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Brazil police charge US swimmer Ryan Lochte with making a false statement about being robbed at gunpoint during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
The world's second most populous nation sent more than a hundred athletes to the Games but only two of them won medals, a silver and a bronze.
A Czech hiker who went missing a month ago in the snowy mountains of New Zealand describes the "harrowing" 30-day ordeal in which her partner died.
Czech hiker, Pavlina Pizova, who went missing a month ago in the snowy mountains of New Zealand has described the "harrowing" ordeal in which her partner died.
An Australian footballer calls for better race education, saying a controversial photo of a boy in blackface as a tribute to him "hurts my heart".
The BBC looks at the future of Ethiopian silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa after his daring anti-government protest at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Three people have been killed in a crossbow attack in Toronto and a man arrested.
Netflix US takes a light-hearted swipe at North Korea's recent venture into the video-streaming industry, in its Twitter biography.
Bolivian authorities say the deputy interior minister has been kidnapped and killed by striking miners.
At least seven people are killed in a bomb and gun attack on a beach restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu.
The UN's humanitarian envoy to Syria says people could have been spared the brutality of the past five years.
A violent crackdown on illegal drugs in the Philippines has left more than 1,900 people dead. The BBC spoke to two people in the middle of the drug war.
Teenage pregnancy prevention programmes which use 'magic dolls' to simulate the needs of a new baby do not work, according to a study in The Lancet.
Three flaws in Apple's iOS operating system are found that meant spyware could be installed with a single tap.
The White Helmets save Syrians from death. What happens when they die, too?
Hungarian personalities have been handing back their state honours in protest at the award of a medal to a controversial journalist.
New mother's vivid Facebook post on the shaming culture involved with Caesarean births goes viral.
As chat apps achieve colossal valuations and more keep coming onto the market, are we reaching chat saturation point?
The BBC's Jonathan Head explores the Philippines' dark underbelly of police raids, dealers and assassins through the story of one woman trapped in a chilling predicament.
In Egypt, Hind Wajih Othman has entered a profession usually perceived as male-dominated, qualifying as the country's first female bodyguard.