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Actor Daniel Craig has been given a 'licence to save' in his new role as the UN's first global advocate to eliminate landmines and explosive hazards.
There has been a surge in fighting between government troops and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine despite diplomatic efforts to maintain a ceasefire.
Houthi rebels in Yemen condemn a UN Security Council arms embargo and call on supporters to hold mass demonstrations.
The Space X supply ship is on its way to the ISS with a supply of groceries and a specially designed espresso machine.
The US Congress will have a say on a nuclear deal with Iran, under a new agreement reached with the White House.
League One leaders Bristol City thrash Bradford City to seal promotion to the Championship after a two-year absence.
West Indies fight back with ball and bat to limit England's advantage on the second day of the first Test in Antigua.
Callum Wilson's 22nd goal of the season edges Bournemouth closer to the Premier League after a tense win at Reading.
Hillary Clinton has begun campaigning in Iowa, as the former Secretary of State looks to win over voters in the first nominating contest.
The Wales Green Party leader says climate change is a reality for hundreds of thousands of people living in coastal communities.
Keeping an eye on migrant workers
How Nepal protects its Royal Bengal tigers
The Indian women declaring their love for traditional dress
When competitive cyclists won't stop for trains
US President Barack Obama plans to remove Cuba from state sponsors of terrorism list, the White House says.
The BBC's Nick Robinson gives his assessment of the Conservative Party's manifesto launched on Tuesday.
The New Horizons probe, which is bearing down on Pluto, has captured its first colour image of the distant dwarf planet.
Some 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized off Libya, survivors tell Save the Children.
A woman is in hospital after a stabbing in Neath Port Talbot.
A Nigerian schoolgirl who escaped from Boko Haram tells the BBC of the night 219 girls were kidnapped, and how she escaped.