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Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard brings his 17-year career at Anfield to an "emotional" end in his final home match for the club.
Charlotte Brown, a blind pole vaulter, wins a bronze medal in the Texas state high school championships.
Teenager Alondra Diaz Garcia is reunited with her mother and returns to the United States eight years after being taken to Mexico by her father.
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Myanmar's government says it is not responsible for the migrant boat crisis in south-east Asia, and may not attend an emergency summit on the issue.
US special forces have killed an Islamic State commander with a key role in oil and gas operations in a rare raid in eastern Syria, the Pentagon says.
Defending champion and world number one Novak Djokovic will face Roger Federer in the Italian Open final.
Pope Francis meets Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the Vatican, hailing him as "an angel of peace".
Islamic State fighters tighten their grip on the centre of the Iraqi city of Ramadi after repelling an advance by government forces.
Steven Gerrard receives an emotional farewell in his final game for Liverpool at Anfield but the Reds are beaten by Crystal Palace.
The BBC's Karen Allen sees evidence of retaliatory attacks in Burundi, aimed at those accused of being behind last week's failed coup attempt.
Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey shrugs off criticism of his new film at the Cannes film festival ahead of Saturday's public premiere.
Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy announces he is to resign next month despite narrowly surviving a vote of no confidence.
The contenders for the leadership of the Labour Party clash over the party's record in government, including public spending, in a public debate.
Eighteen people appear in court in Burundi as the government begins a crackdown against those suspected of involvement in a failed coup.
Hull City go into the final game of the season staring relegation in the face after losing to Tottenham.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signs into law legislation that bans the use of communist symbols.
A Russian rocket carrying a Mexican satellite malfunctions and burns up over Siberia soon after launch on Saturday, Russia's space agency says.
US Secretary of State John Kerry warns China that his country is concerned by the pace and scope of reclamation projects in contested areas of the South China Sea.
Newcastle's survival hopes remain in the balance as QPR fight back from a goal down to win their final home game.