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Two years on from the start of the Saudi-led offensive, the BBC's Mai Noman returns to her home country.
US and UK laptop bans on some Middle East flights come into effect
The US and UK bans affect direct flights from some Middle East airports.
Praise and protests
Europeans take to the streets of London, Rome, Warsaw and other cities, as EU marks 60th anniversary.
What happens when music meets art?
Collage artist Hayato Takano creates portraits of famous musicians using only sheet music.
Trump's ex-national security adviser 'discussed Gulen removal'
Ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn met Turkish officials during the election campaign.
Brazil meat scandal: China and others lift ban
Chile and Egypt have also lifted bans imposed over claims that unsafe produce was sold for years.
Belarus protesters defy ban to march against 'parasite tax'
Police arrest activists and journalists during protests against a levy on the under-employed.
Donald Trump: Tax reform next after healthcare failure
Having failed to scrap Obamacare, Donald Trump says he will focus on tax reform and "big tax cuts".
Up to 400 people have reportedly been killed in the central DR Congo provinces of Kasai - what is going on?
Thousands flee Mosul over fear of airstrikes
Eyewitnesses say that many Iraqi civilians have been caught up and killed in the US led airstrikes against so-called Islamic State in the battle for Mosul.
Europeans take to streets on Treaty of Rome anniversary
People in London, Rome, Berlin and other cities mark 60 years since the Treaty of Rome was signed.
Brazil teacher changes hairstyle to support bullied girl
"A boy had told my pupil her hair was ugly, and she was sad. I told her she was wonderful."
Militia fighters decapitate 40 police officers in DR Congo
About 40 were killed when a police convoy was ambushed in the central province of Kasai.,
Sylhet blasts kill four amid Bangladesh militant raid
Bangladesh has seen an escalation of suspected jihadist violence in recent weeks.
The little boy who lost his legs while playing at home
How children are bearing the brunt of the war in Yemen.
Hong Kong prepares for new leader
A Beijing-backed candidate is the favourite despite firm resistance from pro-democracy campaigners.
Trump blames Democrats for failed healthcare bill
US President Donald Trump suffers a major setback as his healthcare bill is withdrawn from Congress.
EU summit: Leaders meet for Rome anniversary
Celebrations will mark 60 years since the EU's founding treaty, but the UK stays away as Brexit looms.
Battle for Mosul: Residents flee ahead of air strikes
One resident says 100 bodies still lie in the rubble as the offensive against IS continues.
Afraid of spiders? Charity's steps to tackle arachnophobia
A charity is hoping to help sufferers in south Wales by launching the first self-help group of its kind in the area.
Harrison Ford: 'I'm the schmuck that landed on the taxiway'
Harrison Ford explains to air traffic control why he landed on a taxiway, just missing a passenger jet.
South African astrologer fights to legalise 'magic' mushrooms
An astrologer in South Africa is fighting to get "magic" mushrooms legalised for use in spiritual ceremonies.
Singapore teen blogger Amos Yee granted US asylum
A judge rules the 18-year-old can stay in US as he faces political persecution in Singapore.
Italy sex case dropped because woman 'did not scream'
Italy's justice minister is investigating the Turin judge's decision, which has caused outrage.
President Trump's 'Obamacare nightmare' in his own words
Repeal and replace Obamacare - it was his number one campaign promise. So what happened?
Alberto Mohamed returns to East Timor to find his family after 32 years.
Curse of the diamonds
How illegal diamond mining is threatening the way of life of the Cinta Larga indigenous group in Brazil.
Germanwings pilot 'wasn't depressed'
Guenter Lubitz said his son was not responsible for the Germanwings crash, which killed 150 people.
What evidence is there that Finland's famous baby boxes actually reduce infant mortality rates?
UN fears 200 died in coalition airstrike on Mosul
The UN looks into reports that 200 people, mostly civilians, died in an air strike in the past week.
A vote with few voters
Hong Kong chooses its next leader amid fierce divisions over stalled political reform in the city.
Switzerland investigates Turkey spying allegations
Prosecutors are looking into claims Turks living in Switzerland are being spied on.
US healthcare bill: Knife-edge vote looms for 'Trumpcare'
Defeat on his key pledge to repeal and replace Obamacare would be a major blow to the president.
