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Authorities assess Spain's arrest warrant for Catalan ex-leader Carles Puigdemont amid high tension.
The US had taken action against 10 Iranians and a tech firm for alleged worldwide hack attacks.
March For Our Lives events are being held nationwide, with hundreds of thousands expected to protest.
The company says very few of the current emojis "speak to the life experiences of those with disabilities".
A 10-year-old boy died after his raft went airborne and his head hit a pole in Kansas in 2016.
The policy scraps his blanket ban but bars those who have undergone gender transition from serving.
US President Donald Trump has imposed tariffs on Chinese goods , raising fears of a trade war.
A French police officer who swapped places with a hostage in a supermarket siege dies of his injuries.
Thousands rally in Barcelona and other cities after a Spanish judge puts five Catalan leaders in jail.
From the Wright brothers to direct UK-Australia flights.
A former classmate says the spy told him he even wrote to Vladimir Putin asking to come back to Russia.
The buckets of stones in classrooms could ward off a gunman, says a Pennsylvania school official.
Scot Fiona Krüger has carved out a niche in the conservative world of Swiss watchmaking.
The UN warns of a humanitarian crisis but Congolese leaders say the country's image is being tarnished.
On world tuberculosis day, Dr Zarir Udwadia talks about his fight against the deadly disease.
Rescuers manage to return just six surviving pilot whales to deeper waters in Western Australia.
Armed police have killed a suspect, 25-year-old Redouane Lakdim, who shot dead three people in a series of attacks in southern France.
The gendarme was hailed a hero after taking the place of a hostage in a supermarket siege in France.
Helicopters flew overhead as an elite police team moved in on Redouane Lakdim, who shot dead three people in France.
A Spanish judge detains five separatist leaders charged with rebellion, amid fears they could flee.
The newborns were found in a freezer at the mother's home near Bordeaux.
The findings come after the death of the last male northern white rhino.
The first non-stop journey takes place on Saturday, almost 80 years after it involved 31 stopovers.
Entrepreneur Elon Musk has the official Facebook pages for his Tesla and SpaceX companies deleted.
An Iranian company allegedly stole data from 320 universities in the US and 21 other countries.
Officials say at least 13 people have been killed in the explosion at Helmand sports stadium.
Recent online videos have had a "severely damaging effect on society", according to regulators.
Armed police shoot a hostage-taker after storming a supermarket in southern France town of Trèbes.
Thousands of people are expected to protest against plans to further tighten the abortion laws.
Karen McDougal says she had a 10-month affair with Donald Trump in 2006.
At least 38 communities have been banned as Reddit distances itself from transactions of illicit goods.
Tariffs and protectionism - what do President Trump's new policies mean and what will they do?
Thirty-nine Nigerian women are rescued after being found living in "squalid conditions in caves".
Shots were reportedly fired before the hostage-taking near Montpellier in southern France
The new US National Security Adviser is a confrontational advocate for the use of American power.
Police shot dead Stephon Clark, who was holding an object that turned out to be a phone.
President Trump is expected to sign it into law ahead of a Friday deadline to fund the government.
Black women in Brazil say the councillor's murder was a big blow for their community.
Katie Brennan lodges a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission over a match ban.
China asks US to pull back "from the brink" of a trade war as it announces possible tariffs on pork, wine and fruit.
Greg Nicotero, the man behind some of the goriest scenes in film and TV, on the "magic trick" of blood on screen.
Nikki is a 17-year-old student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. This is why she is marching for her life.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Actor Cate Blanchett has been to visit Rohingya child refugees in camps at risk of mudslides.
Seven-year-old Mustafa lives in Jordan with his grandmother and his sister.
A small clapboard house where the civil rights hero once lived has criss-crossed the Atlantic. Now it needs a new home.
British scientists think DNA could be used to solve a global problem - where to store all our data.
US National Security Adviser HR McMaster is the latest victim of the President's line up changes.
Rebels say the ceasefire is aimed at allowing civilians to leave the besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta.
The decision is a surprise, not least because Mr Trump was reported to have disliked his moustache.
President Trump replaces US National Security Adviser H R McMaster with Bush-era defence hawk John Bolton
The firm Charles Lazarus founded in 1948 said last week it was game over for its US and UK stores.
