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Marcus Thompson speaks to Olympic and Paralympic rowers and trainers to see how Team GB is preparing for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
How to tackle the lure of jihad in Austria
Polls in five US states are about to close, with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump poised to tighten their grip on the presidential nomination.
Anger, fear and "Afrophobia" stalk Zambia
Why I stopped mispronouncing my own name
What you need to know with 100 days to go
People in Thailand are struggling to make ends meet as the country faces its worst drought in decades
Migrants have clashed with police at the Moria detention camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.
UN aid officials warn that situation in Syrian town of Daraya is extremely dire, with shortages of food, medicine, and clean water.
Clashes break out between migrants and riot police at a detention centre on the Greek island of Lesbos, police say.
A Syrian refugee who was a sportsman before losing part of his leg in a bombing has carried the Olympic flame through an Athens refugee camp.
Police in the Cape Verde islands off north-west Africa say they have found bodies of 11 people, including eight soldiers, at a military barracks.
Jacobus van Nierop dubbed the "dentist of horror" has been sentenced to eight years in jail in France.
Up to $800m in cash held by so-called Islamic State has been destroyed in air strikes, a US military official says.
Spain's King Felipe VI says the latest round of talks on forming a government after last year's election have failed, meaning a new poll will be held.
South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar is sworn in as vice-president following his return to Juba as part of a peace deal to end two years of civil war.
The remains of the Nobel prize-winning poet, Pablo Neruda, are reburied in Chile as the country awaits results of tests on his body for poisoning.
Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel is charged with assaulting his ex-girlfriend, with the American Football star expected to plead not guilty.
Rachel Dolezal looks back on her life since the media storm over her racial identity
Firefighters in the US state of Maryland backtrack after blaming a meteorite for a brush fire.