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It was meant to be a cleansing election called by a progressive Australian prime minister, but has Malcolm Turnbull's great political gamble backfired?
Enthusiasts have stocked an underground library in Syria with books rescued from bombed buildings - and users dodge shells and bullets to reach it.
A new class of antibiotics has been discovered by analysing the bacterial warfare taking place up people's noses, scientists report.
A look at a new hostel in India, which claims to be the first in the country aimed specifically at people trying to set up their own businesses.
Health officials in Florida investigate four cases of Zika that do not appear related to travel, raising fears US mosquitoes may be carrying the virus.
Pope Francis warns that the "world is at war", but says it is a conflict of interests rather than religion.
French President Francois Hollande has attended a memorial mass for Fr Jacques Hamel at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.
The Australian teenager who has become the face of a juvenile detention scandal has thanked Australians for their support.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says medals won at Rio 2016 will be devalued by the banning of Russian competitors.
Two men who killed a priest in France pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic State, according to a newly released unverified video.
To escape Syria, Yusra Mardini swam part of the way to Europe. Now she is preparing for the Rio Olympics.
A bomb blast has hit the Kurdish-controlled city of Qamishli in north-east Syria.
Donald Trump has "actively encouraged" foreign powers to hack his US presidential rival Hillary Clinton, her camp says.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe threatens to punish those war veterans who last week said they were withdrawing their long-standing support for him.
While Hillary Clinton won the historic presidential nomination last night, her husband made the front page of US newspapers.
Pope Francis has arrived in Krakow, Poland, to cheering crowds.
A spate of jihadist terror attacks has left France reeling - so why do they keep happening? The BBC's Laurence Peter investigates.
Dr Samer Attar, a surgeon from Chicago, has just returned from his most recent visit to Aleppo in Syria, working in underground hospitals.
All charges have been dropped against the last Baltimore police officers facing trial over the death of US black detainee Freddie Gray.
Pope Francis warns that a recent wave of jihadist attacks in Europe is proof that the world is "at war", but stresses that religion is not the cause.