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The German justice minister demands the sacking of the chief prosecutor over a treason investigation into the website Netzpolitik.org.
A German conservative MP, Martin Patzelt, is looking after two Eritrean refugees in his home and helping them find jobs.
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A new lawsuit has alleged that school officials in Kentucky improperly restrained schoolchildren, causing them physical and emotional pain.
Britain's James Guy wins 200m freestyle gold at the World Swimming Championships while Adam Peaty sets new 50m breaststroke record.
Sarah used to runaway from home, but now says she did not understand the dangers.
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Amnesty International accuses Sudan's army of committing war crimes by bombing and shelling civilian areas in its South Kordofan region.
Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson shrugs off the persistent barracking he is receiving from England supporters in the Ashes.
Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko is set to join Serie A side Roma after the clubs agree a £14m fee.
Allegations of widespread doping in athletics are "sensationalist and confusing", according to the sport's governing body.
Three US airlines say they will not transport animal "trophies" after the killing of Cecil the lion. But how would a hunter transport a dead lion around the world?
A man is hit by a bus on The Kingsway in Swansea city centre.
A giant inflatable minion has been causing trouble in Dublin after escaping from a nearby fairground.
An agency nurse is arrested following an alleged assault at a care home in County Tyrone.
A Zimbabwe conservation group says it wants the head of Cecil the lion to be mounted in a case in Hwange National Park, where he was killed last month.
A year ahead of the Olympic Games in Rio, five remarkable athletes from across the globe tell their compelling stories.
One of the UK's most senior chief constables says tracing runaway teenagers takes up too much police time and is a job for social workers.
A Picasso artwork considered to be a national treasure by Spanish authorities is seized by French customs in Corsica.
President Putin renews Russia's claim to about 1.2 million sq km (463,000 sq miles) of the Arctic shelf in a new submission to the United Nations.