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Training mums and dads as "super parents" can dramatically improve a child's autism, a study shows.
The BBC's Vikas Pandey reports from India's prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University where a student has mysteriously gone missing for more than 10 days.
US intelligence chief James Clapper says the policy to persuade North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons programme is "probably a lost cause".
Video journalist Ayman Oghanna captures the moment when Iraqi Special Forces come under fire from so-called Islamic State.
The Gambia is the latest country to say it will leave the International Criminal Court, accusing it of humiliating Africans.
A sister and brother are named as among four people killed at a theme park in Australia on Tuesday.
A parrot fossil has been discovered in Siberia - the furthest north these birds have ever been found.
With 13 days to go, early voting gives Democrats a boost, Rudy Giuliani takes aim at Hillary Clinton, and Donald Trump's staff say they're voting for, er, Trump.
Sexual harassment and even violence against female parliamentarians is widespread, a new report says.
Energy policy got scant attention this election season, but it could have global policy implications.
America, a beacon of global democracy, is having a torrid presidential election and many Nigerians and other Africans are loving the irony on Twitter.
In October 1956, Hungarian workers and students protested against Soviet oppression. Peter Pallai was among the rebels.
Photographer Letizia Battaglia's images of the surge of Mafia violence in Sicily between the 1970s and 1990s.
French Chinese protest violent attacks on their community after a man is killed in Paris.
The fatal mugging of a Chinese tailor in a Paris street has sparked angry demonstrations. But why are France's Chinese targeted for violent attacks?
Smartphones and social media are colliding with notions of honour and shame in conservative societies - with devastating effects on the lives of some young women.
The World Economic Forum estimates that globally women work 39 more days a year than men when unpaid labour is factored in.
The tailors from the Kenyan slum of Kibera whose suits are now being shown on the catwalks of Europe.
A BBC Radio 5 live poll finds that 82% of sports fans in England, Wales and Scotland would welcome an openly gay player at their club.
Rock art up to 12,000 years old has been found in caves in East Timor.