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Syrian government forces have taken full control of the strategic town of Qusair, state TV and the rebels say
Kabang returns home after successful surgery following the loss of her upper snout and jaw trying to save people in a motorcycle accident.
A new DNA database of rhino horn is being set up in the UK after a spike in the number of criminal incidents.
Japan has deployed Patriot anti-missile batteries in the centre of Tokyo over growing concern that North Korea may be preparing a new missile test.
Scientists studying climate change are predicting that flights across the North Atlantic could run into more turbulence in the future.
The US Navy says it plans to install a laser weapon on one of its ships, which can shoot down small aircraft such as drones.
Conservationists fear Kenya's lion population could soon die out as humans encroach further into their territory.
Ten years ago American tanks entered the Iraqi capital and pulled down the statue of Saddam Hussein.
Children's heart surgery at Leeds General Infirmary can begin a phased restart on Wednesday, NHS England said on Monday.
Speaking at the University of Hartford, a hour from Newtown, where 26 died in school massacre in December, Mr Obama said citizens must demand action.
The Royal Academy's biggest exhibition of Manet's work in the UK has been made into a film to be broadcast in 29 countries in a live simulcast in April.
BBC reporter Anbarasan Ethirajan joins an anti-poaching patrol in Nepal which aims to protect one-horned rhinoceroses
A farm in Berkshire has brought in an unusual security team to guard its new-born lambs - four alpacas.
Two men have been jailed for life for abducting, torturing and murdering missing businesswoman Lynda Spence.
There has been a mixed reaction to the news of Baroness Thatcher's death at the age of 87.
Margaret Thatcher transformed Britain's economy with pioneering policies that included the privatisation of state run industries and the sell-off of council houses.
Prime Minister David Cameron praises Baroness Thatcher, who has died at the age of 87, as ''the greatest British peacetime prime minister''.
Lady Margaret Thatcher in her own words, from her arrival at Downing Street, to her departure from it.
Former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher has died following a stroke, her spokesman has said.
Baroness Thatcher, who has died at 87, will be "remembered as the greatest prime minister we've had", her friend and colleague Lord Bell tells BBC Radio 4.