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The family of Dick Gregory, who satirised racism with his stand-up, announce his death aged 84.
Ahead of Monday's eclipse in the US, here are four tips from the Faroe Islands, which experienced one in 2015.
Tal Afar, the last major city held by IS in Iraq, has been a target since the fall of Mosul in July.
A third of the north-eastern region of Ras Baalbek is recaptured in offensive launched on Saturday.
Raffy Lerma is a photo-journalist documenting the nightly killings in the Philippines' government's war on drugs.
A Spanish woman disappears with her children as a judge threatens her with jail in a custody row.
Two Nigerian men are paying their way in the city by volunteering to clean up the streets.
A new exhibition of photographs shows how apartheid changed this small Namibian town.
Germany accuses Turkey of intimidation after the detention of German-Turkish writer Dogan Akhanli.
Several carriages jumped the rails in Uttar Pradesh, leaving at least 23 dead and dozens injured.
The Nigerian leader spent three months in the UK seeking treatment for an unspecified illness.
The regional Catalan government disagrees as the hunt continues for Younes Abouyaaqoub.
The BBC witnesses defiance and grief, but also anger and panic after a van attack killed 14 people.
On the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, rescue workers are looking for victims's bodies in the debris of their homes.
The couple will not attend the Kennedy Center Honors to avoid political distraction, officials say.
Police want to interview Mrs Mugabe about an alleged assault at a hotel in Johannesburg.
Deputy Education Minister Mduduzi Manana is accused of assaulting a woman in a nightclub.
Footage has emerged of the van attack on Las Ramblas which left 13 people dead.
Ruth Pfau dedicated her life to treating tens of thousands of leprosy patients across Pakistan.
The man stabs people apparently at random in the city of Surgut before being killed by police.