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"Apologists" for those who commit acts of terrorism are partly responsible for the violence, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond will say later.
How India's ban on a BBC documentary is backfiring
Mark Lippert, the US ambassador to South Korea who was attacked with a knife at a meeting last week, is discharged from hospital.
Amateur footage emerges of a passenger train derailing after crashing into a truck and trailer that had become stuck between the barriers at a crossing.
The Ukrainian president confirms that pro-Russian rebels in the east have withdrawn a "significant" amount of heavy weapons under a ceasefire plan.
The US sanctions at least seven Venezuelan officials over Caracas' treatment of political opponents, but President Maduro calls them "heroes".
Why so many Japanese mums don't go back to the jobs market
A state judge will oversee the court in Ferguson, Missouri, after a highly critical US Department of Justice report.
Australian government says it plans to restore hundreds of millions of dollars of taxpayer assistance to the ailing car manufacturing sector.
Bangladesh asks North Korea to remove one of its envoys after he was caught trying to smuggle 27kg (59lb) of gold into the country.
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff signs a new law which sets tough new penalties for domestic violence and the killing of women and girls.
Seventy years ago on the night of 9-10 March, in the Japanese capital, 334 American B-29 bombers dropped thousands of tonnes of incendiary bombs on the city's crowded wooden neighbourhoods.
China's core inflation rate rose 1.4% in February from a year earlier, recovering from a more than five-year low and exceeding most expectations.