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The Brussels metro station where 16 people were killed by a suicide bomber last month has re-opened.
The mayor of Rio de Janeiro says a cycleway that collapsed killing at least two people will be rebuilt ahead of the summer Olympics.
President Obama has urged European leaders to pay more towards international security, to tackle threats, like those posed by the self-declared Islamic State group.
Riot police fire tear gas and birdshot to disperse hundreds of anti-government protesters in Egypt's capital, Cairo.
Pop star Prince holds the top five positions on the UK's midweek album chart, five days after his sudden death at the age of 57.
Donald Trump says a pact formed by his two rivals for the Republican presidential crown is a desperate act, a day before five states cast votes.
What made Papa Wemba so influential?
The Saudi cabinet approves plans to try to move the country away from its dependency on oil profits, including creating a giant sovereign wealth fund.
One of the last survivors of the Warsaw Ghetto, who famously described it in his 1971 autobiography, is found dead in his swimming pool in Belgium aged 93.
The US city of Cleveland agrees to pay $6m (£4.14m) to the family of 12-year-old black boy Tamir Rice, shot and killed by a white policeman in 2014.
US President Barack Obama calls for greater European unity and calls on Nato allies to spend more on security.
Republican rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich announce they will co-ordinate strategies to tackle frontrunner Donald Trump in forthcoming US primaries.
The Yemeni port city of Mukalla, controlled by jihadist militants from al-Qaeda for a year, is recaptured by Yemeni and Saudi-led coalition forces.
An army general who is the security advisor to Burundi's vice-president and his wife are shot dead while dropping off their daughter at school.
Fixed prices brought in over public concerns about overcharging.
African stars remember Papa Wemba, the big man with the "angelic voice", who died on Sunday morning at the age of 66.
At least 23 people have died from eating contaminated sweets intended to mark the birth of a baby in Pakistan, police say.
The US president says he is to send up to 250 more special forces troops to Syria to support local militias against so-called Islamic State.
Ultra-nationalists return in Serbia
Police officers come under attack in a two-hour gunfight in the Mexican city of Acapulco.