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Turkey-Syria offensive: Kurds reach deal with Syrian army
Syrian government forces will be deployed along Syria's northern border to halt Turkey's assault.
Typhoon Hagibis: Japan deploys 110,000 rescuers after worst storm in decades
The typhoon - the worst to hit the country in decades - has left at least 37 dead, with 20 missing.
'Brexit: 'Big gap' remains in UK-EU deal discussions
The future of Northern Ireland's border dominates, while Parliament reconvenes for the Queen's Speech.
Ecuador repeals law ending fuel subsidies in deal to stop protests
An agreement is struck after talks in Quito between the government and indigenous leaders.
Canadian PM Trudeau shrugs off security threat
The prime minister appeared at a rally in a bulletproof vest and surrounded by uniformed officers.
After years searching, I found my sister next door
Hillary and Dawn were strangers who shared a driveway - until Hillary made a life-altering discovery.
Spain braced for verdict in Catalan separatists' trial
Twelve politicians and activists face sedition charges over an independence referendum in 2017.
Hong Kong protests: President Xi warns of 'crushed bodies'
China's president says trying to divide China will end in "crushed bodies", in a warning to Hong Kong.
Facebook's digital currency dealt another blow
Leaders of the G7 group of major world economies issue a warning about digital coins like Libra.
Simone Biles breaks Worlds medals record
Simone Biles becomes the most decorated gymnast in World Championships history by winning two more golds on Sunday to reach 25 medals overall.
Black woman shot dead by Texas police through bedroom window
Atatiana Jefferson was shot through a window after a neighbour asked police to check on her welfare.
Poland election: Governing party claims victory after exit poll
The conservative nationalist Law and Justice party is on course for a majority, an exit poll predicts.
Tunisia election: Kais Saied to become president, exit polls suggest
The poll projected a landslide victory for conservative Kais Saied who faced a media mogul rival.
Kosgei shatters Paula Radcliffe's marathon record
Brigid Kosgei claims a new women's marathon world record in Chicago, beating the time set by Britain's Paula Radcliffe in 2003.
The pink dolphins giving people their lives back
A physiotherapist working with wild dolphins in the Amazon river has helped more than 600 children.
Sexual violence in South Africa: 'Our cops are supposed to protect us'
Norma Ka Mbele tells her story, amid protests over high rates of sexual violence in South Africa.
In pictures: Powerful Typhoon Hagibis lashes Japan
The worst typhoon to hit the country in decades brings deadly flooding and landslides.
British orphans found trapped in Syria IS camp
The BBC discovered three children from the same family stranded after their parents died in the fighting with Islamic State.
ICYMI: Hot air, hugs and high kicks
Plus paintings "coming to life" in your round-up of news you might have missed this week.
Blind climber Jesse Dufton leads ascent on Old Man of Hoy
The British paraclimber Jesse Dufton said he was the first blind climber to lead an ascent of the sea stack.
Why UK 'Indian' restaurants might not be Indian
While traditional curry houses in the UK are struggling, an appetite for regional, authentic South Asian cuisine is growing.
Seeking a music star in Rwanda... and finding one
For record producers, finding new musicians is a constant quest but for this couple, the hunt took them far.
Sylvia Gathoni: Kenya's pro-gamer taking on the world
Sylvia Gathoni on finding her winning streak in the high-stakes arena of e-sports.
‘I take out anger and sadness through art’
Amina Art Ansari, whose paintings hang in Windsor Castle, has set up an art studio in Islamabad where she uses art therapy to help her students.
East Germany 1989: People power activists who toppled a state
A giant anti-communist protest in Leipzig in October 1989 doomed the East German state.
The British girl who went to meet her death row pen pal
"We were the only white people on the bus - and the only people to get off at death row."
Yasuke: The mysterious African samurai
Yasuke was entrusted with decapitating his Japanese lord - a huge honour 500 years ago.
The hungry 26-year-old who set up a £100m food firm
When Timo Boldt realised he wanted to get meal kits delivered, he decided to set up his own firm.
Do elephants actually risk their lives to save each other?
A tragedy in Thailand has pulled on our heartstrings, and can help us learn about elephant empathy.
Saudi Arabia tourism: So what is there to see?
The BBC's Frank Gardner, a visitor to the kingdom for decades, shares his tips for places to see.
Jody Wilson-Raybould: The woman who fought Justin Trudeau
The former attorney general was booted from her party, but is now seeking to re-enter parliament.
Microplastics: Seeking the 'plastic score' of the food on our plates
Microplastics are everywhere, but how worried should we be? Scientists are on a mission to find out more.
Can Rugby Union’s top tier be broken?
Too much money is focused on the big nations in rugby union, an ex-England international says.
Angelina Jolie: Strong women are 'shaped by men around them'
Angelina Jolie champions the role men can play in shaping the personalities of young girls.
General Motors strike: 'We've got to fight for what's right'
Four weeks into the car giant's strike, workers are losing money but say they will continue to protest.
'I'm proud my son is storing 1,000 bricks in my garden'
If Donna Heuerman looks out of her window she sees rows of bricks left by her teenage son, Jonjo.
Amazon fires: What's the latest in Brazil?
The fires in the Amazon have been dampened - but it's not the only area under threat.
Why I went public about being raped, 67 years later
A prominent Ghanaian journalist writes about being sexually abused when she was just seven years old.
Paris killings: Terror at heart of police HQ jolts France
The murder of four people is being seen as the worst assault in France since the Paris attacks of 2015.
China and US wage duelling 'hearts and minds' campaigns
Chinese and US officials accuse each other of trying to undermine each other’s political systems.
Wales held by group leaders Croatia
Gareth Bale's equaliser against Croatia in Cardiff keeps Wales' European Championship qualifying hopes alive.
Scotland knocked out of World Cup by hosts Japan
Scotland crash out of the World Cup at the pool stage for only the second time after being beaten by an irrepressible Japan in Yokohama.
Bulgaria v England: Tyrone Mings in line to make England debut
Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's European Championship qualifying game between Bulgaria and England.
Joe Fraser GB gymnast wins World Championships gold on parallel bars
Joe Fraser wins Great Britain's first ever gold medal on the parallel bars at the World Gymnastics Championships in Stuttgart.
Simone Biles: The world's greatest gymnast
Simone Biles becomes the most decorated gymnast in World Championships history with five gold medals in Stuttgart, to take her tally to a staggering 25.
NFL highlights: Tampa Bay Buccaneers 26-37 Carolina Panthers
Watch highlights as Carolina Panthers beat Tampa Bay Buccaneers 37-26 in the second NFL match to be played at Tottenham as part of the London Series.
Marvel Comics at 80: From bankruptcy threat to billions at the box office
Marvel is celebrating 80 years of making comics and its rise to one of Hollywood's biggest names.
Kenya's 'talking boxes' help girls break their silence on abuse
Girls in Kenya's biggest slum are breaking their silence about parental and sexual abuse.
Scratched images explore Australia's past
Photographer Aletheia Casey talks about her latest project exploring Australia's history.
'Somebody answered my dead brother's number'
Ruth Murray wanted to stay connected to her late brother but then a stranger answered his phone.
The blind and visually impaired women checking for breast cancer
In an innovative project in Colombia, blind and visually impaired women check for signs of breast cancer.
'Sex for grades': Undercover in West African universities
What happens behind closed doors at some of West Africa’s most prestigious universities.
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