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The authorities in Iran thwart a plot by Sunni militants to bomb targets in the capital. Tehran, the intelligence ministry says.
Solar Impulse 2 sets off from New York to cross the Atlantic, one of the toughest stages of its attempt to fly around the globe using solar energy.
Six people are killed and another 100 injured, including many policeman, in clashes at roadblocks set up by activists in the state of Oaxaca.
More than 65m people worldwide are displaced by conflict and war, the UN refugee agency says, half from Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia.
A charity is helping refugees living in Lebanon, where they are unable to work or grow crops, to build their own micro gardens.
When a gunman killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, he desecrated a space they'd considered safe. Here's why gay clubs are so important to LGBT people.
Economic analyst Vivek Kaul explains why India's central bank chief, Raghuram Rajan, may have been under pressure to quit.
Hundreds of Australians are paying tribute on social media to a popular "cuddle-loving" wombat after it died of kidney damage.
A humanitarian disaster is unfolding around the embattled Iraqi city of Falluja as the Iraqi army fights to drive the so-called Islamic State out of the city.
Campaigners for relatives of those missing on flight MH370 release photographs of personal items washed up on a Madagascar beach, which may be from the plane.
China says one person was injured when the Indonesian navy fired on a Chinese fishing boat, in the latest South China Sea confrontation.
Donald Trump's popularity with white America doesn't guarantee him the White House.
Ten of thousands of birds head to the North Korean coast during their biannual migration across the planet.
The BBC's Nidale Abou Mrad reports on the forgotten refugees who fled the Nazi occupation of Greece and stayed in camps in the Middle East.
As Nigeria allows its currency to trade freely in a move to tackle the financial crisis, financial blogger Feyi Fawehinmi looks at how it will affect people's lives.
Last year, a Muslim man in India was killed in a mob lynching over allegations he had been storing and consuming beef at home. Now, there's a fresh twist in the case.
For Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, the cost of living is rising as they face three lots of taxes, says the BBC's Rushdi Abu Alouf.
Mairusa Ka'apor, a leader in the small Brazilian village of Giurupina, tells the BBC how the Ka'apor tribe lives - and talks about the fight to protect the forest.
Fourteen people, mostly children, die after a storm catches a boating party on Lake Syamozero in northern Russia's Karelia region.
Fourteen people, mostly children, die when a storm caught a boating party on Lake Syamozero in northern Russia's Karelia region.