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A six-year-old American boy writes to Barack Obama, and offers a place in his family to the Syrian refugee whose photo shocked the world.
A letter and video from a six-year-old US boy offering a place in his family to a Syrian refugee whose photo shocked the world goes viral.
A strike by Venezuelan bus drivers over a worsening economy crisis paralyses Caracas while the electoral authorities all but rule out a recall referendum this year.
A young girl was stabbed on a busy Delhi street. Her mother Rambeti Prajapati tells the BBC she wants justice for her daughter.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has announced a new initiative to "cure, prevent or manage all diseases by the end of the century".
The Guangzhou Grandview Aquarium turns down an offer for its polar bear, Pizza, to be rehoused and says it plans to expand and take in pandas.
Australian authorities cast doubt on the theory that Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 may have had a fire on board before it went missing.
A physical fight erupted on Georgian TV network Qvemo Kartli, after two politicians clashed during a studio debate.
Disney withdraws a children's costume promoting its upcoming movie Moana, after it was accused of cultural appropriation and racism.
Taiwan asks Google to blur satellite images of what appear to be new military installations on a disputed island in the South China Sea.
The Italian Olympic chief reacts angrily to the Rome mayor's decision to say no to the city's bid to host the 2024 Games, saying he will fight on.
Marion Cotillard says she's expecting her second child with her husband, as she denies Brad Pitt affair rumours.
The state governor of North Carolina has declared a state of emergency in the US city of Charlotte following protests over the death of a black man who was shot by police.
A trial can tell you much about the norms and values of a region, so what did the hearing for the Occupy students reveal about post-protest Hong Kong?
Two Singaporeans are arrested after allegedly buying tickets for flights they did not intend to take so they could buy iPhones at the airport.
A big fire at a power plant leaves millions of people without electricity in the US territory of Puerto Rico.
A young Delhi woman was stabbed to death by an alleged stalker as bystanders watched. BBC Hindi's Divya Arya finds grief and anger at the victim's family home.
The UN says it is ready to resume aid convoys in Syria after halting operations in response to a deadly attack on an aid mission on Monday.
Brazil's Maria da Penha Law was named after a women's rights activist who was left paraplegic by her violent husband.
"Ahmed" was a student in Mosul when IS militants overran the northern Iraqi city in 2014. Before escaping to safety this summer, he kept a secret diary for the BBC.