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Seventeen soldiers die in a fire at a military ammunition depot in western Maharashtra state, Indian army officials say.
German footballer Jerome Boateng says comments by a right-wing politician that most Germans would not want him as a neighbour are "sad".
Wildlife authorities in Thailand are removing tigers from a controversial Buddhist temple after accusations of wildlife trafficking and animal abuse.
A woman killed by a crocodile in Australia's far-north was on a trip to celebrate the end of her friend's cancer treatment.
The Pakistani group proposing to "lightly beat" women
Will giving computers emotions make them more useful at work?
Anonymous social media novel gains growing audience
Brazilian icon to sell off his life in football
The invention that stops girls missing school every month
A US zoo has defended its decision to shoot a gorilla, after a four-year-old boy fell into its enclosure .
A team of young British architects are showcasing some new ideas in Venice about how to design and build comfortable homes, at a time of severe housing shortages.
The director of Cincinnati zoo says he would do the same again after a gorilla, into whose enclosure a child fell, was shot dead.
Four people have died in floods in southwestern Germany after torrential rain in the past 24 hours.
International footballer Alan Pulido fought one of his kidnappers and grabbed his phone to call police, officials reveal.
The largest airline in Latin America, Latam, says it is suspending its flights to Venezuela because of the worsening economic situation.
The Iraqi army faces resistance as it begins an operation to storm the city of Falluja, a stronghold of so-called Islamic State (IS).
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) says a data transfer pact between the EU and US needs "significant improvements".
Rescuers pick up 29 migrants at sea off Greece's western island of Lefkada as they headed for Italy, raising concerns about a new smuggling route.
A Senegalese court jails Chad ex-leader Hissene Habre for life for crimes against humanity, in the first African Union-backed trial of a former ruler.
Four people die in floods in southwestern Germany after torrential rain overnight.