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French mayors are urged to heed a court ruling suspending a ban on the controversial full-body burkini swimsuit, as some say they will oppose it.
The evacuation of rebels from the town of Darayya holds strategic and symbolic significance for the Syrian conflict.
Dr Harold Bornstein says he quickly wrote a letter saying Donald Trump would be the "healthiest individual ever" elected president so that the candidate "would be happy".
Funerals for some of the victims of Wednesday's earthquake are being held in Italy, while rescuers continue the search for more survivors.
Bangladesh security forces storm a hideout killing several militants including the suspected planner of a deadly cafe attack, police say.
US President Barack Obama expands a national monument off Hawaii, creating the world's largest marine reserve.
China joins the 14 other members of the UN Security Council in strongly condemning North Korea's recent missile tests.
The University of North Carolina must allow transgender students and staff to use toilets that match their gender identity, a judge rules.
In Lebanon, Syrian refugee Fatima Tarasho communicates with her family in Aleppo through mobile messaging.
US Secretary of State John Kerry says he and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov are closer to an agreement on Syria. following talks in Geneva.
Tunisia's parliament votes by an overwhelming majority to approve a unity government led by prime minister-designate Youssef Chahed.
London has just held the UK’s only Halal Food Festival. BBC News looks at how the so-called Muslim pound is changing the British high street.
Iranians bemused by Hollywood-style video in which a US invasion force is destroyed by patriotic fervour.
Mawaan Rizwan travels to Rio to see if the ancient drug ayahuasca can make him feel more spiritual.
The deep divisions in Croatian football, between fans and the national federation, were exposed by an ugly incident at Euro 2016, as Guy Delauney reports.
Police in Zimbabwe fire tear gas and water cannon at opposition supporters gathered for a protest march in the capital Harare.
For the first time, Donald Trump is making a direct pitch to African-American and Hispanic voters, but will it work?
Zimbabwe's riot police have fired tear gas and beaten up opposition protesters in central Harare.
As designer handbags receive record prices at auction, women are increasingly taking them to pawn shops to borrow money against them.
An elderly Canadian couple who have been married for 62 years are forced to live in separate care homes.