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The UN welcomes an agreement between the Colombian government and FARC rebels giving specific guarantees to women as part of a peace accord.
Africa’s only gay radio station broadcasts from South Africa, trying to counter homophobia and break down stereotypes.
After several more schools were set alight in Kenya, pupils, parents and officials tell the BBC what they think is behind the arson.
As the Indian kitchen has moved up from the ground to a waist-high counter, the food cooked has also changed, writes Amita Baviskar
A robot which is learning how to move through pedestrian environments is being developed by Stanford University
Donald Trump says America is in a "moment of crisis". Why it is to his advantage to convince voters that this is so.
The media is full of reports saying that Pokemon Go was downloaded 15 million times in its first week in the US, and is the biggest mobile game in history, but how reliable are these figures?
An explosion at a bar in the German city of Ansbach, near Nuremberg, has killed one person and injured several others, reports say.
Whether your children are problems or prodigies, is it damaging to your career to talk about them too much in the workplace?
Fire crews in California battle a wildfire that has destroyed 18 homes and threatens hundreds of others in mountains north of Los Angeles.
A 16-year-old Afghan friend of David Ali Sonboly, who killed nine people on Friday, is arrested on suspicion of failing to report the attacker's plans.
England stretch their lead over Pakistan to 489 runs after choosing not to enforce the follow-on on day three of the second Test.
Chris Froome says winning the Tour de France for the third time was "monumental" and as special as when he won it the first time.
A row over leaked emails from the US Democratic National Committee threatens to undermine efforts for unity ahead of the presidential nominating convention.
Tens of thousands of people from both opposition and government parties demonstrate in a rally in Istanbul to condemn the country's attempted coup.
US telecoms giant Verizon Communications is to buy Yahoo's core internet business for $5bn (£3.8bn), according to media reports.
Chris Froome reaches the finish line in Paris to become the first British rider to defend the title and win three Tours de France.
A woman is killed and two other people injured in south-western Germany in a machete attack by a Syrian asylum-seeker, police say.
A 10-year-old Bangladeshi boy who worked in a spinning mill dies after other workers pumped air into his body, in a case similar to one last year, media say.
One of the most iconic trees in cinematic history has been felled by the wind.