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Kenya will set fire to more than 100 tonnes of ivory later to show its commitment to saving Africa's population of elephants, but the move has its critics.
A partial truce known as a "regime of calm" comes into effect in most parts of Syria apart from in the divided second city of Aleppo.
A six-storey building collapses in Nairobi in Kenya, after heavy rains and flooding across the country.
Dozens of lions, rescued from circuses, are being airlifted from Colombia and Peru to South Africa.
More than 30 lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru are being flown to a sanctuary in South Africa - in what is said to be the largest such airlift.
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
The lake that people used to flock to
Increasing symptoms of depression in older age could indicate early signs of dementia, say scientists.
The BBC's Pavel Aksenov witnesses the first rocket launch from Russia's new cosmodrome in the Far East, but the event is nerve-racking for all involved.
It's happening after almost 40 years. But North Korea leadership expert Michael Madden looks at what such a rare gathering will actually achieve after so long.
Highlights from the previous seven White House Correspondents' Dinners
How Leicester City convinced the doubters in their midst
How Beyonce gave up hit singles and became an albums artist
Why is this Indian woman painting her face black?
The country worst hit by Chernobyl gets its own reactor
What's it like to date someone who's asexual?
A head teachers' leader has expressed his doubts about government plans to force all schools in England to become academies.
The online community who live stream their illegal calls
UK consumers using their mobile phones in Europe will see cheaper bills from Saturday, as a further cap on roaming charges takes effect.
Jayde Pierce has almost half a million followers on Instagram, the photo-sharing social media network.