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An electric racing car built by Swiss student engineers has broken the world record for acceleration by battery-powered vehicles.
The BBC's Will Grant gained access to a Farc camp in Western Colombia.
Damaged flight recorders from the EgyptAir aircraft which crashed last month will be sent to France for repairs, Egyptian investigators say.
After a Pennsylvania man was stopped and arrested with a cache of weapons in New York's Holland Tunnel, a complicated story about the ravages of heroin in a small town emerged.
A man who lost his daughter to heroin became set on rescuing other young drug addicts.
Baltimore police officer Caesar Goodson has been found not guilty in US trial for murder of black detainee Freddie Gray.
The Italian navy and coastguard say they have rescued about 4,500 migrants from dozens of small boats in the Mediterranean during the course of Thursday.
A Supreme Court deadlock over Barack Obama’s plan to shield people living illegally is a major blow to the president and denies access to work permits to millions.
US Democrats end their sit-in protest over gun control after more than 24 hours occupying the floor of the House.
Timelapse video shows the five year construction of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub in New York.
A Turkish man gets a suspended one-year jail term for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan by depicting him as the Gollum character from the Lord of the Rings.
Volkswagen agrees to pay $10.2bn (£6.9bn) to settle some claims in the US from its emissions cheating scandal, according to reports.
Pakistan is mourning one of its most famous singers, Amjad Sabri, who was shot dead in Karachi by militants.
The Icelandic commentator whose hyperactive reaction to his team's success made him famous speaks about the 'hectic' time he has had.
A masked man who reportedly fired shots in a cinema complex in western Germany has been shot dead by police.
Vandals in Germany ruin a giant mural of Alan Kurdi, the little Syrian boy whose death became headline news last year.
A masked man who reportedly fired shots in a cinema complex in western Germany has been shot dead by police, the state's interior minister says.
Republicans dismiss as a "publicity stunt" a continuing sit-in protest over gun laws by Democrats in the US House of Representatives.
A US-backed alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters reportedly advances into a strategically important Syrian town held by so-called Islamic State.
A week after Shanghai Disney opened its doors, the US entertainment giant is suing over a Chinese cartoon it says shares striking similarities with its Cars hit.