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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.
At least 85 people were arrested in Paris as protesters gathered for a march against France's labour reforms, police say.
Pakistanis mourn Amjad Sabri, one of country's most famous singers of Sufi devotional music, who was shot dead in Karachi.
Pro-government forces are making gains in the IS-held port city of Sirte - the BBC meets an army of young men.
An 81-year-old Indian man is finally awarded a prestigious gold medal for coming top in law exams which he sat nearly 50 years ago.
The international crime-fighting agency Interpol seeks public help to locate 123 suspected human traffickers who are wanted worldwide.
An Icelandic commentator's ecstatic reaction to Austria reaching the last 16 of Euro 2016 has been caught on camera.
A Democratic Party sit-in over gun-control laws sparks chaotic scenes in the US lower house, a move Republicans dismiss as a publicity stunt.
Composer and conductor Harry Rabinowitz, who conducted the scores for more than 60 films including Chariots of Fire, dies at the age of 100.
More than 45 transgender people have been killed in the Pakistani province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the past two years, according to a local rights group.
An Icelandic commentator has told BBC 5 live that ‘he didn’t know what he was saying’ when he started screaming as his side sealed a place in the last 16 of Euro 2016.
Three people are killed in Madrid, at the office of a lawyer who used to prosecute drugs cases in Peru, Spanish media report.
Asian millionaires now control more wealth than those in North America, Europe and other regions, according to a report.
An electric racing car built by Swiss student engineers has broken the world record for acceleration by battery-powered vehicles.
Men who commit adultery could be sent to jail under a new law being debated by parliament in Cameroon, where women already face the same sanction.
A wanted Saudi man has been shot dead during a police raid in the country's predominantly Shia east, officials say.
Nearly 200 people fleeing Boko Haram militants have died of starvation in the Nigerian city of Bama in the past month, medical charity MSF says.
Democrats have staged a sit-in in the lower house of the US Congress to demand a vote on gun control legislation.