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Gymnast and Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles talks to Rajini Vaidyanathan about fame, adoption and meeting President Obama.
Rwanda opens an inquiry into 20 French officials it suspects of involvement in the 1994 genocide.
A fire at a school in Turkey has killed 12 people, including 11 teenage students.
Eleven schoolgirls have died in a fire that swept through a school dormitory in southern Turkey.
Turkish military officials say they have lost contact with two of their soldiers in northern Syria.
Top football sides pay tribute to a Brazilian team which lost most of its players in a plane crash.
A prominent rights group says it found hundreds of incidents of harassment after Donald Trump's election win.
A teacher, Damian, who lives in Chapeco - the Chapecoense football team's home town - tells the BBC they are shell-shocked, after many players died in a plane crash.
The 1986 nuclear accident has given rise to many myths about Chernobyl.
A famous annual giant goat effigy in Sweden fails to last even a day as arsonists strike again.
More than 100 Turkish teachers ordered to leave Pakistan are granted a stay by a local court.
The world's oldest living person celebrates her 117th birthday - thanks, she says, to an odd diet.
Dutch MPs back a ban on the Islamic full veil in some public places like schools and hospitals.
Malcolm Turnbull has long supported same-sex marriage, yet he seems paralysed over making it happen.
If you're planning to boogie in Brussels, beware of a new tax and a strange request.
Miners in Burkina Faso seize gold worth $1.7m (£1.4m) and refuse to give it back, a firm says.
Bana Alabed, seven, from Aleppo tweets a photo of her destroyed home saying she's happy to be alive.
The US admits mistakes led to a deadly coalition strike on Syrian forces intended to target IS.
Footage shows the devastation following a plane crash near Medellin in Colombia.
A plane carrying a Brazilian football team crashes in Colombia, killing 75 people on board.