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Officials in northern China want to limit amount grooms must pay out to brides' families.
Rep. Roger Marshall was upstaged by his son during a swearing-in photo op with US House Speaker Paul Ryan.
Ex-CIA agent John Nixon tells Victoria Derbyshire how he interrogated former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein after his capture.
Turkey says it has identified the chief suspect in the Istanbul nightclub attack but does not reveal his name.
A high-ranking official in Panzhihua, China, reportedly shoots the mayor and local party secretary.
Ellen DeGeneres says Kim Burrell will not appear on her show after the gospel singer made homophobic comments.
France acts to suspend the sale of a vitamin D supplement after the death of a newborn baby.
Alfonso Wong, whose cartoons lampooning Hong Kong shaped the childhood memories of generations, has died.
Olympian Krishna Poonia is hailed as a "real-life hero" after saving two girls from being molested.
An electric car said to be able to accelerate at a faster pace than Tesla's top model is unveiled at the CES tech show in Las Vegas.
President-elect Donald Trump makes a fresh assault on US intelligence amid Russian hacking claims.
No evidence to suggest genocide is taking place in Myanmar's Rakhine state, a government commission says.
The BBC's Chris Morris looks ahead to some of the top European stories of 2017
A UK start-up unveils a desktop robot at the CES tech show that tailors its personality to different users in the same household.
Indonesia says all military co-operation with Australia is on hold, saying "things need to be improved".
Start-up Faraday Future unveils a self-driving electric car that it says can accelerate from zero to 60mph faster than Tesla's Model S
Dozens of gunmen attack a prison in the southern Philippines, freeing more than 150 inmates.
Myanmar is one of the few places where many still rely on typewriters - but as change creeps in, numbers are dwindling.
An Israeli court is to rule on the case of a soldier who shot dead a wounded Palestinian attacker.