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UN confirms Palmyra temple destroyed
Satellite analysis confirms the destruction of the ancient Syrian Temple of Bel in Palmyra, the United Nations says.
Hundreds of migrants arrive in Vienna
Hundreds of migrants reach Vienna after being held at the Hungarian border, as Austria introduces extra checks amid an unprecedented influx.
Netflix dropping thousands of titles
Streaming service pins future on exclusives and originals as it lets deal with movie distributor lapse, meaning the removal of thousands of titles.
Deadly protests after Ukraine vote
One national guard member dies and about 100 others are wounded outside Ukraine's parliament, after MPs backed greater autonomy in the rebel-held east.
UK journalists arrested in Turkey
Two British Vice News reporters and a translator are arrested in Turkey, accused of helping an illegal armed group.
Rare hurricane hits Cape Verde
A hurricane, with winds of up to 140km/h (85mph) hits the island nation of Cape Verde, off the coast of West Africa, for the first time since 1892.
US cameraman shot on TV honoured
Friends of the cameraman killed last week while broadcasting in Virginia have gathered to remember him at his former school.
US Jewish site killings guilty verdict
White supremacist Frazier Glenn Cross is found guilty of murdering three people at two Jewish sites in Kansas City last year.
Taliban admit Mullah Omar death silence
The Afghan Taliban say they covered up the death of their former leader Mullah Omar for more than two years, apparently for strategic reasons.
US ponders Guantanamo closure options
The White House says President Barack Obama is considering "a wide array" of options for closing the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay.
Seabirds 'blighted by plastic waste'
Unless something is done to stem the flow of waste to the oceans, virtually every seabird will be ingesting plastic debris by 2050, say scientists.
Facebook tool to tackle video theft
Facebook announces new measures to tackle video piracy on its website.
Kanye to 'run for president'
The rapper Kanye West picked up the MTV lifetime achievement award and promised to run for the White House in 2020.
Obama to appear on Bear Grylls show
US President Barack Obama is to appear on the Bear Grylls survival show to raise awareness of the effects of climate change in Alaska, NBC announces.
Obama renames Mount McKinley as Denali
After decades of controversy, the name of Mount McKinley, the tallest mountain in North America, is changed back to its original native Alaskan, Denali.
Texas man held in death of officer
A Texas man is being held without bail after police say he shot and killed a sheriff's deputy as the officer refuelled his patrol car.
Colombia 'to reunite split families'
The Colombian foreign minister says Venezuelan relatives of Colombians deported from Venezuela amidst a border row will be offered Colombian citizenship.
Brazil WhatsApp mayor on the run
A mayor in Brazil is on the run after police accused her of taking funds from the school system and running the town remotely through WhatsApp.
South Sudan troops 'break ceasefire'
South Sudan's rebel leader accuses the government of violating a ceasefire hours after it came into effect, following the signing of a new peace deal.
Boko Haram 'spreads to Lagos'
Boko Haram is trying to expand its activities to southern Nigeria, include the commercial capital Lagos, as well as other parts of the country, officials say.
Bangkok police claim bomber hunt reward
Thailand's police chief says an $83,000 public reward will go to his own men after they arrested a suspect in the deadly bombing of a Bangkok shrine.
When a slump hits a vast iron ore mine
It's a hard landing for mining communities in Western Australia as years of an extraordinary mining boom grind to a halt.
Dead woman named as concert pianist
A woman found with fatal head injuries in Manchester is named by police as Norwegian concert pianist Natalia Strelchenko.
Boeckmans set to wake up from coma
Kris Boeckmans is expected to wake up from an induced coma within 48 hours following an accident at the Vuelta a Espana.
Strike on Yemen factory kills 31
An air strike by the Saudi-led coalition backing pro-government forces in Yemen kills 31 people in the northern province of Hajjah.
Egypt row over Facebook muezzin call
A muezzin in Egypt faces disciplinary action for changing the traditional call to prayer to "praying is better than spending time on Facebook".
Sturgeon to unveil legislation plans
Education and welfare are expected to feature heavily when the Scottish first minister unveils her new Programme for Government.
De Gea's £29m Real move collapses
David De Gea's £29m move from Man Utd to Real Madrid collapses after it fails to beat the Spanish transfer deadline.
Fresh data confirms China slowdown
China's factory activity contracts at its fastest pace in three years in August, confirming fears that the country's growth is continuing to slow.
India's economic growth slows to 7%
India's economy grew at an annual rate of 7% between April and June, lower than expected, official figures show.
Low oil price hits Rosneft profit
Russian oil giant Rosneft reports a sharp drop in profits due to lower oil prices.
England beat Aussies in T20 thriller
England beat Australia by five runs in a thrilling one-off Twenty20 international at Cardiff.
Serena & Djokovic through at US Open
Serena Williams wins first-round match at US Open after her opponent Vitalia Diatchenko retires after 30 minutes.
Deadline day may seal record spend
Spending by English clubs in this transfer window is currently more than £740m, still short of last summer's record total.
Neurologist Oliver Sacks dies aged 82
British neurologist and acclaimed author Oliver Sacks dies at the age of 82.
Hynde under fire for rape remarks
Pretenders star Chrissie Hynde comes under fire for comments in an interview suggesting it can be a woman's fault if she is raped.
Frederick Forsyth reveals spy past
Day of the Jackal author Frederick Forsyth reveals he was working for MI6 for more than 20 years.
VIDEO: Migrants breach razor wire fence in Hungary
The BBC's Damian Grammaticas reports from Hungary, where thousands of people have crossed the border in recent weeks, despite the construction of a 100-mile razor wire fence.
VIDEO: Palmyra temple damage an 'appalling loss'
Historian Dan Cruickshank says any damage done to to the the Bel Temple by the Islamic State (IS) group is on a par with destroying the Parthenon in Greece or Chartres Cathedral in France.
VIDEO: Russian zoo bears stranded by flood
A flood in a zoo in Russia's far eastern city of Ussuriysk has left 14 brown bears waiting for rescue in their half-submerged cages.
VIDEO: Changing times in Somalia's 'pirate village'
There are warnings about a new outbreak of piracy off Somalia's coast in spite of an international naval taskforce and UK backed efforts to build stability onshore in the Horn of Africa.
VIDEO: Kanye: 'I'm going to run for president'
Kanye West has announced that he wants to run for the US presidency in 2020, in a speech at the MTV Video Music Awards.
VIDEO: Calais ferry 'lifeboat blockade' lifted
Ferry services have resumed at the Port of Calais following a fresh protest by former workers of dissolved operator MyFerryLink which caused a night of long delays.
VIDEO: Life on the edge of the ice curtain
Life on the edge of the ice curtain where an Eskimo community live on the American island of Little Diomede.
VIDEO: Zambia's copper market hit by China
The repercussions of China's recent market turmoil are being felt around the world, and especially in countries that produce commodities such as Zambia.
The family fed up of being called 'wolves'
Struggling against prejudice as the world's hairiest family
VIDEO: This teenager maps the Syrian war from his bedroom
The teenager who maps the Syrian war from his suburban bedroom
Tackling the deadliest day for Japanese teenagers
Tackling the deadliest day for Japan's teenagers
Why India struggles with luxury brands
Why India struggles with luxury brands
VIDEO: African pop star's unlikely comeback
The fall and rise again of South Africa's unlikely pop star
Who killed Dr Malleshappa Kalburgi?
Could caste be behind murder of radical Indian thinker?