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The crisis in Ukraine has prompted many in Kazakhstan to ask whether it will be next on Russia's hit list, reports the BBC's Abdujalil Abdurasulov.
Two high wire artists have negotiated a successful crossing of the Victoria Falls on the Zambia-Zimbabwe border - the culmination of two years spent in training.
The internet's obsession with a teen - and more trends of the week
The American who turned Ugly Betty into a Russian
Can one of Italy's oldest cities be saved?
London's skyline as seen from above
Does the WW1 tourist trade respect or exploit the dead?
A Honduran migrant who was jailed and abused in Mexico for more than five years before being released without charge is set to return home.
The brain has dedicated neurons for each of the five taste categories - salty, bitter, sour, sweet and umami - scientists have discovered.
The time when spy agencies officially didn't exist
Why the triumph of capitalism may not be all it seems
Have the Danes cracked childhood obesity?
Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev warned that the world "is on the brink of a new Cold War", as he spoke at an event to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Brothers Richie and Jonny Gray scored tries on their first start together as Scotland head coach Vern Cotter enjoyed an encouraging win on his home debut.
The community of Ferguson, Missouri, holds its collective breath as it waits for a grand jury to decide whether or not to indict the police officer who killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.
Wales and Real Madrid star Gareth Bale says reaching the 2016 European Championships with Wales would be "as important" as when he won the Champions League.
A man armed with a knife kills two security guards outside Sudan's presidential palace in Khartoum before being shot dead, officials say.
Top African business leaders establish an emergency fund to help countries hit by the Ebola outbreak.
A dog which went missing on a mountain, sparking a social media campaign by more than 6,000 people to find him, has been rescued.
Nine of the 298 victims of July's MH17 crash are still unaccounted for, the Dutch foreign minister says, as five more coffins are flown out of Ukraine.