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Trump pleads the 5th in tax fraud case
The former US President declines answering questions as part of a New York investigation. Also: A nationwide curfew is imposed in Sierra Leone following deadly clashes between police and protesters, and, from the brink of extinction -- why the only giant flightless parrot in the world is making a comeback in New Zealand.
Ukraine's president vows to fight until Crimea is regained
Volodymyr Zelensky says the peninsula will never be given up. Also: The BBC uncovers organized torture in Russia's prison system, and the illustrator Raymond Briggs has died at the age of 88.
Mississippi jury declines to charge Emmett Till accuser
Carolyn Bryant Donham had faced potential charges of kidnapping and manslaughter of the black teenager in 1955. Also: blasts rock Russian airbase in annexed Crimea, and Serena Williams suggests retirement from tennis after US Open.
Donald Trump says FBI agents have broken into a safe during a raid on his Florida home
He described the raid as an attempt by opponents to prevent him running for president again. Also: The UN accuses the army in Myanmar of committing crimes against humanity following last year's coup, and the Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dies, aged 84.
US announces $1bn of military aid for Ukraine
The US package to Ukraine will include rockets, ammunition and more precision missiles. Also: Fire at Cuba oil facility spreads; the actress and singer Olivia Newton-John dies aged 73.
Gaza's only power plant re-starts generating electricity
Much needed aid and fuel begin arriving after a ceasefire ends three days of conflict. Also: a report says Russia is struggling to replenish its stocks of weapons because they contain high-tech components only made in the West, and retiring at the age of 103 - the British actress bowing out from the world's longest running soap opera.