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The trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp is set to enter its second week in Pretoria.
Kelly Gallagher wins Britain's first ever Winter Paralympic gold with victory in the Super-G event in Sochi.
Mark Lowen meets a family fleeing the growing lawlessness of Crimea, as pressure on the Ukrainian interim government in Kiev is mounting by the day.
Asian shares fall after both China and Japan released disappointing economic data, worrying investors about a slowdown in the region.
Pope Francis has left the Vatican on a bus with 82 cardinals and bishops for a week of prayer and meditation for Lent.
Officials in Michoacan, Mexico say that they have shot dead drug lord Nazario Moreno - The Craziest One - who was reported killed in 2010.
Teams searching for a Malaysia Airlines jet are investigating a possible debris sighting, nearly two days after the plane vanished carrying 239 people.
Koichi Wakata is the first Japanese astronaut in history to take up the post of commander on the International Space Station
Shares in Malaysia Airlines plunge 18% to a record low as the search for a missing jet continues for a third day.
Japan's current account deficit hits a record 1.5tn yen ($15bn; £8.7bn) in January, as economic growth figures are revised downwards.
A group of Greek Orthodox nuns kidnapped by rebels in the Syrian Christian town of Maaloula in December have been released.
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Starvation of civilians is being used as a weapon of war by Syria, Amnesty says, with 128 dying as a result in Yarmouk camp in Damascus.
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Labour commits to fund a "jobs guarantee" for the long-term unemployed for the whole of the next parliament, if it wins power.
The size of the UK's overall economy will surpass its pre-recession peak by this summer, says the British Chambers of Commerce.