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Manchester United fans from India, Kenya and Singapore and Brazil give their reaction to the sacking of David Moyes as club manager.
Heavily armed men have set fire to 34 buses in a Sao Paulo suburb and held employees hostage.
The United Nations says the on-going conflict in South Sudan has a disturbing echo of events in Rwanda 20 years ago.
Islamist militants in Mali say French hostage Gilberto Rodrigues Leal, who was kidnapped in 2012, is dead.
Chelsea captain John Terry and goalkeeper Petr Cech will miss the rest of the domestic season with injuries suffered in Madrid.
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Chelsea hold Atletico Madrid to a goalless draw in Spain to leave their two-legged Champions League semi-final evenly poised.
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Andy Coulson tells the phone-hacking trial he "rubber-stamped" a payment to a police officer despite being warned it could result in criminal charges.
The number of people known to have died in the South Korean ferry disaster last week has risen to more than 110, with more than 190 passengers still missing, one survivor spoke to the BBC.
Ukraine's acting president orders the relaunch of military operations in the east after two men, one a local politician, are found allegedly tortured to death.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage predicts "an earthquake" in politics if his party wins the European elections.
Manchester United begin their search for a successor to David Moyes but temporary boss Ryan Giggs is not under consideration to be the next full-time manager.
More than 180 Nigerian schoolgirls remain missing after being snatched from their classroom last week.
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Colombia honours its most renowned author, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, in a ceremony at the capital's cathedral, less than a week after he died aged 87.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is fined HK$6m (£460,000) by Hong Kong regulators for failing to detect a series of unauthorised transactions by one of its traders.
A visualisation showing where sizeable asteroids have recently hit the Earth is released by a US group seeking to show that impacts are more common than we think.
The number of people known to have died in the South Korean ferry disaster last week has risen to more than 110, with more than 190 passengers still missing.
Manchester United manager David Moyes is sacked after only 10 months, with Ryan Giggs taking temporary charge at Old Trafford.