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The death toll from floods in Myanmar, that have hit 156,000 people, is expected to rise over the coming days, the United Nations warns.
A state of emergency has been declared in several regions of Myanmar after the worst flooding in decades.
French police use tear gas to force back a group of migrants who attempted to cut through fencing at the Channel Tunnel terminal in Calais.
A funeral service is held in the US state of Georgia for Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston and the rapper Bobby Brown.
The government in Iraqi Kurdistan urges the Kurdish separatist group, the PKK, to leave civilian areas in northern Iraq amid continuing Turkish air strikes.
Civil rights campaigners in the US start an 860-mile (1,385 km) march from Selma, Alabama to Washington DC to highlight what they say is a fresh attack on equal rights for African Americans
The problems that come from building mega walls
How many people have gone to Syria to join Islamic State?
Hundreds of Canadian woman join a topless protest march after three sisters were allegedly stopped by police for cycling without shirts.
Why Albanians are hanging cuddly toys from their rooftops
People living with HIV in Malawi are being given access to vital tests thanks to a simpler way of transporting blood.
Former prisoner Edwin Chua reflects on being a former drug addict in Singapore and how he is trying to turn his life around.
Tiger Woods's hopes of a first PGA Tour win in two years fade after a 74 at the Quicken Loans National in Virginia.
Civil rights campaigners in the US begin a 40-day march to highlight what they say is a fresh attack on equal rights for African Americans.
The Queen shows off her best sides in a quadruple portrait produced by photographer Hugo Rittson-Thomas.
Labour's acting leader writes to David Cameron calling for compensation from the French government for UK people affected by the Calais crisis.
Family members of Osama Bin Laden were on a private jet which crashed in Hampshire, killing all four people on board, the Saudi Arabian embassy in the UK says.
The pilot of a display team aeroplane is killed in a crash at the CarFest motoring event in Cheshire.
The new leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, calls for unity and says the group will continue fighting.
The Georgia memorial service for Bobbi Kristina Brown, only child of late singer Whitney Houston, is marred by an outburst from her aunt.