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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford returns to work after "intensive treatment" for drug and alcohol abuse, speaking of a "long road to recovery".
The word "Hinglish" doesn't capture what's happening to English in India - people aren't just mixing words, they are energetically reinventing them.
A number of suspects identified by British police in the case of missing Madeleine McCann are to appear at a police station in Portugal from Tuesday, sources tell the BBC.
France's largest bank BNP Paribas agrees to a record $8.8bn (£5.1bn) settlement with US prosecutors over allegations of sanctions violations.
President Barack Obama has directed immigration resources to the US border with Mexico as he promised to fix the "broken immigration system" without Congress.
Embattled US car giant General Motors says it will recall another 7.6 million cars whose ignition switch defects have been linked to at least three deaths.
Pakistan sends troops in but where are the Taliban?
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez apologises to Giorgio Chiellini for the bite that earned him a four-month ban from football.
Three Israeli teenagers who went missing earlier this month in the West Bank have been found dead near Hebron, the Israeli military says.
The US Supreme Court rejects Google's appeal to dismiss legal action accusing it of breaking privacy laws.
Pop star Beyonce tops the Forbes celebrity power list for the first time since her debut appearance on the list in 2004.
Oscar Pistorius did not have a mental disorder when he killed his girlfriend, a psychological report said as his murder trial resumed.
The US space agency is set to put a high-resolution carbon dioxide observatory into orbit - a re-build of a satellite destroyed on launch five years ago.
Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says anyone caught hiding suspected Ebola patients will be prosecuted, as it tries to contain an outbreak.
Police in the US are searching for two suspects who opened fire during a dispute in a New Orleans, street injuring nine people.
Ukraine and Russia agree to work together to establish a bilateral ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, the office of the French president says.
US car giant General Motors says it will not limit the amount of money it will pay to those injured as a result of faulty ignition switches in its vehicles.
Rolling Stones front man Mick Jagger joins band mate Charlie Watts in a self-mocking skit to promote the forthcoming Monty Python revival show at London's O2 Arena
Sir Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones film a sketch to help promote the Monty Python team's reunion shows at London's O2 Arena.
Fresh clashes erupt around the Iraqi city of Tikrit, a day after the jihadist militant group Isis declared the creation of a "caliphate".