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The BBC's Cuba correspondent Will Grant reports on the historic moment Cubans thought they would never see, the reopening of the US embassy in Havana.
How prisoners survived the horrors of Japan's WW2 camps
Why I still obey my mother's demands to eat all my dinner
Who does Amy Schumer think she is?
New photos shed light on China-Japan war history
Zou Dehuai from Qingdao in China is an avid collector of personal photo albums which belonged to Japanese soldiers in World War Two.
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell has been diagnosed with stage-one lymphoma, forcing him to go on medical leave for the rest of the season.
Siri - Apple's voice-activated assistant - may have saved the life of Tennessee teenager after he was pinned underneath his truck and unable reach his phone.
The legacy of the Japanese occupation during WWII still being felt by people in Hong Kong, who forced to use a currency called military yen.
Human rights group Amnesty International issues harsh criticism of what it calls "inhumane" conditions at Austria's main refugee camp.
Athletic Bilbao destroy Barcelona in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup as Aritz Aduriz nets a hat-trick.
Brazilian prosecutors launch an investigation into allegations of corruption and overpricing in the construction of a stadium used during the 2014 World Cup.
Desperation and hope as migrants arrive on Kos
Gunmen have killed at least 19 people on the outskirts of Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo, in a series of overnight attacks.
North Korea has put its standard time back by half an hour, to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of rule by "wicked" imperialist Japan.
Manchester United maintain their impressive record at Villa Park as they beat Aston Villa thanks to a goal from Adnan Januzaj.
The US has reopened its embassy in Cuba more than 54 years after it was closed, in a symbolic step signalling the warming of ties between both countries.
An American aid worker, killed in February while held hostage by Islamic State in Syria, was sexually abused by the group's top leader, US officials tell ABC news.
Sri Lankan divisions lurk behind image of perfect holiday resort
A Toronto man calls a zoo for help with his 150 pet crocodiles and a local zoo picks them up