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Basketball league will move 2017 All-Star game out of North Carolina in protest over controversial law restricting transgender people's use of public bathrooms.
A Russian adventurer is expected to land in south-western Australia on Saturday, setting a new record for flying solo in a balloon around the world.
Donald Trump says the US is in a moment of crisis, as he accepts the Republican nomination for president.
The former chief of a Chinese village famous for staging a protests against land grabs is formally charged for taking bribes.
Swiss police seize three paintings by Vincent Van Gogh and Claude Monet as part of an investigation into Malaysian state fund 1MDB.
Australian authorities raid the home of the man who rammed a burning car into the gate of a police station car park, but rule out any link to terror.
We asked Republican delegates for specifics on how they think Donald Trump's Mexican wall should (or could) be built.
Four men and one women are charged with terror offences after police reveal that the Nice attacker "had logistical support" prior to the attack.
Nearly a week on from the failed coup attempt in Turkey, society is divided over President Erdogan's crackdown.
Tim Minchin talks to the BBC about his new stage adaption of the film Groundhog Day.
The vast wetlands of the Niger Delta region are home to Nigeria's oil resources, but are once again at the centre of a security crisis, writes the BBC's Martin Patience
The BBC's Justin Rowlatt tastes litti chokha - a mouth-watering street food from the eastern Indian state of Bihar.
Surrounded by government forces, the Syrian city of Aleppo could be facing its last gasp after holding out for four years, writes Diana Darke.
As publishers struggle to attract eyeballs in the face of increasing competition from online content, can artificial intelligence help them?
Embattled CEO of Fox News Roger Ailes resigns after a number of female employees accused him of sexual harassment.
Zimbabwe's war veterans, who have played a key role in supporting President Robert Mugabe, issue a statement withdrawing their backing for him.
A recent wave of militancy in Nigeria has targeted the country's oil facilities damaging the industry, but what is motivating this?
EU top officials say Turkey's measures on education, the judiciary and the media following the failed coup last week are "unacceptable".
Syrians are using Pokemon to try to get the outside world to focus on the war in their country.
Turkey's President Erdogan has accused the Gulen movement of being behind the failed coup - but what is the movement and what does it want?