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A female fan filmed throwing a banana at an Aboriginal Australian rules player is banned by her club.
US boy band mogul Lou Pearlman, founder of the Backstreet Boys and NSync, dies aged 62 in prison, where he was serving 25 years for fraud.
US swimmer Ryan Lochte has apologised to the people of Brazil after "over-exaggerating" claims he was robbed at gunpoint while at the Rio Olympics.
Urjit Patel, a former Yale University economist with a reputation as a hawk on inflation, is appointed governor of India's central bank.
Donald Trump's election campaign doubled its spending last month but still lags far behind US presidential rival Hillary Clinton, figures show.
South Africa's Caster Semenya wins Olympic gold in the 800m as Great Britain's Lynsey Sharp comes sixth.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatens to "separate" from the UN after it criticised his war on drugs as a crime under international law.
A bomb at an outdoor wedding party in the south Turkish city of Gaziantep kills at least 30 people, in an attack blamed on so-called Islamic State.
Canadian band The Tragically Hip, whose lead singer has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, perform an emotional farewell concert.
A first for some countries, a last for some individuals, the 2016 Rio Olympics has witnessed a wide range of records being broken.
US swimmer Ryan Lochte tells Brazilian TV he is sorry, after "over-exaggerating" claims he was robbed at gunpoint while at the Rio Olympics.
The brutal murder of transgender activist Hande Kader in Turkey prompts an outcry and will fuel a rare protest on Sunday to be attended by prominent figures.
How a song that was popular during the revolution in Libya in 2011 ended up being sung in Germany in 2016
Brazil beat Germany 5-4 on penalties to win their first men's Olympic football gold medal in dramatic fashion in Rio.
A number of devastating "firenadoes" are raging in California. How do they work?
Three-quarters of young people in Senegal want to emigrate - even though the journey to Europe could cost them their lives.
Journalists Fellipe Abreu and Luiz Felipe Silva speak to teachers and students in a literacy programme in Bolivia.
More than 100 people in Attawapiskat have tried to kill themselves since October - why are so many of Canada's Aboriginal people at risk?
As another Olympic Games draws to a close, BBC Chinese's Yuwen Wu makes a personal journey through China's Olympics of the last few decades.
Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova tells BBC Sport about the reaction to her presence at the Olympics after appealing against a doping ban.