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Farming is seen as an unglamorous job across Africa, but the BBC's Sophie Ikenye finds some young professionals who are packing in the office job to return to the family farm.
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Tokyo is preparing to vote for its next governor, one of the biggest jobs in Japan, but the campaign has been marred by insults and allegations of sexism.
Hundreds of thousands of tweets condemn the attack on an Afghan minority group by Islamic State militants.
Hilary Clinton has become the first woman ever to become a major party nominee for US president. The BBC travelled to the Women's National Democratic Club, founded in Washington DC in 1922, to capture the scene.
Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign is hacked as part of a larger cyber attack against Democratic Party institutions, US media report.
Little girl saved by police officer throws him a tea party.
Brazil's former President Lula is to stand trial for obstruction of justice in a case related to the scandal at state oil firm Petrobras.
The media more often focuses on what women wear and their family status, but does that hurt the public's perception of their leadership?
The results of European bank "stress tests" have been announced, with the aim of establishing how well the banks could cope with a new financial shock.
A judge in the US state of Minnesota dismisses claims by 29 people who said they were Prince's heirs, including five people who said they were his child.
Two alleged members of the IS cell that carried out the Paris attacks are extradited from Austria to France and reportedly charged with terrorism.
A police officer dies and another remains in hospital after both were shot in the US city of San Diego.
An air strike hits a maternity hospital supported by Save the Children in north-western Syria, killing two people and wounding three others.
Four people suffering from the Zika virus in Florida are probably the first cases contracted within the US, health officials say.
Russia's weightlifting team is banned from competing at the Rio Olympics because of doping offences.
Six Michigan state workers have been charged with hiding data that showed that Flint's drinking water was unsafe.
A huge waterspout has been spotted on the surface of the Gaoyou Lake in Yangzhou City of east China's Jiangsu Province.
The BBC looks at some of the victims of the 23 July bomb attack on the Afghan capital Kabul.
Flight display screens at Vietnam's two largest airports are hacked to show messages criticising Vietnam's claims of territory in the South China Sea.