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As Angela Merkel defends Germany's policy on refugees, Chris Bowlby is given unique access to a new fast-track migrant processing centre in Bonn.
About half a million young people join Pope Francis for a rally in Krakow, Poland, where he urges them to open their hearts to refugees and migrants.
Popular fantasy figures are finding new roles as symbols of Syria's war, as activists use childhood nostalgia to express their sense of loss, writes the BBC's Carine Torbey.
Mark Lowen goes on the trail of the Gulen movement, blamed by the Turkish government for the failed coup earlier this month.
The BBC's Justin Rowlatt writes about the history of Kolkata's (Calcutta) famous egg rolls.
It's one thing to talk to people you've never met before who are suffering from hunger, and it's a completely different thing when they are from your own family, reports Vladimir Hernandez.
Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini was swimming for her life in the sea towards Europe a year ago - now she is about to swim at Rio 2016.
French prosecutors name the second man involved in the killing of a priest in a Normandy church as Abdel Malik Petitjean, 19, who was being hunted by police.
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski takes office as the new president of Peru, with the former investment banker saying he hopes for a more modern and equal society.
People in the US have filmed a Chinese rocket body streaking across the sky over Utah and California.
Egypt's former top auditor, who was sacked after alleging government corruption, has received a prison sentence for spreading "false news".
An El Salvadorean immigrant convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy has had all charges against him dropped in the retrial.
Chris Buckler visited the Bavarian town of Landshut, which has seen a significant influx of refugees.
The UK prime minister says she values the contribution made by Polish citizens to the UK and "fully expects" to be able to protect their rights - as long as British expats' rights are protected in EU states.
The Syrian jihadist group Jabhat al-Nusra announces it has split from al-Qaeda, but the US says it still views it as a terrorist organisation.
Russia says it is working to open 'exit corridors' to allow civilians and rebel fighters to leave the besieged city of Aleppo. The BBC has been in contact with one family living under siege.
Actor Jerry Doyle, best known for his role in the sci-fi series Babylon 5, has died at the age of 60.
US presidential hopeful Donald Trump says he was being sarcastic when he appeared to invite Russian hackers to find Hillary Clinton's missing emails.
More than 100 people are killed in monsoon floods in South Asia, as torrential rain causes chaos in several countries.
China says it will hold joint military exercises with Russia in the South China Sea, following a tribunal ruling that dismissed its claims in the disputed waters.