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Police search the home of Satoshi Uematsu, suspected of killing 19 people at a disability care centre in Japan's worst mass killing in decades.
The first African American congresswoman made a presidential bid in 1972 - making her the first woman and the first African American to run for president.
The remains of a 54-year-old man who disappeared hunting for a hidden stash of gold and jewels in New Mexico have been discovered, local authorities say.
Actress Meryl Streep pays tribute to Hillary Clinton.
Former US President Bill Clinton argues why his wife and "best friend" Hillary should lead the nation, in a very personal speech at the Democratic convention.
Former President Bill Clinton has taken to the stage at the Democratic convention to make the case for his wife to become America's first female president.
A 120kg Australian fur seal seal that fell asleep in a public toilet block in Tasmania has been safely relocated.
Two journalists who worked on political magazines in Hong Kong are jailed in mainland China for running an illegal business.
The Australian teenager who has become the face of a juvenile detention scandal has apologised for his actions.
Argentina's President Mauricio Macri announces a national plan to fight violence against women.
South Sudanese supermodel’s quest to build bridges between two worlds.
A bereaved Turkish family feels both pride and grief for a father shot by rebel troops during the 15 July coup attempt, the BBC's Rengin Arslan reports.
The BBC's Will Grant reports from the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic on how the issue of migrants and their precarious situation at the border is dividing some in the Catholic Church.
In our series of letters from African journalists, Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene considers a dilemma over possible malaria prevention.
Doping scandals have reduced public interest in the Olympics, according to a poll for the BBC World Service.
The site of one of the deadliest attacks to ever hit Iraq has been turned into a shrine to the dead.
The BBC's Vikas Pandey profiles five restaurants which have relied on one signature dish to become legendary among food lovers.
Delegates at the Democratic National Convention are poised to make history, formally nominating Hillary Clinton for president.
The suspended Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, says she will not attend the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics.
Apple reports a second consecutive quarter of falling iPhone sales, but the 15% drop was not as bad as analysts had feared.