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Some think he is a stain on athletics, others say it is time to forgive - could a Gatlin victory over Bolt create the wrong headlines?
Fighting continues in Yemen's bitter civil war and hospitals and aid agencies are struggling to help those desperately in need of treatment and supplies.
People logging on to messaging services Chat Roulette, Omegle and Skype got a surprise at the weekend when confronted with a "real life" zombie computer game to play live.
As North and South Korea exchange artillery fire the North issues a deadline for the South to remove their "propaganda" loudspeakers from the border.
Turkey to hold snap elections, expected 1 November, says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Google has been ordered to remove nine links to news stories by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) under the "right to be forgotten".
Early elections are looming in Greece - but what does this extra turmoil mean for its bailout? The BBC's Laurence Peter examines what is at stake.
East Africa's most popular international music festival, Sauti za Busara in Zanzibar, is cancelled next year because of a lack of funding.
Minecraft creator Markus Persson is among those who have said they quit the music streaming service over changes in its terms and conditions.
The funeral of an alleged mafia boss in Rome provokes outrage after a lavish cortege featuring the theme tune from The Godfather.
The Cassini probe to Saturn returns its final close-up images of the Dione moon as it begins its "long goodbye".
A 6ft-long taxidermy wolf that was pinched from a Chelsea flat is handed in to police.
Education campaigner and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, 18, gains top marks in her exams at school in the UK.
With Sweden and Germany bearing the brunt of the influx of migrants, Graham Satchell reports from inside one of Sweden's immigration camps.
Nico Rosberg beats team-mate Lewis Hamilton to the fastest time in first practice at the Belgian Grand Prix.
Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing was spied on by security services for more than 20 years over suspicions over communist sympathies, newly declassified records show.
The UK government spent less last month than it received in taxes and other forms of income, official figures show.
Sierra Leone's government offers a $1,000 (£640) reward for information leading to the arrest of a gang suspected of raping and killing a girl and dumped her body on a beach.
The 25-year-old made $52m pre-tax over 12 months ahead of Scarlett Johansson who earned $35.5m.