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A Christian official who refused to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples in Kentucky is ordered to do so by the US Supreme Court.
Campaigners in Argentina find another child abducted from left-wing political prisoners during military rule between 1976 and 1983.
US stocks close lower again, reflecting continuing concerns about the Chinese economy and uncertainty over US interest rates.
David De Gea's £29m move from Man Utd to Real Madrid collapses after it fails to beat the Spanish transfer deadline.
The fall and rise again of South Africa's unlikely pop star
The number of women taking to the road on motorcycles in the US is on the rise, up 30% over the past decade. Meet the members of one female-only bike club in New York
The teenager who maps the Syrian war from his suburban bedroom
Why India struggles with luxury brands
What is it like to be the world's hairiest family?
White supremacist Frazier Glenn Cross is found guilty of murdering three people at two Jewish sites in Kansas City last year.
There are warnings about a new outbreak of piracy off Somalia's coast in spite of an international naval taskforce and UK backed efforts to build stability onshore in the Horn of Africa.
Streaming service pins future on exclusives and originals as it lets deal with movie distributor lapse, meaning the removal of thousands of titles.
Friends of the cameraman killed last week while broadcasting in Virginia have gathered to remember him at his former school.
One national guard member dies and about 100 others are wounded outside Ukraine's parliament, after MPs backed greater autonomy in the rebel-held east.
The BBC's Damian Grammaticas reports from Hungary, where thousands of people have crossed the border in recent weeks, despite the construction of a 100-mile razor wire fence.
Unless something is done to stem the flow of waste to the oceans, virtually every seabird will be ingesting plastic debris by 2050, say scientists.
Andy Murray expects Nick Kyrgios to put recent controversy behind him when they meet in the US Open first round.
Revellers at Notting Hill Carnival don ponchos and clutch umbrellas as west London is hit by downpours.
A flood in a zoo in Russia's far eastern city of Ussuriysk has left 14 brown bears waiting for rescue in their half-submerged cages.
Tackling the deadliest day for Japan's teenagers