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A former government minister in Nigeria stole $6bn (£3.8bn) of public money, a state governor alleges.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz appear before the House Foreign Affairs Committee over the Iranian nuclear agreement.
German officials urge action to halt an influx of asylum seekers from the Balkans, including new visa rules.
Four women tell how they were duped by traffickers
Around 10,000 tourists are evacuated from three campsites in the Var region of Provence in the face of wildfires made worse by hot winds.
Singapore names a new orchid after British Prime Minister David Cameron - the "Papilionanda David Cameron">
US President Barack Obama warns that Africa will not advance if its leaders try to cling to power, and says 'nobody should be president for life'.
Migrants are captured on camera climbing over a security fence into the Eurotunnel terminal in Calais.
Turkey's president says Kurdish attacks on Turkish targets make peace impossible, as Nato members discuss its campaigns against border militants.
The death of former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam has triggered an outpouring of grief in India.
Sprinter Dutee Chand is glad others will not face similar abuse after being cleared to compete following a gender case.
What lies behind Turkey's decision to bomb the Kurds and Islamic State - while pushing for a 'buffer zone' in Syria? The BBC Neil Arun explains.
Google reveals plans to sideline its social network Google+ by changing the way users log in to its products and services.
A bug in the Android mobile operating system is discovered by researchers, who say it affects nearly a billion devices.
Taliban fighters seize the HQ of Kohistanat district in Afghanistan's Sar-e-pul province, amid an ongoing offensive in the north, officials say.
Rovio Entertainment, creators of the smash hit mobile game Angry Birds, are set to release their new game, Angry Birds 2, as Jeremy Howell reports.
No students are signed up for University of South Wales courses in London, a year after they are launched with a budget of £750,000.
US President Barack Obama addresses the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on the last day of his trip to East Africa.
EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, is Iran's latest high-profile guest after the nuclear deal. Has a new page been turned in Tehran's relations with the outside world?
The Boy Scouts of America votes to lift its ban on gay people serving as adult leaders in the organisation.