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The Turkish military has released what it says is an audio recording of the warning given to the Russian plane shot down by Turkey on the Syrian border.
A man who killed his wife and posted a photo of the corpse on Facebook is found guilty of murder by a jury in Florida.
A mother who left her newborn baby in a manger in a nativity scene in a New York church has been found and will not be charged, officials say.
Officials from North and South Korea are meeting for rare talks aimed at improving long-strained ties, after a military stand-off in August.
Young professionals leave London and head to Ghana
A regional opposition leader in Venezuela is shot dead at a public meeting, his party says, less than two weeks before parliamentary elections.
Why being told what to do angers Indian women
Crimea in the dark in sabotage row
How black, white, Mexican, Jewish, Asian and other families celebrate
Kunduz, a city still scarred and in shock
Why Greeks are exhuming their parents' bodies
Is this the subject with the most baffling jargon?
A court in Hungary rules that four men detained as suspected terrorists are in fact World War Two enthusiasts.
The BBC speaks to the chair of the African Union Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma about women's rights in Africa.
The BBC speaks to Sonita Alizadeh, who started rapping after she was nearly sold as a bride by her family.
Hilary Swank, Oscar-winning actor, talks to BBC 100 Women.
One of Brazil's richest businessmen and a leading senator are arrested as part of a corruption inquiry into the state oil giant Petrobras.
The businesses offering hope to Mexican prisoners
Drone footage shows retreat of Switzerland's Rhone Glacier