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Indian rape victim, 10, gives birth by Caesarean section

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The rape victim, who was not allowed to have an abortion by the Supreme Court, delivers a baby girl.

Trump adviser Steve Bannon dubs white nationalists 'clowns'

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The usually low-profile chief White House strategist turns on a movement he is seen as cultivating.

South Sudan conflict: Poet Emi Mahmoud on Uganda refugee landmark

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Emi Mahmoud performs a poem to mark one million South Sudanese refugees arriving in Uganda.

Emma Stone is 2017's best paid actress making $26m (£20m), according to Forbes

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La La Land star Emma Stone makes more than any other actress in the past year, according to Forbes.

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A-level results: Malala Yousafzai gets a place at Oxford

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The 20-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner will study philosophy, politics and economics.


Mass burials being held for Sierra Leone mudslide victims

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The search continues for some 600 people still missing following the disaster in the capital Freetown.


Hong Kong pro-democracy activist jailed

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Convicted for his role in the 2014 protests, he was sentenced to jail after a government appeal.


Brexit: UK looks to keep visa-free travel from EU

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EU visitors would need permission only to work, study or live long-term in the UK.


Pauline Hanson wears burka in Australian Senate

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The Australian far-right leader's stunt came ahead of her bid to ban the garment in the nation.


Migrant crisis: Spain rescues 600 people in busiest day

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More than 9,000 people have arrived in Spain so far this year - three times as many as last year.

Australian justice minister denies UK citizenship

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Michael Keenan says he renounced his dual status in 2004, as an Australian political row drags on.


Freeze-dried dung gives clue to Asian elephant stress

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Indian scientists say they can monitor the physiological health of elephants by analysing their dung.


US woman confronts her neighbour over Nazi flag


Page Blaswell couldn't believe her eyes when she drove past a home flying a Nazi flag in North Carolina.

Business councils disband over Trump remarks

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Mr Trump's comments about violence in Charlottesville had sparked a series of resignations.


What Trump said versus what I saw

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The BBC's Joel Gunter was in Charlottesville and assesses the president's claims about the violence.

Tom Cruise injury halts Mission: Impossible filming

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Paramount Pictures confirms that actor Tom Cruise broke his ankle during filming of a stunt.


Bush presidents wade into Trump furore over Charlottesville

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The former presidents urge the US to "reject racial bigotry, anti-Semitism and hatred in all forms".

Charlottesville: Heather Heyer's mother pays tribute at vigil

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Heather Heyer's mother pays tribute to her daughter at a vigil in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Grace Mugabe asks for diplomatic immunity in S Africa case

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South African police say they still want her in court to answer allegations of assault on a model.


Awamiya: Inside the devastated Saudi Shia town

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Awamiya has been devastated by fighting between government forces and Shia militants.

Wednesday, Aug 16

Trump again blames Charlottesville violence on both sides

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His latest comments draw widespread condemnation from across the political spectrum.

Sierra Leone mudslide: At least 600 still missing in Freetown

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Nearly 400 are dead and 600 are still unaccounted for as rescue efforts continue in Freetown.

Grace Mugabe back from SA despite assault claim

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It is unclear why Zimbabwe's first lady did not turn herself in to South African police as expected.

Colombia's Farc concludes weapons disarmament

President Juan Manuel Santos hails the final handover as the "last breath" of the 52-year conflict.

Tuesday, Aug 15

Sierra Leone mudslides: Urgent plea for help as death toll rises

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The president urges assistance as the death toll nears 400 with hundreds more reportedly still missing.

No sign of Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe in South Africa court

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Zimbabwe's first lady is alleged to have beaten a woman at a South African hotel.

N Korea leader 'briefed' on Guam plan but opts to wait

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Kim Jong-un reviews plans for firing at Guam, but opts to watch the US before acting, state media say.

Sierra Leone floods kill hundreds as mudslides bury houses

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There are fears for many who were asleep when mudslides and flooding hit near Freetown.

Monday, Aug 14

Trump condemns 'evil racism' in Charlottesville

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The US president speaks out against far-right groups after the killing of a protester in Virginia.

Gun rampage at Burkina Faso cafe kills 18

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Two attackers also die in a siege that continues into the morning in the capital Ouagadougou.

India's Partition 70 years on: 'I killed a man'

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The BBC's Secunder Kermani hears from a man who helped beat an Indian politician to death - and speaks to the victim's nephew.

North Korea crisis: South's leader in plea to avoid war

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Moon Jae-in tells the top US general there cannot be conflict, amid nuclear tension with the North.

Sunday, Aug 13

Charlottesville: White House defends Trump response

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The president was criticised for not saying enough to condemn the far-right violence in Charlottesville.

Trump under fire for response to far-right

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He condemned violence by "many sides" in Virginia but did not explicitly attack the far-right.

Reckoning in Charlottesville

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The largest white nationalist rally in decades brought chaos to the streets of a small college town.

Charlottesville: Virginia governor tells white supremacists: 'Go home'

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Virginia's governor tells white supremacists who rallied in Charlottesville: "You are not wanted".

Saturday, Aug 12

Charlottesville: One killed in violence over US far-right rally

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One person dies when a car rams a crowd of people opposing a far-right march in Virginia.

Venezuela crisis: Latin Americans condemn Trump over 'military response'

Argentina says diplomacy is the only solution after Trump says he is considering military action.

North Korea: China urges Trump not to worsen situation

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China wants the US and North Korea to show restraint as a war of words escalates.

Trump threatens North Korea with "big trouble" over Guam

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The US president warns North Korea of serious consequences if threats to Guam turn into action.