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Rodrigo Duterte has been sworn in as president of the Philippines, after a landslide election victory in May.
A British man, who allegedly snatched a police officer's gun at a rally for Donald Trump, has been charged, but not with plotting to kill him.
Alvin Toffler, the author of Future Shock and other works predicting social, economic and technological change, dies at 87.
The huge rough diamond that went on sale on Wednesday was one of three big diamonds found recently after a break of more than a century. The BBC's Clare Spencer asks why.
Allan Little looks at the enduring significance of the Battle of the Somme fought between 1 July and 18 November 1916.
Iraq's Ministry of Defence has released footage which it says shows air strikes on a convoy of Islamic State militants trying to flee the city of Falluja.
US President Barack Obama says that the British vote to leave the European Union raises "longer-term concerns about global growth".
One of the characters in Disney's upcoming film Moana is Maui, a legendary figure from Pacific Island culture. But some say his 'overweight' depiction is offensive.
A notorious tabloid newspaper claims a "psychic" crocodile has predicted the outcome of Australia's election.
Tim Whewell visits the special schools springing up in Turkey to help the refugee children of Syria's "lost generation".
The US has compensated the family of a Cameroon boy who was struck and killed by a vehicle in UN Ambassador Samantha Power's motorcade.
The world's largest uncut diamond has failed to sell at an auction in London after bids fell short of the reserve price.
Nearly all large US banks pass the Federal Reserve's annual stress test, with only Europe's Deutsche Bank and Santander failing.
A century after the Battle of the Somme, see some of the key landmarks, battlefields and memorials from the air.
The economic volatility following the UK's vote to leave the EU has apparently been felt as far as Pakistan, where a bagpipe manufacturer says profits have been damaged.
A new book shop-cum-cafe in a picture-perfect setting in Indian-administered Kashmir is attracting local residents as well as tourists.
Silly walks and queues are some of the reasons why Germans say they still love Britain after the Brexit vote.
As businesses become ever more concerned about the impact of sleep deprivation, one company is now paying its staff to get a good night's shut-eye.
European Union leaders have warned that the UK will have to accept the free movement of people if it still wants access to the single market.
Turkey observes a national day of mourning as the death toll in a suicide gun and bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport rises to 42, including 13 foreign nationals.