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Swiss police seize three paintings by Vincent Van Gogh and Claude Monet as part of an investigation into Malaysian state fund 1MDB.
Nintendo's Pokemon Go is now available for players in Japan, the birthplace of the monsters, says game developer Niantic Labs.
We asked Republican delegates for specifics on how they think Donald Trump's Mexican wall should (or could) be built.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives his speech at the Republican National Convention.
Four men and one women are charged with terror offences after police reveal that the Nice attacker "had logistical support" prior to the attack.
A selection of some of the shortlisted images in this year's EyeEm Awards.
Tim Minchin talks to the BBC about his new stage adaption of the film Groundhog Day.
The vast wetlands of the Niger Delta region are home to Nigeria's oil resources, but are once again at the centre of a security crisis, writes the BBC's Martin Patience
Surrounded by government forces, the Syrian city of Aleppo could be facing its last gasp after holding out for four years, writes Diana Darke.
When Dampson was 10 he was given away by his mother to a man who forced him to work as a fisherman in dangerous conditions.
Emma Beck's experience of giving birth to a stillborn child changed her profoundly and led her to question the taboo around the subject.
As publishers struggle to attract eyeballs in the face of increasing competition from online content, can artificial intelligence help them?
The UK's first double hand transplant operation has taken place at Leeds General Infirmary and the patient says his new hands look "tremendous".
La Liga champions Barcelona agree a deal to sign Portuguese midfielder Andre Gomes from Valencia.
Jose Mourinho gives his strongest hint that Manchester United want to re-sign Paul Pogba from Juventus.
Embattled CEO of Fox News Roger Ailes resigns after a number of female employees accused him of sexual harassment.
Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso says the sport is too controlled and restrictive.
Zimbabwe's war veterans, who have played a key role in supporting President Robert Mugabe, issue a statement withdrawing their backing for him.
A recent wave of militancy in Nigeria has targeted the country's oil facilities damaging the industry, but what is motivating this?