The prime minister tells IS militants in al-Qaim and Rawa to "choose between death and surrender".
Firefighters in Los Angeles put out an apartment block fire with a water drop from a helicopter.
The Catalan parliament will hold another crisis session in a tense power struggle with Madrid.
Sherri Papini went missing while she was out running near her home in California last year.
George HW Bush has issued another apology following claims he groped two actresses, saying he touched them from behind in what was meant to be in "a good-natured manner".
The five-day funeral of King Bhumibol Adulyadej is being held in Thailand a year after his death.
At least 23 people die in an explosion at a fireworks factory near the Indonesian capital, Jakarta.
The new government of the Netherlands, one of Europe’s most progressive countries, is taking conservative stances on immigration and national identity.
The measures may include short interviews with passengers and inspections of digital devices.
Citizens of Kyrgyzstan are laughing off a Japanese sci-fi movie in which the 'Kyrgyz' are the bad guys.
Leader Jacinda Ardern and her cat Paddles have joined other animal-loving leaders around the region.
A number of soldiers have been killed and others injured after a train crash in Finland, it is being reported.
Former teen star Corey Feldman says he plans to reveal a Hollywood "paedophile ring" which he could "potentially bring down".
The person is likely to have died in Papua New Guinea about 6,000 years ago, scientists say.
Lazio stars wore shirts with the face of Anne Frank before their match on Wednesday night, days after their fans used images of the Holocaust victim to taunt rival supporters.
Police have fired tear gas in clashes with opposition supporters as voting got under way in a re-run of the presidential election in Kenya.
The TV commercial showed a mother scolding her daughter for not "bringing home a boyfriend".
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Alan Joyce tops a list of LGBT executives for campaigning for same-sex marriage in Australia.
The central bank is set to reduce the virtual money-printing that has kept the eurozone afloat. Some businesses and governments may be in for a shock.
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President Uhuru Kenyatta urges people to vote, but his opponent Raila Odinga wants a boycott.
Canberra should consider sending police to help asylum seekers it has detained, a rights group says.
Before the vote on whether he should stand trial, the president made major policy concessions and pledged money for legislators’ districts.
The lawmaker was known for pugnacious stands on the war in eastern Ukraine and heated attacks on Russia. His bodyguard was killed, and a commentator was wounded.
Turkey released eight people, including two foreign citizens, who had been charged with terrorism, a rare softening in its yearlong coup prosecutions.
With Madrid moving to reassert control over Catalonia, what powers do Catalans currently have?
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The BBC's Daniel Gallas asks how Mr Temer manages to cling on to power despite fraud allegations.
As Xi Jinping consolidates his hold on power, the BBC gets a rare first hand account of his 'war on law'.
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