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A heavy snowstorm is once again wreaking travel havoc on the US East coast with as much as a foot (30cm) expected to fall in some areas.
Former England coach Andy Flower is appointed technical director of elite coaching by the England and Wales Cricket Board.
A Qatari doctor in the UAE receives a seven-year jail sentence for supporting a banned Islamist organisation.
All mountaineers and their support teams going to Mount Everest must bring back at least 8kg (17lb) of rubbish on their descent, Nepal's government says.
More than 1000 opposition demonstrators march through the streets of the Venezuelan capital Caracas in renewed protests against the government.
Liam Neeson's latest thriller Non-Stop, in which he plays a federal air marshal, lands at the top of the North American box office chart.
Heavy rainfall caused damage to the stadium in Belo Horizonte where England meet Costa Rica on 24 June
Croatia tells the top UN court Serbian leaders are "in denial" over a "genocide policy" carried out on Croatian territory in the 1990s.
Mike Dilger travels to Texas to accompany a group of young Gentoo penguins making the trip across the Atlantic to their new home in Hull.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela has taken place at Westminster Abbey.
A court in Egypt jails two policemen to 10 years for beating and torturing to death Khaled Said, whose killing helped fuel the 2011 revolution.
Three suspects involved in Saturday's deadly mass knife attack in the Chinese city of Kunming have been captured, state media report citing police.
Athletes are not planning to boycott the Sochi Winter Paralympics in Russia despite rising tension in the region, says the IPC.
At least 117 people are killed in north-eastern Nigeria since Friday in attacks blamed on militant Islamists and government forces, residents and an MP say.
Onlookers at a lake in Queensland watched a water python kill and swallow a crocodile. How do they do this?
The makers of games including the Grand Theft Auto series will be presented with a Bafta fellowship at this year's British Academy Games Awards
Microsoft founder Bill Gates regains the top spot as the world's richest person, according to Forbes magazine's annual ranking of global billionaires.
Bullying and the "lingering" effect of an alleged rape were factors in the suicide of a soldier found hanged in her barracks, a coroner rules.
President Barack Obama warns Israel of 'international fallout' if it does not endorse a US framework for a peace deal with the Palestinians, as Israel's PM visits Washington.
A neighbour of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius tells his murder trial she was awoken by a woman's "terrible screams" followed by cries and shots.