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BBC Arabic's Janay Boulos reports on the perils of being smuggled over the Syrian-Turkish border.
How a remote community in Guyana is using cutting-edge software and equipment against deforestation.
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What happens when your name is perfectly reasonable in your home country, but raises a sympathetic smile when you're abroad?
William Gedney's photographs of India capture public intimacy between men in Benares.
Mohamed Khairullah. of Prospect Park, New Jersey, signed an executive order supporting refugees.
The singer was found unresponsive in his home state of Missouri on Saturday, police said.
State media says its military has tested a new high-performance rocket engine.
Turkey accuses Germany of hypocrisy after 30,000 Kurds rally in Frankfurt against President Erdogan.
Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry has died aged 90, police in US state of Missouri report
Deadly floods and mudslides linked to the El Nino weather phenomenon sweep across the country.
Professional golfer Smylie Kaufman and his caddy were in for a surprise at the sixth hole in Florida.
Yogi Adityanath is a firebrand Hindu priest known for stirring up communal tensions.
Syrian rebels and their families leave their last remaining enclave in Homs, a city once dubbed "the capital of the revolution".
Finance ministers drop a commitment to free trade because of opposition from the Trump administration.
"Let's see if he dies," the suspect wrote in a Twitter message to another user, investigators say.
Homs was once dubbed the "capital of the revolution" and al-Wair is the last rebel-held district.
A lawmaker accuses Chinese spies of "seducing and luring" Taiwan's elite into becoming agents.
The suspect shot dead by police at Orly airport had hold of a soldier's weapon, a witness says.
The airport is sealed off as a man is shot dead after grabbing a soldier's gun, French officials say.