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More than 2,000 people march in Kabul to demand justice for Farkhunda, 28, an Afghan woman beaten to death by a mob last week.
A study suggests that non-native plant species do not pose a risk to native flora, as widely assumed, because negative impacts are limited to localised areas.
A jury is sworn in for the trial of a man accused of killing his six-week-old granddaughter.
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A sequel to Nelson Mandela's 1995 autobiography Long Walk to Freedom is to be published next year.
A group of MPs has condemned the way some benefit claimants have their payments stopped - known as sanctions - and has demanded an enquiry.
Yuri Borzakovsky, Russia's new head coach, insists that his country's athletes are not doping following recent scandals.
Ex-England batsman Kevin Pietersen is cleared for a return to county cricket after being released from his Indian Premier League contract.
Mark Cavendish has been confirmed for the RideLondon-Surrey Classic race on 2 August.
Phone hacking by Mirror Group Newspapers did not cause "permanent harm" to the eight people suing the firm, its lawyer tells the High Court.
Chinese officials say they will introduce square-dancing rules following complaints over disorderly "dancing grannies".
A Germanwings Airbus A320 with 142 passengers and six crew crashes in the French Alps near Digne, police and aviation officials say.
French President Francois Hollande has described a plane crash in the French Alps as a "tragedy".
Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence says she won't play Mystique any more after X-Men: Apocalypse comes out next year.
James Corden's debut on TV's The Late, Late Show is praised by critics and fans in the US.
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says the threat against the Falklands Islands by Argentina remains a very live threat.
Nicolas Hamilton, younger brother of double F1 world champion Lewis, becomes first disabled driver in the BTCC.
A fire hydrant showered shoppers with water when it burst, creating a 50ft "geyser" in a city centre.
Actress Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed as a preventative measure against cancer.