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Saudis meet Yemen aid call  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 11:15:39 GMT
Saudi Arabia, which is leading an air campaign against rebels in Yemen, has pledged the $274m (£183m; €255m) in aid to the country called for by the UN. 
In pictures: California wildfire  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:32:28 GMT
A selection of readers' photos of the wildfire that threatened hundreds of homes in Southern California over the weekend. 
Post Office 'failure' over shortfalls  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:15:03 GMT
The Post Office failed to discover the cause of large cash shortfalls at sub-post offices before starting civil and criminal proceedings against sub-postmasters, a report finds. 
SNP to launch election manifesto  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:02:32 GMT
The SNP is launching its manifesto setting out an "alternative to austerity" and claiming to be a force for UK-wide change. 
Dad speaks of satanic cult claims  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:04:48 GMT
A father falsely accused of abusing his two children as part of a "satanic cult" tells Victoria Derbyshire he is still receiving death threats. 
Police appeal to 'Syria-bound' family  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:06:42 GMT
A family of six who have been reported missing could already be in Syria, police say, as they call on the parents to get in touch. 
Week in pictures: 11-17 April 2015  Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:07:39 GMT
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week. 
Street fashion: Tokyo Camera Style  Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:53:31 GMT
Film cameras spotted on the streets of Tokyo 
Election 2015 in pictures: 16 April  Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:02:29 GMT
Images from the campaign trail: 16 April 
Bedrooms of the remembered  Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:58:00 GMT
The untouched bedrooms of the child victims of Sewol ferry disaster 
Election 2015 in pictures: 15 April  Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:07:53 GMT
Images from the campaign trail: 15 April 
The forgotten mosques of Delhi  Mon, 13 Apr 2015 02:09:22 GMT
Hashim Ahmad Hakeem documents the forgotten mosques of Delhi 
Election 2015 in pictures: 14 April  Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:47:01 GMT
Images from the campaign trail: 14 April 
Your pictures: United Arab Emirates  Thu, 09 Apr 2015 07:26:10 GMT
Readers pictures from the United Arab Emirates. 
The wedding photos that captivated China  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:30:54 GMT
Tibetan couple's wedding snaps captivate China