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Will tough new visa rules hit South Africa's tourism sector?
Around half the world's Saiga antelope have died suddenly in Kazakhstan since May 10th, possibly due to stomach bacteria turning on their hosts.
Islamic State suicide bombers strike Iraqi army in Anbar province, killing at least 45 soldiers, security sources say.
The pain of throwing away something valuable
An investigation into why a Shropshire crematorium did not return babies' ashes to their bereaved families is due to publish its findings.
As the next large payment to the IMF is due on Friday, the BBC's Chris Morris asks whether this could be the end of the road for Greece and efforts to prop up its economy.
Rail strikes by RMT union workers in the UK in June are suspended after talks over pay deal.
The group calling itself Islamic State is using children as young as 12 on the battlefield in the on-going conflict there.
Reptiles rescued by the RSPCA centre in Brighton
Defending champion Maria Sharapova is out of the French Open in the fourth round after losing to 13th seed Lucie Safarova.
Paris has started removing padlocks symbolically fastened to one of the French capital's main bridges by couples, after part of the Pont des Arts collapsed last year.
Nigeria's anti-corruption agency arrests six senior central bank officials over an alleged $30m (£20m) currency fraud.
France and Germany say an EU Commission plan to redistribute 40,000 asylum seekers across the EU needs revision.
A graphic mobile phone video obtained by the BBC appears to show militants from Islamic State torturing a 14-year-old Syrian boy.
A tribal woman in central India is brutally gang-raped allegedly by six men who suspected her of practising witchcraft, police say.
More than 60 people are killed, many burnt to death, after a fuel tanker crashed into a busy bus station in Onitsha, south-eastern Nigeria, officials say.
A 92-year-old cancer survivor becomes the oldest woman to complete a marathon after crossing the finish line of the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in San Diego.
Immunotherapy is fast becoming a powerful new weapon against cancer. But is it the cure we've been waiting for?
A San Francisco recycling centre is seeking a woman who may have handed over a rare Apple I computer by mistake.
Objects recovered from an 18th Century slave ship wrecked off the coast of South Africa are due to be revealed in Cape Town.