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Is pinball about to stage a comeback?
The faces who might next steer Iran through its nuclear crisis
The BBC's Lucy Williamson spends a day with South Korean soldiers patrolling the demilitarised zone set up after the Korean War in 1953.
In Cambodia, until recently, people living with the Aids virus were treated as social outcasts.
Ariel Sharon, the former Israeli prime minister who has been in a coma for seven years, shows significant signs of brain activity, doctors say.
More than 80 flood warnings are in place across Britain as snow thaws, and a canoeist dies after being pulled from a swollen river in North Yorkshire.
A 38-year-old man is arrested following the death of two cyclists in Bristol who were in a collision with a car.
A meeting of the main opposition party in the Dominican Republic ends in chaos after shots are fired and six people are hurt.
A controversial referendum on whether to build a new nuclear power plant in Bulgaria appears to have been invalidated by low turnout.