BBC News - World
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Uzbekistan has elected a new president. Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev won with a landslide victory.
One of India's most popular politicians, J Jayalalitha, remains critical after a heart attack.
Myanmar's Rohingya have been described by the UN as "the most friendless people in the world".
War crimes prosecutors present closing arguments against ex-Bosnian Serb General Ratko Mladic.
Elderly care home offers vouchers if people visit their parents regularly.
He will be the first Japanese PM to visit the site when he attends a service with President Obama.
Italian PM Matteo Renzi's referendum defeat leaves the country facing political uncertainty.
Far-right Norbert Hofer loses to environmentalist Alexander Van der Bellen in Austria's presidential election.
US President-elect Donald Trump tweets criticism of China's monetary and South China Sea policies.
How one Afghan migrant woman was followed by her allegedly abusive husband to the gates of Europe.
Bana Alabed drew attention with tweets from war-torn Aleppo but her account has disappeared.
A German train controller is jailed over a head-on collision which killed 12 people in Bavaria.
The White House is accused of political meddling after the US army halts a controversial oil pipeline.
Descendants of freed African slaves are fighting to save their traditional Gullah way of life and ancestral land in South Carolina.
A man is arrested after opening fire in a restaurant at the centre of a bizarre fake US election story.
Blaze at the Regent Plaza hotel in Karachi kills at least 11 and injures more than 70 people.
By quitting while he is ahead, John Key has transformed New Zealand's political landscape, writes Colin James.
Cross-border share trading between Shenzhen and Hong Kong gets underway after a one-year delay.
After eight years in the role John Key is to resign as New Zealand prime minister for family reasons.
The Sinterklaas festival in the Netherlands is hoping to avoid controversy with a new look for "Black Pete".