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At least 50,000 IS militants have been killed over the past two years, a top US military official says.
US actor Judge Reinhold is arrested after a confrontation with security officials at Dallas airport.
Losing Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says the spread of "fake news" threatens the US.
Australia approves the sale of its largest private landholding, the Kidman estate, to Gina Rinehart.
A selection of images from the life and career of US actor Kirk Douglas, who celebrates his 100th birthday on 9 December.
The BBC's Frank Gardner looks at whether Saudi Arabia can achieve its goals in Yemen's messy war.
The Syrian army suspends fighting around eastern Aleppo to allow civilians to leave, Russia says.
Donald Trump picks a fast-food executive opposed to higher minimum wages to lead the labour department.
Coach reveals how she became the first female to win a top-flight championship with a men’s team.
Becci answers readers' questions about living with self-harm
A BBC campaign to map street harassment of women reveals reports of harassment from 43 cities in 29 countries over just one weekend.
Yuliya Stepanova has won worldwide fame for what she dared to do off the track, but fears she may never return home.
As the world marks Human Rights Day, the BBC looks at China's sweeping crackdown on lawyers.
A Nepalese film tells a powerful story about politics, family and society, writes Charles Haviland.
The arrest of an Afghan asylum seeker over a murder in Germany triggers tension and debate over immigrant crime.
Bogota sees the funeral of a seven-year-old girl, whose rape and killing shocked Colombia.
As Britain's relationship with Saudi Arabia comes under scrutiny, the BBC's Fergal Keane hears human accounts of Saudi air strikes in Yemen.
An Australian doctor who gave his wife a fatal injection of insulin is found guilty of murder.
A tsunami warning is lifted in the South Pacific after a 7.8 quake off the Solomon Islands.
Former astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95.