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Pope Francis celebrates Mass in front of huge crowds in Uganda on the second stage of his three-country Africa tour.
Macedonia erects a fence on its border with Greece to limit the flow of migrants to the country.
Russia announces a package of economic sanctions against Turkey over the shooting down of a Russian jet on the Syrian border on Tuesday.
Three people in Connecticut have a narrow escape after a car careens out of control and smashes into the vehicle next to them.
Police are working to establish the motive of a gunman who left three people dead at a family planning clinic in Colorado Springs on Friday.
Jamie Vardy breaks Ruud van Nistelrooy's record as he becomes the first player to score in 11 consecutive Premier League matches.
Lionel Messi scores as Barcelona move seven points clear at the top of La Liga with an emphatic win over Real Sociedad.
Britain are one win from a first Davis Cup title in 79 years after Andy and Jamie Murray's doubles victory against Belgium.
Tyson Fury's world title fight with Wladimir Klitschko is set to go ahead after a row over the canvas being "too soft".
Smad Place, a 7-1 shot trained by Alan King, wins the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury.
Clashes take place as Macedonian soldiers raise a fence on the country's southern border with Greece to try to manage the flow of migrants better.
A booby-trapped mass grave feared to hold more than 100 bodies is found near Sinjar, northern Iraq, after the town was freed from IS fighters.
An anti-doping expert accuses the IAAF of trying to "muddy the waters" in the investigation into doping in athletics.
The BBC's Orla Guerin reports from King Tutankhamun's tomb in the Valley of the Kings near Luxor in Egypt as speculation mounts about a hidden chamber inside.
Fernando Alonso could take a sabbatical from Formula 1 next year, McLaren boss Ron Dennis says.
Grant Shapps quits as international development minister amid allegations of bullying in the Conservative Party, the BBC understands.
A prominent pro-Kurdish lawyer is shot dead in Turkey's south-eastern city of Diyarbakir, amid rising tension in the country's Kurdish areas.
A leading pro-Kurdish lawyer has been shot dead in south-eastern Turkey during a gun battle between police and unidentified gunmen.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he was "saddened" by the downing of a Russian combat jet by Turkish forces and wished it had not happened.
New Zealand reach 116-5 in their second innings to lead Australia by 94 runs in the first ever day-night Test.