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Satellite analysis confirms the destruction of the ancient Syrian Temple of Bel in Palmyra, the United Nations says.
Hundreds of migrants reach Vienna after being held at the Hungarian border, as Austria introduces extra checks amid an unprecedented influx.
Streaming service pins future on exclusives and originals as it lets deal with movie distributor lapse, meaning the removal of thousands of titles.
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.
Two British Vice News reporters and a translator are arrested in Turkey, accused of helping an illegal armed group.
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.
Friends of the cameraman killed last week while broadcasting in Virginia have gathered to remember him at his former school.
White supremacist Frazier Glenn Cross is found guilty of murdering three people at two Jewish sites in Kansas City last year.
The Afghan Taliban say they covered up the death of their former leader Mullah Omar for more than two years, apparently for strategic reasons.
The White House says President Barack Obama is considering "a wide array" of options for closing the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay.
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 announces new measures to tackle video piracy on its website.
The rapper Kanye West picked up the MTV lifetime achievement award and promised to run for the White House in 2020.
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.
After decades of controversy, the name of Mount McKinley, the tallest mountain in North America, is changed back to its original native Alaskan, Denali.
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.
The Colombian foreign minister says Venezuelan relatives of Colombians deported from Venezuela amidst a border row will be offered Colombian citizenship.
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'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 is trying to expand its activities to southern Nigeria, include the commercial capital Lagos, as well as other parts of the country, officials say.
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.
It's a hard landing for mining communities in Western Australia as years of an extraordinary mining boom grind to a halt.
A woman found with fatal head injuries in Manchester is named by police as Norwegian concert pianist Natalia Strelchenko.
Kris Boeckmans is expected to wake up from an induced coma within 48 hours following an accident at the Vuelta a Espana.
An air strike by the Saudi-led coalition backing pro-government forces in Yemen kills 31 people in the northern province of Hajjah.
A muezzin in Egypt faces disciplinary action for changing the traditional call to prayer to "praying is better than spending time on Facebook".
Education and welfare are expected to feature heavily when the Scottish first minister unveils her new Programme for Government.
David De Gea's £29m move from Man Utd to Real Madrid collapses after it fails to beat the Spanish transfer deadline.
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 economy grew at an annual rate of 7% between April and June, lower than expected, official figures show.
Russian oil giant Rosneft reports a sharp drop in profits due to lower oil prices.
England beat Australia by five runs in a thrilling one-off Twenty20 international at Cardiff.
Serena Williams wins first-round match at US Open after her opponent Vitalia Diatchenko retires after 30 minutes.
Spending by English clubs in this transfer window is currently more than £740m, still short of last summer's record total.
British neurologist and acclaimed author Oliver Sacks dies at the age of 82.
Pretenders star Chrissie Hynde comes under fire for comments in an interview suggesting it can be a woman's fault if she is raped.
Day of the Jackal author Frederick Forsyth reveals he was working for MI6 for more than 20 years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kanye West has announced that he wants to run for the US presidency in 2020, in a speech at the MTV Video Music Awards.
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.
Life on the edge of the ice curtain where an Eskimo community live on the American island of Little Diomede.
The repercussions of China's recent market turmoil are being felt around the world, and especially in countries that produce commodities such as Zambia.
Struggling against prejudice as the world's hairiest family
The teenager who maps the Syrian war from his suburban bedroom
Tackling the deadliest day for Japan's teenagers
Why India struggles with luxury brands
The fall and rise again of South Africa's unlikely pop star
Could caste be behind murder of radical Indian thinker?