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Dozens of Yazidis enslaved by IS in Iraq now free
The 36 men, women and children were held by IS in Iraq for nearly three years.
Gem TV: Iranian CEO Saeed Karimian shot dead in Istanbul
Saeed Karimian, founder of Gem TV, had previously been tried in absentia by a Tehran court.
Ueli Steck: Everest claims 'Swiss Machine' climber
"Swiss Machine" Ueli Steck dies in an accident while acclimatising for an attempt on a new route.
Swiss 'spy' arrested in Frankfurt
The man is suspected of spying on German tax investigators who have bought CDs from Swiss banks.
Donald Trump attacks US media at 100-day Pennsylvania rally
The president insists he is keeping his election pledges and dismisses criticism as "fake news".
Fifa powerbroker Ahmad quits after claims
Fifa official Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah resigns a day after denying claims linking him to a fraud case.
North Korea crisis: Pope urges international mediation
Norway could be among the powers involved in resolving the nuclear stand-off, he suggests.
Turkey sacks 4,000 more officials in coup-bid crackdown
The latest purge comes alongside a ban on TV dating shows and the blocking of the website Wikipedia.
Anti-Trump climate change march draws thousands in US
People took part in the march to protest Donald Trump's climate policies on his 100th day in office.
Cuba military plane crash leaves eight dead
An investigation is launched after the crash in the mountainous west of the island.
Italian woman 'returns mixed-race surrogate baby'
An Italian woman is accused of faking a pregnancy and then giving back the baby she bought.
Arkansas execution: Judge orders post-mortem
Kenneth Williams was convulsing and groaning in his final moments, witnesses said.
Motherhood in the time of Zika
Katie Falkenberg's photo feature on mothers caring for children damaged by the Zika virus in Brazil was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2017.
Deadly tornado crosses Texas road
Footage from Canton, east of Dallas, shows one of the tornadoes which have left five people dead.
Correspondents' Dinner joke targets Trump
US comedian Hasan Minhaj had a dig at the president during the White House Correspondents' Dinner, which the president snubbed.
Ayrton Senna: Why the brand lives on
Legendary F1 driver Ayrton Senna is still one of the strongest brands in sport - and now his name is making a difference in education.
Protests against Trump's climate plans
Thousands rally across the US to protest against Donald Trump's climate strategy.
Elon Musk reveals underground road vision
The US entrepreneur and Tesla-founder finds traffic "soul-destroying" - so he's come up with this.
Trump attacks media after snubbing White House Correspondents Dinner
He dismissed criticisms as "fake news" and said he was keeping "one promise after another".
Ted 2017: Elon Musk's vision for underground road system
Elon Musk talks about networks of tunnel roads, autonomous driving, space travel and his pet snail Gary.
Bahamas festival organisers promise refunds
The organisers of the cancelled Fyre Festival say they'll give refunds, charity donations and 2018 VIP passes to all.
Ivan the Terrible statue goes missing after one hour
Local authority confiscates monument after it is installed "too soon".
Tajik leader's 'full title' rule comes into force
All media must now refer to President Emomali Rahmon by his not insubstantial official title.
Buffalo beauty contest held in Pakistan
Competition creates awareness about "the importance of breeding this beautiful animal".
Here's what Mr Trump missed by snubbing the White House press lobby's annual comedy roast.
Twenty-three years after his tragic death, legendary F1 driver Ayrton Senna is still one of the most valuable brands in sport.
Suraj Prakash Vaid rushes to help traffic accident victims in a country where most opt to walk away.
The tangled tale of a tapestry heir told he has to leave a Madrid building made famous by Goya.
'The Hong Kong we know isn't dying. It's already dead,' says one young Hong Konger contemplating her future.
Test your knowledge of the first 100 days of Donald Trump's Presidency
Africa's top shots
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.