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Russia says Ukraine has tried to carry out armed incursions into Crimea, the territory annexed by Russia in 2014 - accusations Kiev denies.
Two women whose babies died in a fire at a maternity hospital in Baghdad have been talking about what happened.
A controversial Italian bill proposes jail time for vegan parents who impose the "reckless and dangerous" diet on their children.
American Kristin Armstrong wins a third Olympic women's time trial in a row, with Britain's Emma Pooley in 14th.
A matatu driver in Kenya is helping people with physical disabilities get to work.
If it is true that nice guys always come second, Chris Amon won the respect and admiration of the sport many times over.
Police in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu are investigating how thieves cut into a high-security train carriage and stole $750,000 (£574,541).
Burkina Faso bans the export of donkey skins as a sharp increase in sales to Asia is threatening the animal's population.
A profile of Hugh Grosvenor, who has become the seventh Duke of Westminster following the sudden death of his father.
England name an unchanged team for the final Test of the series against Pakistan at The Oval.
High winds see rowing action on Wednesday postponed - making it the second postponement of the Rio Games.
The Indian political activist, Irom Sharmila, has told the BBC that she felt really isolated during the 16 years she was on hunger strike.
The BBC's Soutik Biswas writes about the steps Indian activist Irom Sharmila will have to take to return to a normal diet after her 16-year-long hunger strike ended on Tuesday.
Want to know what's happening when in Rio? Check out our comprehensive guide to all the action in Brazil.
A Turkish military officer posted with Nato claims asylum in the US after authorities in Turkey link him to the failed coup, reports say.
The apparent construction of fighter jet aircraft hangars by China on disputed islands in the South China Sea will stoke tension, analyst Alexander Neill explains.
UK-based drug dealers earn more money online than any of their European rivals, research suggests.
Traveller arrested after jumping out of disconnected jet bridge and running across tarmac to catch his flight at Spanish airport.
A 16-year-old girl has been placed under investigation for planning an attack on the Telegram messaging app, judicial sources say.
All Olympians can count on the support of their home country, but one Chinese swimmer has found overnight fame with her expressive enthusiasm.