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Afghan suicide mosque attacks kill scores of worshippers
Some 60 people are killed as worshippers are targeted in two separate attacks on mosques.
Brazil police arrests 108 in major anti-paedophilia operation
Officers seize more than 150,000 files with disturbing images of young children and teenagers.
Pablo Neruda 'did not die of cancer', say experts
The left-wing poet died in 1973, weeks after a military coup led by general Augusto Pinochet.
King Felipe VI says Catalonia 'will remain' Spanish
King Felipe VI says Spain will solve the crisis through democratic institutions.
Missing California hikers died in apparent murder-suicide
Police suspect the man killed his girlfriend at Joshua Tree National Park before killing himself.
Mugabe named as goodwill ambassador by WHO
The World Health Organisation head praises Zimbabwe's public health policy, in a controversial move.
Militants kill Egyptian security forces in desert shoot out
The forces are reported to have been looking for the militants' hideout when they came under attack.
Mogadishu truck bombing death toll jumps to 358
More than 50 people are also still missing after last Saturday's huge truck bombing, officials say.
Nuclear North Korea is non-negotiable, diplomat says
The US should be "prepared to co-exist with" a nuclear North Korea, a diplomat from Pyongyang says.
Iraq Kurds: Army claims full control of Kirkuk province
Kurdish forces have not confirmed reports that they have given up the last area under their control.
EU paves way for post-Brexit trade talks
EU leaders say there is not enough progress to start trade talks yet, but they hope to begin in December.
Czech election: Billionaire Andrej Babis poised to win
Andrej Babis's party, ANO (Yes), is leading opinion polls but is not expected to secure a majority.
Putin weighs in on Trump's performance as US president
The Russian president took aim at the US political system when asked about Trump's "unpredictability".
Why did a black man hug a neo-Nazi skinhead?
A white supremacist walked into the middle of an anti-fascist rally - this is what happened next.
India's first complete transgender couple are hoping to marry
Sukanyeah and Aarav met at a gender reassignment clinic. Now they're planning a wedding.
The battle against deadly snakebites in Nigeria
More than 10,000 people are bitten by snakes in Nigeria every year.
Pollution hot spots around the world
What's it like to live somewhere like Beijing, where you can even see pollution with the naked eye?
Colombia vets nurse tiny spider monkey back to health
Vets in Colombia are nursing a tiny spider monkey back to health.
Former presidents rebuke Trump era politics
The two former US presidents voiced concern about the current political climate in the US.
Players ‘applaud’ Xi Jinping in Tencent game
The game, which celebrates the Communist Party Congress, lets users "clap" Xi Jinping by tapping their phone screen
Trump's Renoir painting not real, says museum
The Chicago Institute of Art is "satisfied that our version is real" of the Impressionist work.
New Zealand town funds its own petrol station
Residents fed up with a two-hour drive to buy fuel decide to take matters into their own hands.
Japanese zoo mourns anime-loving celebrity penguin
Grape the penguin became an online star after he "fell in love" with a cardboard cut-out in his enclosure.
Icelandic Pirate Party MP forced to wear eyepatch
Member of parliament and country's president both injured in bizarre household accidents.
Hostages no more
What’s next for the North American couple and their children rescued from five years of captivity?
The spacecraft graveyard
Why one of the Earth's most remote places is the preferred place to dump space junk.
Maps and graphics telling the story of the fight against so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria.
What golden age?
People's hopes for a quiet retirement with family are ruined by inflation and the fear of violence.
It is no surprise EU leaders sought to put a positive spin on negotiations, writes Laurence Peter.
Could the accidental publication of millions of South Africans' personal details open a new door for criminals?