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Descendants of freed African slaves are fighting to save their traditional Gullah way of life and ancestral land in South Carolina.
A man is arrested after opening fire in a restaurant at the centre of a bizarre fake US election story.
Blaze at the Regent Plaza hotel in Karachi kills at least 11 and injures more than 70 people.
By quitting while he is ahead, John Key has transformed New Zealand's political landscape, writes Colin James.
Cross-border share trading between Shenzhen and Hong Kong gets underway after a one-year delay.
After eight years in the role John Key is to resign as New Zealand prime minister for family reasons.
The Sinterklaas festival in the Netherlands is hoping to avoid controversy with a new look for "Black Pete".
People who have fled the war in Syria tell us what objects they carried with them when they left their homes.
The BBC's Moscow correspondent reflects on the long shadow of the Cuban Missile Crisis
Millions have watched a film from Uruguay depicting Donald Trump as a robot at war with Mexicans.
Many of the fake news websites that sprang up during the US election campaign have been traced to a small city in Macedonia, where teenagers are pumping out sensationalist stories to earn cash from advertising.
Along with making a religious statement, the hijab is now central to fashion in the Muslim world.
Despite not having been paid for months, these surgeons are fighting for lives on childbirth wards.
Women in India are "loitering" together at night time to change attitudes about what females can do.
Three Lebanese women have launched an app designed to stop street harassment.
Villagers in Brindapur, West Bengal, have gone back to bartering because of India's cash crisis.
How Chris Gardner went from sleeping rough with his young son on the floor of a public toilet to the life of a multi-millionaire investor.
A small tornado descends on Russia's Olympic city Sochi as stormy weather batters the coastline.
A man and his dog are airlifted from chest-high floods in the Costa del Sol region of Spain.
Adults who groom children into committing crimes could be targeted under new laws in Australia.