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Darren Soh, a landscape photographer, creates a composite image that captures the beauty of Singapore's lightning storms.
Japanese shares lost ground following falls on Wall Street on Monday ahead of weak US economic data expected later this week.
A key minister in Brazil's new government steps aside after he was caught on tape allegedly conspiring to obstruct a major corruption probe.
The ban on GM crops by European countries should be reassessed, the president of UK science body the Royal Society has said.
The Syrian government accuses Turkey, Qatar and Saudi Arabia of being behind a wave of bombings in the coastal cities of Tartous and Jableh.
Art and protest on a fallen tree in Kashmir
Why is Bulgaria banning clothing almost none of its Muslims wear?
The start-up aiming to beat the traffic in Indonesia
From Twiggy to Alexa - Marks & Spencer's battle to be a High Street trendsetter
Is there any truth in the stereotype?
Why 700 people drowned in one incident in the Mediterranean
Marcus Rashford could make his England debut on Friday, but Roy Hodgson says the striker is short of time to make an impact.
Colombian security forces launch an operating to find a missing Spanish reporter believed have been kidnapped by left-wing guerrillas.
Security correspondent Frank Gardner explains why so-called Islamic State (IS) is striking in unexpected places, after a series of car bombings in two coastal cities in Syria.
Austria's new president vows to listen to the people's "fear and anger" after his far-right opponent narrowly misses out on a landmark victory.
A sugar shortage has forced Coca-Cola to stop producing soft drinks in Venezuela amid an escalating food and energy shortage.
The US veterans who went back to start a new life
Why a light display in Hong Kong was cancelled
An EgyptAir flight that crashed in the Mediterranean did not swerve and change direction, an Egyptian official says, contradicting a Greek version.
Louis van Gaal is "very disappointed" not to be given a third season in charge of Manchester United after being sacked.