The business, which charges €89 for an hour with a silicone sex doll, was accused of demeaning women.
The Nigerian government says it is committed to freeing the last remaining girl kidnapped in Dapchi.
Scientists investigate an unusual, small, mummified skeleton from Chile to establish its medical history.
The 19-year-old man was released after being questioned by Polish police for several hours.
A mother was awarded $25,000 after nurses left her to deliver her baby in public on a hospital floor.
Authorities say they mistook Stephon Clark's mobile phone for a weapon and fired off 20 shots.
The US trade representative says the import duties have been "paused" while further talks take place.
John Dowd, Donald Trump's lead lawyer in Russia inquiry resigns, US media report
Skaters describe taking to the ice on Lake Baikal in Siberia.
A US professor wants the company to hand over all the data it has on him and explain exactly how it got it.
Ex-helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko does not deny conspiring against Ukraine's government.
Hours after returning from Boko Haram's capture in northern Nigeria, Dapchi school girls were separated from their parents to meet the President.
It is estimated some 80,000 tonnes of plastic is circulating in a patch between Hawaii and California.
Shock among lawmakers as an individual is injured after leaping from a height of several metres.
The contest is to close pending an investigation into claims of sexual and financial impropriety.
The employee, who is posted in Israel, posed in a T-shirt bearing the name of a Nazi tank division.
After the Iran Supreme Leader urges local purchases, officials are mocked for using foreign products.
The video-sharing site has banned videos that show people how to manufacture or modify guns.
What the Dapchi schoolgirls have said about their time in the hands of Boko Haram militants.
Lawrence McKinney was at first given just $75 after 31 years in jail for a crime he did not commit.
The initiative in South Korea's local government aims to stop a "culture of working overtime".
Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School where a gunman killed 17 people will be asked to wear clear backpacks as part of extra security measures.
Including Katie Price, Glenda Jackson... and Donald Trump.
It is the first such evacuation under a deal between rebels and the government besieging the area.
Six people have been killed in an explosion at a chemical plant in the Czech Republic.
Police release footage of the moments leading up to a crash involving a self-driving car in Arizona.
Scientists hope a robotic fish will guide aquatic life and help clean up pollution in the ocean.
The rape and murder of a medical student in 2016 fuelled tensions over the mass influx of migrants.
The EU summit is also expected to see leaders agree on the terms for a Brexit transition period.
The Nasa robot this week celebrates 2,000 martian days investigating the surface of the Red Planet.
The existing UK manufacturer says it will be replaced by a French one after Brexit.
The "no" vote is marginally ahead with most results counted, as new spying powers split the country.
The ex-president is being probed over claims he received illegal campaign funds from Libya's Gaddafi.
The actress accuses six outlets of "colluding" with Bauer Media to fight a record defamation payout.
From the survivors of mass shootings to gun owners, Newsbeat speaks to four different people about gun control in the USA.
The conviction of 11 men for lynching a Muslim meat trader is India's first 'cow vigilante' sentencing.
Marielle Franco was shot dead on 14 March but her sister hopes her legacy will live on.
The tale of how the Gupta family wormed its way into the heart of South Africa - and then vanished.
Israeli assassins trailed a reporter to a meeting with the PLO head to kill him, it is claimed.
Gloria Chochi is serving six years in prison in Spain for murder. She is now pinning her hopes of seeing her son on a rare pardon from the prime minister.
In the small community of Tysfjord in northern Norway, sexual abuse was rife for decades. How come it was never stopped?
In Niger, the presence of clean water is helping to wash away some of a village's worries.
Meet the Ghanaian teacher who went viral thanks to his chalkboard version of Microsoft Word.
Thousands live in villages on the frontline between Ukrainian forces and Russian backed separatists.
Many of the books in Mosul University's library were destroyed after the Islamic State group took the Iraqi city.
A Maltese professor, the "selfie king" of the diplomatic circuit, has played a key part in the Russia inquiry.
The White House says its investigation finds that China encourages the theft or transfer of intellectual property.
Black Brazilians face higher levels of unemployment, lower salaries and get fewer managerial jobs.