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Algeria's veteran President Abdelaziz Bouteflika returns home after being treated for an undisclosed condition at a hospital in Grenoble, France.
Burkina Faso's army tells political activists they must choose leadership candidates by Sunday afternoon, days after a transition plan was agreed.
Bob Geldof has been describing the scene inside the studio where stars have been recording the new version of the Band Aid charity single.
European Space Agency controllers will continue to listen for Philae in the days ahead, hopeful that the comet lander will somehow become active again.
Around a thousand items relating to Napoleon Bonaparte are being auctioned near Paris this weekend.
Bono, Rita Ora and One Direction are among the musicians who have been in a London studio to record a new version of the Band Aid charity single.
Train fans have experienced the speed of super-fast maglev trains, during test runs for members of the public in central Japan.
Great Western Railway's new trains have been unveiled at a ceremony in Japan.