South African athlete Oscar Pistorius begins serving time in jail, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Russian investigators say "criminal negligence" caused the crash that killed the boss of oil firm Total and the three crew members of his private jet.
The US government paid dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals millions of dollars through a legal loophole after forcing them to leave the US, an Associated Press investigation has uncovered. Some are still being paid.
The Arizona desert and sky filmed in mesmerising and spectacular time-lapse
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The internet is helping to revolutionise the lives of millions of people in India, but there are still more than a billion people who remain offline. Could Mark Zuckerberg have the answer?
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