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A British doctor who was raped on an all-female sailing holiday in the Caribbean is taking legal action against the travel company who, she says, didn't do enough to protect her.
Malaysian PM Najib Razak faces growing domestic and international pressure amid US allegations of "enormous" fraud at state investment fund 1MDB.
One of the UK's newest nuclear-powered submarines sustains external damage after a collision with a merchant vessel during a training exercise off Gibraltar.
The WNBA fines three teams and their players for wearing black warm-up shirts to commemorate the recent shootings in America.
Texas Senator Ted Cruz fails to endorse Donald Trump as Republican nominee, drawing angry boos during his speech at the party convention in Cleveland.
Donald Trump might have officially clinched his party’s nomination - but winning the country over could hinge on one key factor - demographics.
The BBC gets access to the outskirts of Manbij, a strategically important town Kurdish-led forces are trying to capture from so-called Islamic State.
Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community return to the streets of Jerusalem for a parade, one year after a deadly attack by an ultra-Orthodox Jew.
A mural which popped up in Melbourne apparently proclaiming the "death" of Taylor Swift is defaced to pay tribute to dead gorilla, Harambe.
Ted Cruz set off a firestorm when he didn't endorse Donald Trump for president during his speech at the Republican National Convention.
Republican candidate says that if he is elected president he may abandon a guarantee of protection to fellow Nato countries.
A school in Sydney tells students not to clap but silently cheer instead, out of respect for students who are "sensitive to noise".
After Donald J Trump Jr's well received speech on Tuesday night of the convention, do Republican delegates see a political future for him or other Trump children?
Hopes for peace and stability in the world's youngest country have been shaken by recent clashes, reports the BBC's Alastair Leithead from South Sudan.
Australian scientist and rugby player Michael Quinn admits travelling to the US to have sex with a six-year-old boy after being caught in a sting.
In some remote regions of Malawi, girls are made to have sex with a paid sex worker when they reach puberty - but the tradition has the potential to spread disease.
US authorities have charged a Ukrainian man alleged to be the mastermind of the world's biggest online piracy website.
Panama creates an independent commission to determine how many people died during the US invasion in 1989, and to identify them.
Donald Trump's chief political adviser on his candidate, Hillary Clinton and the 2016 campaign.
A wacky Indian sex comedy about four college-going quiz geeks and their unbridled fantasies has made audiences sit up and have a good laugh, writes Sudha G Tilak.