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Militant Islamist group al-Shabab dismisses as exaggerated US claims that more than 150 of its fighters were killed in an air strike in Somalia.
Sponsors Nike and Tag Heuer move quickly to distance themselves from Maria Sharapova after the five-time Grand Slam tennis champion admits failing a drug test.
What now for Maria Sharapova and sponsors Nike
Thailand withdraws criminal charges against a Hong Kong journalist detained last year for carrying body armour used in reporting on the Bangkok blasts.
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu rejects a White House claim that it was surprised by his decision to turn down the offer of talks with President Obama.
A 21-year-old ex-US missionary is sentenced to 40 year in jail by an US court for sexually abusing children at an orphanage in Kenya's capital.
The EU and Turkey agree principles of a deal on the migrant crisis that includes a radical one-in, one-out plan for Syrians fleeing the conflict.
Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman is diagnosed with prostate cancer, his family says in a statement.
Seemingly innocent terms have military and nationalist significance for many Russians.
India's air force will induct its first female fighter pilots in June, the country's air force chief says.
Malaysia and Australia say they remain "hopeful" that flight MH370 will be found, as relatives mark two years since the plane disappeared.