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Seventy years have passed since the publication of a report hailed as one of the greatest pieces of journalism ever written - one that described the terrible effects of the atomic bomb.
Mongolia wrestler Ganzorigiin Mandakhnaran's coaches strip off in protest at the judges' decision against him in his bronze-medal match.
The suicide bomber who killed 51 at a Kurdish wedding in Turkey was 12 to 14 years old and was working for so-called Islamic State, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says.
Pills seized from the home of singer Prince contained the dangerously powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl but were mislabelled, according to reports.
Scores of Turks take part in a peaceful protest in central Istanbul calling for justice for murdered transgender woman Hande Kader.
US doctor Donald Henderson, who led a successful campaign to wipe out smallpox worldwide, has died at the age of 87.
Feyisa Lilesa crosses his arms as he wins a silver medal - a gesture used by his Oromo people at home to protest against the government.
Fifteen people are hurt as part of a ceiling collapses at an Oslo concert venue where US DJ Steve Aoki was performing, police say.
Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong faints delivering a speech at a National Day rally, with his office saying it was due to "prolonged standing, heat and dehydration".
People celebrating a wedding in southern Turkey are hit by an explosion, leading to multiple casualties.
Canada is closed. A nation shuts for one night to celebrate the final emotional farewell of The Tragically Hip.
Twelve districts of Greece have banned blood donations because of malaria, with four out of 65 recent cases contracted inside Greece, Greek media report.
Iraq hangs 36 members of so-called Islamic State over the massacre of up to 1,700 military recruits at the former US base, Camp Speicher, in 2014.
The king of Morocco calls on his people living abroad to defend a tolerant form of Islam, after recent attacks involving militants of Moroccan origin.
A female fan filmed throwing a banana at an Aboriginal Australian rules player is banned by her club.
US boy band mogul Lou Pearlman, founder of the Backstreet Boys and NSync, dies aged 62 in prison, where he was serving 25 years for fraud.
US swimmer Ryan Lochte has apologised to the people of Brazil after "over-exaggerating" claims he was robbed at gunpoint while at the Rio Olympics.
Urjit Patel, a former Yale University economist with a reputation as a hawk on inflation, is appointed governor of India's central bank.
Donald Trump's election campaign doubled its spending last month but still lags far behind US presidential rival Hillary Clinton, figures show.
South Africa's Caster Semenya wins Olympic gold in the 800m as Great Britain's Lynsey Sharp comes sixth.