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Turkey defends its strategy on Islamic State
Young Muslims in Quebec speak out after killings
Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda are celebrating the arrival of their second child, a baby boy weighing 8lbs 2oz.
Two genes are associated with repeat violent offenders, according to a genetic analysis of almost 900 criminals in Finland.
The National Grid is expected to confirm on Tuesday that the amount of spare capacity has decreased significantly from last year.
Turkish Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, has told the BBC's Lyse Doucet that Turkey will continue to help coalition forces if there is a co-ordinated plan for the creation of a ''democratic'' Syria.
A painting sold by Sotheby's in London for £42,000 is at the centre of a legal battle, amid claims it could be the work of Italian baroque master Caravaggio with a much greater value of around £11m.
Standard Chartered posts a 16% fall in operating profit because of a restructuring in its South Korean business and an increase in bad loans.
Mexican authorities looking for 43 students who disappeared after protests last month investigate a suspected mass grave - the second this month.
The leader of Stoke-on-Trent City Council has pledged to keep fighting to bring a high-speed rail station to the city despite losing out to Crewe.
Divers have discovered cargo from an ancient Greek shipwreck near the Aeolian Islands off the coast of Italy.
A court in Malaysia begins hearing a final appeal filed by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim against his sodomy conviction.
The Canadian city of Toronto elects a moderate conservative mayor, bringing to an end the era of scandal-hit incumbent Rob Ford.
Children and young people have a "profound lack of trust" in the police, bordering on fear in some cases, a report by MPs and peers suggests.
A "hero" motorist who pulled over to break up a fight was hit and killed by a car as his three children watched what happened, police reveal.
Declassified US records reveal that hundreds of Nazis were used as spies after World War Two, with the full approval of FBI boss J Edgar Hoover.
The Arab road movie that challenges preconceptions
Prisons in England and Wales are struggling to cope with the increasing number of elderly prisoners, according to a report by the Prison Reform Trust.
A £97m supercomputer will boost the Met Office's computing capacity by 13 times, improving weather forecasting and climate modelling.
More than a decade on, fewer than half of US respondents say intervention in Afghanistan was worthwhile, a BBC poll finds.