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What does Syria's president really think about his country's civil war?
The literary festival that breathes life into Lahore
A historical allegation of rape made against the former owner of Harrods, Mohamed Al Fayed, is being reviewed by the Metropolitan Police.
Taxi, the third film by dissident Iranian director Jafar Panahi, beats 19 other contenders to win the top prize at the 65th Berlin Film Festival.
Several people are injured after shots are fired near a synagogue in Copenhagen, hours after another shooting at a cafe in the Danish capital.
The week in social media, as seen by BBC Trending
Are outsourced US jobs really coming back?
Scottish Labour calls for football fans to be allowed to buy alcohol during matches at stadiums across the country.
Two experiments with light are trying to help Swedish citizens cope with the long dark winters.
Zane Lowe is to leave Radio 1 next month after 12 years, with Annie Mac replacing him as presenter of the flagship early evening new music show.
Foreigners will be banned from owning land in South Africa under new proposals outlined by President Jacob Zuma.
Blackpool's Brian Rose is beaten in the first round of his light-welterweight contest with American Carson Jones.
After a week when Ed Miliband accused Conservatives of having "dodgy donors", Labour backers are under scrutiny in Sunday's newspapers.
Passion, controversy, a belief in youth and possibly a gilet - what new manager Tim Sherwood brings to Aston Villa.
Ukraine's president commands his country's troops to stop fighting, just as a ceasefire agreed with pro-Russian rebels was due take effect.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says striker Daniel Sturridge's return is a key reason for his side's good form.
A six-month old baby is rescued by three men after her pram is blown into the River Severn by a gust of wind.
George Ford's creativity was a positive, but England can - and must - improve on their performance, writes Tom Fordyce.
England coach Stuart Lancaster says his side lacked early intensity in their 47-17 Six Nations win over Italy at Twickenham.
Seven-time winners Liverpool come from behind to beat Crystal Palace and move into the FA Cup quarter-finals.