A Russian MP is among 17 cleared of handling mafia profits in Spain.
When several French job centres tried out a TV talent-show approach there was immediate criticism.
Voting in the Afghan province is delayed after the Taliban shoot dead a powerful police chief.
The move follows President Trump's threat to close the US-Mexico border and cut aid.
Prosecutors have requested documents from secret church archives and confidential files.
Prince Harry climbs Sydney Harbour Bridge to watch the unfurling of the 2018 Invictus Games flag.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
The NFL refuses to comment on reports that Barbadian singer Rihanna declined an invitation to headline the Super Bowl half-time show in support of Colin Kaepernick.
Thousands of Venezuelans have fled to Brazil, trying to escape their country’s crisis.
Inmates pretending to be underage girls demanded cash from US troops, army investigators say.
The genetically modified insects are part of a project which aims to tackle malaria in Africa.
"I still don't know what took him to the edge," the singer tells BBC News.
BepiColombo mission could shed light on space weather and history of our planet
Why are women banned from entering the Sabarimala temple in southern India?
As she approaches 80, the legendary singer Tina Turner speaks about fame, love and happiness.
Growth in the world's second-largest economy cooled as Beijing battles rising financial threats.
Marcus Martin held the tourist captive for weeks and repeatedly attacked her in Queensland.
Elation is mixed with disappointment, as retailers quickly sell out and turn away customers.
A bodyguard kills the Kandahar police chief, but US commander Scott Miller escapes unhurt.
A 150-million-year-old, sharp-toothed fossil is believed to be the world's oldest piranha-like specimen.
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