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The latest Fast and the Furious film is still top dog at the US and Canada box office, having taken $60.6m (£41.4m) in its second weekend in cinemas.
China frees at least three of five women's rights activists detained for over a month in a case that has earned rebukes from the US and European Union.
In the wake of the death sentences confirmed against Muslim Brotherhood members in Egypt, Yolande Knell looks at the group's dramatic reversal in fortunes since the 2011 Arab uprisings.
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Annegret Raunigk, 65, is reportedly due to give birth to quadruplets. How is that medically possible?
A man appears in a South African court after paint was thrown at a statue of Mahatma Gandhi - following other attacks on historical monuments.
A letter in which a nurse accused of murdering three patients wrote "there's a devil in me" has been shown in court.
Guenter Grass, German Nobel literature prize winner and author of The Tin Drum, has died aged 87.