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Democrat Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman in US history to be nominated for president by any major party.
South Sudanese supermodel’s quest to build bridges between two worlds.
Her former opponent Bernie Sanders was the person who sealed her nomination, after votes had been announced by all 50 states.
A bereaved Turkish family feels both pride and grief for a father shot by rebel troops during the 15 July coup attempt, the BBC's Rengin Arslan reports.
The BBC's Will Grant reports from the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic on how the issue of migrants and their precarious situation at the border is dividing some in the Catholic Church.
In our series of letters from African journalists, Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene considers a dilemma over possible malaria prevention.
Doping scandals have reduced public interest in the Olympics, according to a poll for the BBC World Service.
The site of one of the deadliest attacks to ever hit Iraq has been turned into a shrine to the dead.
The BBC's Vikas Pandey profiles five restaurants which have relied on one signature dish to become legendary among food lovers.
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker will miss the start of the Premier League season with a knee injury, says Arsene Wenger.
The suspended Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, says she will not attend the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics.
Apple reports a second consecutive quarter of falling iPhone sales, but the 15% drop was not as bad as analysts had feared.
Indian and Asian shot put champion Inderjeet Singh believes there is a conspiracy against him after he failed a drugs test.
Fishermen in the Piura region of Peru have rescued an exhausted whale calf that had become trapped in a net.
The suspected killer of a priest in a French church was being monitored by police and wearing a tag at the time of the attack, prosecutors say.
CCTV footage emerges of the Japanese knife attacker who killed 19 people.
President Hollande says the Islamist threat to France and Europe has never been as severe as now and vows to win the fight against radicalisation.
Delegates at the Democratic National Convention are poised to make history, formally nominating Hillary Clinton for president.
In 2000, Agueda Amaral was the first East Timorese woman to compete at an Olympic Games.
Swiss tennis great Roger Federer will miss the Olympics and the rest of the season with a knee injury.