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The people of Greece go to the polls on Sunday in one of the most crucial general elections in the country's history.
Senegal go top of Africa Cup of Nations Group C after coming from behind to hold South Africa.
Asamoah Gyan scores Ghana's winner to keep intact his side's Africa Cup of Nations hopes after recovering from malaria.
Adam Rooney's 25-yard strike salvages a point against St Johnstone as Aberdeen miss a chance to go top above Celtic.
Danish currency trading specialist said it could afford to absorb losses if customers failed to meet their obligations
Who killed Alberto Nisman - and why?
Customs officials in Bulgaria find two million critically endangered baby eels hidden in the luggage of two Chinese men.
King Salman pledges continuity in Saudi Arabia as his predecessor King Abdullah is buried in an unmarked grave following Friday prayers.
David Cameron will travel to Saudi Arabia to pay his condolences, following the death of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz.
Can Cuba get off the US list of those harbouring terrorists?
Amir Khan holds talks with Manny Pacquiao over a potential fight, but Floyd Mayweather remains Pacquiao's priority.
Women are two thirds more likely to believe in God than men
Asia's richest person Li Ka-shing confirms his company is offering to buy Britain's second-largest mobile provider O2 for up to £10.25bn ($15.4bn).
Satirist asks if Congo leader enjoys his job
Paul Collingwood says opener Ian Bell "thoroughly deserves" to overtake him to become England's highest ODI run-scorer.
Waiting times in A&E units in England have improved to their best level since November - but the target is still being missed, figures show.
Photographer Keri Wilk was in the water when a whale released an unusually large bowel movement.
Nigeria does not need the help of UN or African Union troops to take on Boko Haram, the country's national security adviser tells the BBC.
Argentina's president says she is convinced that a prosecutor who had implicated her in a cover-up did not kill himself, as initially reported.
Broadcasters publish new plans for TV election debates including leaders of seven UK political parties, and say they will go ahead regardless of who takes part.