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The World Health Organisation says 92% of the planet's population is breathing polluted air outdoors, contributing to three million deaths a year.
German CDU politician Jenna Behrends sparks a furore about sexism after a male colleague called her a "sweet mouse".
Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clash over jobs, race and the Iraq War in a feisty first debate of the election campaign.
The leader of the Farc rebel group in Colombia apologises to the victims of the 52-year-long conflict at the signing of a peace deal in the city of Cartagena.
The body of a Sri Lankan editor who wrote before his murder in 2009 that the government would kill him is exhumed for investigation.
The American series casts its first transgender child actor for a forthcoming episode called A Stereotypical Day.
The American series has cast its first transgender child actor for a forthcoming episode called A Stereotypical Day.
A Japanese ad to promote sustainable fishing which showed a teenage girl turning into an eel is pulled after being called sexist and "perverted".
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited a rainforest as part of their eight-day tour of Canada.
Here are the key moments from the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
The Australian government scraps a plan to impose a 32.5% tax on backpacker workers.
We asked African-American voters in Harlem what they made of the US presidential debate.
Herschell Gordon Lewis, the horror filmmaker known as the "godfather of gore," has died at the age of 87.
How a catchy tune about a pen and a pineapple and an apple and a pen took over the internet.
Surging house prices in Shenzhen mean some buyers are willing to live in tiny spaces.
A group of mooning enthusiasts planning to protest legislation passed on Monday banning baring your buttocks is told by Victoria police to keep their pants on.
A Japanese animated film has earned more than 10bn yen in just 28 days since its release. But what exactly is it about this film that has been drawing in the crowds?
Colombia's government and left-wing Farc rebels sign an agreement that formally brings an end to 52 years of civil war.
Prosecutors say a 20-year-old man has confessed to going on a murderous rampage in a shopping centre in Burlington, which left five people dead.
Hillary Clinton said she believes Donald Trump is 'hiding something' regarding his tax return.