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Ayman Oghanna meets some of the soldiers preparing for the offensive to retake Mosul in northern Iraq.
The Sydney coastline has been enlivened by the annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition, this year featuring a gigantic flip flop and an upside down rhino.
A group of women in northern India are leading a campaign against wearing the veil, breaking centuries of tradition.
Composer David Teie has released an album just for cats. It has already reached number 1 in the charts.
When pressed to commit to accepting the result of the US presidential election at the third and final debate, Donald Trump says he "will look at it at the time".
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton argue over Russia's role in the US election during their third and final presidential debate.
North Korea has carried out its second failed missile launch in less than a week, according to the South Korean military.
Hillary Clinton highlights her achievements over 30 years in comparison with Donald Trump's, in the final US presidential debate.
In a major theatre project, female playwrights from seven countries have given voice to women who face practical obstacles and cultural pressures when it comes to having children - from questions around abortions to inadequate access to healthcare.
Tesla says all electric cars it now builds will have hardware to drive completely on their own, though fully self-driving cars are still years away.
When a 58-year-old Danish woman was scammed into paying a 24-year-old Nigerian, she took an unexpected turn by going out and visiting him, writes Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani.
A mother's video to the teachers, students and parent's at her son's school explaining why he isn't the bully that they might think he is has gone viral.
A growing number of head lice removal firms have set up in recent years as a response to the fact that the insects are increasingly resistant to over-the-counter chemical treatments.
A collection of interviews with the French president reveals a catalogue of jibes at a cross-section of society, leading many to describe his comments as "political suicide".
There are growing fears that a European probe which attempted to land on Mars on Wednesday has been lost.
A 72-hour truce in conflict-ravaged Yemen begins
Three firefighters died attending a blaze at a shoe factory in Lima, Peru.
There are increasing fears a European probe that attempted to land on Mars on Wednesday has been lost.
Former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba is found guilty by the International Criminal Court of bribing witnesses.
Former Brazilian Congressman Eduardo Cunha, who led the impeachment process against President Dilma Rousseff, is arrested in the capital Brasilia.