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A pair of astronauts have entered China's Tiangong 2 space station as they begin the country's longest manned space mission.
Europe’s Schiaparelli robot will soon attempt the risky descent to the surface of Mars, after a 500 million km journey from Earth.
US President Barack Obama tells Donald Trump to "stop whining" as he rejects the Republican candidate's claims next month's election will be rigged.
As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off for the final time, we look at what's behind the rise in personal attacks during US political debates.
Somalis were promised that 2016 would see the country's first democratic poll in nearly 50 years, but the reality is much more complicated.
A Chinese-born Mexican businessman accused of drug trafficking arrives in Mexico after losing a nine-year battle against extradition from the US.
The white beaches of Zanzibar’s coast are home to the octopus hunters, in search of the delicacy.
It was reported last week that the Russian news organisation, Pravda, was about to open an office in Scotland. Is this really true?
Faced with two unpalatable options, some Americans are urging voters to reject both of them.
The BBC's 100 Women season is back on 21 November and this year is bigger and more ambitious than ever before.
How can more women break through India's glass ceiling to take on senior and board level roles?
Some Thais have decided to get tattooed to mark the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. A BBC photographer visits two tattoo parlours in Bangkok.
Iraqi soldiers, Kurdish fighters and Shia militiamen continue an offensive to retake Mosul from so-called Islamic State (IS).
British bank NatWest denies reports it closed the UK accounts of RT, Russian state television's flagship international channel.
South Sudan's sacked Vice-President Riek Machar no longer has a role to play as a political leader in the country, the presidency says.
There has been fierce fighting near the Somali capital Mogadishu after fighters from the militant group al-Shabab overran a key town.
The EU warns of jihadists returning to Europe if Iraqi forces succeed in driving the Islamic State group out of its stronghold in the city of Mosul.
Syria's Asma al-Assad says she rejected an offer to escape the war with her children because it was an attempt to undermine her husband, Bashaar.
Bruce Springsteen has told the BBC's Will Gompertz that he thinks Donald Trump is a conman.
Women in 15 cities across the US have gathered at Trump buildings to protest against the presidential candidate.