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Rescue teams in Nepal say there are no trekkers left stranded, after completing their search for survivors of a devastating Himalayan storm.
Virginia state police say they have found a body which could be that of Hannah Graham, a British-born student missing since 13 September.
When Islamic State militants swept across northern Iraq during the summer, people from Christian communities were threatened with death if they refused to convert to Islam.
Italian Valentino Rossi wins the Australian MotoGP as Britain's Bradley Smith takes third, his first podium finish.
Serena Williams criticises Russian Tennis Federation president Shamil Tarpischev for making "sexist and racist" comments.
Sweden has boosted its military presence in the Stockholm Archipelago, amid rising tension between Russia and Scandinavian countries over the Ukraine crisis.
Bermudians are clearing up the damage after a direct hit from Hurricane Gonzalo felled trees and downed power lines on the small Atlantic island.
New calls for US to end crippling embargo of Cuba
An inquiry into the rape conviction of footballer Ched Evans is to be fast-tracked by the body that examines potential miscarriages of justice.
Cuba's former President Fidel Castro says his country will send almost 300 extra doctors and nurses to Africa.
The US and four European allies call for an immediate end to the fighting in Libya between government forces and Islamist rebels.
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The forgotten women of the 'war in the East'
Twenty-two people have died in Nicaragua during several days of heavy rains, nine of them in the capital Managua when a wall collapsed.
The unfancied Kansas City Royals could win baseball crown
Ben Zand is travelling across the country as part of BBC's Pop Up project. In every city he visits, he's checking in on football's fate in the states.
Barcelona beat Eibar as Lionel Messi moves to within two goals of becoming La Liga's record goalscorer.
Manager Gus Poyet says Sunderland's 8-0 defeat at Southampton is his "most embarrassing" moment in football.