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A Russian air strike killed the chief IS strategist in Syria, Moscow says, after the US said it had targeted Abu Muhammad al-Adnani.
A US commercial flight has landed in Cuba for the first time in more than half a century.
Elephants used to roam between borders of southern- African countries but threatened with poaching, the animals are now seeking refuge in Botswana which has strict conservation laws.
An accident results in oil on tap for villagers in Russia's far east.
The first Aboriginal woman elected to Australia's lower house of parliament promises to bring the "fighting spirit of her clan" to political life.
Frank Gardner considers what difference the death of Abu Muhammad al-Adnani will make to so-called Islamic State.
Joe Sutter, the man who led development of Boeing's 747 jumbo jet, the plane that ushered in the long-haul travel era, has died aged 95.
In northern Japan at least nine people have been found dead in an old people's home that was overcome by flood waters.
Icelandic postal service becomes viral hit after correctly delivering letter using map scrawled on envelope.
When American football player Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem, he unleashed a storm of controversy that shows no sign of dying down.
Two scholars reveal the text of a parchment hidden in 1932 beneath a Rome obelisk eulogising Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.
Cocaine with a street value of up to 50 million euros is discovered at a Coca-Cola plant in southern France.
Turkey hits out at the United States over criticism of its ongoing role in the conflict in Syria.
Twelve people are taken to hospital after transatlantic turbulence prompts an emergency landing at Shannon Airport.
China's two biggest cities ban the use of electric scooters and segways on public roads because of growing safety concerns.
New note has two raised dots allowing blind and visually impaired people to identify its value.
The chief strategist of IS, whose calls for attacks against the West led to mass bloodshed, has been killed in Syria, the jihadist group says.
The Irish Cabinet is discussing the European Commission ruling that Ireland granted €13bn of undue tax benefits to technology giant Apple.
Many of the 6,500 people rescued in the Mediterranean earlier this week have started arriving at ports in Sicily, as Ed Thomas reports.
Human rights researchers warn of a "devastating" lack of information for families of migrants who might have drowned in the Mediterranean.