A team of Iranian students finds an inventive way to take part in a US robotics competition.
Highlights from the life of Shigeaki Hinohara, one of Japan's most famous doctors, who has died aged 105.
The Minneapolis mayor is asking why police failed to record the fatal shooting of a yoga teacher.
Eighteen entities or individuals who supported Iran's missile programme will be affected, the US says.
Indris, the largest lemurs, are threatened by illegal mining in their native Madagascar.
Some 49 members of the Catholic Church abused hundreds of boys over six decades, a report says.
Parisians no longer have to travel to the coast to take a swim in the open air.
Their 79-year-old daughter says she has found peace from the discovery after a life-long search.
The woman was filmed openly defying the conservative Muslim kingdom's strict dress code.
Flash flooding in Istanbul has caused a storm of reaction on social media
Abdul Rashid Dostum tried to fly back home from Turkey but was turned away, officials say.
The 16 year old was reportedly among 20 foreigners found in a tunnel underneath Mosul.
The wheeled security robot in Washington DC tumbled into a fountain at an office building.
Dave Gahan is recovering from a bout of food poisoning which forced the band to scrap a gig in Minsk.
Spain's La Vuelta changes the podium tradition to include male assistants at the cycling race.
The Muppets Studio and Steve Whitmire give their accounts of why he was fired as the voice of Kermit.
Claims that R&B star R Kelly is holding several women in a "cult" are the latest in a long line of allegations.
Legislators vote to extend a programme that charges firms for releasing pollutants to the year 2030.
Fights take place in parliament to prevent the passing of legislation, but things are getting uglier.
After a huge brawl on Thursday last week, fighting has resumed in Taiwan's parliament.
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