N Korea 'ready to open dialogue'
A North Korean envoy visiting China says Pyongyang is ready to open up "dialogue with all the relevant parties", Chinese state media report.
Stockholm riots throw spotlight on Swedish inequality
Riots highlight Sweden's inequalities
India soldiers die in Kashmir ambush
Three soldiers are killed in an ambush by suspected militants in the Pulwama district of Indian-administered Kashmir, officials say.
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Woolwich attack 'hard to prevent'
Preventing the killing of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich would have been "incredibly hard", MI6's former head of counter-terrorism says.
Japanese stocks see further falls
Shares in Japan have fallen again, adding to the global sell-off in shares seen on Thursday.
Obama defends 'just' drones war
President Obama defends the use of drones as a "just war" of self-defence against deadly militants, and a campaign that has made America safer.
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The former military leader of Guatemala, Efrain Rios Montt, scored a victory this week in the long-running genocide case against him.
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US road bridge falls into river
Three people have been rescued after part of a road bridge collapsed into the Skagit River in the US state of Washington, officials say.