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The International Criminal Court finds Congo militia leader Germain Katanga guilty of complicity in war crimes but acquits him of sexual offences.
Inside Qatar's squalid immigrant labour camps
The story of the hunt for mystery man Wendell Simlin
A Malaysian court sentences opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim to five years in jail after overturning his acquittal on sodomy charges.
Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan says his government could ban Facebook and YouTube, amid leaks suggesting government corruption.
How an innocent photograph caused 'shame and distress'
Everton manager Roberto Martinez concedes his side's FA Cup quarter-final at the Emirates may have come at a "bad time".
Actor Isaiah Washington is to return to US medical drama Grey's Anatomy, seven years after he was fired from the show after using a gay slur.
The man singled out by a magazine as being behind the virtual currency denies any involvement.
US President Obama urges diplomacy in a telephone call with Russia's President Putin, who says the Ukraine crisis should not damage relations.
Margaret Atwood, Donna Tartt and Booker winner Eleanor Catton are among the novelists longlisted for this year's Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.
Russia will welcome the sporting world back to Sochi on Friday when the opening ceremony takes place for the Winter Paralympics.
Controversy is surrounding claims by Newsweek to have found the creator of the Bitcoin virtual currency.
Network Rail offers a "full and unreserved apology" to families bereaved by level crossing accidents, as MPs criticise its handling of deaths in the past.
Doctors treating injured Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher are still working to bring him out of a coma.
This winter's extreme winds caused the biggest loss of trees in in more than 20 years, according to the National Trust.
The father of Stephen Lawrence expresses his fears that the truth will not emerge from a public inquiry into undercover policing.