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US company SpaceX launches its latest re-supply mission to the International Space Station, sending up a Dragon freighter to rendezvous with the orbiting platform on Sunday.
The BBC's Irene Caselli reports that silicone buttock silicone injections are causing health issues in Venezuela
Divers in South Korea have reached the lower deck of the ferry which sank on Wednesday, glimpsing at what appeared to be several bodies.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit an air base in Queensland on day four of their tour of Australia.
A powerful earthquake has struck Mexico City, shaking buildings and causing widespread panic.
At least 12 Sherpa guides have been killed after an avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest, Nepali officials say.
An Islamic seminary for women in Pakistan's capital Islamabad has renamed its library after the former al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden.
South Sudan's government has sent troops to provide security at a United Nations base where at least 48 people were killed in an attack.
A Slavic community museum in Germany is keeping alive the traditional craft of Easter egg painting.
The Nigerian military has admitted that most of the 129 girls abducted by Boko Haram Islamists from their school in the north-eastern state of Borno are still missing.
Footage has emerged of a tropical storm in New Zealand blowing down a large tree as the remnants of Cyclone Ita swept through the city of Nelson.
Four thousand people living near Peru's most active volcano Ubinas are being evacuated from their homes.
An avalanche on Mount Everest has left at least 12 Sherpa guides dead and is thought to be the deadliest climbing tragedy on the mountain.
The Piano Guys talk to BBC Breakfast about their worldwide success thanks to a viral video aimed at drumming up business for a Utah shop
The BBC's James Reynolds recorded his day as he and a BBC team covered events in the eastern Ukraine.
The Irish Dancing Commission has recently stopped children under the age of 10 from wearing make-up during competitions.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have made an appearance at Sydney's Royal Easter Show, during their tour of Australia.
Around the world Christians are marking Holy Week in the run up to Easter, but for Syria's Christians, it is also an anxious time as the country's war drags on into a fourth year.
A planet that is close in size to the Earth and that could hold water on its surface has been identified by the Kepler telescope.
A UK-based group of non-resident Indians is campaigning to persuade the Indian government to implement a system of absentee balloting.