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The region where a row over place names rumbles on nearly a century after its annexation by Italian fascists.
We take a look at what is behind the political unrest and why people are taking to the streets.
The BBC's Paul Adams visits Qaraqosh, a once-thriving town of 50,000. It's still a shell, months after so-called Islamic State was pushed out.
The victory propels him back to the forefront of national politics, ahead of national polls in 2018.
Women at a mass wedding receive wooden paddles with messages such as "for use against drunkards".
The operation follows the death of a French soldier in the West African country earlier this month.
Eike Batista, who is accused of bribery and tax evasion, is released from jail ahead of his trial.
The US president says he has 'no idea' if the North Korean leader is sane, amid escalating tensions.
US-backed Syrian fighters say they have taken six more districts in the city to the west of Raqqa.
Sushila Karki has been suspended, amid a row over the ruling coalition's choice of police chief.
Tributes are paid to legendary climber Ueli Steck after he was killed while training alone on Everest.
The man is suspected of spying on German tax investigators who have bought CDs from Swiss banks.
The 36 men, women and children were held by IS in Iraq for nearly three years.
Fifa official Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah resigns a day after denying claims linking him to a fraud case.
Local authority confiscates monument after it is installed "too soon".
Here's what Mr Trump missed by snubbing the White House press lobby's annual comedy roast.
"Swiss Machine" Ueli Steck dies in an accident while acclimatising for an attempt on a new route.
Footage from Canton, east of Dallas, shows one of the tornadoes which have left five people dead.
Saeed Karimian, founder of Gem TV, had previously been tried in absentia by a Tehran court.
US comedian Hasan Minhaj had a dig at the president during the White House Correspondents' Dinner, which the president snubbed.