Donald Trump's US healthcare bill withdrawn
It is seen as a huge blow to Mr Trump, who had pledged to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Egypt's Hosni Mubarak freed after six years in detention
It is the first time Egypt's ex-president is allowed to go home since his 2011 overthrow.
'Hero' street dogs in India help catch criminal
The two chased down and bit a man accused of stabbing one of his former colleagues on the roadside.
Venezuela asks the UN to help boost supply of medicines
Amid a worsening economic crisis, President Maduro of Venezuela asks the United Nations for help.
Major Indian airlines ban MP who beat official
Ravindra Gaikwad will not be able to fly on five major Indian airlines with immediate effect.
US firefighter saves lifeless dog with mouth-to-mouth
The animal was was lifeless after being caught in a house fire but was revived after 20 minutes.
Swedish hotel chain offers 'divorce refunds'
Couples who divorce after staying at the hotel chain will be reimbursed for their stay.
Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline
The State Department says the project, blocked by Barack Obama, is in the national interest.
Russia denies it is supplying the Taliban after Nato general claim
A top Nato general had said Moscow was "perhaps" assisting the extremist group.
Migrant boat sinks off Turkish coast 'drowning 11'
Five children are among the dead, while nine people were rescued, Turkish media report.
ICC orders Congo warlord Germain Katanga to pay victims
Ex-Congolese militia leader ordered to pay $1m (£800,000), but he is broke.
Naked demonstrators kill sheep under Auschwitz gates
At least 11 people killed a sheep, undressed, and chained themselves up at the former Nazi camp.
Trump ex-campaign chief Manafort to face intelligence committee
Paul Manafort, who is accused of links with Russia, volunteered to speak to a US intelligence panel.
Germanwings crash families angered by pilot's father
Germanwings crash victims' families criticise the pilot's father for seeking to exonerate his son.
New Zealand minister challenged to fight over dirty water
Environment minister challenged by a conservationist angry at new water quality policy.
Left in a bus station
When Jenna Cook returned from the US to China to search for her birth family, more than 50 candidates came forward - but were any of them a match?
Battle for Mosul: High tensions as fighting continues
Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen reports on the split city of Mosul, Iraq.
France's Marine Le Pen begins Russia visit
The far-right presidential candidate will meet Russian MPs just weeks before France's elections.
Hanged for having a phone
The BBC's Jeremy Bowen inside Mosul explains the challenges Iraq will face when IS are defeated.
Exclusive: Ed Sheeran moved to tears by Liberia trip
The singer writes about his Comic Relief visit and why he'll never forget the children he met.
A new book documents nine women survivors of tuberculosis, India's most severe health crisis.
Taiwan top court hears landmark gay marriage case
The case could make the island the first place in Asia to permit same-sex marriage.
Hong Kong election: The nanny, Mr Pringles or the judge?
A quick guide to the candidates competing to become Hong Kong's chief executive.
Sydney teenager pleads guilty to Anzac Day terror plot
The boy, who was 16 when he was arrested, planned to attack Sydney, police said.
A question of colour
Apple's Red iPhone is going on sale, but in China it is doing things a bit differently. Why?
Belgium driver on terrorism charge over Antwerp 'attack'
Belgian prosecutors bring an attempted terrorism charge against man who drove at a crowd in Antwerp.
London attack: Theresa May evacuated from Westminster
Footage obtained by the Sun shows Theresa May being hurried to safety during Wednesday's attack.
Africa's top shots: 17-24 March 2017
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Aurora Australis: Spectacular displays for first Southern Lights charter flight
Aurora-hunters came from around the world and were left awestruck by the display.
All-male White House health bill photo sparks anger
The picture puts a spotlight on benefits being stripped out of latest healthcare bill revisions.
Sewol disaster ferry raised in South Korea after three years
It sank in one of South Korea's deadliest disasters in 2014.
IS leaves trail of destruction in Syria's Palmyra
Lyse Doucet finds the trail of destruction left by Islamic State militants in Palmyra extends beyond the ancient Syrian city's famous ruins.
JFK diary calls Hitler 'stuff of legends'
The 28-year-old future president wrote about the dictator after touring his mountain retreat.
Eurovision: Russia rejects offer for Julia Samoilova to perform 'via satellite'
Russian TV says the offer to allow Julia Samoilova to perform in Ukraine via satellite link is "strange".
