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One of Afghanistan's two vice presidents, Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim, dies of natural causes, a government spokesman says.
Iran's foreign minister tells the visiting EU foreign policy chief a nuclear deal could come in months but Catherine Ashton stresses there is no guarantee.
Councils must show how they decide to award big salaries to their officials, says Local Government Minister Lesley Griffiths.
Radar signals show a Malaysia Airlines plane missing for more than 24 hours with 239 people on board may have turned back, officials say.
High Court judge Lord Justice Fulford campaigned to support a paedophile group that tried to legalise sex with children, a newspaper claims.
The missing Malaysia Airlines plane prompts speculation on the front pages, while there are new revelations about the Stephen Lawrence inquiry and praise for a Team GB Paralympics win.
North Koreans are electing new members of the country's rubber-stamp parliament, with only one candidate standing in each district.
Thousands of people took to the streets of Madrid on Saturday to protest against an abortion reform bill that would allow terminations only in cases of rape or if the mother's health is at risk.
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg will pledge to take on "backwards-looking politics", as he makes the case for membership of the EU in his conference speech.
The troubled Co-operative Group is set to award large pay rises and bonuses to its senior staff, it emerges.
An extra £140m will be made available to councils to repair roads damaged by the severe weather, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin says.
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Planes and ships from South East Asian states have joined forces to search the South China Sea for a Malaysia Airlines jet, missing with 239 people on board.
Thousands of Venezuelan students and opposition supporters take part in an anti-government rally in the capital, Caracas, on Women's Day.
Day release from prison is to be scaled back following a series of serious crimes by offenders temporarily out of jail, the government says.
Thousands of people have marched through the streets of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, to demand politicians pass a law against domestic violence.
The Liberal Democrats are to urge other parties to grasp what they call "the growing consensus on more powers" for the Scottish Parliament.
Scotland's first minister demands an apology from Number 10 for not being told about a radiation problem at a nuclear test reactor in the Highlands.