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The tough-talking former mayor of Davao, Rodrigo Duterte, is sworn in as the president of the Philippines, after a landslide election win.
A mudslide in the city of Nagasaki caused a house to topple over after heavy rain pounded southern Japan over the past week.
A grizzly bear attacks and kills a cyclist just outside Glacier National Park, police in the northern US state of Montana say.
A 19-year-old Australian faces a possible life term after admitting plotting to behead a police office during Anzac Day commemorations.
Oscar organisers invite a record number of new members to vote in the next Academy Awards, in response to sharp criticism about lack of diversity.
Australia's massive size and sparse populations in outback areas means it has some of the world's largest electoral constituencies.
Rodrigo Duterte has been sworn in as president of the Philippines, after a landslide election victory in May.
A British man, who allegedly snatched a police officer's gun at a rally for Donald Trump, has been charged, but not with plotting to kill him.
Alvin Toffler, the author of Future Shock and other works predicting social, economic and technological change, dies at 87.
The huge rough diamond that went on sale on Wednesday was one of three big diamonds found recently after a break of more than a century. The BBC's Clare Spencer asks why.
Allan Little looks at the enduring significance of the Battle of the Somme fought between 1 July and 18 November 1916.
Iraq's Ministry of Defence has released footage which it says shows air strikes on a convoy of Islamic State militants trying to flee the city of Falluja.
US President Barack Obama says that the British vote to leave the European Union raises "longer-term concerns about global growth".
One of the characters in Disney's upcoming film Moana is Maui, a legendary figure from Pacific Island culture. But some say his 'overweight' depiction is offensive.
A notorious tabloid newspaper claims a "psychic" crocodile has predicted the outcome of Australia's election.
Tim Whewell visits the special schools springing up in Turkey to help the refugee children of Syria's "lost generation".
The US has compensated the family of a Cameroon boy who was struck and killed by a vehicle in UN Ambassador Samantha Power's motorcade.
The world's largest uncut diamond has failed to sell at an auction in London after bids fell short of the reserve price.
Nearly all large US banks pass the Federal Reserve's annual stress test, with only Europe's Deutsche Bank and Santander failing.
A century after the Battle of the Somme, see some of the key landmarks, battlefields and memorials from the air.