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At least 50 people have been killed in fighting at Tripoli airport since it began a week ago, according to the health ministry.
HIV can rapidly form invulnerable strongholds in the body, dashing hopes that early treatment might cure the virus, according to new research.
Savers will eceive free independent guidance as part of a move to give unfettered access to their pension funds from next year, the government says.
Two gunmen kill at least four people and injure several others in a shooting rampage in the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa.
The owner of a children's home in the Mexican city of Zamora at the heart of an abuse scandal has been released by police.
Extra training is to be given to teachers, doctors and social workers to help them to identify and assist girls at risk of female genital mutilation.
The beach where Lego keeps washing up
UN nuclear agency says Iran has turned all of its enriched uranium closest to the level needed to make nuclear arms into fuel.
The BBC's Dougal Shaw tests out Honda's personal mobility device the Uni-Cub, a beta product shown off for the first time in Europe this week.
Israel and Gaza have both suffered their bloodiest day since the beginning of the current offensive, with the death of 13 Israeli soldiers and at least 87 Gazans.
A rise in complaints against doctors reflects the role of social media and negative press coverage of the medical profession, according to a report.
UK minister seeks international deal on greenhouse gas emissions
Norberto Odebrecht, the founder of one of Latin America's largest engineering conglomerates, dies at the age of 93.
Finding the right drugs to care for Kenya's HIV orphans
The 'original conservationists' of India's tree-loving tribe
The UK economy will grow faster in 2014 than any other G7 economy, while low wage rises will keep interest rates at 0.5% until next year, an influential report says.
The Japanese island looking to China for brides
The Americans seeing a doctor for the first time in years
Gaza has suffered the highest death toll since the offensive by Israel began, with at least 87 people reported killed on Sunday.
US Secretary of State John Kerry says there is overwhelming evidence of Russian complicity in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine.