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Brexit can be postponed until 22 May if MPs back deal next week, or 12 April if they do not.
- Iraq ferry sinking: 'Nearly 100 dead' in Tigris river
Passengers were on their way to a tourist island in Mosul amid new year celebrations.
- Christchurch shootings: New Zealand to broadcast call to prayer
New Zealand holds a national day of reflection to mark a week since the Christchurch mosque attacks.
- Trump: Time to recognise Golan Heights as Israeli territory
Israel has occupied the strategic plateau since capturing it from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war.
- Coming soon... The Mueller Report
As the real-life US political drama nears its finale, here's a reminder of the saga's main characters.
- How Cyclone Idai tore into southern Africa
Parts of southern Africa have been left devastated after Cyclone Idai swept through Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, destroying towns and villages in its path.
- Millions of Facebook passwords exposed internally
Developers working for Facebook logged the passwords in plain text as they wrote code for the site.
- Michel Temer: Brazil ex-president arrested in corruption probe
Michel Temer, who served from 2016 to 2018, denies accusations of corruption.
- Cesar Sayoc: US mail bombs suspect pleads guilty
The Florida man suspected of mailing bombs to Trump critics has reversed his initial not guilty plea.
- Five former Stasi members quizzed over Lockerbie bombing
Individuals who worked for the East German intelligence service have been questioned as part of the ongoing inquiry.
- Italy bus attack thwarted by 'hero' teenager who contacted police
He hid his phone and called for help after the driver allegedly threatened to kill 51 children.
- Game of Thrones: Emilia Clarke's brain surgery ordeal
"Every minute of every day I thought I was going to die," said the actor, who suffered two aneurysms.
- Venezuela: 'There is simply no water'
A recent power cut caused major water shortages, but for many Venezuelans, dry taps are nothing new.
- Thailand election: Young voters could be key to victory
It's the first election since the coup of 2014 and seven million young people are voting for the first time.
- Cyclone Idai: Flying over flooded Mozambique
The BBC's Fergal Keane assesses the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique.
- How deadly is Mount Everest?
As its glaciers melt, they reveal the bodies of those who have perished on the mountain - but how deadly is Mount Everest?
- Christchurch shootings: How the haka unifies New Zealand in mourning
What does the Maori haka dance mean, and how is it linked to mourning the Christchurch victims?
- Super worm moon: Images of the last supermoon of 2019
It is the last supermoon to occur this year.
- Justin Trudeau apologises for eating chocolate during vote
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was caught eating a chocolate bar during a vote in parliament.
- Zambia bans 'Viagra' energy drink
Some consumers had complained about unwanted side-effects, prompting the authorities to investigate.
- Nowruz: How 300m people celebrate Persian New Year
On Thursday, millions of people celebrate Persian New Year, also known as Nowruz. Here's how.
- The 'controlled chaos' of raising sextuplets
We spoke to families with quintuplets and sextuplets to find out what it's like to raise multiple babies at once.
- Italy takes a shine to China's New Silk Road
Italy is ready to let Chinese money build its infrastructure - but its allies remain sceptical.
- Jacinda Ardern: 'A leader with love on full display'
The NZ prime minister has been held up as an example of good leadership after the Christchurch attack.
- India election 2019: When will broadband reach all villages?
An Indian government project hopes to connect India's villages to the internet by March 2019.