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Nine people are arrested amid protests in Missouri after St Louis police fatally shot a 18-year-old black man who they say pointed a gun at them.
One of America's largest cinema chains, Regal, is now searching bags of filmgoers in the wake of several attacks on movie theatres around the country.
An argument over a Koran that erupted at a shelter in central Germany has led to violence in which 11 refugees and six police officers were injured.
Gunmen shoot dead a reporter in South Sudan days after President Salva Kiir made threatening remarks about reporters "working against the country".
A 25m swimming pool linking the tops of two 10-storey towers is to be built in London.
Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is set to call a snap election for 20 September, Greek media reports say.
Dismaland is a new 'theme park' featuring work by graffiti Banksy as well as 50 other other artists.
Macedonia declares a state of emergency in its southern and northern border regions to cope with growing numbers of migrants.
Family, friends and fans say goodbye to the star
An airline passenger in the US has captured the moment a bolt of lightning struck a plane on the runway.
The Tanzanian government bans up to 70 employment bureaus on allegations that they are involved in human trafficking.
British troops are on their way to Gabon on the west coast of Africa to tackle an increase in ivory poaching.
Britain is to reopen its embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran for the first time since it was attacked by protesters in 2011.
After the early release of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius' was halted, the BBC's Milton Nkosi looks at what the implications are for the athlete and other prisoners like him.
Top art gallery directors in Russia denounce vandalism by Orthodox Christian activists who attacked a Moscow art exhibition.
Three-time Olympic eventing medallist Andrew Nicholson says he is "extremely fortunate" not to be paralysed after a fall.
Rebels of the Colombian left-wing Farc group extend their one-month ceasefire, but do not specify by how long.
Questions still surround the identity of the hackers who are behind the massive Ashley Madison data breach - and it may need loose talk to uncover the perpetrators.
Just one day after its libido-enhancing drug gained regulatory approval, maker Sprout Pharmaceuticals has agreed a $1bn takeover offer from Valeant Pharmaceuticals.