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Michelle Obama hits out at Republican Donald Trump in a speech at the Democratic National Convention
The first round-the-world solar powered flight has been completed.
The Solar Impulse becomes the first aircraft to circle the globe powered by the sun after landing in Abu Dhabi on the last leg of its journey.
The BBC asked three young people attending World Youth Day to keep video diaries of their experiences.
A Chinese container ship hits a wall of the recently-widened Panama Canal, amid concerns that the new canal has less space for manoeuvres and could be unsafe.
When it comes to height, Dutch men and Latvian women tower over all other nationalities, a study reveals.
Photographer Charles Fox documents the work of the Trapang Sangke fishing community in Cambodia.
Syria's Kurds have come a long way since declaring self-rule in 2013, but territorial expansion is creating its own problems, writes the BBC's Lina Sinjab.
The interconnectivity of people on social media means it is a perfect hunting ground for cybercriminals looking to do harm.
Seven Russian swimmers and three rowers are banned from the Rio Olympics by their sports' governing bodies after last week's McLaren Report.
US basketball star Michael Jordan, previously criticised for not speaking out about political issues, says he can "no longer stay silent" after police shootings and deaths.
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir removes Riek Machar as first vice president, two weeks after the rival leaders' forces clashed in the capital.
Video showing the Syrian man who blew himself up in Ansbach, Germany, pledging allegiance to so-called Islamic State is found on his phone, officials say.
It's been nine years since the last book in J. K. Rowling's series, but pre-orders for a upcoming play script have broken all kinds of records.
The BBC speaks to two of the 42 journalists facing arrest following the failed coup against Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
"These are strange times for Bavaria," Bethany Bell hears in Munich, following the spate of violence.
The remarkable story of two refugees from Sudan aiming to make Olympic history.
Supporters of Bernie Sanders booed after the senator urged them to support Hillary Clinton on day one of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
A woman with the Zika virus gives birth in Spain to a baby with microcephaly, said to be the first such birth registered in Europe.
Two teenagers are killed and up to 16 other people are injured in a shooting at a nightclub in the city of Fort Myers in Florida, police say.