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What Canada fire escapees took with them
The Saudi king announces a major government overhaul including the removal of the veteran oil minister as the country plans for life beyond oil profits.
A Sufi Muslim leader is hacked to death in Bangladesh in another attack which police suspect may have been carried out by Islamic extremists.
A look at the Marcos family, and their enduring influence on Filipino politics.
Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg makes an impassioned plea on behalf of single mothers, ahead of Mother's Day in the US.
A huge wildfire which has devastated the Canadian oil town of Fort McMurray could double in size over the next 24 hours, as evacuations continue.
Thousands of people attend the re-opening of a 16th-Century mosque in Bosnia-Herzegovina which was destroyed during the war of the 1990s.
Thousands take to the streets in Warsaw to protest against the Polish government's actions, which have been criticised by the EU as weakening the rule of law.
Sanctions imposed on North Korea over its nuclear programme are damaging health and science, three Nobel laureates say after visiting the country.
A video emerges showing a woman being shot dead in public in Afghanistan after her alleged conviction by an informal Taliban court.