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After decades of controversy, the name of Mount McKinley, the tallest mountain in North America, is changed back to its original native Alaskan, Denali.
Production on the largest new oil and gas field to have been discovered in the North Sea for a decade is approved.
Australia's government says a deal under which Cambodia agreed to take in refugees in exchange for aid is on track, despite reports to the contrary.
Lyse Doucet speaks to Amal Clooney and examines the dilemma over how to get al-Jazeera's imprisoned journalists in Egypt freed.
India's Supreme Court suspends an order of the Rajasthan high court banning santhara - the controversial Jain ritual of fasting unto death.
Abbey Road's famous recording studios has been given planning permission for a multi-million pound expansion.
Could caste be behind murder of radical Indian thinker?
A new ingredient developed by scientists in Scotland could mean that ice cream fans can enjoy their treats before they melt.
Kris Boeckmans is expected to wake up from an induced coma within 48 hours following an accident at the Vuelta a Espana.
The first British healthcare worker who caught and survived Ebola is working as an NHS nurse in the hospital that helped save his life.
Thai police say bomb-making materials have been found in a second apartment, and issue two new arrests warrants over the Erawan Shrine bombing.
Ferry services have resumed at the Port of Calais following a fresh protest by former workers of dissolved operator MyFerryLink which caused a night of long delays.
An Australian spear fisherman captures one of the world's most venomous fish and a deadly snake in the middle of a fight for life.
A muezzin in Egypt faces disciplinary action for changing the traditional call to prayer to "praying is better than spending time on Facebook".
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak refuses to resign after mass protests against him at the weekend, and calls for national unity.
Chinese shares are lower on fears of further market volatility and ahead of economic data expected to point to a further economic slowdown.
The Islamic State group is reported to have destroyed part of another temple in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra.
US horror film director Wes Craven, creator of the Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream franchises, dies aged 76, US media say.
The repercussions of China's recent market turmoil are being felt around the world, and especially in countries that produce commodities such as Zambia.
Al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed and Peter Greste were each jailed for three years on Saturday for "spreading false news".