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Dramatic footage has emerged of the moment a train shelter collapsed during a lightning storm in Chicago.
An Australian couple decided to make their 16-room home on a tropical island the first prize in a raffle.
Aid agencies say urgent help is needed for more than 85,000 Syrian refugees stuck in "no-man's land" by their country's border with Jordan.
Martial arts was the theme of a book fair coming to a close in Hong Kong. But being the city it is, there had to be some politics on display, reports Tzu-Wei Liu of BBC Chinese.
President Francois Hollande says that two armed men who killed a priest at a church in a suburb of Rouen, northern France, claimed to be from so-called Islamic State.
Many former Soviet citizens in Tajikistan are considered stateless, and lack access to basic services, as Abdujalil Abdurasulov reports.
An HIV-positive Malawian, who says he is paid to have sex with children as part of initiation traditions, is arrested on the orders of the president.
Looking ahead to the German Grand Prix, which has a storied history and superstar drivers - so why is it so under threat?
Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho returns early from their USA tour - but the club have not commented on reports he has been sent home by boss Jurgen Klopp.
London 2012 gold medallist Jonnie Peacock is named in a 54-strong ParalympicsGB track and field team for the Rio Games.
Indian activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who who has been fasting for 16 years against a draconian military law, decides to end her agitation.
Two large explosions have targeted the main entrance to the airport in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
Afghanistan's military says it has killed more than 120 suspected militants, including a founder of so-called Islamic State's faction in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Five sprint canoeists are the latest Russian athletes banned from the Rio Olympics after the report into state-sponsored doping in the country.
A priest has been killed in an attack by two armed men at his church near Rouen in northern France.
Images from different stages of Solar Impulse 2's round-the-world voyage to promote renewable energy.
An onlooker appears to touch Justin Timberlake's face as he walked through a crowd at a charity golf tournament in America.
A production company behind Star Wars pleads guilty to two criminal charges after Han Solo actor Harrison Ford broke his leg on set.
Nineteen residents have been killed in a knife attack at a care centre for people with mental disabilities in the Japanese city of Sagamihara.
Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan defends his right to coach Australia during a Test series between the sides after being called a "traitor".