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Assad strategy 'won't end Syria war'
US Secretary of State John Kerry warns Syria's President Assad that seeking military gains will not end the civil war.

Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation
A huge wildfire forces the evacuation of tens of thousands of people from the city of Fort McMurray in the Canadian province of Alberta, officials say.

Russia 'nuclear sabre-rattling' - US
The US defence secretary accuses Russia of "nuclear sabre-rattling" and says the US has had to step up its military presence on Nato's eastern flank.

Lula had 'key role' in Brazil scandal
Brazil's Attorney General Rodrigo Janot asks the Supreme Court to authorise a corruption investigation against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

Unicef: 75m children deprived of school
Some 75 million school-age children in crisis areas around the world are in desperate need of educational support, according to a new report by Unicef.

German pair 'tortured women to death'
A couple in north-western Germany used dating adverts to lure two women to their home then tortured them to death, police say.

Life for Israeli over Palestinian murder
The Israeli ringleader in the murder of a Palestinian teenager who was abducted and burned to death is sentenced to life in prison.

German right leader fined in race trial
The founder of the German anti-Islam movement, Pegida, is convicted of inciting racial hatred.

Baby saved after four days in rubble
A six-month-old girl is rescued from the debris of a building that collapsed four days ago in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

US Navy Seal dies in IS attack in Iraq
A US Navy Seal advising Kurdish Peshmerga forces in northern Iraq is killed in an attack by Islamic State militants, US officials say.

Rock legends to play US 'mega-festival'
A festival featuring Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan is confirmed for the US in October.

VIDEO: Leicester players celebrate title moment
Leicester City defender Christian Fuchs posts a video showing the team celebrating the moment the 5,000-1 outsiders became Premier League champions.

VIDEO: How the world viewed Leicester's win
From Egypt to Malaysia, the world reacts to Leicester's premier league title win.

VIDEO: New Zealand police in 'running man' video
A video from the police in New Zealand shows the officers in a new light.

VIDEO: Boom! Trudeau joins Invictus rivalry
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is the latest world leader to publicise the Invictus Games with a Twitter video in which he shows how his country "brings it".

VIDEO: Kenya baby father's tribute: 'We can smile'
The father of a six-month-old girl rescued from the debris of a collapsed building in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, pays tribute to those who saved her.

VIDEO: Solar Impulse lands safely in Arizona
Solar Impulse, a plane fuelled only by the sun, has landed in the US state of Arizona after a 16-hour flight from California.

VIDEO: Olympic flame arrives in Brazil
The Olympic flame has arrived in Brazil for the start of a torch relay that will culminate with the opening of the Olympic Games in Rio in August.

Israel-Palestinian tensions return to boiling point
Months of unrest between Israel and the Palestinians is bringing the communities to boiling point, writes the BBC's Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen.

Nagorno-Karabakh: BBC visits Azerbaijan's side of frontline
BBC visits Azerbaijan's side of frontline in Karabakh conflict

Has Craig Wright proved he is Satoshi?
Craig Wright may have claimed to be the man behind Bitcoin, but does his evidence prove it?

Leicester: From rejects to champions
A team of bargain buys, journeymen and unpolished gems - who are Leicester City's rejects turned Premier League champions?

Indonesia sex toy mistaken for 'angel'
Indonesian police have confiscated a sex toy from a remote village after its inhabitants and some on social media mistook it for an "angel".

TTIP trade talks 'likely to stop'
Talks between the EU and US over the wide-ranging TTIP trade deal are likely to grind to a halt, according to France's trade minister.

Fiat and Google in driverless cars deal
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announces a deal with Google to double the size of the tech giant's fleet of self-driving cars.

Broadband ads mislead and must change
The Advertising Standards Authority rules that broadband ads need to be clearer, following evidence the public don't understand current ones.

App to store old family photos launched
Two British entrepreneurs launch an app to store old photographs that are gathering dust around the country.

Hamilton gets record 16 Tony nods
Hit Broadway musical Hamilton is set to dominate this year's Tony Awards after gaining a record-breaking 16 nominations.

