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'How IS tried to radicalise me in... and how I resisted'
The pro-refugee posters in the small German town
Rio's favelas to accommodate visitors to 2016 Olympics
What is it like to visit the land of the ayatollahs?
Tax havens are much maligned by politicians, regulators and campaigners. But they’re still in business. Four experts have their say.
The secrets of film special effects revealed
EX-Virginia governor Jim Gilmore enters the crowded race for the US presidency, making him the 17th Republican to vie for the White House.
Spectators gather on Chincoteague Island in the US state of Virginia to watch the annual "pony swim" when ponies are rounded up and swim across the bay between islands
French officials are investigating whether plane wreckage that washed up on an Indian Ocean island is from missing flight MH370.
A new report says that highly valuable forests are being lost at an "unprecedented" rate from protected lands in Cambodia.
Scientists apply the paper art of kirigami to slice graphene, the world's thinnest material.
Dentist Walter Palmer apologises to his patients for the disruption caused by the backlash against him over the killing of a lion in Zimbabwe.
Ahead of the inauguration of Egypt's new Suez Canal, Sally Nabil went to take a look at the waterway.
Dedryck Boyata keeps Celtic's Champions League hopes on track with a late winner against Qarabag.
Facebook hails "strong quarter" as the company reports its monthly users grew 13% to 1.49 billion.
England's James Anderson says he can improve despite taking 6-47, his best Ashes figures, on day one of the third Test.
Russia vetoes a United Nations draft resolution seeking to establish an international criminal tribunal into last year's MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine.
Officials on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion are investigating if a piece of debris washed up is from missing flight MH370.
Chaka Fattah, who has represented Pennsylvania since 1994, is accused of misusing hundreds of thousands of dollars of federal, charitable and campaign funds.
England close day one of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston on 133-3 after Australia are bowled out for 136.