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Death of Bangladesh activist raises fears of violent extremism
A man who escaped from the wildfire that is raging in Fort McMurray in Canada said the experience was "very terrifying".
Australia's most-wanted militant and IS recruiter Neil Prakash has been killed by a US airstrike in Iraq.
The BBC's Gavin Lee asks whether the European Commission's plan for a revamped asylum rule - known as Dublin Plus - can survive opposition from Central and Eastern Europe.
The dying art of headhunting tattoos
The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder reports on the fear amongst liberals in Bangladesh following a spate of killings.
Electric carmaker Tesla Motors says it is on track to produce 500,000 vehicles in 2018, two years earlier than expected.
Lyse Doucet speaks to Afghan and Syrian teenagers in Calais, who are hoping to rebuild their lives in Britain.
Six months pregnant and forced to have an abortion
Scientists in Australia discover how crocodiles' eyes are adapted to lurking at the water surface to watch and wait for prey.
Manchester City fail to reach their first Champions League final after an uninspiring semi-final display at Real Madrid.
The US Justice Department tells North Carolina that its law limiting protections for LGBT people violates national civil rights laws.
A rift between President Erdogan and Prime Minister Davutoglu squanders an EU announcement backing visa-free travel for Turks in most of Europe.
Turkey's ruling party will hold an extraordinary congress in the coming weeks, media say, amid speculation over the future of PM Ahmet Davutoglu.
President Barack Obama drinks filtered water on a visit to the Michigan city of Flint, which has been wracked by a public health crisis.
New Zealand Police challenged other forces to take part in the 'running man' internet craze - and the invite was taken up by the NYPD.
A partial, shaky truce between Syria and non-jihadist rebels is extended to embattled Aleppo, after US and Russian pressure.
BBC News takes a closer look at the problems Brazil is facing as senators discuss whether to launch an impeachment trial against President Dilma Rousseff.
An unmanned robot has successfully stitched together a pig's bowel, moving science a step closer to automated surgery, say experts.
Prince's team requested emergency support from a leading addiction specialist just a day before the singer died, the doctor's lawyer reveals.