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Strike on a Gaza refugee camp kills children, and a man dies in a rocket attack in Israel.
- China lands its Zhurong rover on Mars
The six-wheeled robot has made the hazardous descent to the surface of the Red Planet, China announces.
- Teenage girl found in boat drifting for 22 days at sea
Aicha, 17, was one of only three people to survive out of 59 passengers in the boat.
- Covid: First Australian repatriation flight from India lands in Darwin
Many of the intended passengers on the repatriation flight were barred after positive Covid tests.
- Hong Kong's Ray Cordeiro, 'world's most durable DJ', retires at 96
"Well that's it," says Ray Cordeiro in his final radio show, after more than 70 years in broadcasting.
- Pokémon card sales at major US retailer halted over security fears
A major US chain acts after a customer pulled a gun in a fight over the collectible trading cards.
- Cranes: Flying giant returning to Ireland after 300 years
A pair of cranes are nesting on a rewetted peat bog in the Republic of Ireland's midlands.
- Biden revokes Trump order to punish statue vandals
Also scrapped is a Trump plan for a sculpture garden to US heroes, such as Whitney Houston.
- UK troops seize IS weapons in Mali operation
A UK task force arrived in the West African country last year as part of a UN peacekeeping mission.
- DR Congo Eid clashes: Court hands down death sentences
Rival Muslim groups clashed over who should lead end-of-Ramadan celebrations, killing one policeman.
- Liz Cheney: Why her sacking by the Republican Party matters
The BBC's Ros Atkins explains the decision to dismiss the congresswoman from her party leadership role.
- China uses Uyghur forced labour to make solar panels, says report
A report says 45% of the world's supply of a key panel component is obtained by a system of coercion.
- A lost whale - 6,000 miles from home
A grey whale called Wally is lost in the Mediterranean - far away from its home in the Pacific. Why?
- Eurovision 2021: Tusse - from child refugee to Swedish pop star
"It's a huge honour for me... It's like the biggest thank you I can give," says Sweden's act Tusse.
- Cat jumps five storeys to safety from burning building
The daring feline leapt from a burning building in Chicago, Illinois, and landed on grass.
- Week in pictures: 8 - 14 May 2021
A selection of powerful images taken around the world this week.
- Experts warn extreme weather could cause 'climate trauma' pandemic
Mitzi says she has "climate trauma" because of the typhoons that have repeatedly flooded her home.
- WCMX: The backflipping wheelchair star helping others
The first Australian to land a wheelchair backflip shares his skills to help others overcome obstacles.
- Inmates use British red phone boxes in Russian jail
Siberian prisoners recreate a London scene for phone calls - and the guards are proud of them.
- 'Modern' Muslim fashion takes Asia by storm
These Asian designers are changing the way people perceive "modest wear" in the Muslim world.
- Israel-Gaza: Strike collapses building during live BBC report
BBC producer Adnan Elbursh was broadcasting live from Gaza City when a building behind him was hit.
- Tokyo Olympics: Why doesn't Japan cancel the Games?
Current polls in Japan show nearly 70% of the population do not want the Olympics to go ahead.
- Israeli-Palestinian conflict gives Biden foreign policy headache
The US president and his aides wish to avoid being drawn into this graveyard of US-led peace initiatives.
- Lockdown muscle loss: Five ways to get back in shape
Lockdown inactivity may have left people with weaker muscles - there are simple solutions.
- Lourdes: Pilgrims flock to French sanctuary online in their millions
With travel limited, millions are joining e-pilgrimages to a cave famed for its miraculous healings.