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One of Pakistan's most famous singers, Amjad Sabri, is shot dead in the southern city of Karachi in an attack the Pakistani Taliban says it carried out.
Buildings have been damaged and people evacuated following a flood and mudslide in Zhaotong, southwest China.
A row erupts in Spain four days before elections as recordings appear to show the interior minister trying to incriminate political rivals.
DR Congo opposition politician Moise Katumbi is sentenced in absentia to 36 months in prison, putting his presidential hopes in doubt.
A man who lost his daughter to heroin is arrested driving into New York with a cache of weapons to "rescue" another girl from a drug dealer.
More than 90 people have been killed by lightning in the north and eastern India since Tuesday. The BBC Weather Centre's Helen Willetts explains why.
The UK will not be able to return to the negotiating table if it votes to leave the European Union, top official Jean-Claude Juncker says.
At least 93 people have been killed and more than 20 injured by lightning strikes in the Indian states of Bihar, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh, officials say.
New York becomes first US city to legislate to provide free menstrual hygiene products in public schools, jails and homeless shelters.
A small Canadian plane leaves a South Pole research station after swooping in on a rare medical rescue mission.
The International Monetary Fund warns the US over its high poverty rate in its annual assessment of the economy.
At least 18 civilians have been killed in air strikes in the Syrian city of Raqqa, the headquarters of so-called Islamic State, activists say.
India has sent 20 satellites into space in a single launch - a record number for the country's ambitious space programme.
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo throws a reporter's microphone into a lake while walking with team-mates and staff.
Many European leaders have said they want the UK to stay in the EU, but it is not the only country where there is unease about "ever closer union".
A French union leader says a ban on a labour reform protest planned for Thursday in Paris is lifted, in an apparent reversal by the government.
A German former nurse convicted of murdering two patients is suspected of killing dozens more following a series of exhumations, investigators say.
Bolivian President Evo Morales says it is time for Bolivians to ditch the Gregorian calendar in favour of the calendar used by the country's indigenous community.
A huge snake that has lived in the roof of an Australian home for more than a decade tries to upgrade to the master bedroom.
Japan warns North Korean missiles pose "a serious threat" after the country carries out new tests in defiance of international sanctions.