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Oscar-nominated film director John Singleton pulls out of the forthcoming biopic of the late rapper Tupac Shakur.
UK industrial output rose by just 0.1% in February, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.
Fighting in Yemen continues, with Saudi airstrikes against Houthi rebel targets. A local journalist captured footage after strikes in the capital Sanaa.
The world pays tribute to Richie Benaud, the former Australia captain and legendary cricket commentator, who has died aged 84.
Pakistan parliament calls for neutrality in Yemen conflict, snubbing Saudi Arabia's request to join anti-Houthi coalition.
Michael Lewis, the author of Flash Boys and Liar's Poker, says high speed electronic traders are still a threat (but there is a solution).
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton is in a league of his own throughout Friday practice at the Chinese Grand Prix.
Myanmar leaders including President Thein Sein and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi hold rare talks about the constitution and elections.
The BBC's Ian Pannell reports from Caracas, where Venezuelans are signing a petition calling on President Obama to withdraw sanctions imposed on a group of Venezuelan officials.
Ope, 28, tells the story of how she was brought from Nigeria to Coventry to work as a prostitute in an animated film.
Three German tourists who stole a van in New Zealand tell the court they thought it had been abandoned by other backpackers and was free to use.
Malaysia approves tougher penalties under the controversial sedition law, despite criticism from the UN.
US Vice-President Joe Biden gives an upbeat assessment of Iraq's progress against Islamic State, saying the militant group's advance has been "halted".
Andy Swiss looks back at the career of legendary broadcaster, cricket commentator and former Australian cricket captain Richie Benaud who has died aged 84.
Labour is pledging to guarantee neighbourhood policing in every area - and protect the number of officers on the beat - if elected in May.
There are many tensions between Turkey and Iran, writes Khashiyar Joneidi - but the two nations are keen to work with each other.
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US officials release more footage showing the moments before a South Carolina police officer shot dead an unarmed black man in the back.
The US State Department recommends removing Cuba from its list of states said to sponsor terrorism, a member of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee says.
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