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US Republican candidate Donald Trump defends his call to build a barrier on the Mexican border, during his visit to meet President Enrique Pena Nieto.
Supporters of Gabon opposition candidate Jean Ping set the national assembly on fire after President Ali Bongo was declared winner of Saturday's election.
Brazil's Senate removes President Dilma Rousseff from office for manipulating the budget, with Michel Temer sworn in as her successor.
Spain's acting Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, loses a parliamentary bid to be appointed for a second term in office.
Many of the 6,500 people rescued in the Mediterranean earlier this week have started arriving at ports in Sicily, as Ed Thomas reports.
Israel has approved the construction of 285 new homes at settlements in the West Bank and legalised retroactively 179 existing homes, a watchdog says.
A drug that destroys the characteristic protein plaques that build up in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's is showing "tantalising" promise, scientists say.
JetBlue flight 387 took off from Fort Lauderdale Florida on Wednesday morning and became the first regularly scheduled flight in more than five decades to land in Santa Clara, Cuba about one hour later.
A Russian air strike killed the chief IS strategist in Syria, Moscow says, after the US said it had targeted Abu Muhammad al-Adnani.
Chris Brown's arrest for assault isn't his first run-in with the law, and with a number of previous, high-profile convictions for violence, why do so many fans adore him?
Gregory Giagnocavo explains what the severe turbulence, which forced a United Airlines flight to make an emergency landing in Ireland, felt like.
Turkey hits out at the United States over criticism of its ongoing role in the conflict in Syria.
Australia's first female Aboriginal MP has promised to bring the "fighting spirit" of her clan to federal politics.
Most of the world's highest-paid models are overwhelmingly white and slim, reflecting a lack of inclusion on catwalks, Forbes magazine says.
There has been a big reduction in Africa's elephant population, according to the first continent-wide aerial census.
A US commercial flight has landed in Cuba for the first time in more than half a century.
Elephants used to roam between borders of southern- African countries but threatened with poaching, the animals are now seeking refuge in Botswana which has strict conservation laws.
An accident results in oil on tap for villagers in Russia's far east.
The first Aboriginal woman elected to Australia's lower house of parliament promises to bring the "fighting spirit of her clan" to political life.
Frank Gardner considers what difference the death of Abu Muhammad al-Adnani will make to so-called Islamic State.