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The BBC's James Badcock examines how activists doggedly pursued their country's former economy minister and IMF chief, Rodrigo Rato, over corruption claims.
Ethiopian prince Lij Iyasu was deposed after fears he had converted to Islam. But it also put an end to the threat of Ethiopia entering into World War One, writes Martin Plaut.
When 15-year-old Waheed Arian arrived in the UK from 1990s Afghanistan, he was told he would probably become a taxi driver. Some years later, he started a degree at the University of Cambridge and has now set up a scheme where British doctors advise medics in Kabul via Skype.
Gabon opposition leader Jean Ping has said a constitution court ruling which upheld President Ali Bongo's election victory was "unjust".
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban says the European Union should set up a giant camp to process migrants before they reach Europe.
Thousands of protesters march in Dublin and 20 other world cities to press their demand for a referendum to repeal Ireland's abortion laws.
Police in the north-western US state of Washington hunt for a gunman who opened fire in a shopping centre north of Seattle, killing five people.
US President Barack Obama opens a new museum about the African-American history and culture in Washington DC.
US politician and civil rights leader John Lewis hails the opening of the Smithsonian Institution's new National Museum of African American History and Culture.
French President Francois Hollande says he intends to close the "Jungle" camp in Calais and move 9,000 migrants to reception centres across France.
Ugandan police stop gay pride celebrations in two resorts outside the capital Kampala.
The death toll from a mass shooting at a shopping centre in Washington state has risen to five, police say, with the suspected gunman still at large.
Intensified attacks on the Syrian city of Aleppo have left nearly two million people without water and at risk of disease, the UN says.
Video emerges of the moment North Carolina police shot a black man, captured by his wife, who is heard pleading: "Don't shoot him!"
The world's biggest conference on species protection has opened in South Africa amid differing views on the survival of elephants.
An Italian judge orders a man convicted of using an underage prostitute to buy her feminist literature.
The album which catapulted Nirvana, Kurt Cobain and grunge on to the global stage is a quarter-century old, but what does it mean to the youth of the 90s?
US police searching for a gunman who shot four women dead at a mall in Burlington, Washington State, warn people to stay indoors until he is caught.
A Shanghai restaurant closes a day after being awarded a Michelin star, reportedly because it lacked the necessary licences to operate.
Gabon's constitutional court rejects an opposition challenge to the result of August's elections, upholding President Ali Bongo's victory.