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At least 11 people are killed and 24 wounded in a gun and bomb attack in Islamabad, one of the deadliest attack in the capital for years.
A voyeur admits secretly filming female police officers in changing rooms for his own "sexual gratification".
Former England coach Andy Flower is appointed technical director of elite coaching by the England and Wales Cricket Board.
Bullying and the "lingering" effect of an alleged rape were factors in the suicide of a soldier found hanged in her barracks, a coroner rules.
Watch key moments from day one of the trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius. who denies murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
A Qatari doctor in the UAE receives a seven-year jail sentence for supporting a banned Islamist organisation.
All mountaineers and their support teams going to Mount Everest must bring back at least 8kg (17lb) of rubbish on their descent, Nepal's government says.
Poor Leo, selfies, and a Cumberbomb at the Oscars
A boy who raped his seven-year-old sister after watching pornography on the internet avoids a custodial sentence.
Police appeal for sightings of a 20-year-old Dundee woman who was last seen in an Aberdeen nightclub.
County Tyrone teenager Sean Hackett knew that killing his father was an abhorrent act that was morally and legally wrong, Dungannon Crown Court hears.
Liam Neeson's latest thriller Non-Stop, in which he plays a federal air marshal, lands at the top of the North American box office chart.
Russia vows its troops will remain in Ukraine to protect Russian interests and citizens, despite Western demands for a withdrawal.
Heavy rainfall caused damage to the stadium in Belo Horizonte where England meet Costa Rica on 24 June
Two men who were found fatally stabbed in a car in east London were murdered in a "ferocious attack" by a hooded gang, police say.
Croatia tells the top UN court Serbian leaders are "in denial" over a "genocide policy" carried out on Croatian territory in the 1990s.
Three members of a family are held hostage by a gang of robbers who later abandoned them in a field in a rural part of County Down.
A court in Egypt jails two policemen to 10 years for beating and torturing to death Khaled Said, whose killing helped fuel the 2011 revolution.
A university lecturer who helped her boyfriend and two others escape after they shot dead a drug rival is jailed for three-and-a-half years.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates regains the top spot as the world's richest person, according to Forbes magazine's annual ranking of global billionaires.