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With the US pre-positioning equipment in Europe, tensions between Nato and Russia are becoming ever more fraught, says Jonathan Beale.
David Cameron travels to Berlin later for talks on EU reform and other issues with Angela Merkel, ahead of an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday.
James Coomarasamy looks at how Barack Obama's presidency has been clouded by gun issues - and wonders if there's still time to make any reforms?
The epic journey of a tango legend's body
A girl aged about 12 is reported to have killed at least 10 people in a suicide attack in Nigeria's north-eastern Yobe state.
The Brazilian town flying the Confederate flag
The US is viewed favourably by two-thirds of people surveyed by Pew in 40 countries, up on previous years, but its interrogation methods remain unpopular.
The Scottish and UK energy ministers are due to meet for the first time following a row over an early end to wind farm subsidies.
A rising number of people in Scotland are struggling to pay for the funerals of their loved ones, according to Citizens Advice Scotland.
The task of managing China's turbulent change creates enormous pressures on the individuals involved.
Why China told the US to keep away from this island
The fake divorce revenge stunt that went viral
A single woman solo dines in Delhi
How one man keeps finding new species
An application to start the first fracking operation in the UK for four years is to be decided later.
How did one man endure impossible conditions?
Liverpool agree a deal in principle to sign Brazil and Hoffenheim forward Roberto Firmino for a fee of £29m.
England can beat the best in the world with their new-found aggression and adventure, says limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan.
Could Brazil's biofuel industry has had to compete with subsidised petrol, but could it now see its day int he sun?
A BBC team has travelled to the heart of Yemen's civil war, where the ongoing fighting has brought untold suffering to its people.