White supremacist's church burns down in North Dakota
Craig Cobb, who formerly tried to set up an Aryan enclave in North Dakota, says it was "100% arson".
Devin Nunes apologises to Democrats for surveillance briefing
Democrats question whether an inquiry into Russia's alleged meddling can proceed objectively.
Man mistakenly donates wife's 'priceless' wedding dress
A woman from Durham, North Carolina has appealed online after her dress was mistakenly sold for $25.
A weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
Russian ex-MP Voronenkov shot dead at Kiev hotel
Denis Voronenkov, who fled to Ukraine last year, is shot dead in the centre of the Ukrainian capital.
Franz Beckenbauer questioned by prosecutors in 2006 World Cup fraud inquiry
The German football legend denies wrongdoing in a Swiss inquiry into the 2006 World Cup bid.
French election: Defence Minister Le Drian defects to Macron
Jean-Yves Le Drian is criticised by his Socialist party voicing support for the centrist candidate.
Concern over tourists taking crystals from Iceland mine
Officials warn a historic site may have to close because visitors keep removing its crystals.
Afghan Taliban capture crucial town of Sangin
Government forces retreat as the district headquarters fall to militants after a year-long battle.
More than 200 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean
An aid group finds two capsized boats capable of carrying 100 migrants each, and only five bodies.
Japan school: Donation row grows for PM Shinzo Abe
The head of a controversial nationalist school says he did give money towards it despite his denials.
The Taliban's capture of the crucial southern Afghan city of Sangin is highly significant.
Students rescue drunk man from Massachusetts rail tracks
An intoxicated man has been rescued after falling onto the underground rail tracks in Somerville, Massachusetts.
Bastions of democracy
An attacker tried and failed to access Westminster - so what is security like in Paris, Berlin, Brussels and Washington DC?
Man held for 'driving at crowd' in Antwerp, Belgium
A man is arrested in the Belgian city of Antwerp on suspicion of driving at a crowd, police say.
Air India files complaint as MP boasts of beating steward
Ravindra Gaikwad says he hit the airline steward with a slipper after being denied business class.
Russian man pleads guilty over $500m malware scam
A Russian man faces up to 10 years in jail for spreading a computer virus that cost victims more than $500m (£401m).
'New' wave-like cloud finally wins official recognition
The new clouds include the rare, wave-like asperitas, after a long campaign by skywatchers.
Video of Israeli policeman hitting Palestinian driver draws anger
An officer is suspended after a film shows him headbutting a Palestinian lorry driver in Jerusalem.
Argentina ex-leader Cristina Fernandez to go on trial
The former president is facing charges of financial mismanagement during her time in office.
A beauty myth
Writer Eris Choo describes growing up dark-skinned in Malaysia among "candle princesses".
Toronto school board ends all new US trips for students
School officials say the "difficult" decision was made over uncertainty surrounding the travel ban.
Donald Trump Jr criticises London mayor after terror attack
The US president's son hits out at Sadiq Khan for comments made last year about terror preparedness.
London attack: How events unfolded
BBC correspondent Andy Moore reports on the aftermath of the Westminster attack.
Israel holds 19-year-old over threats against Jewish centres
In one of the suspect's alleged threats a Delta Air Lines flight had to make an emergency landing.
Malaysia screen legend gets Google tribute
P. Ramlee enjoyed fame across South East Asia, even reaching as far as Hong Kong and Japan.
Jacqui Lambie: Australian senator weeps over 'shameful' welfare cuts
Jacqui Lambie makes an emotional plea for the government to reconsider plans to cut family benefits.
Pro-settlement hardliner Friedman confirmed as US envoy to Israel
Daniel Friedman, a critic of the two-state solution, is approved by the Republican-led US Senate.
US healthcare bill: Blow for Trump as House vote delayed
Repealing and replacing Obamacare was a major plank of Donald Trump's election campaign.
South Africa police warn of taxi rape gang in Johannesburg
The latest victim appears to be a mother assaulted for four hours in front of her son.
Safe to drink?
A recent court case in Nigeria highlights concerns that locally made drinks may be considered unsafe for human consumption.
The BBC examines the unusual photo of Kim Jong-un giving piggyback to a military officer.
The Sewol sank on 16 April 2014 killing 304 people, almost all school children on a trip.
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