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Lotte's Chairman Shin Dong-bin bowed with his directors and gave a public apology.
Svetlana Kuznetsova hacks off part of her own hair en route to a three-sets win over Agnieszka Radwanska at the WTA Finals.
The BBC's Chris Morris looks at how failure to sign an EU trade deal with Canada over Belgium's regional objections could affect EU policy-making decisions.
Jurors in the Hong Kong murder trial of a British banker are shown mobile phone footage of the attack on one of the victims.
The country's media is filled with speculation about what was behind the "ousting" of Tata chairman Cyrus Mistry and where the company is heading.
The reality star had said she would take US celebrity gossip site MediaTakeOut to court but has dropped the case.
Venezuela's government and its opposition are to meet for talks on the country's political crisis, the Vatican says, after an intervention from Pope Francis.
After nearly three years of war, South Sudanese artists want to get the country thinking and talking about peace, and have landed on a novel way to do it.
What happened when Katy Watson visited the Pinche Gringo BBQ joint in Mexico City to gauge the reaction to the final televised US presidential debate.
A wheelchair-bound disability activist who was assaulted in India for not standing up to the national anthem recounts his harrowing experience.
In Central Asia, a crisis is brewing over water and electricity. Some countries have energy, the others water - but they cannot seem to agree how to share resources.
How has tourism in Thailand been affected since the death of the King?
At the age of 13, Natasha Annie Tonthola was subjected to a ritual sexual initiation at the hands of an older man, but that was just the start of her troubles.
One of South Africa's greatest historical artefacts is the star attraction of an exhibition of the country's art opening at the British Museum in London on 27 October.
Women have caught up with men, at least when it comes to knocking back alcohol - a global study of drinking habits shows.
Tuk-tuks are predominantly driven by men in Egypt, but the country's economic woes are driving more women to it as a means of earning a living.
Students in Iraq tell the BBC's Shaimaa Khalil about their close encounter with militants from so-called Islamic State.
The European Union and Canada say they remain hopeful for their landmark trade deal Ceta, despite three Belgian regions led by Wallonia blocking it.
Polling stations open for early voting in key battleground state of Florida, where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump remain in a tight race.
Almost 2,000 migrants are bussed from the "Jungle" in Calais as the controversial camp is cleared.