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A fierce debate erupts in Russia about female genital mutilation among Muslims in the Dagestan region, with some clerics defending the practice.
Surplus from Olympic catering used in project to feed homeless of Rio.
Almost 18,000 people died in government custody in Syria between 2011 and 2015, according to the Human Rights group, Amnesty International.
An image of a young boy injured in an air strike in Aleppo has been circulating on social media. The child is believed to be recovering with his family.
Louis Cole, aka Fun with Louis, went on a trip to North Korea but says the government did not pay for him to film propaganda.
Chinese authorities will limit operations of North Korean carrier Air Koryo after a Beijing-bound flight made an emergency landing last month.
Usain Bolt runs his fastest time of the season to reach the men's Olympic 200m final at Rio 2016, but Justin Gatlin misses out.
Irishman Pat Hickey stands down temporarily from all Olympic roles following his arrest in Rio over illegal ticket sales claims.
Vietnam gives Australians restricted access to a battle site in order to mark the 50th anniversary of a bloody incident in the Vietnam War.
Almost 18,000 people died in government custody in Syria in 2011-15, an Amnesty International report says, alleging beatings and rape in prisons.
Babita Sharma looks at the legacy of the Rio Olympics with anthropologist and activist Rubem Cesar Fernandes.
A round-up of the all the action from day 12 of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
In Tibet most locals have fixed dwellings for part of the year, but when summer comes, the nomad spirit comes alive again.