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One man is dead and nine others are in hospital after a shooting on a busy New Orleans street.
Syria's army is making rapid advances into eastern Aleppo, forcing thousands of civilians to flee.
Police storm a palace and arrest a traditional king in Uganda over clashes that have left 55 dead.
Cuban dissidents call off a weekly march for the first time in 13 years over Fidel Castro's death.
Ice skater Tatiana Navka performs a controversial Holocaust-themed routine on Russian TV.
Argentina beat Croatia to win the Davis Cup for the first time after wins for Juan Martin del Potro and Federico Delbonis.
Known for his quiet nature and love of motor-racing, who is Francois Fillon, tipped as France's next president?
Brazil's president says he will stop politicians getting amnesty over illegal campaign donations.
Voters in France choose between Francois Fillon and Alain Juppe for their centre-right presidential candidate.
Pakistan's new army chief General Bajwa has two big tasks ahead of him, writes Ahmed Rashid.
The US president-elect attacks Hillary Clinton for supporting the recount of votes in Wisconsin.
Firefighters have tried to free a two-year-old girl from north-west China after she got trapped in a washing machine.
In reaction to Black Friday, the makers of Cards Against Humanity have crowdfunded $95,000 to dig a useless "Holiday Hole".
Swiss voters in a referendum reject a plan to make a strict timetable for phasing out nuclear power.
A pop music video director linked to South Korea's president will stand trial for embezzlement.
Heavy rains have caused landslides in the region of Liguria, as shown in this video footage released by firefighters.
Syrian civilians flee into government-controlled areas of Aleppo as troops make gains against rebels.
The exploding cigar plot to kill Castro is well known, but what about the other plots on his life?
Syrian forces retake the largest rebel-held district in eastern Aleppo, with civilians fleeing the offensive.
Artists from the US, Singapore and Canada to take part in this annual sand art competition on the Atlantic Ocean beach.