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Thousands of elderly residents face an anxious wait after the UK's biggest care home company said it would reduce its rent bill amid financial troubles.
A UN nuclear safety team on a visit to the country says that Japan underestimated the risk of a tsunami hitting a nuclear power plant.
More than 251 journalists in 13 countries were killed "with impunity" in the past decade, the Committee to Protect Journalists reports.
Former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic spends his first night in a UN detention unit in the Hague, awaiting trial on genocide charges.
Australia reports its biggest quarterly fall in gross domestic product in 20 years as floods and cyclones take their toll.
A specialist residential hospital in Bristol is being investigated by police after secret filming by BBC Panorama found a pattern of serious abuse.
Government changes to the welfare system are having a "devastating" effect on people with mental health problems, campaigners say.
The US space shuttle Endeavour heads for a landing in Florida that will close its 19-year operational career.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter is set to win a fourth term in office in Wednesday's presidential elections as calls to postpone the voting appear to have failed.
Toyota Motors says its Japanese production is likely to return to normal levels faster than expected as parts supplies ease.
Concacaf general secretary Chuck Blazer, who made corruption allegations against Fifa, appears to have survived an attempt to sack him.
The Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, has issued a general amnesty for all crimes committed by members of political groups, including the banned Muslim Brotherhood.
The Colombian state is ordered to pay compensation to three soldiers injured in a 1996 rebel attack on a military base, after being found to be negligence.
Republicans in the US House of Representatives reject a bill to raise the US debt limit, in what analysts say is a bid to force government spending cuts.
Political desire to see more police officers on the street should not be allowed to reduce the overall police capability, a London Assembly report warns.