza.
Tunisia's entrepreneurs call for a raft of pro-business reforms
Why Porsche and other firms are investing in electric cars
England boss Roy Hodgson says he has World Cup selection "headaches" after some positive displays against Denmark.
The chief executive of the oil company Shell says he would like Scotland to "remain part of the UK".
Half of all children under five in Afghanistan are suffering from the effects of malnutrition, according to estimations.
Ministerial talks in Paris on the Ukraine crisis were "tough" but will continue, the US says, as a tense stand-off continues in Crimea.
Joe Root scores his first one-day international century as England beat West Indies by 25 runs to win the series 2-1.
Portuguese scientists identify a dinosaur that may have been the largest predator ever to roam across the European landmass.
The Chief Information Officer of US retailing giant Target, which saw a massive security breach last year, resigns.
Archaeologists in Mexico say they have unearthed a 1,500-year-old pre-Hispanic tomb with the sculpture of a long-faced shaman guarding it.
Why Indians want to settle on Mars
The BBC's Rami Ruhayem reports from the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp near Damascus, where food parcel distribution has halted because of fresh fighting.
The Italian government has ordered immediate action to try to save the world famous archaeological site at Pompeii from further damage.
The world's biggest social networking site Facebook tightens its rules on posts relating to guns.
Osama bin Laden's son-in-law is accused of using the "murderous power of his words" to rally people against the US, as his trial opens in New York.
A family who left Germany to avoid having to send their children to school there will not be deported from the US, officials say.
Italy's new Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi, has called on business people to fund repairs to the ancient city of Pompeii, a Unesco World Heritage site.
Legoland is temporarily closed after receiving threats in connection with an event organised by an Islamic group.
Gary Barlow and Gary Lineker lead a team of football and pop stars to record the video for the official England 2014 World Cup song.