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A woman is suing the US government for creating a fake Facebook page featuring photos of her and her child to help bust a drugs ring.
South Africa's appeal court overturns the murder and attempted murder convictions of famous rapper Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye.
Striking images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours
After four months of political stalemate, centre-right parties in Belgium agree to form a government, to be sworn in on Saturday.
Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon and Tom Courtenay are among the stars who will appear in a big-screen remake of classic 1970s sitcom Dad's Army.
Argentina's last military ruler, Reynaldo Bignone, who is already in jail for crimes against humanity, is been sentenced in a fresh case.
British businessman Shrien Dewani agreed to pay about £1,300 to a hitman for the murder of his wife Anni in South Africa, a court is told.
Five Afghan men have been executed for gang-rape in case that sparked national outrage, officials say.
A new £16bn nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset is to go ahead after it received final approval from European Union regulators.
A Silicon Valley start-up company has developed a way of replacing passwords by allowing users to create their own unique "air signature".
Nobel Prize for chemistry is awarded to three scientists for their work on boosting the resolution of microscopes.
The UN Security Council says Syria has revealed for the first time the existence of four more chemical weapons research and production facilities.
Staff at JTI Gallaher cigarette plant in County Antrim are given time off to absorb the news that all 877 jobs are to be lost.
The woman abused for cheering her team
Famous faces and friends gather at the funeral of singer-songwriter Lynsey de Paul, who died last week at the age of 64.
Air France estimates that last month's two-week pilots strike will cost it about €500m (£393m) in lost revenue, shares fall 2%.
How a CIA agent helped track down the famous revolutionary
Police are continuing to question four men arrested in London on Tuesday on suspicion of terror-related offences.
North Korea presents its own human rights report at a rare UN briefing, acknowledging it runs "reform through labour camps" but denying abuses.