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A 1,075-year-old tree located in northern Greece is said to be Europe's oldest living thing, scientists say.
Brazilian police seize passports, phones and laptops from three OCI officials as they investigate the alleged illegal sale of tickets.
A set-top box offering video-on-demand services has been unveiled by the state broadcaster KCTV in North Korea, according to local reports.
Two teenage boys are arrested in Thailand for allegedly killing a transgender woman and hiding her body under a bed mattress in a hotel room in Pattaya.
BBC Sport presents the key facts and figures from this summer's Olympic Games in Brazil.
Floods across India kill more than 30 people and displace thousands, officials say.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto lifted almost a third of his law thesis from others without acknowledgement, a Mexican news report alleges.
An Islamist rebel says he regrets destroying cultural and religious sites in Timbuktu, Mali, in a landmark trial at the International Criminal Court.
Hundreds of Australians have lined the streets of Brisbane to watch actors Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston film scenes for Thor: Ragnarok.
The Ukrainian government says a Russian opposition activist has requested asylum in the country.
Officials have warned of landslides and flooding as Typhoon Mindulle delivers gusts of up to 180 km/h near Tokyo.
Indian Twitter users ridicule Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan after images show him being carried by police through ankle-deep flood waters.
Ukrainian authorities say Russian dissident Roman Roslovtsev, famous for protesting in a Putin mask, requests asylum in the country.
Police arrest popular but controversial Malaysian singer Namewee, after complaints that his most recent music video "insulted Islam".
The BBC's Babita Sharma looks back on Rio 2016, as the Olympic Games draw to a close in Brazil.
The first Olympic Games to be hosted in a South American country have ended in Rio De Janeiro.
Vandals set three saltwater crocodiles loose in an Australian school office on Sunday.
Who were the sorest Olympics losers, who showed the truest sporting spirit, and which uninvited animal guests were the cutest?
The Rio 2016 Olympics have provided an abundance of memorable images - good, bad and ugly.
The Rio Olympics end with a spectacular carnival-inspired closing ceremony and the official handover to 2020 hosts Tokyo.