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One of India's most powerful and popular politicians, J Jayalalitha, has had a heart attack.
People who have fled the war in Syria tell us what objects they carried with them when they left their homes.
The BBC's Moscow correspondent reflects on the long shadow of the Cuban Missile Crisis
Could the former Sudanese child soldier and refugee Deng Adut be crowned Australian of the year?
Millions have watched a film from Uruguay depicting Donald Trump as a robot at war with Mexicans.
US President-elect Donald Trump tweets criticism of China's monetary and South China Sea policies.
Many of the fake news websites that sprang up during the US election campaign have been traced to a small city in Macedonia, where teenagers are pumping out sensationalist stories to earn cash from advertising.
Along with making a religious statement, the hijab is now central to fashion in the Muslim world.
Myanmar's Rohingya have been described by the UN as "the most friendless people in the world".
The finalists of the 2016 Through the Lens photography awards discuss their images of the British Isles.
Despite not having been paid for months, these surgeons are fighting for lives on childbirth wards.
Women in India are "loitering" together at night time to change attitudes about what females can do.
John Key announces he will resign as prime minister of New Zealand.
Italian PM Matteo Renzi resigns after admitting defeat in a constitutional referendum.
Three Lebanese women have launched an app designed to stop street harassment.
After Leicester lose again, Watford striker Troy Deeney explains why the defending champions are struggling at the wrong end of the table.
Villagers in Brindapur, West Bengal, have gone back to bartering because of India's cash crisis.
How Chris Gardner went from sleeping rough with his young son on the floor of a public toilet to the life of a multi-millionaire investor.
A landmark hearing will decide whether Parliament's consent is needed to trigger Article 50.
A small tornado descends on Russia's Olympic city Sochi as stormy weather batters the coastline.