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China's Communist Party punished more than one million officials for corruption, the government says ahead of a major party meeting.
Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches beats Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford to the European Golden Boy award.
Police in southern Vietnam search for more than 200 drug addicts who broke out of a compulsory rehabilitation centre.
Kurdish forces taking part in the offensive to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State militants are besieging a key town to the north-east.
Lewis Hamilton finished on top of the podium at the United States Grand Prix but Daniel Ricciardo's 'shoey' stunt was the centre of attention.
The EU battles to rescue the Ceta trade deal with Canada after Belgium's Wallonia region rejected a Monday deadline.
2016 is likely to be the first year in recorded history in which levels of CO2 in the atmosphere remain above the symbolically important threshold of 400 parts per million.
Tom Hayden, progressive activist and a prominent figure in the US anti-Vietnam war movement, dies after a lengthy illness.
The trust that runs Mumbai's famous Haji Ali mosque tells the Supreme Court that it will allow women into the shrine in a month's time.
A group of sailors freed after being held by Somali pirates for nearly five years ate rats to survive, one survivor tells the BBC.
British banker Rurik Jutting, accused of murdering two Indonesian women in Hong Kong, pleads not guilty at the start of his trial.
VR is increasingly being used in real-world situations by schools, charities, hospitals and... kitchen retailers.
A group of hostages held by Somali pirates for nearly five years has arrived in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. The BBC's Tomi Oladipo was there.
England beat Bangladesh by 22 runs on the final morning of the first Test in Chittagong.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton appeal for women's votes as the US presidential race nears its final fortnight.
US lawmakers and both presidential candidates have raised questions about AT&T's deal to buy Time Warner for $85.4bn (£70bn).
Thirteen people are killed and more than 30 injured in southern California when a tour bus collides with a lorry, media reports say.
After fleeing the fighting around Mosul, thousands of displaced people face cramped conditions living in camps.
Venezuelan congressmen put President Nicolas Maduro under further pressure by voting on Sunday to put him on trial for violating democracy.
A centrist agrarian party that was previously represented by a single parliamentarian has won a shock victory in Lithuanian elections.