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The UN launches an appeal for nearly $275m to help civilians after fighting and air strikes worsen the country's humanitarian crisis.
The week's big numbers, visualised.
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.
The mother of a newborn baby girl, abandoned inside an amusement arcade toilet block, is found.
Charges against nine journalists accused of making illegal payments to public officials are dropped by the Crown Prosecution Service.
A 13-year-old boy is given a life sentence for murdering a woman he punched and then stamped on.
James Anderson draws level with Sir Ian Botham as England's highest Test wicket-taker with his 383rd dismissal.
Novak Djokovic progresses to the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters after beating US Open champion Marin Cilic 6-0 6-3.
Former leading ear, nose and throat specialist hid money from HMRC over four years, a Belfast court hears
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's FA Cup semi-final between Aston Villa and Liverpool.
On campaign day 19, the politicians tried to move on from the TV debate, but journalists would not let them
A lorry carrying honeybees overturned in the US state of Washington, spewing bees across a motorway.
Alexander Pacteau appears in court charged with murdering student Karen Buckley, whose body was found on a farm four days after she went missing.
Ellie Downie claims a first ever medal for Britain in the all-round format at the European Gymnastics Championships.
Flyers posted in Cardiff tell Muslims not to vote as democracy "violates the right of Allah".
Team news as Clermont Auvergne host Saracens in Saturday's European Champions Cup semi-final at Stade Marcel Michelin (15:15 BST).
Plans for a Doctor Who movie and George Clooney's email address are among the details posted on WikiLeaks, following last year's cyber-attack on Sony Pictures.
Some of the week's lighter moments from the campaign trail as parties start to launch their election manifestos.
Fugitive Iraqi militant leader Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, a former right-hand man to Saddam Hussein, has been killed, Iraqi media say.
Argentina begins legal proceedings against three British and two US companies for drilling oil near the Falkland Islands.