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The Court of Arbitration for Sport upholds a four-month ban for Ghana defender Jonathan Mensah over his 2011 transfer to Evian.
The son of a poor Indian farmer who beat nearly 3.5 million students to top secondary school exams in Uttar Pradesh state talks to BBC Hindi about his struggles and ambition.
Egyptian security forces are using sexual violence against detainees on a massive scale, according to human rights campaigners.
Teachers across France go on strike against the government's proposed education reforms, including devoting less time to Latin and Greek.
The legacy of Farkhunda is increasingly bitterly contested, explains the BBC's David Loyn.
Remembering Afghanistan's 'holy war' against the Soviets
In Jordan, 18 countries including the US are staging drills to practice how to recapture an international border.
Deutsche Bank has set up a "working group" to review whether to move parts of its British divisions to Germany if the UK leaves the EU.
Has an Indian 'man-eating' tiger been wrongly imprisoned?
Mobile phone operator Vodafone reports a rise in quarterly sales for the first time in almost three years on increased demand for 4G services.
Canadian driver James Hinchcliffe has surgery after a fourth crash in less than a week at the Indianapolis 500.
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says he expects to reach an agreement with the country's international creditors within the next week.
The government is urged to lower the drink-drive limit in England and Wales and do more to discourage female drink-drivers.
The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is offering to help Malaysia handle a migrant crisis that has left thousands stranded in the Andaman sea.
James Milner to turn down new Man City contract, Jose Mourinho on Barcelona and Real Madrid, plus more.
Only one quarter of workers around the world have permanent jobs, according to a report by the International Labour Organization (ILO).
Detectives investigating the killings at Stepping Hill Hospital flew to Victorino Chua's native Philippines, where their investigation has cast serious doubt over his medical qualifications.
George Clooney has told the BBC that he intends to do more to help the people of Syria - but without being formally involved in politics.
Five fishermen are rescued from a life raft after their fishing boat sank in gale force winds off the Isles of Scilly.
Seven songs dropped from the musical My Fair Lady will be heard in public for the first time in almost 60 years when they are performed later.