BBC News - World
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India has few employment opportunities for its blind population. However, a private firm is now training them to work in perfume and fragrance companies.
A famine is declared in parts of South Sudan following civil war and economic collapse.
Scuffles break out in a tense stand-off between Thai monks and police at the Dhammakaya Temple.
Sweden questioned his reference to a security incident there which did not happen.
Angelina Jolie on her new film First They Killed My Father, based on the genocide in Cambodia, and her family.
A college student in Florida grades an apology letter sent to him by his ex-girlfriend and sends it back to her with a mark.
Librarian Emma Johansen was running Sweden's official Twitter account when the president mentioned a security incident.
French film Elle was originally going to be a Hollywood production, its director says.
Thousands of people gathered in Seger Beach in Indonesia to catch and eat sea worms, a symbol of prosperity.
The Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif, has called on the United States to stop threatening Iran.
The Principality of Hutt River in Western Australia draws curious tourists and just crowned a new "prince".
There have been many such agreements in the past and the omens for peace are not good.
The red phone, which has the Nazi leader's name engraved on it, was sold to an anonymous bidder.
In a divided America, two groups at the extreme ends of the political spectrum are doing battle online, and on the streets.
Rebel groups that supported recent peace moves warn they will respond to shelling.
Chum Mey was one of the few people who left Cambodia's notorious Tuol Sleng torture prison alive.
German research vessel Polarstern is set for a remarkable year-long expedition in the Arctic.
Bela Bhatia is the latest in a series of activists, lawyers and journalists who have come under pressure to leave.
Catherine Gazzoli is producing a range of organic baby food influenced by her Italian roots.
The sequel to 2001's ocean series is due to be shown later this year on BBC One.