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The forgotten women of the 'war in the East'
Twenty-two people have died in Nicaragua during several days of heavy rains, nine of them in the capital Managua when a wall collapsed.
The unfancied Kansas City Royals could win baseball crown
Ben Zand is travelling across the country as part of BBC's Pop Up project. In every city he visits, he's checking in on football's fate in the states.
Barcelona beat Eibar as Lionel Messi moves to within two goals of becoming La Liga's record goalscorer.
Manager Gus Poyet says Sunderland's 8-0 defeat at Southampton is his "most embarrassing" moment in football.
Pope Francis suffers a setback as proposals for wider acceptance of gay people failed to win a two-thirds majority at the Catholic Church synod.
Police and protesters clash in a battle for territory in the Hong Kong district of Mong Kok, as both sides confirm talks will take place on Tuesday.
British director Stephen Frears is honoured with a British Film Institute (BFI) fellowship at this year's London Film Festival.
A meeting of Catholic bishops votes down proposals backed by Pope Francis calling for greater openness towards gay people and remarried divorcees.
The cook immortalised with a mountain
Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong retake streets in the Mong Kok district which had been cleared by the authorities hours earlier, pushing back riot police.
Relatives of Britons missing in Nepal speak of their relief that some have made contact to say they are safe, as the death toll from recent storms rises to 39.
Most of Bermuda's residents are left without electricity as Hurricane Gonzalo hits the Atlantic islands, felling trees and causing floods.
A man jailed for the murder of honeymooner Anni Dewani in 2010 has died in prison in South Africa, as the trial of her husband Shrien Dewani continues.
Tens of thousands of Pakistanis attend the first mass rally held by Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, son of murdered ex-Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong have clashed with police as they return to the streets in the Mong Kok district, just hours after they were cleared by the authorities.
Scientists think that a newly discovered species of dinosaur, whose remains were found after 20 years of excavation in Venezuela, maybe related to the Tyrannosaurus Rex.
Tens of thousands of people march in London, Glasgow and Belfast, calling for pay increases and an end to austerity measures.
More than 600 people attend a memorial service for David Haines, a British aid worker who was killed by Islamist militants in Syria last month.