Eurovision to be shown on US TV
The grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest will be broadcast live on US TV for the first time this month, organisers announce.

Fat Labradors give clues to obesity
Genes are partly to blame for some dogs getting fat, say scientists who have studied Labrador retrievers.

UK-led satellite to 'weigh' forests
British industry is to lead the construction of the Biomass satellite which will use an innovative radar instrument to essentially weigh all the world's trees.

Scientists raise fear of higher Zika risk
The Zika virus may be even more dangerous than previously thought, affecting the babies of up to 20% of pregnant women who contract it, scientists in Brazil tell the BBC.

Woman awarded $55m in talc cancer case
A US jury court orders Johnson & Johnson to pay $55m (40m) to a woman who woman who says its talcum powder caused her ovarian cancer.

Bayern Munich 2-1 Atletico Madrid (agg 2-2)
Atletico Madrid reach their second Champions League final in three years by edging past Bayern Munich in a pulsating semi-final.

Rich will rule for 20 years - Ranieri
Leicester City's title win will be hard to repeat because the rich teams almost always succeed, says manager Claudio Ranieri.

'I don't want to grow a beard'
Last year, the Victoria Derbyshire programme met children going through a period of extraordinary change. What has happened since?

How Paris is stepping up its drive against the car
In Paris cars are gradually being edged out as the city steps up a life-or-death battle to cut pollution.

Kenya 'foils IS-linked anthrax attack'
Kenyan police say they have foiled a "large-scale" biological attack by a terror group with links to so-called Islamic State.

Nigeria 'lost $15bn in fake arms deals'
About $15bn (10bn) was stolen from the fight against militant Islamists in Nigeria under the former government, the vice-president says.

Death sparks probe into China's Baidu
Chinese authorities are probing Baidu over the death of a student who went for an experimental cancer treatment advertised on the search engine.

Australia budget brings in 'Google tax'
The Australian government's budget, which doubles as its election campaign kick-off, targets multinational companies that move profits offshore.

Spain hunts 'mafia-linked' Russians
A top Spanish judge issues international arrest warrants for 12 Russians suspected of organised crime, including senior state officials.

French tennis body searched by police
The headquarters of the French tennis federation (FFT) and the home of its president are searched following allegations of illegal ticket sales.

Argentina missing: Brigadier on trial
The former head of Argentina's Air Force, Omar Graffigna, goes on trial over the forced disappearance of a left-wing couple during the country's "Dirty War".

Brazil judge lifts WhatsApp suspension
A Brazilian appeals court judge lifts the suspension of messaging service WhatsApp, which had been blocked on Monday affecting millions of users.

Egyptian journalists protest at arrests
Egypt's journalists' union demands the dismissal of the interior minister after two journalists were arrested at its headquarters in Cairo overnight.

Protesters quit Baghdad's Green Zone
Shia Muslim activists who occupied Iraq's parliament on Saturday begin to leave Baghdad's government district after a call by their leaders.

Ted Cruz pulls out of Republican race
Ted Cruz gives up his campaign for the US Republican presidential nomination, clearing the way for Donald Trump to claim his party's crown.

US group challenges transgender toilets
A conservative group says it has been sending men into women's toilets at Target stores to protest the company's policies toward transgender people.

Five young people describe their dream internet
Young people around the world offer their thoughts on what the internet should be.

The lake that people used to flock to
The place that was known as the Blackpool of the Potteries

The football club founded by Jules Rimet battles its way back
The football club founded by the World Cup's creator rises again

Repair businesses blossom in New York
The mending craze gripping New York

Why Kerala is the best place in India to die
Why Kerala is the best place to die in India

VIDEO: I was Ernest Hemingway's cook in Cuba
Home life in Cuba with the hard-drinking writer

A hunger for romance in northern Nigeria
Tackling polygamy, sex education and child marriage

Will building sites be run by robots?
What future for the construction industry?

Syrian refugee students rebuild from Beirut
Syrian refugee students rebuild from Beirut



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