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The obscure "input symbol for Latin capital letters" is now less popular than "aerial tramway" on Twitter
The most momentous election campaign since the end of colonial rule in 1980 shows deep divisions.
The BBC's Henri Astier explains how mindfulness helped him beat the curse of chronic pelvic pain.
The Qatar 2022 World Cup bid team ran a secret campaign in 2010 to sabotage competing host bids, according to a report published by the Sunday Times.
Midwife Alice delivered her first baby at gunpoint during Liberia's first civil war.
PM Hun Sen's party is expected to win by a wide margin as its leading rival has been dissolved.
Israeli Arab Zouheir Bahloul quits the Knesset over the law which declares Israel a Jewish state.
The environmental group behind the project hopes it will create a new habitat for wildlife.
Two children and their great-grandmother are among five people killed in the raging Carr fire.
Australian Wendy Tuck has become the first female skipper to win the Clipper round-the-world yacht race.
The case focused on violence that broke out after President Morsi was removed in 2013.
Theodore McCarrick says he has "no memory" of an alleged assault on a teenager nearly 50 years ago.
Daniel Ortega must curb deadly paramilitaries blamed for months of unrest, brother Humberto says.
Protesters say that raising the age means many won't even live to see the payment.
Thousands of people watched Wendy Tuck's return to Liverpool, nearly a year after she set off.
Some students and midwives have escaped, but others are still feared to be trapped inside.
Two people have died and hundreds of structures have been destroyed in the latest wildfires to hit California.
Flights are cancelled and locals prepare to evacuate as Typhoon Jongdari nears western Japan.
Strong winds have whipped the flames into "fire whirls" that are overturning trees and cars.
The century's longest 'blood moon', or lunar eclipse, delighted many, if not all, skygazers.