Supporters and opponents of the Syrian regime are involved in violent clashes in Beirut.
An outbreak of the Ebola virus - which has already killed 59 people in Guinea - has reached the capital Conakry, the UN's children agency warns.
England captain Stuart Broad is fined for questioning the umpires' decision to play on in a storm at the World Twenty20.
India beat West Indies by seven wickets with two balls to spare in the World Twenty20 Group Two match in Mirpur.
A man accused of arranging the murder of his wife on their honeymoon will be extradited to South Africa on 7 April, the government there says.
Leicester Tigers blow Exeter Chiefs away with a powerful display at Welford Road to cement their-top four placing.
New satellite data from French authorities show potential debris in the "southern corridor" being searched for flight MH370, Malaysia says.
Gylfi Sigurdsson comes off the bench to score a late winner for Tottenham against Southampton at White Hart Lane.
Spain's ex-PM Adolfo Suarez, who guided the nation through the turbulent years following the death of fascist dictator Francisco Franco, has died at 81.
The UK-based international celebrity magazine, OK!, has launched a new edition in Pakistan - an apparently unlikely location for an upmarket, global, publication.
Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou has defended a trade agreement with China that would allow more Chinese investment on the island.
A "toxic mix" of rising demand and decreasing funds is putting general practice at risk of "extinction", says the head of the Royal College of GPs.
Four people are killed and a number are injured when gunmen open fire in a church near the Kenyan city of Mombasa, officials say.
New Zealand shock holders Australia by winning the opening game of the Women's World Twenty20 by seven runs.
Pakistan, aided by Umar Akmal's scintillating 94, beat Australia by 16 runs in their World Twenty20 Group Two match in Mirpur.
Girls in gangs live in "a parallel world" in which "rape is used as a weapon and carrying drugs and guns is seen as normal", a think tank says.
The world's biggest investment fund manager says Scottish independence would bring "major uncertainties, costs and risks," for Scotland and the rest of the UK.
US First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters visit the Great Wall of China on the fourth day of their week-long visit to the country.
The trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, accused of murdering his girlfriend, will now run until mid-May after both sides agree to an extension.
Andre Marriner says he is "disappointed" after sending off Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs by mistake in their 6-0 defeat at Chelsea.