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Trump blames Obama for town hall protests and security leaks
Donald Trump says Obama's people are "certainly behind" protests and leaks but offers no evidence.
Kim Jong-nam death: Two women to face murder charges
They could face the death penalty if convicted of murdering the North Korean leader's brother.
Rio carnival marred by fresh accident as float collapses
The incident in which 12 people were hurt comes a day after a float crushed people against a fence.
Yemen conflict: Red Cross appeals for access to key port
The Red Cross warns that Yemen is living on its "reserves" and that they will run out "very soon".
Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong to be indicted on bribery charges
The case is tied to the corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of President Park Geung-hye.
Berlin truck attack: Police raid properties linked to mosque
The raided properties had ties to the mosque used by the Christmas market truck attacker, Anis Amri.
Libya exposed as an epicentre for migrant child abuse
A Unicef report exposes the extreme dangers of violent and sexual abuse faced by child migrants.
'Taliban infiltrator' aids police killing in Helmand province
Twelve are dead after an infiltrator allegedly allowed militants into a police checkpoint.
Australia terror arrest: Man held over suspected missiles plan
The man is suspected of trying to advise the Islamic State group on developing missiles, PM says.
Man jailed for hitting woman with drone
The pilot of a drone that knocked a woman unconscious has been jailed for 30 days in the US.
French election 2017: 'Obama for president', 42,000 supporters say
Disillusioned by the range of candidates, French pranksters launch a campaign backing Barack Obama
Australian senator sorry for 'flea' comment in asylum debate
The comment interpreted as referring to asylum seekers was immediately condemned.
Tunisia attack survivor reacts to coroner's conclusion
Olivia Leithley, who was staying at the hotel in Sousse, responds to the coroner's conclusion.
Tunisia attack inquest: British holidaymaker who went back
Allen Pembroke, 62, tells his story as the Tunisia beach attack inquests come to an end.
'They escorted me as if I were a terrorist'
Irene Clennell, a woman married to a British man for 27 years, has been sent back to Singapore.
Why liberal Dutch are turning to the right
With an election looming, anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders is still leading the polls.
Meet the costume-making devils of north-west Argentina
Every year hundreds of people dance down Cerro Blanco hill in Argentina dressed as the Devil.
Scientists have found a way of growing human tissue on apples
Scientists at the University of Ottawa have developed a way of growing human cells and tissue on apples.
Reykjavik time-lapse captures overnight snowfall
Reykjavik has seen its biggest snowfall in 80 years - one Icelander used time-lapse to capture all 51cm (20in).
Kellyanne Conway sparks media storm from Oval Office sofa
President Donald Trump's senior aide berated after kneeling on the Oval Office sofa with her shoes on.
Australian man finds A$1m lottery ticket a year on
The grandfather had no idea he was a winner when he found the ticket in a shopping bag.
Thailand's Phuket relaxes ban on beach sun loungers
Beach chairs return to the sands in Phuket ending a ban imposed by the army.
Bulgarian radio gets modern music back after dispute
Public broadcaster is forced to play classical music, and sees its audience grow.
Kiribati rejects Russian's 'Romanov revival' plan
Island nation turns down businessman's scheme to "restore Russian monarchy".
Meet the Arab emojis
An app full of quirky shisha smokers and winking girls in hijabs gives Arabs their emojis at last.
Is it real?
The phone auctioned last week has proven controversial: some say it did not belong to the Nazi leader.
Death of a photographer
Ren Hang's work displayed a struggle for creative and sexual freedoms in a conservative society.
Early signs
It will have 7,000 signs that explain words used in academic and routine conversations.
Full disclosure
Saidy Brown discusses the extraordinary reaction after she disclosed her HIV status on Twitter.