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Guatemala announces it will build new houses for families left homeless by a devastating landslide which killed more than 200 people last week.
Brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev tells shareholders at rival SABMiller not to let the chance of a takeover "slip away".
Scotland are close to full strength as Finn Russell and Ross Ford are passed fit to face Samoa.
South Sudan earn a draw in the their first World Cup qualifying match, which resumed on Thursday after rain stopped play on Wednesday.
George North is at centre for Wales as Justin Tipuric, Samson Lee, Paul James, Luke Charteris and Gareth Anscombe start against Australia in the World Cup on Saturday.
Donald Trump's challenge to a planned offshore wind farm goes to the UK's Supreme Court.
The US actors who voice video games have voted to strike over pay and conditions unless agreement with publishers can be reached soon.
Shaimaa Khalil reports on a school where students are studying outdoors, 10 years after a major earthquake in Pakistan.
Indonesia's president has asked for international assistance to put out forest fires that have sent a thick haze over the country and its neighbours.
Corals worldwide are at risk from a major episode of bleaching caused by natural currents and man-made climate change, scientists warm.
Argentina's president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner causes an internet sensation with her spontaneous dance moves during a campaign rally in Buenos Aires.
A man who flew a drone into a football stadium in Serbia during a Euro 2016 qualifier last October is arrested ahead of the return leg in Albania.
British actress Keira Knightley is forced to cancel a performance of her Broadway show Therese Raquin due to a "minor injury".
A record 13.4 million people tuned in to find out who would lift The Great British Bake Off trophy, during a tasty finale.
After climbing a 100ft crane on a building site, Steve-O from Jackass is sentenced to 30 days in jail for SeaWorld protest.
A contractor working for the Texas Department of Transportation is left dangling from a Houston bridge before rescuers manage to pull him to safety.
A court dismisses allegations that a former Delhi minister's pet dog, Don the labrador, would bite his wife on command.
Singer Selena Gomez reveals she is receiving chemotherapy after being diagnosed with the autoimmune disease lupus.
German exports fell in August by their largest amount since the height of the global financial crisis in 2009, and imports were also down sharply.
Saving Hong Kong's colonial-era postboxes