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Hidden camera captures the street harassment women face
Residents of a Hawaiian village threatened by the Kilauea volcano are evacuated from their homes as lava hits the first houses in its way.
Islamic State has released 25 schoolchildren, the last of some 150 children it kidnapped earlier in the year, a rights group says.
A US man sues after his daughter is barred from school amid fears she may have been exposed to the Ebola virus on a family trip to Nigeria.
The WHO says Liberia, the country hardest hit in the Ebola outbreak, has seen a decline in infections, but warns the crisis is far from over.
Nato reports an "unusual" increase in Russian military aircraft conducting manoeuvres over European airspace over the last two days.
The Aussie firms offering unusual job perks and flexible working
Torrential rains and strong winds in central Argentina cause severe flooding, damage homes and force dozens of people to evacuate.
Why Chinese firms are changing their approach to succession
US Federal Reserve announces an end to the quantitative easing stimulus programme begun in 2008 as economic recovery takes hold.
The American inventor of the popular board game Operation is in desperate need of money to pay for a real-life operation.
Chile allows first medical marijuana plant
Egypt begins demolishing homes along its border with Gaza as part of a planned 500m buffer zone intended to prevent weapons smuggling.
Andy Murray moves to within one win of securing a World Tour Finals place after beating Julien Benneteau in Paris.
Diane Nammi, founder of Iranian and Kurdish Women's Rights Organization, told BBC World News about her days fighting as a commander in the Kurdish Peshmerga armed forces.
France denies reports that it is ready to go ahead with the controversial delivery of a helicopter carrier to the Russian navy.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to spin off Ferrari and sell a 10% stake in the luxury carmaker on the stock market.
Musarat Misbah, the owner of a chain of beauty parlours in Pakistan, has set up a charity to help care for acid attack survivors whom she also employs in the salons.
A dog breeder who shot dead his partner and her daughter after police returned confiscated guns to him is found guilty of two counts of murder.
The Serious Fraud Office is carrying out a criminal investigation into accounting irregularities at supermarket giant Tesco.