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Police are to question a group of people found inside a shipping container at a busy port, as they continue to investigate the death of one man.
Islamic State militants are accused of massacring hundreds of people in areas under their control in northern Iraq and eastern Syria.
Two UN peacekeepers are killed and seven injured in a suicide attack on a UN patrol base in northern Mali.
Alcohol taxes should be increased to fund rehabilitation services, a leading centre-right think tank urges.
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A Dutchman honoured by Israel for hiding a Jewish child during World War Two has handed back his medal after six of his relatives were killed in an Israeli air strike on Gaza.
A group of victims of five decades of conflict in Colombia for the first time join government negotiators and Farc rebel leaders at peace talks.
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Chadian troops rescue some 85 Nigerian villagers who were abducted earlier this week by suspected Boko Haram militants, reports say.
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Islamic State militants in Iraq could grow strong enough to target people "on the streets of Britain" unless action is taken, warns David Cameron.
Texas Governor Rick Perry vows to fight an indictment against him for abuse of power, which he has dismissed as a politicised "farce".
Missouri's governor declares a state of emergency in the St Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot dead by police last week.
South Yorkshire Police complain to the BBC after the corporation gained details of a search to be carried out at pop star Sir Cliff Richard's home.
Former Brazilian Environment Minister Marina Silva agrees to run as the Socialist Party's presidential candidate after Eduardo Campos's sudden death.
Fears over the spread of the deadly Ebola virus prompt Kenya to close its borders to travellers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
About 1,000 people gather to see the unveiling of a lasting monument to Welsh soldiers who died in World War One in Flanders.