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Fighting breaks out between rival groups of soldiers in Burundi's capital amid confusion over the success of an attempted coup.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney, speaking in a BBC interview, dismisses fears that cheap foreign labour has reduced UK productivity.
US actor Harry Shearer appears to indicate he is to leave his voice roles on animated sitcom The Simpsons in a series of tweets.
The death toll in a fire that destroyed a footwear factory in the Philippine capital, Manila, rises to 72, officials say.
British soprano Sarah Brightman calls off her trip to the International Space Station citing "personal family reasons".
The global pharmaceutical industry is being called on to pay for a $2bn innovation fund to revitalise research into antibiotics.
Cricket Australia confirms it will conduct an independent review into the death of batsman Phillip Hughes.
Pellegrini to remain at Man City, Depay wants to emulate Ronaldo, QPR will not sell Austin cheaply, plus more.
The singer Robbie Williams and his wife, Ayda Field, say they will "strenuously" defend themselves after a former employee takes legal action against them.
A mass funeral takes place in the Pakistani city of Karachi for Ismaili Shia Muslims killed in an attack on a bus that left 45 dead.
Japanese automakers Honda and Daihatsu are recalling over five million cars globally to replace potentially deadly airbag inflators made by Takata.
For the first time since World War Two an arms exhibition has opened its doors in Japan.
Technology companies need to stop "extremely aggressive" tax planning, the man charged with reforming global tax rules has told the BBC.
A chemotherapy drug can extend the lives of patients with advanced prostate cancer by nearly two years, a major "game-changing" study shows.
The chances of having a heart attack, stroke or dying young may be hidden in the palm of the hand, a study suggests.
UKIP's election campaign chief condemns Nigel Farage as a "snarling" and "aggressive" man who is turning the party into a "personality cult".
Actor Johnny Depp has been told he has until Saturday to remove his dogs - Boo and Pistol - from Australia or they will have to be put down.
A commuter train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing at least seven people, was travelling at twice the speed limit, say safety experts.
The US House of Representatives votes to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone records.
UK-based preacher denies aiding flow of European fighters