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Australian athletes are fined for attempting to get better seats at a basketball semi-final without the right accreditation.
Large numbers of Yemenis take part in a demonstration in the capital Sanaa in support of Houthi rebels who control the city.
Afghan government forces have pushed the Taliban back from a key northern district near Kunduz, the provincial governor says.
The Ukrainian government and rebels accuse each other of breaking the ceasefire agreement, as video released by the defence ministry purports to show burning buildings and cars near Donetsk on Friday.
Travellers at Moscow's Sheremetyevo international airport can now buy a model Kalashnikov assault rifle before they catch their flight.
An ex-commando agrees to pay nearly $7m to the US government for violating secrecy agreements by publishing about a book about the killing of Osama Bin Laden.
An iconic Route 66 diner, which once attracted famous visitors including Elvis Presley, has been destroyed by California's Blue Cut wildfire.
North Korea brands a UK-based diplomat who defected to South Korea as "human scum" who had been accused of child rape and embezzlement.
The world's highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge opens in Zhangjiajie city, in China's Hunan province.
Firefighters in California gain ground in tackling the massive Blue Cut wildfire, containing around 40% and allowing many evacuees to return home.
New Zealand Rugby says a Sydney hotel room where the All Blacks held meetings was bugged before their first Bledisloe Cup match against Australia.
New Zealand Rugby says a hotel room where the All Blacks held meetings in Sydney was bugged before Saturday's match against Australia.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump promises to help African-American voters, and says they have been let down by Democrats.
A court in Texas stays the execution of a convicted accomplice to murder, ordering a review of the testimony of a witness dubbed "Dr Death".
A 14-year-old US girl accused of stabbing her classmate to please the online horror character Slender Man pleads not guilty on grounds of mental illness.
The image of a bloodied Syrian boy in an ambulance should not be just a hashtag or viral moment: it must become a movement to end the war, argues Lina Sergie Attar.
Usain Bolt has won nine Olympic golds in only two minutes on the track. That's not normal.
A round-up of the all the action from day 14 of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
Usain Bolt ends his Olympic career by claiming an unprecedented 'triple triple' and ninth gold as Jamaica win the 4x100m relay final.
US fighter planes sent to Kurdish-controlled city to protect US special forces from Syrian government bombardments, Pentagon says.