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The German right-wing party AfD walks out of a meeting with a Muslim council.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel expresses "deep concern" to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over a new law lifting immunity for MPs.
An anti-piracy update for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is cracked within a day of release.
Pop star Katy Perry is locked in a battle with a group of elderly nuns over the sale of a convent in Los Angeles.
Toto Wolff says his team must not make any mistakes in Monaco after Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg's first-lap crash in Spain.
Wild animals including lions, crocodiles, rattlesnakes and zebras are being kept legally on private property across the UK, licensing figures reveal.
Google revises its plan to make smartphones with swappable parts, to limit the kind of modules that can be bolted on.
Hundreds of French petrol stations run dry and the unions say five oil refineries are being blockaded as protesters fight government labour reforms.
Fighting is reported in near the Iraqi city of Falluja after Prime Minister al-Abadi announces the start of an operation to retake it from so-called Islamic State.
At least 40 people, most of them army recruits, are killed in two bomb attacks claimed by so-called Islamic State (IS) in the Yemeni city of Aden.
Iraqi pro-government forces are marching to Falluja to attempt to seize the city back from IS, but what kind of challenge can they expect from the jihadists?
The Angry Birds Movie knocks Captain America off the top spot of the North American box office chart in its first week of release.
Vietnam is now one of the world's biggest defence importers and sees the lifting of a US arms embargo as a way to counter its increasingly assertive neighbour China, writes Nga Pham.
Who was Bangladesh's first female journalist?
George Osborne's Treasury says leaving the EU would tip the UK into recession, but Vote Leave dismisses the study as "deeply biased".
Nick Blackwell says Chris Eubank Jnr and his father were "inhuman" in how they reacted to his life-threatening injuries.
The far-right and independent candidates in Austria's presidential run-off are neck-and-neck with the result now depending on postal ballots.
Microsoft announces a new policy to remove "terrorist content" from its consumer-focused online services.
South Africa's prosecuting authority says it will appeal against a High Court ruling that it should reconsider corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi says India will build and operate a key Iranian port after talks with President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran.