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Secrecy and silence surrounds the issue of mental health in Pakistan. Those with money can afford treatment but families in rural areas often fall back on ancient superstitions, reports BBC Urdu's Saba Eitizaz.
The Sudanese government is allegedly using chemical weapons against its own people, with dozens of children among 200 killed in Darfur, Amnesty International alleges.
Thousands of people are expected to pay their respects to former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres as his body lies in state, in Jerusalem.
A North Korean soldier has defect to South Korea by walking across one of the world's most heavily fortified borders, say officials in Seoul.
Roberta Pompa has been living with her young children in their back garden since the earthquake in central Italy on 24 August.
Italy's PM says it will be "impossible" for Brexit talks to provide a deal that gives British people more rights than those outside the EU.
Police in California say they shot dead a Ugandan refugee because he pulled an object that turned out to be an e-cigarette from his pocket, pointed it and assumed a "shooting stance".
Reports of passengers being verbally abusive or refusing to follow cabin crew orders rose by 17% in 2015, according to an industry group.
The remains of 10 US soldiers killed during the Mexican-American war of 1846 are being returned 170 years after their deaths.
A 10th of children have a "monkey-like" immune system that stops them developing Aids, researchers say.
The oil producers cartel Opec has agreed a preliminary deal to cut production for the first time in eight years, sending crude prices surging.
Due in large part to the softening of the New York real estate market, Mr Trump's personal wealth has fallen to $3.7bn, says Forbes.
Secret surveillance of US citizens by police is on the rise with black neighbourhoods often the target - here is how one Californian city fought back.