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Saudi Arabia accuse Iran of using the conflict and backing the Houthi rebels to create a pro-Shia 'Yemeni Hezbollah'.
Ex-SNP leader Alex Salmond says he was making a "light-hearted" point after David Cameron tweeted a video of him saying he would write Labour's Budget.
More than 40 people are reported to have been killed in clashes between Syrian Islamist rebels and Islamic State militants north of Damascus.
Lawmakers walk out of Hong Kong's legislative council in protest at proposed reforms for the next elections in the territory.
More than 250,000 books are to be handed out for free as part of World Book Night
Two years after the Rana Plaza disaster that killed more than 1,100 people, Bangladeshi garment factory workers are still struggling for their rights, as the BBC's Justin Rowlatt finds out.
Protesters in Baltimore start a week of demonstrations after the death of a man with spinal injuries in police custody.
A chartered flight to return 59 asylum seekers to Afghanistan is aborted after a last-minute Court of Appeal order blocking the deportation.
FA Cup final referee Jon Moss is 'political pawn' whose appointment does not make any sense, former official Mark Halsey claims.
Images from the campaign trail: 22 April
Nigerian ground troops have joined an offensive on the last known hideout of the Boko Haram Islamist militants, an army spokesman tells the BBC.
Matthew Stevens eases past Mark Williams to set up a second-round meeting with Ronnie O'Sullivan at the Crucible.
Members of a paedophile network which preyed on very young children, including a baby, are found guilty of carrying out and plotting the abuse.
Replicas of some of Islam's holiest sites are unveiled by a district mayor in Istanbul.
The BBC's Quentin Sommerville reports from Sirte, on the Mediterranean coast of Libya, looking at the fight against IS
Aircraft manufacturer Boeing reports a 38% rise in net profits to $1.34bn (£890m) in the first three months of the year helped by increased production of commercial aircraft.
Saudi Arabia's claim that it won its air campaign in Yemen won't be credible if it cannot achieve its main goal of restoring President Hadi to power, says the BBC's Jeremy Bowen.
A small drone has landed on the roof of Japan's prime minister's office.
The FBI issues guidelines on how airlines should protect their wi-fi systems from hack attacks.
To celebrate Earth Day, Nasa releases some of its best pictures