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Writer Roberto Saviano tells the Victoria Derbyshire programme about living for 10 years under threat of death from the mafia.
McDonald's employees are protesting outside the company's annual meeting in Chicago.
The words "Feldenkrais" and "Gesellschaft" make Jairam Hathwar and Nihar Janga co-champions of the US Spelling Bee, the third tie in a row.
India's foreign ministry says it is looking into an alleged attack on a Nigerian student by a local man in the southern city of Hyderabad.
The final verdict in the historic human rights trial of Operation Condor is expected in Argentina this week.
More than 300 passengers and crew are evacuated from a Korean Air plane in Tokyo, Japan, after its left engine catches fire, local media say.
Verdict due in Argentina's Operation Condor trial
Nearly 20 migrants on the Greek island of Chios are taking part in a hunger strike.
Too many teenagers and young adults are dying of some types of cancer, a Europe-wide report warns.
This year's Architecture Biennale in Venice explores how buildings can be designed creatively and sustainably to improve the environment and our lives.
A declaration at the G7 meeting in Japan says a vote by the UK to leave the European Union would pose a "serious threat to global growth".
A Thai man is recovering in hospital after a python emerged from a toilet and sank its fangs into his penis.
The UK is set to send another warship to the Mediterranean to help tackle people-smuggling and movements of arms in and out of Libya, officials say.
Kenya's parliament approves changes to anti-doping legislation in the hope of avoiding a ban on its athletes attending the Olympic Games in Rio.
Why people at US border back Trump's 'great' wall
In Weiner, a new documentary about the disgraced congressman, wife Huma Abedin, one of Hillary Clinton's closest aides, steals the show.
A husband's online account of fertility problems strikes a chord
Where was Angelina Jolie made a professor?
In our series of letters by African journalists, novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani gives five examples of just how much has changed in Nigeria since President Buhari was sworn in a year ago.
How hard is it to be a Syrian refugee with a disability?