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A shortage of HIV testing could undermine global efforts to diagnose and treat people with the infection, warn experts from the World Health Organization.
North Korea has fired a submarine-based ballistic missile, the US and South Korea report, which flew for 500km (300 miles).
In our series of letters from African journalists, Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene ponders whether it matters that Olympians have switched nationalities.
With ecstasy, or MDMA, being bought more freely on the dark net, the drug is growing in popularity - and in strength.
Tesla Motors unveils a new battery pack for its cars that boss Elon Musk says marks a profound milestone for the speed and distance of its electric vehicles.
As US Vice-President Joe Biden arrives in the Turkish capital, how do relations between the two countries stand?
The world's newest gold rush is under way in the West African country of Mauritania as thousands rush into the Sahara hoping to strike it rich.
Gaza's last tiger Laziz is leaving for a new home and life in a South African sanctuary.
Indian woman takes on the trolls after writing in defence of the female gaze.
The sporting goods giants of Nike and Adidas are both looking to sell their golf club businesses. The BBC looks at what some of the reasons may be.
Italian side Roma fail to reach the Champions League group stage after having two men sent off in a 3-0 defeat by Porto.
Hundreds of thousands of fish, commonly known as peanut bunker fish, have washed up dead in a New Jersey creek.
A baby squirrel monkey, who was rejected by her mother, has been cared for by a cat.
Celtic reach the Champions League group stage for the first time in three years despite losing at Hapoel Beer Sheva.
President Barack Obama tours the flood-ravaged areas of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he vowed to help residents rebuild in the coming months.
The former president wants France back.
Florida's governor announces five new cases of Zika, including one in the Tampa Bay area, 265 miles (425 km) north of Miami.
Officials behind Russia's state-sponsored doping should apologise to their athletes, says a British member of the International Paralympic Committee.
Team GB's spectacular Olympic success leaves France feeling both admiration and envy, as Hugh Schofield reports from Paris.
Turkey evacuated Karkamis near Syria, as it prepares an offensive against so-called Islamic State holding Jarablus.