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Fan Wei is the second Canadian to be given the death penalty in China amid a diplomatic row.
The US president directs officials to toughen rules for asylum seekers trying to enter the country.
France hands out 447 on-the-spot fines for sexual harassment in the first months of a new law.
Stars including Janet Jackson, Ice Cube and Quincy Jones pay tribute to Oscar-nominated director who has died aged 51.
The lawsuit aims to stop Deutsche Bank and Capital One from handing over his records to Congress.
James Faulkner says the support he has received from the LGBT community is "fantastic" - but it came after a misunderstanding.
Its claim to have discovered footprints of the 'mythical beast' prompts derision on social media.
Footage showed aspiring Australian senator Steve Dickson groping women and making derogatory remarks.
Talks appear to be reaching the final stretch though both sides remain divided on several key issues.
Akihito, who says he is too old for the role, is the first Japanese emperor to stand down in 200 years.
A university has taken on five "canine teaching assistants" to tackle student anxiety.
Sports bettor James Holzhauer's unusual strategy is paying off as he crushes Jeopardy records.
Following the Sri Lankan ban, BBC Reality Check looks at other countries that have imposed either a partial or complete ban on face coverings
Writer and explorer Robert MacFarlane explores the "underland" beneath our feet.
What has changed since mass protests led South Africa to announce free education for poor university students?
Emperor Akihito will be remembered as the man who began the modernisation of Japan's Chrysanthemum Throne.
Young people on either side of a decades-old conflict seldom meet, but tech is building bridges.
Kanhaiya Kumar has emerged as an outlier in an election being seen as a battle for India's identity.
Jamie Balfour-Paul has a mission to bring smiles and fun to Syrian refugee children.
"Waterkeeper" Nabil Musa fights Iraq's water crisis, which he calls the country's gravest threat yet.