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Obama: Congress veto override of 9/11 lawsuits bill 'a mistake'
The US president says the congressional override of his veto on a bill allowing 9/11 lawsuits against Saudi Arabia sets "a dangerous precedent".
Sudan government accused of using chemical weapons in Darfur
The Sudanese government is allegedly using chemical weapons against its own people, with dozens of children among 200 killed in Darfur, Amnesty International alleges.
Oil rallies after Opec ministers announce output cut
The oil producers cartel Opec has agreed a preliminary deal to cut production for the first time in eight years, sending crude prices surging.
Typhoon Megi: Search for missing after China landslides
At least 32 people are missing in China's eastern Zhejiang province after heavy rains triggered two landslides.
US school shooter kills dad before rampage
A teenager killed his father before going to a nearby primary school and opening fire with a handgun, wounding two students and a teacher, police say.
Trump's fortune drops $800m in one year
Due in large part to the softening of the New York real estate market, Mr Trump's personal wealth has fallen to $3.7bn, says Forbes.
Thousands to pay final respects to Israel's Shimon Peres
Thousands of people are expected to pay their final respects in Jerusalem to former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres, who died at the age of 93.
Syria: US tells Russia it will end talks if bombing continues
US warns Russia over the bombardment of Aleppo, saying it will suspend co-operation on Syria peace talks unless Moscow stops the assault.
Brexit: Italian PM Matteo Renzi warns UK over EU rights
It will be "impossible" for Brexit talks to result in a deal that gives Britons more rights than others outside the EU, Italian PM Matteo Renzi says.
Ugandan shot by US police 'pointed object'
Police in California say they shot dead a Ugandan refugee because he pulled an object that turned out to be an e-cigarette from his pocket, pointed it and assumed a "shooting stance".
Mexico returns remains of US soldiers from 1846 war
The remains of 10 US soldiers killed during the Mexican-American war of 1846 are being returned 170 years after their deaths.
Airlines see sharp rise in unruly passengers, says industry group
Reports of passengers being verbally abusive or refusing to follow cabin crew orders rose by 17% in 2015, according to an industry group.
Aleppo: Brain surgery carried out on hospital floor
BBC Newsnight has obtained distressing footage which shows the grim reality inside an Aleppo hospital. John Sweeney's report has upsetting footage and scenes of surgery.
Michelle Obama: 'We need an adult in the White House'
Michelle Obama takes aim at Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump, saying "a president can?t just pop off" when he or she is upset.
An emigre who became a statesman
A look back at the life and career of former Israeli PM and President Shimon Peres.
'Mosaic house' is culmination of 20 years' work
A vibrant "mosaic house" in Los Angeles represents a 20 year collaboration between two married artists, who have covered almost every surface in tiles and ceramics.
How does a Buk missile system work?
The Ukrainian military has given BBC News access to one of its Buks, to show how sophisticated a piece of military equipment it is.
Couple describe moment Hanks photobombed wedding pictures
Elisabeth and Ryan speak to the BBC after Tom Hanks photobombed their wedding pictures in Central Park, New York.
Girl rebukes Charlotte mayor over police shootings
A young African-American girl delivers a tearful plea about police shootings to city officials in Charlotte, North Carolina.
South African teen wins Google prize for orange peel innovation
A 16-year-old South African wins a Google prize for using orange peel to develop a cheap super-absorbent material to help soil retain water.
Stolen African penguin 'cannot survive in the wild'
A huge hunt is under way for a stolen African penguin who experts fear will die in the wild.
Russia city backtracks on approval for gay rights march
Officials in Ivanovo revoke permission for a same-sex marriage march, blaming a "mix up".
China police uncover $6m supermarket gift card scam
Former supermarket staff accused of hacking computer systems to fraudulently reload cards.
Thai tourism video stirs cultural heritage debate
Government unhappy over playful use of characters from Thailand's national epic.
Feeling the cold
People who lost their homes in the Italian earthquake disaster are still living in tents but they have the support of a vast relief team.
A look at continuing efforts to reduce the water and energy needed to cool the world's data centres.
A new 'lunatic line'?
Kenyan plans to build a railway across a national park, but could it be a new version of the so-called "lunatic line" to nowhere, asks Alastair Leithhead.
Beating Big Brother
Secret surveillance of US citizens by police is on the rise with black neighbourhoods often the target - here is how one Californian city fought back.
Dip in the road
Thai women take baths in potholes to draw attention to unrepaired roads.
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