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India and Asia have a surprisingly long history with the Zika virus, which is currently making headlines across the world.
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The stars of the new Dad's Army film, Toby Jones and Catherine Zeta Jones, talk about how they grew up watching the show on TV.
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Brazil says there is no risk to the Rio Olympics because of Zika, amid warnings a disease linked to the virus poses a global health emergency.
US presidential candidates make their final pitches to people in Iowa, where the first votes for party nominations are taking place.
A British woman has died in France, reportedly in a skiing accident in the Alps.
More people are moving from Australia to New Zealand than vice versa for the first time in 24 years, officials say.
A former director of the Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras has been sentenced to 12 years in jail as part of a huge corruption probe.
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Mobile messaging service WhatsApp is now used by a billion people every month, Facebook reports.
Five Czech nationals who went missing in Lebanon in July have been found and are now in the care of Lebanon's security force, Czech officials say.
The world's top chefs, restaurateurs and food critics mourn the loss of Benoit Violier, who was found dead at his home in Switzerland.
Benoit Violier, the chef behind the best restaurant in the world, has been found dead at his home.
Google parent Alphabet tops Apple as the world's most valuable company, with shares rising 9% in after-hours trading as a result of its latest earnings.
Everton complete the capture of forward Oumar Niasse from Russian club Lokomotiv Moscow in a £13.5m deal.
A Scottish tourist is reportedly killed by an elephant while on holiday with his teenage daughter in Thailand.
Former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) radio host Jian Ghomeshi goes on trial on charges of sexual assault and choking.